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February 10, 1964 Table Of Contents

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Yesterday

A Rough Time on the Road

Eddie Shore of the Boston Bruins made it to the game the hard way after missing the team train to Montreal

By Stan Fischler

Olympic

RUSSIAN BLADES AND FAST FRENCH SKIS

The opening ceremonies at Innsbruck were hardly over before two ice-hard realities began to emerge. The Russian skaters, particularly a blonde bullet named Lidia Skoblikova, were overpowering, and not even Austria's Egon Zimmermann or Jean Saubert of the U.S. could diminish the brilliance of the inspired Alpine racers from France

By Dan Jenkins

TWO PROPER BRITISHERS IN A BOB

To the amazement of all, including families and friends, the remarkable team of Antony Nash and T. Robin Dixon flew down the icy chute at Igls to beat the great Italian sleds and win England's third gold medal in 40 years

REGAL SPLENDOR ON THE SIDELINES

Wally's Cue

WALLY'S CUE: 'SIDNEY! SIDNEY!'

With Quarterback Wally Jones shouting secret signals to bewilder the opposition, and a magnificent defense of its own, Villanova has become the best basketball team in the East

By John Underwood

Fireball Roberts

A COOL FIREBALL NAMED ROBERTS

Edward Glenn (Fireball) Roberts, steadiest of the big-time stock car racers, straddles the sport from its dirt-track beginning to its richly remunerative present

By Barbara Heilman

Best Girl

BEST GIRL IN THE DOG SHOW

To get three best-in-show awards at the famed Westminster show, as Anne Hone Rogers has done, an expert dog handler must be part barber, part trainer, part nurse and part psychologist

By Robert H. Boyle

People

PEOPLE

Golf

Stars don't reign, but confusion does

Arnie, Jack and Julie are around, yet in five weeks they have failed to win. The titles have gone instead to the likes of youthful Tommy, tiny Chi Chi and aging Art—and there are reasons why

By Gwilym S. Brown

Boating

Sailing to victory with a needle and thread

Ted Hood, whose 'Robin' took Class A in a race around Florida, is one skipper who makes his own sails and builds his own boats

By Hugh Whall

Track

Young druggist's sure Rx

When he isn't busy at the pharmacy, Canadian half-miler Bill Crothers runs fast enough to win in any competition

By Robert Creamer

Liston

The four who baffled Liston

Ominous in the background, Sonny Liston glowers down on a quartet of fighters who, when they met him, were not intimidated in the least. Here, from the left, are Marty Marshall, Burt Whitehurst, Eddie Machen and Jim McCarter. They tell how they stood up to the heavyweight champion and how he can be beaten

By Morton Sharnik

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Sidney L. James

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