Feb. 28, 1966
Feb. 28, 1966

Table of Contents
Feb. 28, 1966

Max Surkont
Misery On The Road
Mickey Mouse Olympics
Racquet-Tailed Drongo
Basketball's Week
  • A few conference races were all over: in others, this week's games would be decisive. But the independents, hoping for tournament bids, could not relax. Among those who seemed sure bets: Texas Western, Houston, Loyola of Chicago, Providence, Dayton and Oklahoma City

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


18 Misery on the Road
Travel is broadening, but in basketball it is also flattening, as visiting teams sadly discover

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22 Belly Whopper to a Take-out
The St. Paid rink was way out socially, but its slambang play brought it the women's curling championship

24 Hi Joe, Long Time No See
After a mysterious absence of 13 months, Britain's most famous greyhound reappears

26 Two Headliners Take Chicago
Leo Durocher and Eddie Stanky prepare to stir up a summer storm in the Windy City

34 Roth Waxes Spring Training
A cheerful, irreverent look at baseball's spring training camps by Satirist Arnold Roth

43 The Mickey Mouse Olympics
The World University Games in Sestriere may not have produced much schussing, but they had plenty of swing

60 The Racquet-tailed Drongo
Seeking an outside hobby, Grandfather Rhoades takes up bird watching and discovers an amazing new species

The departments

7 Scorecard
49 People
50 Tennis
53 Hockey
56 Dog Shows
58 Bridge
70 For the Record
73 Basketball's Week
75 19th Hole

Credits on page 70

Cover photograph by Jay Maisel


Next week

Basketball's baron, Adolph Rupp of Kentucky, has again surprised his coaching colleagues by spurring a lightly held group of players into No. 1 national ranking.

Gaudy speed, bumper-to-bumper racing and a Ford-Plymouth feud will have the folks (all 90,000) revved up at the Daytona 500, No. 1 stock car event. Tom Brody reports.

A rival for Clay is handball's Jimmy Jacobs, the world's leading fight-film producer, who is also so good an athlete that many observers consider him to be really the greatest.