20 A Whole Team Touched by Stardust
For a magic hour Princeton played incomparable basketball as it swept into the NCAA finals

24 Racy Herren and Fast Femmes
Austrian men and French girls dominated the Vail international ski races as the U.S. flopped

28 Day and Dark at Sebring
The moods of America's No. 1 sports car race are vividly portrayed in paintings by Allan Mardon

36 The Valiant Yankee-chaser
That is Al Lopez, whose annual spring litany holds that the Yankees can be beaten

50 The Long Irons: Part Two
Tony Lema gives some intriguing do's and simple don'ts for the use of golf's toughest clubs

59 The Garden's Revival Meeting
The New York comeback of boxing gets a double boost with the Past ratio-Torres and Griffith-Stable fights

76 The Most Dangerous Game
A cowardly approach to mushroom hunting, the only sport at which a man can nibble himself to death

The departments

7 Scorecard
56 People
59 Boxing
66 Bridge
69 Horse Racing
70 Basketball
72 Boating
90 Basketball's Week
96 For the Record
97 19th Hole

Credits on page 96

Cover photograph by Jay Maisel

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Next week

Never, but never has an Ivy League team won basketball's NCAA title, but this week hopped-up Princeton goes west, still the underdog, adding interest to the finals.

The wilder shores of sport rim the eastern edge of the Mediterranean. Beirut, no longer the secret sanctuary of oil-rich princes, offers exotic fare for travelers.

At 150 MPH, the rock-hard ball caroms around the court, a dangerous, erratic missile. The game is jai alai, and it is now played in six Florida cities by the Basques, who dominate it

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