12 The Heavyweight Muddle
Muddle is the word as Champion Sonny Liston puts off the Floyd Patterson fight and Cassius Clay looks awful
18 A Debatable Football Scandal
After a week of rumors, sensational charges of a rigged college game shock and confuse the South
22 The Gunners Are After Cincy
Duke and Loyola, teams that run hard and shoot fast, become the big threat to Cincinnati in the NCAA finals
26 Tony Has a Winning Look
The playboy of the pro tour, Tony Lema, plays first-class golf and lives in first-class fashion
32 A Joyful Snow School
A report in words and pictures on France's imaginative program of Alpine adventure for urban kids
38 Rocky Mountain Springtime
It takes spring until mid-May to climb the Colorado mountains, but fishermen find May days worth waiting for
58 What Makes Roger Race
In all matters, including sports car driving, Roger Penske is obsessed with a passion to be ahead
72 Basketball's Week
74 For the Record
78 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 74
Cover photograph by Mark Kauffman
The masters' mood is illuminated in 10 pages of haunting color; then scouting reports assess Palmer vs. Player vs. Nicklaus—and eight others who threaten the Big Three.
College basketball moves to Louisville, where in two decisive days it will settle its championship. John Underwood describes the on-court action and the winning strategies.
Phooey on fitness is one conclusion viewers will draw from NBC's Dick Powell Theater next Tuesday. Huston Horn tells how this fight-filled drama was put together, and why.