Point Of Fact
A professional hockey quiz to test the ingenuity and add to the knowledge of the casual fan and the armchair expert
The IBM-machine mind of Tom Landry transforms the had-nothing Dallas Cowboys into an NFL contender; his revolutionary system alternates quarterbacks on every play—while he tells them exactly what to do
By Tex Maule
The tribal scars on Dick Tiger's torso didn't faze Gene Fullmer, but the African's fierce attack did. Now there is a new and convincing claimant to the disputed middleweight championship
The daring coach of Northwestern built a new offense around the passing genius of a sophomore named Tommy Myers. Big casino: Northwestern is No. 1 in the U.S.
There may be a difference between small and big college football, but the coaches sing the very same tune
By Mervin Hyman
His first look at a turf course obviously pleased this strapping bay, as he defeated the best of the homebreds and some titled foreigners to become a serious challenger for Horse of the Year
With only nominal assistance from his doubles partner, Mexico's Osuna makes his country the world's fifth major tennis power by beating Sweden almost singlehanded on the way to the Davis Cup Challenge Round
By Dudley Doust
Boxing is under fire these days from portions of the press, government and clergy—because some fighters have been badly hurt and a few killed, and because criminals allegedly control large areas of the sport. Much of the criticism is naive or self-seeking, but some has come from such esteemed sources as the semiofficial Vatican newspaper 'L'Osservatore Romano.' Recently SPORTS ILLUSTRATED invited Father McCormick, a distinguished Catholic moral theologian and teacher, to discuss the moral aspects of professional boxing. Here is his considered judgment
By Richard A. McCormick, S.J.