Cover
Basketball's Feud
Austrians
Rex Ellsworth
THE COWBOY WHO'D BE KING
Rex Ellsworth is a rancher at heart, but he owns the world's largest racing stable and is our No. 1 breeder of Thoroughbreds. He hopes to rule U.S. tracks this year
Track & Field
Jump up, twist around, set another record
Fiber glass has fundamentally changed the sport of pole-vaulting, but Finland's hard-working Pentti Nikula and some height-conscious Americans prove it is mostly skill and training that make it possible to Jump up, twist around, set another record
Bridge
Exotic route to the top
Getting to a grand slam usually involves a long climb, but the U.S. world championship team has a pair of alternates who prefer to rocket up
Motor Sports
Who's afraid of the BRM?
Not we, say three other British and two Italian builders—all out to beat the Grand Prix champion
Santo Domingo
INVASION FROM SANTO DOMINGO
Baseball in the Dominican Republic is an emotional outlet for the villagers, a subject of profound study for the sociologists and—since Dictator Trujillo's assassination—a delicate matter for politicians. It is also an engagingly good-natured game of dash and audacity, and the success of Dominican big leaguers in the U.S. has inspired a host of talented youngsters on the sugar cane plantations.
For The Record
Basketball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Acknowledgments
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