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March 19, 1962 | Volume 16, Issue 11

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Gary Cunningham Cover - Sports Illustrated March 19, 1962

March 19, 1962 | Walter Bingham

March 19, 1962 | Bob Cousy
Basketball's most brilliant performer says having to play 100-plus games in one season makes dreary mummers of fine athletes and drives many fans away in disgust

March 19, 1962
The wildly zigzagging King of the North shown here obviously would vote yes. To him the whole bombardment must seem a crude practical joke aimed at besmirching his kingly coat—to say nothing of...

March 19, 1962
For watchers on the riverbanks from Henley to the Charles, rowing is a sport for spring, an excuse for happy picnics in the grass. For the college galley slaves it's a different matter entirely....

March 19, 1962 | Robert H. Boyle

March 19, 1962
Ricardo Rodriguez, 20, is in his sixth year of motor racing. At Sebring he will drive a factory Ferrari. Kenneth Rudeen previews the big race and analyzes Rodriguez' chances.

March 19, 1962
Rugby is a rough game that started in England in 1823 when a frustrated British soccer player picked up the ball and ran with it The sport found its way to the U.S. in the 1870s, but languished....

March 19, 1962 | Arthur Lydiard
Within the last two years runners from sparsely populated New Zealand have broken no less than eight world records. Behind this astonishing success is the teaching of an athletic iconoclast,...

March 19, 1962 | Arthur Lydiard
At the invitation of Sports Illustrated, star milers, coaches and a director of fitness research comment on the New Zealand coach's unique system of marathon training

March 19, 1962 | Ezra Bowen
On her first day out of the yard, the Australian challenger looked sleek and promising, but Designer Alan Payne was making no predictions

March 19, 1962 | Jack Nicklaus
Conceding short putts in the big amateur match-play tournaments is seldom a haphazard business. My practice as an amateur was always to make my opponent putt the short ones on the first couple of...

March 19, 1962 | Duncan Barnes
Gene Kinasewich, Harvard's star hockey player, almost had to quit the game to get an education

March 19, 1962 | Ray Cave

March 19, 1962 | Charles Goren
You will not find Murphy's Law in any bridge book; yet it certainly belongs there. Indeed, its omission is an oversight I plan to correct in my very next opus. I first encountered this advanced...

March 19, 1962 | Ian Fleming

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•Former Los Angeles Ram Dick Hoerner on plight of the NFL's tailenders: "Three out of every five players want to be traded."

March 19, 1962
16, 17—Jack Klumpe-Cincinnati Post & Star Times18, 19—Herb Scharfman20—Hy Peskin40—Leigh Wiener-LIFE45—David Potts, Australian Track & Field, Richard Meek, Hy Peskin, Larry Burrows,...

March 19, 1962
Harrison Merrill, strong-armed North-Carolina freshman, blazed through an evening swim meet at Chapel Hill to break three NCAA freshman records. Then, a week later, he broke one of his own marks...

March 19, 1962
BASKETBALL—NBA: BOSTON, running out the string of regular season games, equaled its NBA record of 59 victories for one season (set two years ago) by defeating Western Division leader Los Angeles...

March 19, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

March 19, 1962
FINANCIAL FISHSirs:As a member of the steelhead sport-fishing clan of the Pacific Northwest, I want to thank you for bringing the sportsman-Indian-steelhead fishing controversy into national focus...

March 19, 1962
An NCAA basketball tournament quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of fans and armchair experts

March 19, 1962 | Paul Mandel
Museum-going, of all things, was an athletic diversion in the author's New York boyhood