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Nov 13, 1961

THE APATHY IN SMOGSVILLE

Nearly every spectator sport in Los Angeles is suffering at the box office, and you can take your pick among a hatful of reasons—from pretty girls to some pretty poor teams

Jul 17, 1961

THE REDS ARE THE REAL THING

Once a good bet for the second division, Cincinnati has now won the respect of the doubters by knocking off its toughest pennant rival

Jun 12, 1961

The boys from the men

Tommy Sullivan and Bruce Kidd are high school students, but they humbled their elders at Compton

May 07, 1962

HALLELUJAH, HE'S THE NO. 1 TENNIS BUM

Because of his antics both on and off the courts, this not-too-flattering term fits Whitney Reed even better than it does most tournament players. But it is his deft touch with a racket that has made him No. 1

May 22, 1961

A NEW SPRINTER FOR THE SPEED MASTER

Dennis Johnson, a Jamaican who may soon set a world record in the 100-yard dash, is the latest of a long string of distinguished runners whom persuasive—and sometimes hypnotic—Coach Bud Winter has attracted to California's San Jose State College

Nov 20, 1961

The long leap forward of Jerry West

After only one season, his play is vital in the Laker push to cut down the champs from St. Louis

Mar 13, 1961

Angels in the bushes

It's lively in the training camp of the brand-new Los Angeles club, but it's pleasantly relaxed, too

Aug 28, 1961

THE WAY TO BEAT A HEAVY THINKER

You just smile and swim faster, according to Japan's Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, who got the better of Murray Rose in a most memorable competition

Jul 10, 1961

A LOCAL SOUTH SEAS ISLE

It is just 27 miles from Los Angeles to Santa Catalina, but it might be Tahiti, and it may soon be an exclusive suburb

Jun 18, 1962

To win, you need a guy who gives

So says one coach whose crew, like a dozen others, will give all they've got at Syracuse

May 29, 1961

Sprinting from coast to coast

Short races and long rivalries marked the meetings of the best college crews in East and West

Apr 23, 1962

Young man coming on strong

A UCLA freshman from Puerto Rico named Pasarell looks better than many seniors on the court

May 01, 1961

Right course to the right town

The new Mazatlàn ocean race is a tough sailing test that ends in a delightful vacation spot

Dec 05, 1960

The Pursuit at Pascack

This New Jersey high school is all out for excellence and a chance to improve its football coach's incredible record

May 30, 1960

JOE'S BAD DREAM

It started when a 15-year-old boy went to the mound to face the pennant-bound Cardinals

Nov 14, 1960

'ON, BRAVE OLD ARMY TEAM'

Backed by a legion of cheering cadets, the Army football team stormed into Yankee Stadium and beat favored Syracuse 9-6