18 The Facts about the Fixes
Basketball Editor Jeremiah Tax reveals details of the conspiracy behind the fixed games
22 Gamecocks in Dixieland
Robert H. Boyle describes last week's World Series of cockfighting, with drawings by John Groth
28 "The Floyd I Know I Am"
A week after the big fight, a reflective Floyd Patterson talks of its confusion and failures. By Gilbert Rogin
34 The Ogre Yields
Four men bet their lives they could make the first winter climb on the Eiger's forbidding North Wall
March 27, 1961
39 Success and Ned Irish
The boss of Madison Square Garden has earned vast unpopularity with his misuse of power
50 A "Dream" that May Come True
Miss X, a revolutionary auto designed by Italy's Pinin Farina, could be the car of the future
58 New Prize of the Salty Flats
In the social register of game fish, the scrappy permit is a coming dandy
66 My Life at Thirty-Love
Nora Johnson tells of a young girl's struggle to find peaceful coexistence with tennis
4 Coming Events
49 Charles Goren
81 For the Record
82 Basketball's Week
83 19th Hole
84 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 81
Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman
Olympic Yachting Champion George O'Day demonstrates the lively art of handling a planing boat, the world's fastest sailing craft. The first installment of a two-part series.
From the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, Barbara Heilman brings a most unusual story of a youthful basketball player, a mission school, a perplexing problem.
The Masters, this year celebrating its 25th anniversary tournament, presents Arnold Palmer, Ken Venturi and Sam Snead, and asks its annual question—who will win?