19 Taps for the Champ
It was a week of legal thrusts and searching soliloquies in Houston as Muhammad Ali chose, fate fully, not to serve
This is an article from the May 8, 1967 issue
26 The Relays and Old Reliable
Of all the blazing races run at the Perm and Drake Relays, Jim Ryun produced the most remarkable
28 Chaos in the American League
At times only a half game separated first place from sixth, and May loomed as the critical month
36 The Kentucky Derby
A portfolio of paintings by Paul Davis, plus Whitney Tower's last-minute review of the field
42 His Majesty, the Leadfoot
King Hussein of Jordan considers sports an important means of modernizing his country
54 The Waiting Made It Sweeter
Alex Hannum and Wilt Chamberlain began to build toward a pro basketball championship nearly four years ago
66 Two Toffs, a Lady and a Horse
A beautiful girl, a gentlemen's feud and a brave horse made the Epsom Derby of 1867 a race to be remembered
54 Pro Basketball
85 Baseball's Week
86 For the Record
87 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.
Credits on page 86
Buzzie Bavasi begins a four-part series (with Jack Olsen) on what it's like to be general manager of the Dodgers with a behind-the-scenes account of the Koufax-Drysdale holdout.
The derby report by Whitney Tower and a corps of photographers includes all the color surrounding horse racing's premier event and the strategy of the 93rd spring classic.
Lonely rivers in the Arctic are the fishing grounds for Duncan Barnes and Artist Francis Golden, who took a flying safari to the Northwest Territories in search of char.