14 Red Blades and Fast French Skis
Russians on skates and French skiers dominated the first week at Innsbruck
26 Wally's Cue: "Sidney! Sidney!"
With secret signals that bewilder opponents, Wally Jones has led Villanova to No. 1 ranking in the East
31 A Cool Fireball Named Roberts
Steadiest of big-time stock car racers, Fireball Roberts straddles the poverty and profit of a very tough sport
40 Best Girl in the Dog Show
Anne Hone Rogers has fielded more top winners at the Westminster than any other woman—and most men
52 With Needle and Thread
Ted Hood is not only one of the best sailing skippers around but also a top hand with a sewing machine
56 A Young Druggist's Sure Rx
He is Bill Crothers, Canada's ace half-miler, who dispenses medicines and defeats with equal aplomb
60 The Four Who Baffled Liston
A quartet of fighters brave enough to stand up to the heavyweight champion tells how he can be beaten
69 Basketball's Week
70 For the Record
71 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 70
Cover photograph by Jerry Cooke
Charles Goren's New Approach to Bridge begins with an order: "Throw out the fads and gimmicks." In a five-part series Goren tells how to win more often by having more fun.
An unhappy bus driver, William MacDonald, gave it up to become a multimillionaire who invests his energies in fight promotions, baseball teams, racetracks, yachting and golf.
Aussie Dawn Fraser remains the best girl swimmer in the world at 26, an age when all of her contemporaries have long since retired. Whitney Tower tells how she does it.