20 Deadeye Buckeyes
Ohio State's sharpshooters won the NCAA college basketball title going away

22 Ron and Don by the Sea
Milers Delany and Bowden are training à la Herb Elliott on the beaches of California

32 Hope in Detroit
On water skis and in thermal snuggies, Nancy Rideout gives promise of a new season

39 A Whole Land
An editorial examination of the sense that lies in taking care of the land we live on

40 Case Against Sentimentality
Indulgent owners of savage dogs gel a lesson from a violent death in New Jersey

42 College Hockey's Best
Denver, victor over Michigan Tech, may be the top college team of all time

44 Fine Art of Falling
Jumping with the parachute has now developed into a spectacular sport. In color

50 Part I: Wet Fly Fishing
In text and drawings, the secrets of a master fisherman, the late James Leisenring

72 Part I: A New Human Science
Man, not nature, is the true subject of conservation. Beginning a provocative series

The departments

12 Scoreboard
13 Basketball's Week
17 Coming Events
28 Wonderful World
34 Events & Discoveries
62 Baseball
65 Charles Goren
66 Tip from the Top
68 Food
85 19th Hole
90 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 12

Cover: A treat for anglers

The many facets of an angler's art are presented in a memorable series on the art of fishing with the wet fly as it was practiced and perfected by the late James Leisenring.

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Next week

•Artist Daniel Schwartz has captured the feeling and the tenseness of the prestige-laden Masters. In color, a portfolio of the golf course and the men who play in the tournament.

•From Sebring, Fla., Alfred Wright reports on America's foremost sports car race—a 12-hour test of skill and endurance for many of the best cars and drivers in the world.

•In the second part of his survey of conservation in the U.S., Henry Romney presents the detailed and exclusive story of one state's practical plan for social conservation.

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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)