12 Trouble Sprouts for the Yankees
In the battle for New York's baseball fans the last-place Mets have the first-place Yanks running scared
16 Out in the Sun Again
In seven pages of amusing drawings Artist Ronald Searle dwells on the lazy, kooky air of spring training
24 Meet the New Wilt Chamberlain
He is scoring far fewer points but playing better basketball, thanks to Warrior Coach Alex Hannum
26 Swoop of a Secret Weapon
Plymouth took the wraps off its hot new stock cars and upset lord in the Daytona 500
March 2, 1964
32 Goren's New Bridge Formula
Too many players neglect one of the game's best weapons, the double. Third of five installments
52 Sam Wins While Mac Sues
Snead, owning up to his 51 years, takes a seniors' title on a course that Millionaire John Mac Arthur can't give away
62 The Poet and the Boxer
The rare story of how one of the century's most renowned poets, Jean Cocteau, managed a fighter to a world title
74 For the Record
77 Basketball's Week
79 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Mark Kauffman
Acknowledgments on page 74
First color pictures of the big fight accompany Tex Maule's account of what happened when Clay finally quit talking and climbed into a Miami Beach ring against Liston.
A one-two punch that stuns professional basketball opponents is the Los Angeles Lakers' combination of Jerry West and Elgin Baylor. That punch is vividly photographed.
Derby time approaches—the Santa Anita, the Florida, then the Kentucky. In his report from Santa Anita, Whitney Tower assesses all the good 3-year-olds in Florida as well.