20 A Bloodbath and a Shellacking
Henry Cooper bled, Wayne Thornton was pounded, and both lost title bouts—to Cassius Clay and Jose Torres
26 The King Closes in on a Crown
Kauai King romps to an easy Preakness victory and becomes favored to win the Belmont and the Triple Crown
28 Smash New Act of the Season
Brooks and Frank Robinson of the Baltimore Orioles are living up to advance billing
30 A Big Hoosier Hurry
The bustling spirit of the Indianapolis 500—in color pictures of the scene and the story of a new hero
May 29, 1966
44 Navy's Star with a Stick
Even in Maryland, where homebred lacrosse talent is worshiped, New York's Jimmy Lewis is hailed as the best
67 Sweet Talk from Old Wool
The most dynamic tournament chairman in golf is the round, bouncy man who just loves to run the Colonial
76 S A R
Search and Rescue is the official name for the U.S. Coast Guard's endless game of seagoing hide-and-seek
70 Harness Racing
93 Baseball's Week
94 For the Record
95 19th Hole
Credits on page 94
Cover photograph by Robert Huntzinger
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Double trouble in football and track, Tennessee's Richmond Flowers Jr. is a bright, new star who may well go on to win bowl and Olympic fame. A study of a unique career.
Hitchhiking requires nerve, ingenuity—and that upraised thumb. Janet Graham, who has hitched her way across Europe, has some hilarious tips for such would-be travelers.