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End Of AAU

THE END OF THE AAU

Here is the first report of a secret revolution that seems certain to wreck the all-powerful Amateur Athletic Union. Coaches and athletes in two major sports are involved, among them 50 of the most distinguished U.S. track and field stars

By Tex Maule

S O S--AND A QUICK RECOVERY

For most of last week Roger Maris looked as if he needed help desperately in his assault on Ruth's record, but then in Detroit he regained his batting eye

By Walter Bingham

BIG JACK LEADS A NEW NEW WAVE

Blond and awesome Mr. Nicklaus wins the National Amateur, as expected, while a band of fellow college boys unexpectedly overpowers one of the tournament's finest fields

By Alfred Wright

For Compressible Girls

Oh...!

Tied to be Fit

Who Made Me

'Who Made Me–Is Me!'

This claim is made by Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., a bubbling young boxer whose nerve is colossal and whose modest aim is to knock the heavyweight crown off Floyd Patterson's head

By Huston Horn

A DOG'S FIRST DAY IN THE FIELD

Pro Football 1961 Preview

NEW MEN AT THE CONTROLS

After a careful apprenticeship in the difficult art of changing signals at the line of scrimmage, a fresh wave of quarterbacks is moving in

By Tex Maule

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Horse Racing

The jumpers must have some support

Unwanted by most tracks and spurned by many owners, a traditional sport is in trouble. Part V of a series on racing's problems

By Whitney Tower

College Football

A very wet opener in Miami

The weather was awful, but Pitt's Fred Cox played a whale of a game to begin the season

By Edwin Pope

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Before The Mast

12 DAYS BEFORE THE MAST

What can you say about the sea? Only that it is big, said Chekhov. But a landlubber who sailed in the Transpacific race found a lot to say—most of it bad

By Gilbert Rogin

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Maury Allen

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

MARTHA HALLER

Deep love

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