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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

THE QUESTION: Do you favor legalized off-track betting?

By Jimmy Jemail

What To Call Him?

What to Call Him?

John or Joe if he's a boy, but if he has four legs and runs, you can have a proper peck of trouble picking a proper name

By Ernest Havemann

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS March 13 to March 19

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Pirates

DANNY AND THE PIRATES

They used to play ball like a comic-strip team, but under the direction of a crooked-beaked little Irishman the youthful Pittsburghers have become a real-life threat for the pennant

By Roy Terrell

A PRETTY LADY BEATS THE BOYS

Silver Spoon, a filly, humiliates the colts in the Santa Anita Derby, stirring California's hopes and the hearts of racing's traditionalists as well

By James Murray

Spectacle

Shining Sails and Happy People

When residents of Florida's Tampa Bay area count blessings, they start with sun and sea and wind up with something for everyone

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

URBANITY AND THE WILDERNESS

Sports Illustrated's Nature Editor John O'Reilly cocks an ear to some dire and provocative warnings on civilization's threatening betrayal of the civilized

By John O'Reilly

Wonderful World Of Sport

WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Sebring

SEBRING'S HORN OF PLENTY AND A GUY NAMED HILL

Florida's 12-hour sports car race is again jammed with talent. It features the seasonal bow of a superb homebred driver

By Kenneth Rudeen

PHIL HILL AND THE COAST CROWD

Basketball

Rough road to Louisville

With no team a real favorite, the NCAA tournament promises the tightest kind of competition right from the start

By Jeremiah Tax

THE NATION'S TOP 20 COLLEGE TEAMS

If they all played in the same conference, they might finish in the order below

Tip From The Top

The feel of the clubhead

By Peggy Kirk Bell

Cards

What to do with a fifth

A game called 'Chicago' has finally solved bridge's two most vexing problems—the fifth player and the interminable rubber

By Charles Goren

Travel

Tampa Bay: fun for all ages

A sailor turned tourist finds an amazing range of sports in this sun-filled place where land and sea are intertwined

By Carleton Mitchell

Golf

On and off the fairways

Sam Snead, the master of the buck, is golf's top earner. But others are learning fast

By Barry Burn

Food

A home away from home

At Chicago's elegant Casino club, good eating goes with good sport at the card table

By Mary Frost Mabon

Skiing

The surprising Americans

The final week of the North American races, preview for 1960 Olympic events, uncovered hidden U.S. talent

By Ezra Bowen

Ski Tip

QUESTION: I would like to go to the Olympics at Squaw Valley next year. Do I need to start thinking now about tickets and reservations?

By Willy Schaeffler/Ski Coach, University Of Denver

Track

Ron takes a turn for the better

A hungry-looking Hungarian led Delany at turn, lost year's best mile at the tape

By Tex Maule

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

MARYLEELA RAO

'You get to know yourself'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

A roundup of the sports information of the week

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

faces in the crowd...

NEW YORK GETS THE BIG FIGHT

Promoter Bill Rosensohn, totting up his score card, awards the big Patterson-Johansson fight to the big city

By Gilbert Rogin