Sport: Committee

Devereux Milburn, Captain of the American International Polo Team; George Wharton Pepper,* U. S. Senator from Pennsylvania; Grantland Rice, sports writer. These three were last week appointed to serve on a special committee to study the player-writer rule of the U. S. Lawn Tennis Association. The question at issue is: May an amateur sportsman write, if he can? Can he commercialize sport by profiting from the literary value, if any, of a name which sport has made valuable? The literary fecundity of "Big Bill" Tilden, national tennis champion, has raised the argument. Hence...

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