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Daytona 500
BRUTES, BRAWLS AND BOOSTERS
America's gaudiest sport drew a huge crowd to the Daytona 500. Ignoring the verbal shoving in the wings, these fans of raw racing enjoyed a rip-roaring bash
Flat-Out Snell
FLAT OUT TO THRASH THE BLOKE
That, Peter Snell predicted, was how he would have to go to best Bill Crothers in his final indoor race. But between training stints he shopped for sea lions and cultivated contacts for his coming retirement
Badge Of Champions
BOLD IS THE BADGE OF CHAMPIONS
Mrs. Henry Carnegie Phipps has the best-bred racehorses in the U.S., and her Bold Ruler is racing's foremost sire. One of his sons, Bold Lad, remains a favorite for the Kentucky Derby despite an injured foreleg
Part II: The Best 18
A Second Show
People
Basketball
The five immovable objects stood fast
In their battle with the irresistible forces of Brigham Young, and earlier against Utah, New Mexico's Lobos upheld their rating as the country's top defensive team and took the lead in the best-balanced conference
Bridge
Mato Grosso
A MEETING IN THE MATO GROSSO
This passionately sought confrontation with a jaguar was 10 years in the making. It finally was effected in Brazil—despite fierce heat and the constant menace of giant wasps and alligators—after an exhausting search through hundreds of miles of haunted jungle
For The Record
Basketball's Week
19 Hole: The Readers Take Over
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