October 27, 1986 | T. Nicholas Dawidoff
New National League president A. Bartlett Giamatti's kitchen was hotter than usual on Friday afternoon, the day before the first game of the World Series. "My older son calls me Benedict Arnold," said Giamatti, "and...
April 21, 1986 | E.M. Swift
It is tempting to wax eloquent about various vernal harbingers: the budding willows along a river's shoreline, the distant drumming of a ruffed grouse, a mayfly hatch—that sort of thing. But the waters on the first...
October 07, 1985 | Edited by Robert Sullivan
UEBERROTH'S POWER PLAY
February 11, 1985 | Robert F. Jones
From a tower overlooking three pairs of small artificial ponds in Laurel, Md., biologists study the feeding behavior of six duck broods, meticulously noting the birds' every move. Farther north, in Nova Scotia, a...
October 24, 1983
JOHN FLYNNDOVER, N.H.Flynn, a senior at UNH, set a world record of 23.77 seconds in the fast catch at the New England Boomerang Corroboree in Amherst, Mass. The fast catch involves five consecutive throws and catches...