That was about the World Radiosport Team Championships that were held last weekend in the Boston, MA area. If you worked any of the K1A/N1A/W1A through K1Z/N1Z/W1Z stations in the IARU contest, you worked them - look here
for full info.
The pinnacle of amateur radio contesting publicity was an article in Sports Illustrated magazine by Bill Leonard (W2SKE) in June 1958 "The Battle of the Hams." You used to able to see it in the SI archives, but I can't seem to find it there anymore - but a copy of the text is here
73 John K3TN