Days of Grief and Glory

14 IN COLOR: two great races of the Olympic week
17 TEX MAULE explains our track and field results
28 KEN RUDEEN covers events in and on the water

31 The New Pros Open Up
The American Football League goes into action this week with men, money and a chance to succeed

37 Advantage, Receiver!
To a big-time tennis amateur, nothing talks quite so loud as money.
By Jack Pollard

45 One Whale of a Golfer
Blasting his way to the top of amateur golf, Jack Nicklaus hopes to be another Bobby Jones

61 The 19th Horse
Harness racing's classic Hambletonian was the winner's first win of the season

66 How to Reform Hunters
New York State learns how to teach hunters manners and farmers patience

77 Wind on My Wings
Percy Knauth takes the reader down the runway and into the earth-sky world beyond

The departments

8 Scorecard
10 Coming Events
12 Editorials
57 Tip from the Top
58 Horse Racing
61 Harness Racing
64 Fitness
66 Hunting
74 Charles Goren
85 For the Record
86 Baseball's Week
87 19th Hole
88 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 85

COVER: Jack Nicklaus blasts out of a sandtrap. Photograph by John G. Zimmerman


Next week

All the medal winners of all the events in the XVII Olympiad, plus final evaluations of the performers and inside stories of how U.S. athletes won some events—and lost others.

Spouts Illustrated, in its fifth annual Football Issue, introduces the wide-open 1960 season. There will be color photographs of teams in game action, reports by coaches, a poem by Ogden Nash, a refreshing appraisal of Ole Miss's combination of beauty and brawn plus, in a special insert, scouting reports for 144 major and 13 small college teams.