March 06, 1967
March 06, 1967

Table of Contents
March 6, 1967

Fighting Illini
Track & Field
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


16 The Fighting Illini
Illinois attempts to defend its coaches following slush-fund revelations that have the Big Ten in turmoil

This is an article from the March 6, 1967 issue

20 Demolition Run at Daytona
Mario Andretti's Ford won the top stock car race as blazing speed took a heavy toll

22 A Wide-open Derby Campaign
After two months of racing, no stable can claim the favorite for the Triple Crown events coming up

24 In Search of Naismith's Game
Frank Deford traveled 8,500 miles and saw six basketball games in six days to answer some key questions

34 The Siren Song of Sotogrande
A magnificent golf course and the glittering sea lure vacationers to a new multimillion-dollar Spanish resort

44 A Sad Farewell, A Glad Hello
Doug Jones was knocked out of the heavyweight picture by Joe Frazier, who may mean trouble for Ali

56 My Friend Arnold Palmer
A rare insight into the greatest of all modern golfers by his attorney, manager and confidant, Mark McCormack

The departments

11 Scorecard
43 People
44 Boxing
48 Bridge
51 Track & Field
71 For the Record
72 Basketball's Week
74 19th Hole

Credits on page 71

Cover photograph by James Drake


Next week

A team on the rise in 1967 may be the young, colorful Kansas City Athletics. William Leggett visits Manager Alvin Dark's charges in spring training and dissects their optimism.

Kentucky Derby hopefuls on both coasts get major tests in the mile-and-an-eighth Santa Anita Derby and the Flamingo. Color photographs and a report by Whitney Tower.

Pretty Peggy Fleming goes to Vienna to defend her world figure-skating title, and two young Americans seek the men's honors. Both events are observed by Bob Ottum.