Sport: Michigan

Three microsplit watches, devised to record the flight of time to 1/100th of a second, ticked stolidly away one broiling afternoon last week in Columbus, Ohio. Developed during the War to time projectiles, these precise recorders of significant brevities were being used for the first time to measure the speed of athletic events. While they ticked, the colleges of the Western Conference competed for the annual track and field championships. A pair of great black legs—flying ebony which provided locomotion for DeHart Hubbard, famed Negro athlete of the University of Michigan—pumped down a...

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