12 What a Turn-up for the Big Green!
Dartmouth's Rugby champions invade England and surprise even themselves
16 Facts of the Matter
Father Hesburgh, president of Notre Dame, replies to critics of Terry Brennan's dismissal
18 Hibernation and Readiness
Ballplayers in unorthodox midwinter postures, plus a reassuring glimpse at Spalding's
27 'Sorry for the Kids'
Fifteen sports will be penalized at Southern Cal for the sins of football
28 Midwinter Pheasant Shoot
Snow time is no time for hunting, unless you happen to gun at a privileged Nevada preserve
34 First Look at a New Pool
Esther Williams unveils a remarkable—and practical—swimming pool priced for a mass market
41 Face of a Champion
A dramatic portrait of St. Louis' Bob Pettit introduces four pages of action photos
52 The Best Football Game Ever
The inside story of the Colt-Giant classic perpetuated in drawings by Robert Riger
8 Basketball's Week
10 Coming Events
18 Wonderful World
23 Events & Discoveries
46 Charles Goren
47 Ski Tip
62 19th Hole
64 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 9
Cover: Nevada shoot
It is deep winter, but Movie Magnate Hal Roach legally guns for pheasant on a unique western ranch. For more Toni Frissell pictures, see page 28.
Photograph by Toni Frissell
•Major racing returns once more to one of its most splendored retreats, Hialeah Park. A peek at the season in prospect and its central characters, by William Leggett.
•Virginia Kraft, journeying to the primitive and frequently forbidding rain forests of Tehuantepec in isolated southern Mexico, reports on a new outdoor adventure.
•A great new matador has emerged in Spain—the first torero de epoca since the death of Manolete. Kenneth Tynan, the brilliant young English critic, introduces him.