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Winter's Champions
CHAMPIONS OF WINTER
Their sports seem as different as the seasons, but in last week's bitter weather Pole Vaulter John Pennel was competing indoors where it was toasty warm and Figure Skater Peggy Fleming was competing indoors where it was cold as ice. Both sailed through the air with the greatest of ease. Pennel continued his assault on vaulting marks and Miss Fleming, a will-o'-the-wisp who has to be coaxed to eat, won her third U.S. title
ROYAL REVERSAL IN THE EAST
After a decade of runaway triumphs by the Celtics, pro basketball's Eastern Division has a brisk three-team race, and the big surprise is what Coach Jack McMahon has done to the Cincinnati Royals
YEAR OF DROUGHT IN THE WEST
Florida tracks already boast a strong pair of Derby contenders, but California has little to offer. However, a growing protest by horsemen may bring remedies in both racing and breeding
Casper
HAPPINESS IS A HIPPO STEAK
For years Billy Casper plodded along pained by sinus, backaches, muscle spasms and a bulging waistline. Now, thanks to an exotic diet, he has the health and figure to match his golfing genius
A Knockout
A KNOCKOUT OF A CHAMPION
Funny thing about Steve Vehslage, squash player. Bump into him and he is likely to pass out, kerplunk. No one can figure out why, but it does not prevent Vehslage from being the best of the amateurs
Glacier Skiing
TURBOPROP TO A GLACIER
MICHEL ZIEGLER PROVES THAT FLYING TO THE TOP OF A GLACIER IN A SINGLE-ENGINE PLANE AND THEN SKIING 15 MILES DOWN NOT ONLY IS THE NEWEST THRILL IN SKIING BUT IS SAFER THAN TAKING THE LIFT
People
College Basketball
Bridge
Just A Guy
JUST A GUY AT OXFORD
At Princeton, Basketball Star Bill Bradley learned to live under a microscope for a cheering nation. But Bradley had methods of defending—or concealing—his reed self. Now, in the anonymity of Oxford, where he is a Rhodes scholar, his defenses are breached for the first time and Bradley emerges as a person—a mixture of hero and antihero
For The Record
Basketball's Week
Basketball's Week
It was still four weeks until post-season tournament time and most conference races were a long way from being settled, but around the nation several independents were looking sharp. Loyola of Chicago, one of the year's surprise teams, may very well be the sharpest of all
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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