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16 Arms Upraised, Hopes dashed
The 84th Derby went to Tim Tam, but the world still wonders about Silky's demise

20 Triumphs and Tribulations
Six further adventures of the human spirit—from the quieter fronts of sport last week

22 White Water Mixed Doubles
A spirited ladies' auxiliary turns up for the national white water canoe slalom championships

34 How to Top Life's Hurdles
Consider the active philosophy of Novelist Romain Gary, French consul in Los Angeles

37 World Turned Upside Down
Baseball's first weeks came in April, but they were mad as a March hare. By Robert Creamer

52 Charge of the Stick Brigade
In color, lacrosse action between Maryland and Johns Hopkins, two of the year's leaders

63 The Enigmatic Doberman
Is he a devil or a darling? Virginia Kraft scouts this most controversial of American breeds

70 America's Cup: The Defenders
Carleton Mitchell inaugurates his cup year reporting with the story of the U.S. crews

The departments

7 Scoreboard
10 X-ray
11 Fisherman's Calendar
12 Coming Events
20 Wonderful World
26 Events & Discoveries
44 Track
55 Charles Goren
56 Golf
62 Bonnie Prudden
63 Dogs
67 Sport in Art
77 19th Hole
80 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 11

Cover: The America's Cup

This 27-inch-high pitcher is 1958's most coveted prize. In the first of his reports of the America's Cup year, Master Yachtsman Carleton Mitchell analyzes the U.S. contenders.

Photograph by Transfilm Inc.














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