16 Davis: A Cup That Got Away
Despite their scorn, it looked for one tense day as if the Italians might lose Davis Cup honors to the U.S.
20 Ryder: A Cup We Brought Home
U.S. professionals defeated the British in two days of superb golf at Royal Lytham
24 A Nose Is Not a Nose
Only the rhythms of Gertrude Stein could describe the odd coincidences of a Victoria, B.C. race meeting
26 Embarrassing, Wasn't It?
Cincinnati Pitcher Jim Brosnan describes how it felt to be clobbered by the Yankees in the World Series
October 22, 1961
Special Pro Football Report
32 IN COLOR: The NFL's hard-playing stars in action
39 IN WORDS: The San Diego Chargers, best of the AFL
51 IN DRAWINGS: The fine art of a pro defense
68 Gran Turismo on Detroit Wheels
Ken Purely reports that a modification of the Corvair Monza is ready to challenge Europe's imports
70 Melodrama on the Horsefly River
The gripping talc of a salmon run that holds great news for fishermen and conservationists everywhere
58 College Football
63 Harness Racing
67 Charles Goren
68 Motor Sports
85 For the Record
86 19th Hole
88 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 85
Cover photograph by Marvin E. Newman
The Liberté, grand old lady of the French Line, retires from service in November. Joe David Brown salutes his favorite ship, and what he considers the last civilized way to travel.
If you should see a Spad or a Nieuport flying by, don't think you've gone crazy—it's only the latest thing in airplanes. An exciting story, with color pictures of an old-style dogfight.
Previewing pro basketball's long season, Ray Cave assesses the powerful effect new Coach Frank McGuire will have on his Philadelphia team and the NBA, also scouts all the clubs.