Publish date:

February 7, 1966 Table Of Contents

Author:
43307 - TOC Cover Image

Buy the Cover

Browse the Magazine

Booktalk

Three good ones, ranging from fishing to beavers to saving of our open space

By Robert H. Boyle

Yesterday

A Strong Left Hand and a Weak Stomach

By Jim Scott

Winter's Champions

CHAMPIONS OF WINTER

Their sports seem as different as the seasons, but in last week's bitter weather Pole Vaulter John Pennel was competing indoors where it was toasty warm and Figure Skater Peggy Fleming was competing indoors where it was cold as ice. Both sailed through the air with the greatest of ease. Pennel continued his assault on vaulting marks and Miss Fleming, a will-o'-the-wisp who has to be coaxed to eat, won her third U.S. title

ROYAL REVERSAL IN THE EAST

After a decade of runaway triumphs by the Celtics, pro basketball's Eastern Division has a brisk three-team race, and the big surprise is what Coach Jack McMahon has done to the Cincinnati Royals

By Tom C. Brody

YEAR OF DROUGHT IN THE WEST

Florida tracks already boast a strong pair of Derby contenders, but California has little to offer. However, a growing protest by horsemen may bring remedies in both racing and breeding

By Whitney Tower

WHERE THE BOYS WENT

Casper

HAPPINESS IS A HIPPO STEAK

For years Billy Casper plodded along pained by sinus, backaches, muscle spasms and a bulging waistline. Now, thanks to an exotic diet, he has the health and figure to match his golfing genius

By Edwin Shrake

A Knockout

A KNOCKOUT OF A CHAMPION

Funny thing about Steve Vehslage, squash player. Bump into him and he is likely to pass out, kerplunk. No one can figure out why, but it does not prevent Vehslage from being the best of the amateurs

By Rex Lardner

Glacier Skiing

TURBOPROP TO A GLACIER

MICHEL ZIEGLER PROVES THAT FLYING TO THE TOP OF A GLACIER IN A SINGLE-ENGINE PLANE AND THEN SKIING 15 MILES DOWN NOT ONLY IS THE NEWEST THRILL IN SKIING BUT IS SAFER THAN TAKING THE LIFT

By Fred R. Smith

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Defense by a coyote caller

Texas Western Coach Don Haskins can cry like a dying rabbit. TW's rivals make similar sounds when clawed by his man-to-man defense

By Joe Jares

Bridge

One way to get expert advice

By Charles Goren

Just A Guy

JUST A GUY AT OXFORD

At Princeton, Basketball Star Bill Bradley learned to live under a microscope for a cheering nation. But Bradley had methods of defending—or concealing—his reed self. Now, in the anonymity of Oxford, where he is a Rhodes scholar, his defenses are breached for the first time and Bradley emerges as a person—a mixture of hero and antihero

By Jack Mann

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

It was still four weeks until post-season tournament time and most conference races were a long way from being settled, but around the nation several independents were looking sharp. Loyola of Chicago, one of the year's surprise teams, may very well be the sharpest of all

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Walk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD