Champions In Trouble

8 A pulled muscle stops the best tennis player
10 An injured tendon retires the greatest trotter
12 A bad knee worries the world's finest goalie

19 A Small Oval World
The carnival called indoor track is wild and exciting. With photographs by Martin Nathan

26 War Lord of the Warm Reefs
The swift and savage barracuda actually is more dangerous dead than alive

30 Jewel of a Track
Seven pages of color photographs show why Santa Anita is the nation's most beautiful race track

39 They Make the Pants
A stocky German and his lovely wife have changed ski fashions from baggy to Bogner

56 Sailing the Wine-dark Sea
The classic beauty of the Aegean Isles is rediscovered in a memorable cruise

The departments

4 Scorecard
44 Pro Football
48 College Basketball
63 For the Record
64 Basketball's Week
65 19th Hole
68 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 63

Cover photograph by Martin Nathan

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Next week

In Part II of the new series on Safe Driving, Australia's Grand Prix Champion Jack Brabham tells you how to handle sports cars on the road with safety and great pleasure.

Baseball has never been the same since Yogi Berra came up from The Hill in St. Louis to join the Yankees. Here, from his autobiography, is his own colorful story of his boyhood.

Meet Laurence Owen, the pert new queen of American figure skating, whose flashy, interpretive style always wins the gallery but sometimes loses the votes of the judges.

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