20 The Heroes of Squaw Valley
Some revolutions were afoot, and some mighty victories were cheered at the Winter Games
30 Wild Day at Daytona
Sparks, fenders, whole automobiles went flying at the first big stock-car races of the year
40 Scientific Advice: 'Shut Up!'
An oscilloscope shows what can happen when a backseat driver joins you on a sporty course
46 Squaw is a Furry Festival
Fashion Editor Fred R. Smith finds some exciting new skin games at the Olympics
February 29, 1960
49 From Riches to Rags
Faces out of prizefighting's recent past stare at the passer-by from tattered billboards
56 Indiana Makes a Big Splash
The once humble Hoosier swimmers came up this week with a stunning win over Michigan
68 The Webb of Mystery
The co-owner of the Yankees, Del E. Webb, is brought to stage center by Joe David Brown
15 Basketball's Week
37 Events & Discoveries
46 Sporting Look
61 Tip from the Top
64 Charles Goren
81 19th Hole
84 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 12
Cover: Opening Day
U.S. Figure Skater Carol Heiss takes the athletes' oath to open the Winter Games at Squaw Valley. A word and picture report on the first winners begins on page 21.
Photograph by John G. Zimmerman
•It's that time again. Marc Simont paints baseball spring training in color, and Writer-Pitcher Jim Brosnan presents an insider's view of what life is like at a major league camp.
•Final results of the Winter Olympic Games: the victors at Squaw Valley, the vanquished, the big surprises—and the human stories that lie behind them. By Roy Terrell.
•In color and text, the quarterly SPORTING LOOK preview notes a modern phenomenon: the new air age demands that clothes bridge the gap between winter chill and desert heat.