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12 The Deadly Insult
A victorious Emile Griffith, a helpless Benny Paret: the result of a bitter fight for the welterweight title

16 A Big Year for the Rookies
There are rookies of all kinds in the spring training camps this year, including some who may be future stars

18 A Davis Cup Captain on Opens
David L. Freed, secretary of the USLTA and a potent force in amateur tennis, urges prompt and drastic changes

20 Cincinnati Is No. 1
Ranked second to Ohio State for two years, the Bearcats took over the top spot in the NCAA finals

Perspective on the Masters

28 Artist Robert Parker depicts the mood at Augusta
36 Gwilym Brown and Alfred Wright study the statistics

43 The Great Khans of Squash
Never in history has one family dominated a game like this dynasty of champions from Pakistan

70 Millionaire's Brew
Canada's E. P. Taylor mixes beer, horse racing and a new Bahamas resort and comes up with three winners

88 Mantle and Maris in the Movies
The story of a film that has everything: Florida, a runaway Little Leaguer, romance and M & M

The departments

5 Scorecard
78 Bridge
80 Motor Sports
86 Golf
101 For the Record
102 Basketball's Week
104 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 101

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer















Next week

Sports Illustrated's baseball staff takes a 40-page look at the strengths and weaknesses of the major league teams in the annual Baseball Issue. Robert H. Boyle reports on Commissioner Ford Frick (Perfect Man for the Job) and finds he may be a good man for the owners but not necessarily for the sport. Author-Pitcher Jim Brosnan writes vividly about the inner workings of a pennant-chasing ball club in an excerpt from his latest book. And six fine pitchers look you right in the eye—in color.