THE FIGHT NOBODY SAW FOR FREE 10
That was Spider Webb and Rory Calhoun in the Cow Palace last week

FIERY ADVENTURE AT SEA 14
Ezra Bowen's ship-to-shore report of the rescue of the CELEBES

SPECTACLE: SEAL HAVEN 16
In text and IN COLOR, a major wildlife discovery. By JOHN O'REILLY

HERE COMES THE KHARKOV 25
First look at the latest Soviet surprise—a brand-new racing car

THE MAN WHO MUST BE DIFFERENT 29
He's Bill Russell, basketball's sensitive star. By JEREMIAH TAX

SKIING: ALONE WITH THE KINGS 37
Mort Lund previews the world championships and America's Bud Werner

WORLD SPORT'S BIG YEAR 41
Some reflections by COLES PHINIZY, and a chart of 1958 rankings

FINDING A GOLFER NAMED GOOSIE 44
A bold newcomer comes on the scene at Caliente. By JAMES MURRAY

SUN SET, UNDER 6 52
In photographs by NINA LEEN, the latest in kiddie clothes in Florida

GREEKS AMONG THE IVY 58
An insight into the Ivy League's troubled football morals. By CECIL J. BURNETT

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 5
•SNOW PATROL 7
•COMING EVENTS 8
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 21
•WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 26
•TIP FROM THE TOP 46
•BONNIE PRUDDEN 48
•CARDS ON THE TABLE 54
•THE 19TH HOLE 65
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

Acknowledgments on page 7

COVER: ELEPHANT SEALS

Photograph by Richard Meek

These soft-eyed beauties, curiously watching the activities of Photographer Richard Meek, are representative of the remarkable comeback from near extinction of their species. For more on them, their Guadalupe Island home, and their cousins, the rare Townsend seals, turn to page 16

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

NEW INDIAN CHIEF IN OLD HAVANA
All Cleveland's Bobby Bragan asks is a chance to win. A report from Cuba on his adventures there and his plans for the American League

PLUS

THE INSIDE STORY OF THE YEAR'S BIGGEST BASKETBALL BATTLE: KANSAS AGAINST KANSAS STATE

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)