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Robert H. Boyle

Robert H. Boyle

All Robert H. Boyle Stories

Nov. 02, 1998

Nymph Maniac

Most experienced flytiers take about 10 minutes to make animitation of a nymph, the underwater life stage of a stone flyor a mayfly. It takes Bill ...

Jan. 13, 1969

PARADISE PUROFIED

PARADISE PUROFIED. In Puerto Rico, wheeler-dealer Louis Puro did a stately pleasure dome decree. Its name is El Conquistador, and so far Puro has spent ...

Nov. 12, 1990

IT'S GOING, GOING—MAYBE

The above are just some of the recent prices realized by such New York auction houses as Lelands, Guernsey's and Christie's East. But a note ...

April 02, 1956

HONEST BILL DALY

Treasurer William (Honest Bill) Daly of the International Boxing Guild has had a trying year. Last May, Chairman Julius Helfand of the New York boxing ...

Dec. 02, 1963

SPIRIT MIND BODY

This is the motto of Springfield College, a school that holds classes in ring- around-a-rosy, gilds its gymnasts into Living Statuary, invents such games as ...

June 27, 1955

SUBJECT: BLAISE D'ANTONI

Three months ago a millionaire businessman named Blaise D'Antoni organized Louisiana Boxing Enterprises, Inc. to stage prizefights in New Orleans.

March 07, 1966

REALLY THE GREATEST

The intent young man on the opposite page is Jimmy Jacobs, who leads an unpublicized but many-splendored life. He is the best handball player in the world, ...

July 29, 1963

SONNY SLAMS AHEAD

On a climactic night in Las Vegas the heavyweight champion retains his title, beating Floyd Patterson and amply showing that he is a great bear of a fighter, if a ...

Nov. 15, 1971

Call it catch-as-catch-can

Otis Taylor of the Kansas City Chiefs (89) has no peer at receiving a football—left-handed, right-handed or with his hands behind his back

Dec. 24, 1962

FRANK MERRIWELL'S TRIUMPH

Of all the bold Americans who have appeared on the sporting scene, none ever aroused the admiration or left so enduring an impression as one who never ...

Feb. 13, 1984

The USFL's Trump Card

Builder Donald Trump, owner of the New Jersey Generals, has bid big bucks to make his league a winner

Aug. 23, 1971

ABSOLUTELY STUCK ON STAMPS

For Herman Herst Jr., whose tweezers clasp the famous Barbados 'olive blossom ,' there is no hobby, sport or pastime in the world that can ...

Oct. 08, 1973

BULGARS, BRITONS AND BOMBERS

They were among the weighty and, alas, weighed-down lifters at the world championships in Cuba, but the Russians hefted the best.

March 04, 1957

BASKETBALL: THE FIX AGAIN?

Six years ago, in a scandal which wrecked the careers of 30 college athletes and seriously damaged the game itself, it was revealed that gamblers had ...

April 10, 1967

CHAMP IN THE JUG?

In a fateful week it suddenly seemed possible that Muhammad Ali would prefer jail to Army duty. Ironically, this came when Manager Herbert Muhammad was ...

Aug. 06, 1979

They're off and kicking

The owners of a harness track caught the New England Patriots offside and tried to throw them for a loss, until the governor proved himself to be a patriot at heart

Jan. 10, 1983

'Hey, You Wanna Deer?'

Then pay attention to Joe DeFalco, 'Famous Author, Hunter and Lecturer,' who's shot more than 100 deer, cut up 10,000 and made a million friends

Dec. 02, 1974

Explosion at The Game

Between the appearance of the Argentine Firecracker and a last-minute defeat of Yale, who would not excuse Harvard's lapse of Ivy decorum?