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March 07, 1966 | Volume 24, Issue 10

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Adolph Rupp Cover - Sports Illustrated March 07, 1966

March 07, 1966

March 07, 1966
•Anthony Felice, World Boxing Association executive, asked if he thought professional boxing and wrestling should be governed by the same organization: "No, I think pro wrestling should be handled...

March 07, 1966 | Frank Deford

March 07, 1966 | Tom C. Brody
After a year of forced idleness Driver Richard Petty came rolling back in a blue brute of a Plymouth to win Daytona's stock car 500, delighting his racing father—but not Dearborn

March 07, 1966 | William Barry Furlong

March 07, 1966
The dog leaning against Fred Boudeman of Kalamazoo, Mich. (left) is a 12-year-old German shorthaired pointer named Tippy. Tippy has a keen nose, staunchly holds a point and eagerly retrieves shot...

March 07, 1966
The NCAA preview analyzes the chances of all 23 teams in the big tournament to decide basketball's national champion, with a chart for recording each game's results.

March 07, 1966 | Myron Cope

March 07, 1966 | Garry Valk
We do not offer it as a sign of unusual dedication to duty—after all, he was trying to win $50,000 at the same time—but one of our writers was attacked by bees in South Africa last week. The...

March 07, 1966 | Liz Smith
In their new pop art form, the Brothers Feld have yet to harm a bull. Aficionados may mourn, but both Texans and 'toreros' think that La Corrida Americana is as much fun as striking oil

March 07, 1966 | Jack Nicklaus
What is the hardest shot in golf? You will get votes for the wedge off dirt or the 100-yard explosion or the any-old-thing out of a clover patch. But why overlook the one shot which, unless you...

March 07, 1966
The first figure to come trotting out of the midnight shadows along Manhattan's Madison Avenue one unusual evening last week was a portly male, flushed of face and short of breath. The second,...

March 07, 1966 | Bob Ottum

March 07, 1966 | Whitney Tower
Graustark's future is uncertain, and everyone is looking for a Derby long shot to beat Buckpasser in Florida and Saber Mountain in California

March 07, 1966 | George Gross
A tragic accident wiped out U.S. women's figure-skating hopes five years ago. A slim girl named Peggy Fleming restored them last week

March 07, 1966 | Robert H. Boyle

March 07, 1966 | Mervin Hyman
While pro scouts were watching a small-college tournament in Greensboro, N.C. many of the nation's big teams were still scrambling for conference titles. Among those in contention: Atlantic Coast,...

March 07, 1966 | Mervin Hyman
Enthusiasm bubbled like fresh champagne last week when 7,815 gathered in the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum for the finals of the 21st annual tournament of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic...

March 07, 1966
BASKETBALL—NBA: BOSTON (46-23) boosted its lead in the East to 1½ games over the 76ers with four straight wins before a loss to the Bullets. PHILADELPHIA (44-24), only half a game out a week...

March 07, 1966
21, 22—James Drake24, 25—Herb Scharfman26—Chicago Daily News32, 33—Herb Scharfman51—AP, Elaine Mayes52, 54—Tony Triolo56, 57—Walter Iooss Jr.58—Yves Debraine60, 61—James Drake64—background...

March 07, 1966
Stuart Isaac, 12, an Amherst, N.Y. junior-high-school swimmer, clipped .2 second off the national age-group 50-yard breaststroke record with a 31.6 in an AAU meet in Latham, N.Y. He also won the...

March 07, 1966
NONMAILSirs:Bil Gilbert's attack on the "nonsport" of skiing (A No-Snow Slope to Nonsport, Feb. 21) was especially cute. It has made all of us southern skiers of the Potomac River basin extremely...