20 Frenzied Ride on Placid Ice
The World Bobsled Championships in Lake Placid produced a number of upsets—both on the ice and in the record books
24 Arts and Letters Gets a Degree
Graduating into the ranks of Derby-bound colts, Arts and Letters scrambles the scene at Hialeah
26 Psyched Up, Not Shaved Down
The Yale swimming team peaked to upset mighty Stanford without sacrificing either a mustache or sideburns
The sound is the laugh of Vince Lombardi, who, as coach of the Washington Redskins, is putting his legend on the line
March 3, 1969
34 Yes! Bert Is In—with Go Power
Bert Lancaster is famous in Philadelphia for peddling Fords. Now he has an indoor track meet to sell
42 A Knock-out for a Brain-in
Boxer Eddie Spence teaches, acts, sings and plays the piano, but he also slugs people silly
54 The Roller Derby
Rocking and whirring its way across the country, the Derby continues to enthrall millions of special fans
48 College Basketball
50 Motor Sports
71 For the Record
72 Basketball's Week
74 19th Hole
Credits on page 71
Cover photograph by Phillip Leonian
The winter carnival goes West—for the world skating championships at Colorado Springs and World Cup skiing at Squaw Valley. Bob Ottum follows the U.S. girls to both.
The golden days of spring training are a time when—for young and old—all things seem possible. Artist Michael Ramus captures the sunny magic of the relaxed baseball camps.
Champion auto racer Graham Hill of Britain writes of his sport's hazards but says he has never missed a night's sleep despite the threat of hairy accidents on road and track.