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June 25, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Is cockfighting cruel and sadistic? (Asked at the Nacional Hotel, Havana, Cuba.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Chasing The Doc

THE CHASE OF THE DOC AT OAK HILL

Cary Middlecoff, the ex-dentist from Memphis, could sip a cool drink and wait while five challengers tried and failed to catch him in the U.S. Open

By Herbert Warren Wind

Spectacle

DIVING THE SKY

Moscow will be host to the world's best civilian aeronauts in July

By Coles Phinizy

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

THE MOST FOR GOLF, LEND-LEASE AND EYEBROWS IN THE HORSE SET, THE METEOROLOGY OF SEPTEMBER 1927, DR. SUMMERSKILL RETREATS, TRAVELS OF MR. CARBO (CONT'D), INVASION NOTES

The Wonderful World Of Sport

OLYMPIAN SPLASH

BY ALL ROADS TO STOCKHOLM

THE GRIMACE OF PAIN—AND TWO OLYMPIC TITLES IN THE BALANCE

IN ANY LANGUAGE...IT'S STILL A RHUBARB

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS June 22 through July 1

Horse Racing

AND STILL CHAMP

A lazy bay colt named Needles ran true to form in the Belmont Stakes. From last place to first, the winner and still champ

By Whitney Tower

NEEDLES, 120 TIMES TO WIN

By Pat Lynch

Boating

ADMIRALS AWAY!

Cornell is favored among the Olympic eights, but tradition dies hard and sentiment cries admirals away!

By Ezra Bowen

Baseball

ARE LEFTIES HUMAN?

Left-handers like Warren Spahn are serious craftsmen, but memories of odd Rube Waddell raise the question: are lefties human?

By Robert Creamer

X-Ray

X-RAY

Track & Field

THE FIELD NARROWS

400 collegians scrambled through the NCAA meet and over 100 qualified for next week's Olympic trials as the field narrows

By Roy Terrell

Horses

GOLD TO SWEDEN

SI's envoy to the Equestrian Olympics sees jittery horses and riders share the medals, bringing most Gold to Sweden

By William Rospigliosi

Boxing

HELFAND'S LAPSE

The week's most amazing decision was outside of the ring in which DeMarco clearly beat Martinez—it was Helfand's lapse

By Martin Kane

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Tip From The Top

especially for the average woman golfer

By Louise Suggs

Sporting Look

CHANGES IN THE SEASCAPE

Sporting life on the beach is being spiced this summer with a new approach in the art of concealment or exposure to the sun

The Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Secretary of Interior Seaton angles in controversial waters, Texas ropes a whooper, and one scientist gets a charge out of the destructive lamprey

Edited by Ed Zern

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

FOR THE RECORD