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Booktalk

The university presses are learning how to parlay sport and scholarship

By Robert Cantwell

Gymnastics For Ladies

The Pioneer of Genteel Gymnastics for Ladies

Armed with beanbags, light dumbbells and oratory, a 19th century reformer named Dioclesian Lewis led the bold fight for the unpopular idea that women had a right to be healthy

By Doris M. Fletcher

Rockies Invasion

A BULLET IN THE ROCKIES

Leader of U.S. defense against European challenge, Billy Kidd speeds down training slope for Coach Beattie

By Dan Jenkins

Lefty Driesell

THE AGONY OF LEFTY DRIESELL

Unbeaten in its league, Lefty's Davidson team lost its chance at an NCAA basketball title, as Southern Conference officials continued to choose a tournament representative in their own peculiar fashion

By Joe Jares

Dean Chance

YOU CAN TAKE THE BOY OUT OF THE COUNTRY

Dean Chance, a big, rangy farm boy from Ohio with all the ability and cocky confidence of a fictional busher, said he was good and then went out and proved it. Right now he's the best pitcher in the major leagues

By Mark Kram

Nicaragua Tarpon

A Nicaragua

Mountain Racing

RACING BENEATH THE PEAKS

Having torn up mutuel tickets at tracks in two hemispheres, an ever-optimistic handicapper rounds out his experiences among the mountains that surround Phoenix and Santa Anita

By M. R. Werner

People

PEOPLE

Tennis

As long as there's a place to go, let it snow

Tennis has become such a popular winter sport that indoor facilities, such as the one above, are sprouting by the score. Yet the demand for space is so great that many courts are reserved before they are built

By Huston Horn

Horse Racing

The little old ladies of Pasadena missed a good bet

So did a lot of other Californians when they allowed George Pope's Hill Rise to go off at 12-to-1 odds in the Santa Anita Handicap

By Whitney Tower

Hockey

In New York, hockey's house is not a home

Week after week, the fans flock into Madison Square Garden to watch the Rangers play. Week after week, the cash registers ring with profits. But hockey in the big, hard-hearted city is a game played without love

By William Leggett

Bridge

Luck always helps in a game of skill

By Charles Goren

Ghost Wreck

THE GHOST IN THE BLUE HOLE

On a wild and lonely Caribbean reef divers have been digging for a decade at the rotten timbers of an old Spanish ship. It is an unrewarding carcass. The searchers curse it, call it a fraud, but they keep going back to dig again, stubbornly sure that treasure—or some nebulous thing worth more than gold—lies just a foot farther, a foot deeper in the sand

By Coles Phinizy

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

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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