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Coming Events

COMING EVENTS March 24 to March 30

DOG SHOW SCHEDULE

Major dog shows through April 15

Skipper From Scratch

A Skipper from Scratch

Marblehead's Ted Hood, known as a sailmaker, now not only races his boats but builds them, too

By Erik Lund

Basketball

THE FACTS ABOUT THE FIXES

College basketball, again shaken by cases of bribery and fraud, faces a long series of distasteful disclosures. Sports Illustrated's basketball editor reveals details of the widespread conspiracy

By Jeremiah Tax

OHIO STATE ALL THE WAY

By Ray Cave

Cockfighting

GAMECOCKS AND GENTLEMEN MEET IN DIXIE

Some 600 cockfighting fanciers from all over the U.S. packed a pit in a southern town last week (below) to watch the 'World Series of Long Heel Competition'

By Robert H. Boyle

Patterson

'THE FLOYD PATTERSON I KNOW I AM'

Groping in the private desert of the ring, Floyd Patterson was a stranger to himself as he fought Ingemar Johansson. Here he talks with revealing frankness about his disappointing victory

By Gilbert Rogin

Ned Irish

SUCCESS AND NED IRISH

The boss of Madison Square Garden, Irish has a natural sports monopoly in a rich market, but his use of power has led to vast unpopularity

By Roger Kahn

Cards

Not so elementary

By Charles Goren

Automobile

A 'dream' that may come true

There have been other 'cars of the future,' but this Italian design appears practical—and it probably will be mass-produced

By William McHale

Baseball

Good by to the .300 hitter

With impressive logic, Stan Musial explains why high averages are disappearing from the major league scene

By Tex Maule

Fishing

The new prize of the salty flats

Stronger and warier than the bonefish, almost as fast, harder to hook, the permit is a coming game fish dandy

By Martin Kane

Hockey

Snap, crackle and Boom Boom

Closing the season, hockey ties up loose ends with a new power, an old champion and a settled feud

By Huston Horn

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

FAYE MOSES

A circus in town

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