Pat On The Back
A salute to those who have earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not yet its tallest headlines
Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox
By Jimmy Jemail
The Detroit Red Wings moved into first place in the National Hockey League this week—as usual their key man is the quiet Saskatooner, the great Gordie Howe
Nobel Prize Novelist William Faulkner last week saw his first hockey game. He was SI's guest at Madison Square Garden, where Montreal played the new York Rangers. Afterward Faulkner recorded these vivid impressions of a scene he found "discorded and inconsequent...bizarre...almost beautiful"
THE EDITORS EXAMINE 1955 ON ITS EARLY FORM, INCLUDING NEWS FROM WILLIE MAYS AND AN ESKIMO NAMED PUPPYGITWOK—AND SOME WORDS ABOUT COMMON SENSE AND COMMON HONESTY IN U.S. BOXING
The Wonderful World Of Sport
At his Camp David retreat, President Eisenhower pursues his favorite sport on a unique four-hole, one-green layout
Free instruction combined with deep powder snow has produced a crop of coming champions in the West's small mountain towns
It sounds like fun—but in the touchy sports car world that new model may be hot in more ways than one
By John Bentley
A Place To Be
From snowplanes in Wyoming to buffalo-skin parties in the Laurentians, resorts this year are offering skiers more than ever before—including even skiing
You don't have to be a musical comedy man or own a yacht to follow this year's most versatile clothing revival—the blazer
Fort Wayne's Pistons, guided by a referee-turned-coach, dominate professional basketball at midseason, and the National Basketball Association puts its best foot forward on the hardwood floor thanks to some shrewd, much-needed new rules
By Gerald Astor
Those were the odds one expert quoted after this hand (right) came up twice in two hours as the British won world bridge honors in New York last week. An SI reporter tells "howdunit" but not "who"
By David Mayer
In winning title they ended four-year reign by the U.S.
A late roundup of snow conditions in America from picked local skiers.
Compiled by Bill Wallace
You Should Know
Tip From The Top
By Joe Novak