18 The Heavyweight Showdown
The real champion finally stepped forward when Clay and Terrell had it out in Houston
22 Sudden Revenge for Ferrari
Defeated by Ford in 1966 sports car racing, Ferrari struck back with a sweeping victory at Daytona
26 A Tonic of Wind and Water
Sailing in winter may be bitter medicine to some, but it's gin and bitters to those who like it
32 Razor-cut Idol of San Francisco
Rick Barry has captivated the city as much with his good looks as with his basketball ability
36 Eye on the Ball
George Plimpton nearly hits Bob Hope and does hit a swimming pool as he ends his plunge into pro-tour life
48 Big Bark in the Garden
Percy Roberts, an old hand at "doggy doings," will judge the best-in-show for the Westminster Kennel Club
62 Pallacanestro Is the Rage
Basketball Italian style is a frantic game in which referees usually call 'em the way the home crowd sees 'em
56 Pro Basketball
58 Track & Field
75 For the Record
76 Basketball's Week
78 19th Hole
Credits on page 75
Cover photograph by Sheedy & Long
High Riser Bob Seagren has pole-vaulted farther into the indoor sky than anyone else. The personable Californian, John Underwood writes, aspires to yet greater heights.
Grenoble's icy trials are reported by Bob Ottum as the World Bobsled Championships are held on the controversial concrete run built for next winter's Olympic Games.
New Mexico's surprise is snow. Rising up out of its desert are mountains that provide some of the best skiing in the country. Their sunlit charms are described by Fred Smith.