The Press: Rhythm

Horse races are run every day; baseball goes perpetually on; of tennis and golf there is no end. How is the sporting journalist to find new words to tell of these things? It is an impossible task, yet, somehow, the better members of the newspaper trade manage it. When they fail, their failure is usually confined to an inside page. But last week, in a two column story about the Yale-Harvard boat-race that began on the front page of the Herald-Tribune, Grantland Rice, star writer (believed to have originated the phrase, "Now the...

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