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May 02, 1966 | Volume 24, Issue 18

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Peggy Fleming Cover - Sports Illustrated May 02, 1966

May 02, 1966
THE DISSENTERS

May 02, 1966
•Don Sutton, 21-year-old Dodger rookie, sheepishly explaining a dressing room phone call after pitching his first big-league victory: "Mother wanted to make sure I brush my teeth after every meal."

May 02, 1966 | Dan Jenkins

May 02, 1966 | Dan Jenkins
The chart below encompasses a broad selection of major international sports. Some that are only played in a few countries (baseball, cricket. American and Australian football) are excluded. No...

May 02, 1966
Magnificent Graustark is the favorite for the Kentucky Derby, though a few strong challengers have made late appearances. Whitney Tower analyzes every horse's chances.

May 02, 1966
For most U.S. teen-age athletes the paths to glory still lead up a mile-high mountain of practice. One who has achieved the summit is World Figure Skating Champion Peggy Fleming, 17. After eight...

May 02, 1966 | Tom C. Brody
Pittsburgh was on the brink of disaster in almost every game of the new season, but with one hero after another taking a shot at the enemy the Pirates were off to a sensational start in the...

May 02, 1966 | Jack Olsen

May 02, 1966 | Jack Olsen
Concluding his five-part series on Cassius Clay, Jack Olsen examines the champ's shaky finances and his uncertain future.

May 02, 1966 | Garry Valk
Many readers with whom I talk claim the best job a man could want would be writing about the outdoors for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED—the idea of being paid to get out of an office and enjoy the wilderness...

May 02, 1966 | Gerald Holland

May 02, 1966
The newly elected president of Dublin's Colmcille Swimming Club is Siobhan McKenna. That's odd, considering that Siobhan is an ex-camogie center-fielder and an actress—not a competitive swimmer....

May 02, 1966 | Whitney Tower
Of the valid new challengers in the Kentucky Derby field, the most prominent is a son of Native Dancer who will be at his best in mud

May 02, 1966 | Gwilym S. Brown
Boston was unprepared for the shapely blonde housewife who came out of the bushes to crush male egos and steal the show from the Japanese

May 02, 1966 | Charles Goren
Five teams are playing in the World Contract Bridge Team Championship at St. Vincent, Italy this week, but only two are thought to have any real chance of winning. One is our North American team....

May 02, 1966 | Jack Tobin
After 10 years in retirement the old champion is as lethal as ever

May 02, 1966 | Duncan Barnes

May 02, 1966
4—Rex Logan28—Ted Bowman-Detroit News, Rich Clarkson, Coles Phinizy29—Rich Clarkson, Elaine Mayes, Fred Kaplan35—James Drake36—Howard Bingham54—Lynn Pelham from Rapho-Guillumette62—AP, Pictorial...

May 02, 1966
Shaul Ladany, a 30-year-old Israeli graduate student at Columbia University, broke the oldest U.S. track, mark in the books when he won the 50-mile walk at Point Pleasant (N.J.) High in 8:35:35....

May 02, 1966
BASKETBALL—NBA: After dropping the first game of the championship finals at home, BOSTON rushed by the Lakers for three victories in a row—129-109 in Boston, 120-106 and 122-117 in LA—and leaped...

May 02, 1966 | Herman Weiskopf

May 02, 1966 | Herman Weiskopf
Fred Whitfield of the Cleveland Indians speaks in a voice rich with hominy grits, and he strums a lazy guitar—an easygoing man if ever there was one. It's just that he has this thing about the...

May 02, 1966
SPRING SONGSirs:I enjoyed your baseball issue (April 18) because, as an Oriole fan, I liked your prediction of a Baltimore pennant. However, the last four paragraphs of your article on the Birds...

May 02, 1966
U.S. tournaments

May 02, 1966 | Kenneth Rudeen