22 It's America—At Last
Billy Kidd and Nancy Greene won the Roch Cup for the best weekend in memory for North American skiing
26 A Sleeper Joins the NCAA Cast
Ohio State duplicates last year's act by another Ohio long shot and makes the final round in Los Angeles
30 Big Blaze in the Mighty Burner
Sophomore quarter-miler Larry James paced Villanova to an easy victory in the NCAA track championships
38 A Decade of Pain and Progress
Ten years after his tragic accident, All-Star basketball player Maurice Stokes steadily improves
An Easygoing Guy and His Golf
40 John Underwood describes the unflappable Julius Boros
46 Boros offers some playing hints that could help you
53 How Dad Earned My First $100,000
Red Sox hero Carl Yastrzemski recounts the marvelous story of his rich introduction to professional baseball
76 Mystery Makes a Writer
Central figure in horse racing's oddest enigma, Dick Francis is now a successful suspense story author
65 Horse Racing
91 For the Record
92 Basketball's Week
93 19th Hole
Credits on page 91
Cover painting by Francis Golden
Really No. 1 is the basketball team that wins the NCAA tournament in Los Angeles. Joe Jares, Curry Kirkpatrick and a group of photographers describe how the winner did it.
Gold medal star Don Schollander, hero of the Tokyo Olympics and still a swimming giant at the advanced age of 21, tells Writer Gil Rogin that he is only "a man who swims."
Oakland, with its new sports facilities, got almost as many pro teams as New York or Chicago, but happiness has not followed. Frank Deford explores a city of complexes.