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Robert H. Boyle

Robert H. Boyle

All Robert H. Boyle Stories

March 13, 1978

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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.

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.

Sept. 27, 1971

WITH A QUACK, QUACK HERE

Don O'Brien is a fanatic about wildfowl. But if his prize-winning collection of decoys seems out of this world, you should observe some of his ...

Feb. 24, 1975

LOWDOWN ON THE TOP DOGS

The Establishment of dogdom has entered an era of unrest. A good thing, too, says one authority who dissects the prestigious Westminster ...

Dec. 17, 1962

THE HARVARDS AND THE YALES

The preppies, the wonks and clubbies have their own curious ways of celebrating the weekend when they play The Game with those nasty—and, naturally, ...

July 23, 1973

BUY NOW AND CRY LATER

Step right up, folks. Hurry, hurry. Get some land and build your dream house for those declining years: golf in your backyard, tennis two blocks ...

June 05, 1989

THE SPORTS PAGES BEGAN WITH HIM

The first man in this country to earn his living writing about sports was not a mountain man with a literary bent but an English scholar and ...

Aug. 19, 1974

A Series of Trials and Tribulations

Although training a retriever is hardly duck soup, the participants get to whistle while they work

April 25, 1960

WIND, MAI TAI AND SAM JONES

Take a brand-new $7 million stadium, splash it with sunshine, whip it with a cold wind, add 42,269 fans, a pride of politicians, two baseball teams and four ...

May 08, 1967

A midsummer's meal for a largemouth bass

Old wives and young children have told extraordinary tales about dragonflies. Now an amateur flytier tells the real story, and he suggests that these interesting insects may turn out to be more fun than fishing itself

July 19, 1965

SHOW-BIZ SONNY AND HIS QUEST FOR STARS

Sonny Werblin of the Jets and his two rookie quarterbacks, Joe Namath and John Huarte, form pro football's most interesting triangle.

Dec. 13, 1971

THE RETURN OF A COUPLE OF OLD STICKS-IN-THE-POCKET

It was almost like old times last week for a pair of ex-Alabama quarterbacks, Joseph William Namath of the Jets and Bryan Bartlett Starr of the ...

Aug. 19, 1963

THIS IS THE FISH YOU CAN'T CATCH TOO MANY OF

Of the 25,000 species of fish in the world, none arouses more interest among American anglers than Micropterus salmoides, the largemouth bass. Unlike his ...

Nov. 01, 1971

Bernie Parrish, still giving his rivals some hard shots, bombs pro football

Bernie Parrish, former cornerback for the Cleveland Browns and Houston Oilers, writes the way he played football, by lowering his helmet to ...

June 17, 1985

JUST JIGGLE THE JIG AND FISH MAKE A CONCERTED EFFORT TO GET HOOKED

Seth Rosenbaum, angler and plug collector extraordinaire (SI, July 14, 1975) cautiously approached the boathouse pier. Rosenbaum had ...

Oct. 27, 1975

NOMEN PISCIS EST MORONE SAXATILIS—AND IT IS BEST NOT TO ARGUE ABOUT IT

When I was a boy, it was my luck to hang out with kids who devoured The Sporting News and could reel off batting averages of players from the ...

May 19, 1997

THIS GUIDE IS FOR THE BIRDS IDENTIFYING AVIAN SPECIES IN THE FIELD, NEVER EASY, HAS JUST BEEN MADE TOUGHER

Even in this age of hype and spin, the promotional campaign for the American Bird Conservancy's Field Guide: All the Birds of. North America ...