Table of Contents

January 14, 1957

LAST SECONDS OF A CHAMPION—SUGAR RAY LOSES TITLE 8
The middleweight title, which he had won three times, passes dramatically from Sugar Kay Robinson to Gene Fullmer

DUCK HUNTERS IN PARADISE 12
Summing up a great season, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED visits two exclusive clubs in the Mississippi Flyway

DEEP POWDER IN UTAH 25
A full report in words and pictures on the Alta-Brighton area near Salt Lake City, one of the world's great skiing grounds. EZRA BOWEN provides the information, JOERN GERDTS the photographs, with five pages IN COLOR

THE BOXING RECORD OF JULIUS HELFAND 37
After two years in office, New York's boxing commission chairman has won most rounds, leads on points. By MARTIN KANE

AFTER THE BOWLS 43
When the New Year's Day smoke had cleared, college football's four final decisions were in, and while the scribes argued the players danced. A report from Pasadena by JAMES MURRAY, plus words and pictures from the other bowls

ON THE TRAIL OF PIRATE TREASURE 52
It's real, it's there, from Maine through the Caribbean. A.B.C. WHIPPLE presents a guide to legendary riches, plus a FOOTLOOSE SPORTSMAN'S introduction to the Caribbean capital, Havana, by HORACE SUTTON

THE DEPARTMENTS

•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 20
•SCOREBOARD 41
•SNOW PATROL 60
•THE 19TH HOLE 62
•PAT ON THE BACK 64

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: Should there be a height limit in basketball? 7

•Basketball: At mid-season, JEREMIAH TAX assesses the NBA and colleges and talks to an old pro 48

•Horse Racing: MORRIS MCLEMORE paints the colorful and sun-drenched scene at Florida's Tropical Park 50

•Tip from the Top: DOUG FORD with some advice on holing those short putts 51

Acknowledgments on page 49

COVER: UTAH SKIERS

Photograph by Joern Gerdts

Jumping clear of the packed surface of an open slope at Alta, Wes and Betty Lou Sine take a run through the deep snow that is drawing more and more skiers to the famous Utah resort. For a complete vacationer's ski guide to Alta and the neighboring runs at Brighton, see page 25.

THREE PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE:

ONE MAN'S DREAM: THE YAWL 'CAPRICE'
A closeup in color, inside-and-out plans of the cruising boat a sailor built for himself and his family

GOING HOME WITH RON DELANY
Gerald Holland goes home with the winner of the Olympic mile and tells how Dublin welcomed its new hero

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)