Contents

September 18, 1960

The End in Rome

20 A barefoot Ethiopian wins the marathon
22 Epic duel in the decathlon
28 Roger Bannister analyzes the 1,500 meters
30 A fine Italian triumph on horseback
31 Three U.S. victories with boxing gloves

33 The Hungry Young Birds
Baltimore's 21-year-old Orioles are making an exciting race against the Yankees for the pennant

36 Low Point for Tennis
The national singles at Forest Hills exposes the nonamateurs' plight

38 AFL Verdict: Not Quite a Hit
Crowds were small and play was ragged as the new league began its season

College Football, 1960

40 FORECAST: Expect a year of wide-open football
42 IN COLOR: A player's close-in view of the game
48 HUMOR: Poet Ogden Nash unveils an odd team
53 SCOUTING REPORTS: Appraisals of the U.S.'s best
116 OLE MISS: Lovely women and winning football

The departments

6 Scorecard
11 Coming Events
14 Editorials
99 Nature
111 Boxing
129 Olympic Scoreboard
141 Football's Week
144 Baseball's Week
145 19th Hole
148 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 145

COVER: Syracuse's Lois Goetz cheers the country's No. 1 team. Photograph by Marvin E. Newman

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Next week

Commenting on lady golfers, Rex Lardner has said, "They should stay the hell off the course." In a deeply personal story he relates the events that led him to this conclusion.

What happened to the San Francisco Giants? Roy Terrell goes behind the scenes and explains the enigma of the team that couldn't lose, but for good and bad reasons did.

Cleveland's Jim Brown reveals the secrets that make him the pros' top fullback and Tex Maule previews the 1960 season with Scouting Reports on all 13 NFL teams.

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