26 Go-go with Bobby Joe
A brilliant display of ball-hawking by Bobby Joe Hill led Texas Western to the NCAA basketball title
30 France Has a Picnic in Vermont
Killy and crew skied away with most of the prizes in the U.S. Alpine Championships at Stowe
34 Showdown with a Punching Bag
Challenger George Chuvalo will take plenty of punishment from Cassius Clay, but not the title
38 A Stadium in a Studio
Lindsey Nelson tells how he once "re-created" baseball games for the Old Scotchman, Gordon McLendon
March 28, 1966
46 Shelters on a Scalloped Shore
A new kind of resort community on the California coast makes a strong appeal to sports-minded people
56 The Meanest Vamp at Sea
Ted Turner's stock boat wins the southern circuit and makes inland Atlanta a big-league deepwater city
62 Of Lost Days and a River
The trip down the Usumacinta was exciting, but it was the plane crash afterward that shaped the story
79 Basketball's Week
80 For the Record
82 19th Hole
Cover photograph by James Drake
Credits on page 80
The masters preview by Gwilym Brown assesses why one of the Big Three should win again, considers the chances of the few real threats and poses questions.
The old golf tour had no millionaires, but its characters were paid off in laughs for what they missed in loot. Dan Jenkins writes of the glory days when Snead still had hair.
The unknown soldier was the caustic epithet applied to General William D. Eckert when he was named Commissioner of Baseball. A progress report on a determined man.