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Nov 16, 1992

A Vote Against Tournament Fishing

A veteran angler explains why he stopped participating in tournaments

Sep 23, 1991

My, How Myopic!

Fans, says this old hand, too often take the short view when assessing sport's greatest moments

Jul 31, 1961

VERY GOOD, VERY TIRED AND WINNERS ALL THE WAY

Only the logistics were bad as the U.S. continued its successful tour of Europe, making friends, overcoming fatigue and adding victories in Stuttgart and London to the big Moscow conquest

Jun 11, 1962

Chile shows the world

The international championship will focus the attention of the largest audience drawn to a single contest

Feb 06, 1961

THEY MAKE THE PANTS

A stocky German and his lovely wife changed the watchword in ski styles from baggy to Bogner

Dec 11, 1961

THE BEAR AND ALABAMA COME OUT ON TOP

With a violent 34-0 victory over archrival Auburn, Bear Bryant's Crimson Tide finished a perfect season. Now Bear points for the Sugar Bowl and recognition as the No. 1 team

Dec 03, 1962

IN SEARCH OF GIANTS

Charlie Mayo might have been a writer, but his passion for bluefin tuna has ruled his life for 30 years. Through patient study of his quarry's habits, he is without peer at putting anglers on the big fish

Jul 03, 1961

RECORD DASH EN ROUTE TO MOSCOW

Sprinter Frank Budd races to a world mark in the 100 while leading U.S. qualifiers for next month's big dual meet in Russia

Nov 06, 1961

A Silence in the Sky

In 1956 there were 600 sailplane pilots in the U.S., or about one for every 5,000 buzzards, an arrangement endorsed by both the Audubon Society and society in general. The sport of soaring was judged expensive and dangerous. Airport Operators conspired to keep gliders from cluttering up their traffic patterns, and small boys with air rifles considered them better targets than the neighbors' cats. In "Government by the People" Burns and Peltason included the Soaring Society of America among oddball organizations, along with the American Sunbathers' Association and the Blizzard Men of 1888.

Oct 22, 1962

A long look through the rain

Some reflections on the World Series and the season just past lead to a surprising discovery concerning the American League

Jun 19, 1961

ANOTHER FAST CHRISTIAN FROM ABILENE

A long-striding Olympian named Earl Young is favored to win the NCAA 440-yard dash this weekend in Philadelphia, perhaps on his way to becoming one of the finest runners of all time

Apr 30, 1962

A LONG THROW SNAPS A LONG STRING

The surprise success of a javelin thrower pointed the way as Oregon defeated USC in a meet of giants

Mar 11, 1963

SKIER ON A SLOPE TO GLORY

Chuck Ferries left home at 16 to find a big mountain. He found it. Now 23 and a champion on big mountains everywhere, he leads a young U.S. group that could soon shake the skiing world

Oct 09, 1961

HOPE REVIVES IN SOUTH BEND

The luck was all against the Irish, but a pair of fleet backs and a rough line had Notre Dame alumni—the real and the subway article—burbling about a new golden age

Sep 24, 1962

YOU LOVE WOODY OR HATE HIM

When it comes to Woody Hayes of Ohio State, there is no in-between. A man with a positive talent for controversy, he has stormed through 11 years of Big Ten football, winning, with equal ease, games, enemies and, lately, a surprising number of friends

Apr 17, 1961

HAWKEYE AND HIS BOY SCOUTS

Paul Richards can be cold as a prairie winter, tough as a Longhorn steer. But there is patience and understanding in this baseball genius who has made a pennant contender out of his fuzzy-faced Baltimore Orioles

Feb 26, 1962

The pot of gold at the foot of the mountain

Beaming back at Friedl Pfeifer, founder of the world's first professional ski racing association, Anderl Molterer of Austria claims the automobile he has just won with four brilliant runs down Aspen Mountain

Jan 28, 1963

A DASH OF STYLE FOR TRACK AND FIELD

German sprinter Jutta Heine, running for the first time in the United States, came in second in Los Angeles but did more for sport than an arenaful of record breakers