FRED KNORR BUYS A BALL CLUB 10
The Detroit Tigers' energetic new president tells ROY TERRELL how he runs a $5½-million operation

SPECTACLE: PARTIES, COEDS AND SKIS 16
Middlebury mixes ski races, girls and parties in the gayest of winter weekends. Four pages IN COLOR by RICHARD MEEK

BIG JIM AND THE TEXAS BOOM 30
It took a long lime, but Texas basketball has come of age and so has its best player. By TEX MAULE

THE GOOD LIFE OF ROUND HILL 34
In a lovely West Indies retreat, here shown by TONI FRISSELL, a privileged group sets styles for fashions and fun

BUMP, SPLATTER, SPLASH! 46
Racing in the mud is California's latest sports car kick. A two-page photograph IN COLOR by PHIL BATH

THE EPIC OF SPIKE WEBB: PART II 54
Concluding the life story of the Navy's great boxing coach, NARDI REEDER CAMPION tells of his tournaments at sea, the school of boxing he grew up in, and how he taught the Navy fledglings to fight

THE DEPARTMENTS

•COMING EVENTS 8
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 21
•THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 25
•SCOREBOARD 49
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 51
•SNOW PATROL 52
•THE 19TH HOLE 59
•PAT ON THE BACK 64

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks foreign dignitaries: Is there a physical fitness problem among your youth? 4

•Track: COLES PHINIZY reports the duels of champions and challengers at the Millrose Games 38

•Horse Racing: Caliente has a good-neighbor policy all its own, and WHITNEY TOWER finds it covers many fields 40

•Boating: EZRA BOWEN logs a three-boat collision and boiling seas in the race to Nassau 42

•Tip from the Top: SHIRLEY SPORK presents some pointers on practice 53

•The Weekend Shopper: From sports cars to outboards, you can get it in miniature 62

Acknowledgments on page 44

COVER: JIM KREBS OF SOUTHERN METHODIST

Photograph by Marvin Newman

Top team in the rocketing rise of basketball in Texas is SMU, and the Mustangs depend largely on the player on this week's cover. Jim Krebs is called the best big man in Texas basketball history. For his story and the story of Texas basketball, see pages 30-33.

THREE PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE:

A 9,066 TO 1 SHOT APPROACHES GLORY
Unforgettable pictures of a once obscure foal, now a prominent Derby contender

THE BOXER AND THE BANGER: ROUND 3
A review in color photographs of the first Saxton-Basilio fight, a preview of the next

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