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February 15, 1960 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

THE QUESTION: Who is the roughest player in the National Hockey League?

By Jimmy Jemail

Pompano

The pompano cure

Surf fishing in Florida is one man's way of shedding the weariness of a long winter

By Arthur Brawley

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS February 12 to February 18

Olympics

ALL SET FOR THE GAMES!

The Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley will be seen by more people than ever, and once again they promise a wonderful show

SPEED SKATING

The Soviet squad at Squaw Valley is packed with world champions who could win every gold medal in both men's and women's events

PORTRAIT GALLERY

THE SKI EVENTS: BIATHLON

The Russian team is the best in this unique shooting-cum-skiing contest

SKI JUMPING

The big surprise of the Olympics may be an American jumper who has adopted the daring forward lean of the new international style

CROSS-COUNTRY AND COMBINED

The Scandinavians will win half the medals, the Soviets will get the rest

DOWNHILL, SLALOM, GIANT SLALOM

Sailer is gone, but in Alpine events Austria seems as formidable as ever

ICE HOCKEY

A fast, tough Canadian team aims to regain the gold medal—and the prestige—it lost to Russia

PAIRS AND LADIES' SINGLES

The U.S. and Canada are supreme but some Europeans will put up a fight

MEN'S SINGLES

A dazzling display of jumps and spins will win a gold medal for three-time world champion David Jenkins

ALEC IN WONDERLAND

Starting 12 years ago with a wilderness, Alec and Justine Cushing may soon acquire control of a $15 million winter sports plant

California Extravaganza

CALIFORNIA'S DESERT EXTRAVAGANZA

Palm Springs' rollicking golf tournament had a huge field, $150,000 in prizes and Joe Campbell's now-famous hole in one

By James Murray

FATHER KNOWS BEST

Whack Hyder's paternal feeling for his players make Georgia Tech a basketball power

By Jeremiah Tax

Knocked Cold

BOXING BOREDOM IS KNOCKED COLD

Two champions defended their titles the same night in a rare twin bill at Los Angeles. The result was a record gate, two superb fights and new hope for the sport

By Martin Kane

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

PORTRAIT OF A MAN WHITEWASHING HIMSELF

Motor Sports

Hail the Valiant king

Chrysler's entry in the compact field was just a handsome little auto until it got its "power pack." Then at Daytona its cubic inches began to pay big dividends

By Alfred Wright

Boating

The long drift to Acapulco

The wind was here, there or nowhere, but 'Pursuit' found enough to win it all

By Carleton Mitchell

Tip From The Top

Developing touch and control

By Bob Watson

DRESSING ROOM DAZZLE

Cards

Dramatic performer: bad actor

By Charles Goren

Poet And Red Men

THE POET, THE BUMS AND THE LEGENDARY RED MEN

Marianne Moore's poetic exhortation to the Brooklyn Dodgers astonished her admirers. They did not know that in the past she guided even more redoubtable heroes—among them, Jim Thorpe

By Robert Cantwell

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

JOAN HUNT

'Greyhounds are art'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Arthur Murphy

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FOR THE RECORD

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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