18 Old Sarge Cools It
Refusing to wilt under a broiling sun, former Army Sergeant Orville Moody wins the U.S. Open in Texas

24 The Game Was Up at Namath's
Bachelors III got all the heat, but the action was at Joe's apartment—a crap game attended by mobsters

26 Right-Way Carrigan Flies High
Mighty Casey Carrigan, just 18, brings joy to Sacramento with a national high school record in the pole vault

32 A Diamond-Bright Art Form
A onetime catcher in the Arizona-Texas League reflects on the esthetics of baseball

40 Ustinov on Tennis
Peter Ustinov is no threat to Rod Laver, but he has some amusing recollections and observations

52 The Shiny Look
A waxed nylon fabric known as ciré makes everything look all wet and way out

64 Drugs in Sport
Bil Gilbert begins a three-part examination of the trend toward pills, capsules, vials and needles

The departments

9 Scorecard
47 People
48 Baseball
52 Sporting Look
54 Rowing
58 Motor Sports
75 For the Record
76 Baseball's Week
78 19th Hole

Credits on page 75

Cover photograph by Phillip Leonian


Next week

The new, raucous Cubs have lost their old gentility under the hand of Leo Durocher. Robert Boyle tells how even the bullpen gets into the act, leading cheers in the bleachers.

A healthy Jim Ryun and a trio of shotputters make Kansas the favorite at the NCAA track championships, but watch out for John Carlos and his fellow San Jose sprinters.

A scruffy ball of orphan fuzz was Owl when he came to live in the Service family's coffee can. But he stayed long enough to leave behind a large owl-shaped hole in their lives.