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12 The Case of the Penny Pills
An obscure lorry driver takes his life and sets off a horse-doping scandal in England

16 Fastest of the Fastest
Five world record holders met in the sprints at the Penn Relays: the winner was Ray Norton

18 Four-wall and For Blood
The competition was hot, heavy and personal in the 1960 U.S. handball championships

22 Painful Retreat From Olympia
Champions Pete Rademacher and Paul Anderson fall upon hard and ludicrous times

26 Girls on the Beam
A pretty quartet of U.S. gymnasts balances, poses and hurdles with grace and efficiency

28 Happy Little Luis
White Sox Shortstop Luis Aparicio plays the game with skill and joy. By Gilbert Rogin

43 Part II: Golf for Women
In the second of three lessons, Barbara Romack tells you how to use The Short Irons

55 Clothes for Traveling Light
A sporting look preview of a summer that will draw Americans to the Rome Olympics

84 Part I: Inside to Alaska
In a journey of high adventure, Mort Lund takes an outboard cruiser up the Inside Passage

The departments

6 Scorecard
8 Coming Events
11 Editorials
64 Boxing
70 Charles Goren
73 Horse Racing
80 Gymnastics
95 Baseball's Week
96 For the Record
97 19th Hole
100 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 96

Cover: Outboard in Alaska

Mort Lund describes the peak of adventurous cruising for the yachtsman: the Inside Passage from Seattle to the 49th state. With map and color pictures, on pages 84 to 93.

Photograph by Clyde Banks














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