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January 23, 1961 Table Of Contents

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SHOPWALK

New ski glasses reduce glare, give greater protection from the wind

By Peggy Downey

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS January 20 to January 26

Ski Machine

Instant Ski Slopes

An inventor brings the mountain to the skier—for snug sport without snow

By Mort Lund

Kiwi And Kid

THE KIWI AND THE KID

A continent apart, two natural phenomena detonated the indoor track and field season. At Portland, Ore. a New Zealand Olympic winner cut 12 seconds off the indoor two-mile record, while at Boston, in another two-mile, a 17-year-old Canadian schoolboy upset a veteran field

By Arlie W. Schardt

HOW YOUNG KIDD MADE GOOD

By Gwilym Brown

Desert Debacle

DEBACLE IN THE DESERT

Motorcycling supposedly had come of age, but at Big Bear it was back in its black denim diapers

By James Murray

LIKE A REAL CHAMPION

Paul Pender wins a fight and a little more respect for his claim to the middleweight title

By Gilbert Rogin

Ripping Time for RPI

Zermatt

BRIGHT NEW DAY FOR AN ANCIENT SWISS VILLAGE

After sleeping through a thousand winters in the long shadow of the Matterhorn, the tiny village of Zermatt has suddenly grown into the world's No. 1 ski resort

By Roy Terrell

Oldest Freshman

THE OLDEST FRESHMAN

At an age when most men are nostalgic about school and apprehensive about paunches, Fred Norris is a college boy and a champion runner

By Barbara Heilman

The Crosby

BING AND THE CROSBY

In 23 years the National Pro-Am has become one of the country's distinguished golfing events. For its 24th the Crosby's creator looks over this color album of his tournament and reminisces fondly about its past

By Alfred Wright

Motor Sports

A bold single-seater from Detroit

It's the very model of a modern road-racing car, but it's meant only for research, says Chevy

By Kenneth Rudeen

College Basketball

Ghost along the Wabash

Elusive as a wraith, Terry Dischinger is solid enough to be the game's second-best player

By Ray Cave

Boating

High tides at the boat show

The opening of the 51st National Motor Boat Show brought out some startling new trends in yachting

By Carleton Mitchell

Cards

Double danger

By Charles Goren

Fitness

The young explorer

By Bonnie Prudden

Bobby Fischer

THE GENIUS FROM BROOKLYN

The best young chess players in the world are Americans, and the best American is 17-year-old Bobby Fischer. Most experts believe he will soon become the best player alive. A few think he is likely to be the best who ever lived. Now a four-time U.S. champion and the youngest Grand Master in history, Fischer plays a daring, sometimes wild game. With it he may break Russia's long monopoly of the chess championship of the world

By Robert Cantwell

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

ANGELO GIULIANI

Homing birds and ballplayers

Departments

Events, Discoveries and Opinions

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