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The Olympic Games

20 The five and the ten were the big races the first week, and the U.S. scored stunning triumphs in both
22 Six pages of striking photographs from Tokyo show 1964 Olympic champions in full color
30 Led by Don Schollander, America's swimmers and divers overwhelmed their rivals and won 16 of 22 events

34 Colts Rule the West Again
The Baltimore Colts beat the Green Bay Packers for the second time to move further toward the Western title

36 Speed Won the World Series
Following the guidance of a good scouting report, the Cardinals successfully challenged Yankee throwing arms

Pro Basketball 1964

38 Boston Star Tommy Heinsohn, while predicting a Celtic victory, reveals a side of the game fans cannot see
50 Action drawings by Frank Mullins highlight the strengths and weaknesses of all nine NBA teams

72 Fast, Wet—and Almost Dead
That was Craig Breedlove as he pushed the land-speed record to 526 mph, then survived a stupendous crackup

84 Star and Sportsman Riding a Wave
Athletic Art Linkletter wanted to be a phys ed teacher, but fate crossed him up and made him a millionaire

The departments

13 Scorecard
59 People
60 College Football
64 Golf
66 Pro Football
72 Motor Sports
99 For the Record
100 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer

Acknowledgments on page 99















Next week

The fighting Irish of Notre Dame, who won only two games in 1963, are undefeated this year under new coach Ara Parseghian. Dan Jenkins analyzes there-vival of an old football power.

The mysteries of Sonny Liston—his whereabouts, the condition of his shoulder, his training—are probed by Mark Kram in a karate parlor and on the top of a mountain near Denver.

The golden door is a beauty resort dedicated to refurbishing mind and body. What it can do in a week of diet, herb wraps and yoga is described by refurbished Barbara La Fontaine.