Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox
Pat On The Back
PAT ON THE BACK
Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned its tallest headlines
Baseball
FORGET SOMETHING, BOYS?
The desperate plight of the minor leagues was a backdrop last week for the annual major league meeting in New York. But the rulers of baseball dealt with trivia, ignored the minors and went home
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Spectacle
MONGOOSE v COBRA
Mongoose and king cobra—legendary enemies—square off in their classic and rarely photographed encounter near Mysore, India. Here the mongoose, master of the quick dart, dances and feints to make the cobra strike—and miss. Then the little snake-hater himself will strike. Photographs on the following pages show what happened
Soundtrack
SOUNDTRACK
THE EDITORS TAKE NOTE OF A WEEK IN WHICH JAMES D. NORRIS SAID "ABSURD," MAX SCHMELING REMEMBERED AN UNEXPECTEDLY HARD FIGHT AND A VETERAN SPORTSWRITER REMEMBERED THE NAME NORRIS
Weight Lifting
THINK AND LIFT
The art of weight lifting, according to champions, requires powerful thought. without it, the lifter's power is directionless; but if his thinking is right, he'll feel as though he were alone in a void, and he may never notice the weight as he lifts
"LET'S FACE IT, HARRY—THE PROBLEMS ARE YOURS"
Last week Harry Hopman, captain of Australia's Davis Cup team, predicted a clear-cut victory for his side. Now the U.S. captain replies—with some different opinions
Davis Cup Preview
THE DAVIS CUP
Summery, tennis-minded Australia is the setting for one of the liveliest Challenge Round duels in history. This time the U.S. team means business
TENNIS AT ITS BEST
The history of Davis Cup Challenge Round matches is one of brilliance by some of the sport's greatest performers
Tip From The Top
Boating
Sporting Look
SLIMMER SWIMMERS
It takes more art than artifice to reshape what's seashape. Here are seven new ways
Bowling
Column Of The Week
Acknowledgments
Motor Sports
PUREBRED AND EAGER
The Arnolt-Bristol combines the engine-building talents of a British aircraft firm with the style of an Italian designer to produce a high-quality, all-round sports car
Under 21
Coming Events
Snow Patrol
SNOW PATROL
A late roundup of snow conditions in America from a picked group of local skiers
Fisherman's Calendar
Yesterday
CULBERTSON'S COUP
The great bridge match between Ely Culbertson and Sidney Lenz was a fabulous show which helped the Culbertson system to victory in the bidding war
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Departments