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March 28, 1966 | Volume 24, Issue 13

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Pat Riley Cover - Sports Illustrated March 28, 1966

March 28, 1966

March 28, 1966
•Stan Hack, ex-manager of the Chicago Cubs, now manager of their Dallas-Fort Worth farm club, describing his home town, Grand de Tour, Ill., "It's so small we don't even have a town drunk;...

March 28, 1966 | Frank Deford

March 28, 1966
The masters preview by Gwilym Brown assesses why one of the Big Three should win again, considers the chances of the few real threats and poses questions.

March 28, 1966 | Dan Jenkins

March 28, 1966 | Tex Maule
In the fight that no one wanted, challenger George Chuvalo's hopes lie in wearing out Cassius Clay with his durable chin

March 28, 1966 | Tex Maule
Were courage and condition the only criteria in boxing. George Chuvalo would have to be favored over Clay. Here, with no traces of modesty, the Canadian tells Sports Illustrated's Morton Sharnik...

March 28, 1966 | Lindsey Nelson

March 28, 1966 | Lindsey Nelson
This article is adapted from the book "Backstage at the Mets," written by Lindsey Nelson and Al Hirshberg. The Viking Press will publish it in April ($3.95).

March 28, 1966 | Garry Valk
"So the pilot's headset is out, and he says, "If you can hear me, hold up three fingers—do you know the Morse code? which I do, because my brother taught me, so I picked up Florence and Charleston...

March 28, 1966 | Pamela Knight
This cluster of cliffside buildings that seem ready to slide into the pounding Pacific is actually the beginning of a remarkable new resort community called Sea Ranch, which will stretch for 14...

March 28, 1966
Taxes were burdensome, and for nine years income was nil, so, said Archie Moore, he was compelled to sell his sylvan training camp in the hill country east of San Diego. In palmier days even...

March 28, 1966 | Hugh Whall
The Cal-40 at left is a stock boat right off the dealer's shelf, but she beat out all the fancy custom jobs

March 28, 1966 | Charles Goren
The new North American International Team competes in its first tournament and by avoiding past errors—poor slam bidding and collapsing in the stretch—pulls off a stunning Vanderbilt Cup victory...

March 28, 1966 | Coles Phinizy

March 28, 1966 | Mervin Hyman
Not all the excitement was in Maryland, where Texas Western beat Kentucky for the national championship. There was plenty in New York, too, when Brigham Young took the NIT title

March 28, 1966
BASKETBALL—NBA: PHILADELPHIA (55-25) closed out the season in grand style by winning three more games to make it 11 in a row and steal off with the Eastern Division title by a game. It was the...

March 28, 1966
4—David Thompson28, 29—James Drake30-32—Jerry Cooke33—Fred Smith37—Richard Todd54—John Greensmith, Drayton Holcomb-Detroit News56—Lynn Pelham from Rapho-Guillumette79—Wil Blanche80—A.P., Sam...

March 28, 1966
Paula Kenerva, 13, of Whitefish, Mont. took the giant slalom in 1:55.6, the slalom in 2:00.73 and placed second in the special slalom to win the combined title with 23.10 points at the North...

March 28, 1966
HOLY RULE BOOKSirs:On March 6 we read of two examples of official firmness in sports: Penn was ruled out of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, and Doug Sanders was expelled from the Pensacola Open...

March 28, 1966 | J.A. Maxtone Graham
The distinguished English firm of Hardy's, whose trout fly rods are known among fishermen all over the world, opened a new factory early this year in the ancient castle town of Alnwick, on the...

March 28, 1966 | Frank Graham Jr.
It occurred to me only afterward that my boyhood interest in sports was something special. Many of my classmates knew as much about the spectator sports as I did, but their interest was pure and...