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March 7, 1966 Table Of Contents

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Kentucky

BRAVO FOR THE BARON

A new, mellow Adolph Rupp last week led his undefeated Kentucky Wildcats past Tennessee and into the hazardous role of favorite for an unprecedented fifth national collegiate basketball championship

By Frank Deford

THE RETURN OF THE EXILE WAS RICH AND RACY

After a year of forced idleness Driver Richard Petty came rolling back in a blue brute of a Plymouth to win Daytona's stock car 500, delighting his racing father—but not Dearborn

By Tom C. Brody

An Old Dog, a New Trick

Bloodless Bullfight

NO BLOOD, SOME TEARS, A SWEAT OF MONEY

In their new pop art form, the Brothers Feld have yet to harm a bull. Aficionados may mourn, but both Texans and 'toreros' think that La Corrida Americana is as much fun as striking oil

By Liz Smith

People

PEOPLE

Skiing

A soaring week for the nervy Norse

The host nation won the FIS Nordics with an old-fashioned toughness and a flawless style

By Bob Ottum

Horse Racing

A search for some sleepers

Graustark's future is uncertain, and everyone is looking for a Derby long shot to beat Buckpasser in Florida and Saber Mountain in California

By Whitney Tower

Figure Skating

High-altitude triumph for a tough little miss

A tragic accident wiped out U.S. women's figure-skating hopes five years ago. A slim girl named Peggy Fleming restored them last week

By George Gross

The Greatest

REALLY THE GREATEST

The intent young man on the opposite page is Jimmy Jacobs, who leads an unpublicized but many-splendored life. He is the best handball player in the world, a talented producer of fight films and a rabid collector of comic books. His achievements are such that admirers say he—not Cassias Clay—is REALLY THE GREATEST

By Robert H. Boyle

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

While pro scouts were watching a small-college tournament in Greensboro, N.C. many of the nation's big teams were still scrambling for conference titles. Among those in contention: Atlantic Coast, Ivy, Big Ten, Big Eight, Southwest, AAWU, West Coast AC and Western AC

By Mervin Hyman

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

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