22 Jack Delivers the Crusher
With a classic last round, Nicklaus sets a U.S. Open record and wins a face-to-face battle against Palmer
28 Apple Pie, Mom and Mr. Gurney
Following his Le Mans win, Dan Gurney scores another for the U.S. in the Belgian Grand Prix
30 They're Still at It in Indiana
Summer does not stop Hoosier basketball. June's All-Star games with Kentucky are the big events of the year
32 A Boat Is Born
A close look in words and pictures at what seems likely to be the next U.S. cup defender
40 The Governor Talks of Sport
In an informal chat, Ronald Reagan considers the multiplying problems of a multiplying state
44 Bright Faces of the Future
You may not have heard of them, but some of these teenage track stars are already making man-size marks
70 Nobody Loves an Umpire
Jocko Conlan, now retired, tells why he never got along with Leo and Jackie and why he liked Casey and Ted
56 Track & Field
62 Horse Racing
91 Baseball's Week
92 For the Record
94 19th Hole
Credits on page 92
Cover photograph by Marvin E. Newman
Showdown time for U.S. trackmen is the annual AAU meet. Pete Axthelm covers the finals in Bakersfield, Calif., where even a Ryun or a Matson must reprove his prowess.
The fame in Spain belongs to Manuel Santana. Frank Deford describes the defending Wimbledon champion and explains why he has become such a national hero.
"Leaky-roof circuit" is what participants called the small Midwest horse shows of the '40s. Alice Higgins nostalgically recalls the years she rode the circuit herself.