18 Get Strong Without Moving
Athletes, housewives and tired businessmen are making a craze out of a no-sweat, no-pain system of exercise
22 From Shotgun to Popgun
Using a bewildering variety of defensive maneuvers, the Chicago Bears plugged the barrels of the 49ers offense
24 Jumping Jacques
In pro hockey the quality of mercy can be a strain on reflexes and leg muscles
Pro Basketball Preview
October 30, 1961
30 Philadelphia's new coach raises a standard
76 Scouting reports on the NBA and the new league
44 A $14 Million Bet on Bowling
That's how much the proprietors of a new big league are risking to interest spectators
56 Hell's Old Angels
Want a new hobby? Try collecting Spads, Nieuports and other real live airplanes from World War I
80 Love Song to the "Liberté"
The grand old lady of the French Line is going out of service, and an admirer bids her a fond farewell
64 Football's Week
72 Field Hockey
74 Charles Goren
93 For the Record
94 19th Hole
96 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 93
Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman
One of the quietest and loveliest sports in the world is soaring, flying on updrafts in unpowered aircraft. Roy Terrell describes his entry into the magical world of sailplanes and of thermals.
In their own private revolt against the space age, a growing number of yachtsmen are beginning to turn back to the fat, slow but delightful designs that grandfather used to love.
Kelso, our best horse, will represent the U.S. in Laurel's International next month. Whitney Tower tells how he rates against English, French and Russian entries in the big race.