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Booktalk

Bob Cousy's basketball memoir relives the delights and anxieties of his career

By Rex Lardner

Table of Contents

Wrestling Gets a Grip on the British

By John Lovesey

Daytona 500

BRUTES, BRAWLS AND BOOSTERS

America's gaudiest sport drew a huge crowd to the Daytona 500. Ignoring the verbal shoving in the wings, these fans of raw racing enjoyed a rip-roaring bash

By Bob Ottum

Flat-Out Snell

FLAT OUT TO THRASH THE BLOKE

That, Peter Snell predicted, was how he would have to go to best Bill Crothers in his final indoor race. But between training stints he shopped for sea lions and cultivated contacts for his coming retirement

By Huston Horn

Badge Of Champions

BOLD IS THE BADGE OF CHAMPIONS

Mrs. Henry Carnegie Phipps has the best-bred racehorses in the U.S., and her Bold Ruler is racing's foremost sire. One of his sons, Bold Lad, remains a favorite for the Kentucky Derby despite an injured foreleg

By Whitney Tower

Part II: The Best 18

THE BEST 18 IN AMERICA

By Dan Jenkins

A Second Show

A SHOW FOR CENTER COURT

People

PEOPLE

Basketball

The five immovable objects stood fast

In their battle with the irresistible forces of Brigham Young, and earlier against Utah, New Mexico's Lobos upheld their rating as the country's top defensive team and took the lead in the best-balanced conference

By Frank Deford

Bridge

A Cooke with a recipe for victory

By Charles Goren

Mato Grosso

A MEETING IN THE MATO GROSSO

This passionately sought confrontation with a jaguar was 10 years in the making. It finally was effected in Brazil—despite fierce heat and the constant menace of giant wasps and alligators—after an exhausting search through hundreds of miles of haunted jungle

By Virginia Kraft

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

19 Hole: The Readers Take Over

19 HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Sydney L. James

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