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Robert H. Boyle

Robert H. Boyle

All Robert H. Boyle Stories

March 13, 1978

SCORDCARD

Edited by Robert H. Boyle

UGLY TALK Will a ballplayer lay down on the job because he's not getting the salary he thinks he deserves? That's the ugly talk in Houston.

April 12, 1965

SVENGALI RETURNS!

Cus D'Amato's critics are not happy as he surges back to the top with José Torres , the new light heavyweight champ. Planning more surprises, Cus scorns the ...

May 14, 1956

GENERAL'S DIARY

The IBC trial ended last week, but not before the U.S. put in evidence some documents noted in the general's diary.

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 ...

April 02, 1956

HONEST BILL DALY

Julius Helfand is a 'smearer,' Dan Parker Is a 'phony' and Frankie Carbo is 'a fine fellow...a gentleman.' So says the elusive treasurer of the International Boxing ...

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.

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 ...

Feb. 12, 1962

WILL FLOYD FIGHT SONNY?

Probably, most likely in New York in June, but it's not that easy. There's a strong movement against the fight, part of it in Patterson's camp.

July 18, 1960

THE SAD, BAD GIANTS

These are the prime reasons for the decline of major league baseball's most baffling and most disappointing team—

May 02, 1977

SOME VERY WRONG NUMBERS

Fight promoter Don King says if he were still in the numbers game in Cleveland, he would be betting heavily on 962 these days. In the numbers ...

Sept. 02, 1957

PETE IN THE BUSH

Pete Reiser, Brooklyn star of 1940-48, is typical of the occasional big leaguer who winds up managing a Class D team.

Aug. 09, 1982

Bringing Down The Curtain

All-America Quintin Dailey's guilty plea to an assault charge led to disclosures that brought an end to college basketball at San Francisco

March 15, 1971

'Nobody Touches Me With Impunity'

That is the warning, in Latin, that is posted over Robert Abady's kennel. It refers to the fierce bouviers des Flandres guard dogs he raises, but the motto might well be Abady's own

Sept. 03, 1962

THE BOOKIES CLOSE UP SHOP

In 1951, after all the whoop-de-do kicked up by the Kefauver investigations, the House of Representatives and Senate passed two antigambling laws.

July 14, 1975

The man's hooked on plugs

Whether they pop, dive, float or wobble, the old artificials have made a sucker of Seth Rosenbaum

Sept. 14, 1959

An Absence of Wood Nymphs

Vladimir Nabokov, famed author of 'Lolita,' and a renowned lepidopterist, seeks his favorite butterfly in Arizona

Aug. 21, 1972

2,400 MILES BY HAND POWER

Or how else would you get a surfboard from Boston to Miami?

Feb. 09, 1970

BIG CAT ON THE PROWL

Twenty-one years after he won the U.S. national championship (left), Pancho Gonzales is beating the pick of the pros and remains undefeated ...