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February 15, 1960 | Volume 12, Issue 7

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Gennady Veronin Cover - Sports Illustrated February 15, 1960

February 15, 1960 | Mervin Hyman
While most of the nation's leading college teams were still maneuvering for conference titles, three major independents—Villanova (16-1), Dayton (16-3) and Detroit (15-3)—jumped the gun, announced...

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All times are E.S.T.

February 15, 1960
The Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley will be seen by more people than ever, and once again they promise a wonderful show

February 15, 1960
Entire Olympic plant, except for cross-country courses, is tucked into tight, 640-acre complex at western end of Squaw Valley. Opening, closing ceremonies will be held in central ice arena (1)....

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The Soviet squad at Squaw Valley is packed with world champions who could win every gold medal in both men's and women's events

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WATCH FOR THEM AT SQUAW VALLEYLeading the Russian drive for victory in the Winter Olympics is the Soviet speed skating wizard Evgeny Grishin (right). On the following pages is a gallery of stars...

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The Russian team is the best in this unique shooting-cum-skiing contest

February 15, 1960
The big surprise of the Olympics may be an American jumper who has adopted the daring forward lean of the new international style

February 15, 1960
The Scandinavians will win half the medals, the Soviets will get the rest

February 15, 1960
Sailer is gone, but in Alpine events Austria seems as formidable as ever

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A slalom is run in two heats over a rigidly controlled course designed to test the skier's turning technique, reaction time and ability to plan ahead. The course consists of as many as 75 gates...

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A fast, tough Canadian team aims to regain the gold medal—and the prestige—it lost to Russia

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The U.S. and Canada are supreme but some Europeans will put up a fight

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A dazzling display of jumps and spins will win a gold medal for three-time world champion David Jenkins

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Starting 12 years ago with a wilderness, Alec and Justine Cushing may soon acquire control of a $15 million winter sports plant

February 15, 1960 | James Murray
Palm Springs' rollicking golf tournament had a huge field, $150,000 in prizes and Joe Campbell's now-famous hole in one

February 15, 1960 | Arthur Murphy
During 1959 no competition was closer than that of U.S. Sports Car Drivers George Constantine and Walt Hansgen. This week SPORTS ILLUSTRATED made its fifth annual U.S. Sports Car Driver of the...

February 15, 1960 | Jeremiah Tax
Whack Hyder's paternal feeling for his players make Georgia Tech a basketball power

February 15, 1960 | Martin Kane
Two champions defended their titles the same night in a rare twin bill at Los Angeles. The result was a record gate, two superb fights and new hope for the sport

February 15, 1960
Olympic Weather Program

February 15, 1960
Presidential candidate John Kennedy, on why he has temporarily given up skiing: "My own profession is hazardous enough."

February 15, 1960
I know I could be censured for permitting a situation to exist in which the Carbos and others hung around. But let's level. What would you or anybody else do, if you were in my position and faced...

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BOBSLEDDING—Italy's Eugenio Monti confounded experts at world bobsled championships at Cortina, Italy, by steering Italy's four-man team to .2-second victory over favored German and U.S. teams...

February 15, 1960 | Alfred Wright
Chrysler's entry in the compact field was just a handsome little auto until it got its "power pack." Then at Daytona its cubic inches began to pay big dividends

February 15, 1960 | Carleton Mitchell
The wind was here, there or nowhere, but 'Pursuit' found enough to win it all

February 15, 1960 | Bob Watson
Golfers tend to confuse touch with control. They use the two words as though they were interchangeable, which, of course, they are not. Unless you have touch, or feel, as it is sometimes called,...

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BASEBALL—CAGUAS, Puerto Rican winter championship, with 6-3 victory over San Juan, San Juan, P.R.

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4—R. Pelatowski8—Central Press, A. P., Marty Nordstrom, Detroit News, Rune Hassner, Douglos J. Fulton-Ann Arbor News10—Dick Darcey-Washington Post14—map by Jack Kunz16—Sovfoto17—Jerry Cooke18,...

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For sheer visual excitement racing is at its vivid best in Florida, where it is now gathering momentum for the big events ahead. And nowhere do the dazzling colors of racing silks show up more...

February 15, 1960 | Charles Goren
Coffeehousing, which I mentioned earlier in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (May 5, 1958), is perhaps too lightly dealt with in that section of the bridge laws which is concerned with the Proprieties. The law...

February 15, 1960 | Robert Cantwell
Marianne Moore's poetic exhortation to the Brooklyn Dodgers astonished her admirers. They did not know that in the past she guided even more redoubtable heroes—among them, Jim Thorpe

February 15, 1960 | Robert Cantwell
To the tune:"Li'l baby, don't say a word: Mama goin' to buy you a mocking-bird.Bird don't sing: Mama goin' to sell it and buy a brass ring."

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Margaret Smith, 17, loose-limbed Australian who holds tennis racket with right hand and signs autographs with left, upset Maria Bueno, U.S. and Wimbledon champion, went on to win Australian...

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THE GIFT OF GIVINGSirs:Too few are of the unselfish quality of Jack Twyman, and to those few may I offer congratulations (A Brave Man and a Good Friend; SI, Feb. 1). Maurice Stokes's story, as...

February 15, 1960
'Greyhounds are art'

February 15, 1960 | Jimmy Jemail
ANDY HEBENTONNew York RangersThe roughest I've played against is Leo Boivin of the Bruins. He throws the hardest body checks in hockey. A lot of players on other teams feel the same way I do about...

February 15, 1960 | Arthur Brawley
Surf fishing in Florida is one man's way of shedding the weariness of a long winter