Jan. 25, 1965
Jan. 25, 1965

Table of Contents
Jan. 25, 1965

Magic 50
Big Bluff
Bug Boy
  • By Herman Weiskopf

    The crowd, as always, was raucous at Lehigh's packed Grace Hall, but Iowa State refused to rattle. Behind after three matches, the Cyclones stormed back to win and prove they are one of the country's best teams

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


14 Go, Bobby! Go—for the 50
The most exciting player in the National Hockey League is taking the best crack ever at the scoring record

This is an article from the Jan. 25, 1965 issue

18 Another Big Bluff by Big Wilt
Traded away for little cash and three minor players, Chamberlain is again threatening to quit

20 Hi Joe, Where Are You?
That's what all England has been asking, but so far its favorite racing greyhound has failed to answer

22 Moving Up in the Downhill
Coach Bob Beattie put 101 U.S. ski team prospects through a tough two weeks, but there was a lot of fun, too

26 The Bug Boy Rides Like an Old Hand
Apprentice Jockey Michael Venezia won 192 races last year and is riding now for Greentree

34 Hardy St. Moritz
The grand old resort is flourishing, though it may not recognize itself in André Fran√ßois's witty paintings

54 Sis-Boom-Bah!
American industry, convinced that sports-happy workers are contented workers, spends billions on recreation

The departments

7 Scorecard
40 People
42 Boating
48 Wrestling
50 Golf
66 For the Record
69 Basketball's Week
71 19th Hole

Credits on page 66

Cover painting by Robert Handville


Next week

A new George Chuvalo will stand up (or hopes he will) against Floyd Patterson next week. Gilbert Rogin tells how the Canadian heavyweight has been turned into a slugger.

Panhandle is the name of an Oklahoma school that attracts athletes from as far off as Connecticut and Indiana. Gerald Holland brushes aside the tumbleweed to get a close look.

The Crosby, that annual golfing spectacular put on by Bing, marks the initial 1965 meeting of Palmer and Nicklaus. Alfred Wright reports on how the sport's giants fare.