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18 The Sledding Was Tough
Wherever the Celtics played the snow was heavy and so was the going; they split four rugged games in six days

22 Jose Was Attacked by the Entire Zoo
The French saw animals when they looked at Monzon and so, ultimately, did Napoles in their title fight

24 Along Came the Little People
Blasé old St. Moritz was all but ignoring the world ski championships. Then up jumped Liechtenstein

26 And They Used To Call Him Sexy
Now that Secretariat is at stud it is apparent that his nickname, earned in racier days, fits him none too well

32 Generating Eclectic Power
While trying his hand at yoga, antiques and astrology, Lee Evans has been preparing his legs for pro track

44 Down to the Sea by Shiplet
A noted yachtsman builds his dream boat—a small ship with a cruising range of 4,000 miles

78 Sayonara Bambi
Trophy hunters often find themselves on the horns of a dilemma, doing their damnedest to explain their pastime

The departments

13 Scorecard
57 People
58 College Basketball
64 Swimming
66 Figure Skating
73 Golf
91 For the Record
94 19th Hole

Credits on page 91

Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.















Next week

They're off and running in New York as the pro track tour begins its second season, while in Toronto the record-breaking runner from Tanzania, Filbert Bayi, makes his indoor debut.

It's time to sing the praises of famous men—freshmen, that is. College basketball is full of them. Curry Kirkpatrick rounds up the best, those who keep turning their teams on.

Spring is sprung out of kilter in the baseball world claims a fan who prefers memories of an age of innocence in tropical paradises to the chill commercialism he finds today.