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January 25, 1960 | Volume 12, Issue 4

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January 25, 1960
All times are E.S.T.

January 25, 1960 | Kenneth Rudeen
The world's best high jumper comes back from surgery to pass the magic mark once again

January 25, 1960 | Jeremiah Tax
The home-town folks saw a wonderful game when Bradley beat Cincinnati, the top-ranked college basketball team

January 25, 1960
For Jerry Maus of Oshkosh, Wis. no sporting thrill can match iceboating—a speeding splinter skittering on the wind at better than 100 mph, tipping suddenly on one razor-sharp runner, hanging a...

January 25, 1960
From St. Louis to New Delhi last week, cameras caught some famous people in pursuits they are not famous for: the spiritual leader of 20 million Moslems taking a competitive spin down a slalom run...

January 25, 1960
What Became of Sportsmanship?

January 25, 1960
Wilt Chamberlain, 7 feet one inch, asked by a young fan what he should do to become a basketball star: "The first thing is become 7 feel tall."

January 25, 1960
At a meeting in Miami Beach last week a group of the nation's top athletic authorities decided to turn college football players into messenger boys: they gave coaches the right to send in a...

January 25, 1960
When winter closes in for its five-month siege of town and steppe, Russian life blossoms brightly with surprising varieties of hardy arctic fun, costumes of vivid color, and lively action.

January 25, 1960 | Joe Hirsch
The big stables gain fame and fortune, but three little-known men who train cheap horses for cheap events win most races

January 25, 1960 | Arthur Murphy
Somewhere out of San Diego and sailing down to Acapulco as this issue appears, our ocean-going contributing editor, Carleton Mitchell, is crewing aboard Bob Robbs's Nam Sang in one of the great...

January 25, 1960 | Charles Goren
Antibridge, the trick-losing game reported in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (EVENTS & DISCOVERIES, Oct. 12), is not an entirely new idea. In the early days of auction bridge you could bid "nullos,"...

January 25, 1960
Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt is the wife of Harold S. Vanderbilt, the grand old man of the America's Cup, but an equally enviable fact about her is that through all her years in sport she has...

January 25, 1960 | Mary Frost Mabon
This Mexican yachtsman serves an exotic fish preparation to visiting ocean racers

January 25, 1960 | Basil Heatter

January 25, 1960 | Willy Schaeffler
QUESTION: Although I like to schuss a moderate slope, I also like to stay in control. Why do my ski tips wander when I speed up, and why do I lose control as I hit rough terrain?

January 25, 1960 | Tex Maule

January 25, 1960
SKIING—On slippery slopes near Kitzbühel, Austria, the best men and women skiers in the world competed in the annual Hahnenkamm races, an international meet which this year served as a preview for...

January 25, 1960
5—Jerry Cooke, Bob Fellows, Fran Duval, A.P., Richard Meek, Bob Child, Howard DeWald6—Lexington Herald-Leader16, 17—Herb Scharfman22—A.P.23—Photo Max, Virendra Kumar26, 30—drawings by Ajay38,...

January 25, 1960
Kaklschranz, 21, part-time salesman from St. Anton, Austria, won Hahnenkamm giant slalom event at Kitzbühel in 1:30.2, became Austrians' favorite to succeed Toni Sailer as a gold medalist at Squaw...

January 25, 1960
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.

January 25, 1960 | Joan Dickinson
The first National Finals Rodeo in Dallas turned into a roaring good show for America's roughest sport

January 25, 1960 | Lou Myers
Too many players try to push or scoop the ball to the green on their chip shots. A good chip is a much freer stroke. It begins with the application of certain fundamentals we all know—the blade...

January 25, 1960 | Joe David Brown

January 25, 1960 | Joe David Brown
"PADMASANA," the famed lotus pose, is both a cultural and therapeutic posture.

January 25, 1960 | Mervin Hyman
The big four all came crashing down. In a series of rousing games that ended the first half of the 1959-60 season, Texas A&M, LaSalle, Villanova and Cincinnati each met their first defeat....

January 25, 1960
THE TORTURED TENNESSEESirs:Three vigorous cheers for Alice Higgins for her excellent article The Torture Must End (SI, Jan. 11). Let's hope this time the right people read and act!

January 25, 1960
'The thrill of my life'

January 25, 1960 | Jimmy Jemail
HONEY RUSSELLSeton Hall UniversitySouth Orange, N.J.The greatest number of college players come from the New York metropolitan district which includes New Jersey. An average New York high school...

January 25, 1960 | Blanche Day
Members of the Wissahickon Club have as much fun as New England skiers even though it seldom snows in Philadelphia