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March 26, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Can the Navy rowing crew, champions in the 1952 Olympic Games, come back in 1956?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO JOE LOUIS?, IRON CURTAIN ROUNDUP, BEWARE THE GOLFER BEARING LOAD, HEAVY GOING IN BRITAIN, THE OLD ROYAL GAME GETS FRESH START, INSTEAD OF NASHUA

Spectacle

THE LURE OF SPEED

Beautiful, dangerous supremely thrilling, sports car racing has a magnetic attraction for its fans

Sebring Comes Of Age

SEBRING COMES OF AGE

With the world's best drivers and top-ranking factory teams, America's biggest sports car race achieves its true stature

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

A Mighty Peculiar Fight

A MIGHTY PECULIAR FIGHT

Welter Champion Carmen Basilio outfought and outpunched Johnny Saxton but he had no chance in Chicago Stadium, where favorites are fated to lose—as the smart money knows by now

By Martin Kane

Keystone Crisis

KEYSTONE CRISIS

In baseball's training camps, opportunity is calling. If you're a second baseman, you might help resolve a KEYSTONE CRISIS

By Robert Creamer

NCAA SEMIFINALS

Through peril and confusions, SMU and Temple fought their way alongside Iowa and mighty San Francisco into basketball's NCAA SEMIFINALS

By Roy Terrell

WILLIE AND HIS SADDLE

Between them both, they managed to bring Sailor home and give Nashua his worst defeat

By Whitney Tower

Column Of The Week

SAXTON'S REWARD

Frankie Carbo keeps his promise and Blinky gets his payoff with SAXTON'S REWARD

By Dan Parker

IT WAS 'FINISTERRE'

From St. Petersburg to Cuba the ocean yachts fought out the last leg of the southern racing season and IT WAS 'FINISTERRE'

By Ezra Bowen

BERMUDA COLLEGE WEEK

College students get a jump on summer in sports-minded Bermuda, where tennis was introduced to America, Rugby is king and coral beaches afford early tans

The Outdoor Week

Montana sportsmen rescue an elk refuge; a southern football coach wins a big one; the spirit of Mike Fink touches West Virginia; and Canadians boo the Caribou

Edited by Ed Zern And Tom Lineaweaver

Sport In Art

FANTASY OF HORSES

Jon Corbino finds color, movement and excitement at the track

CHAMPION SAM

Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL

Compiled by Mort Lund

Tip From The Top

For all players, especially weekend golfers

By Harry Cooper

Yesterday

THE CAR THAT FLEW

Fifty years ago, when 30 mph was fast for average cars, Fred Marriott raced a Stanley Steamer at a speed of two miles a minute. Then three—and crashed

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS March 23 through April 1

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

FOR THE RECORD

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips