Sport: Milk & Money

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Pugilism's fatted calf gets fatter every day. Since Heavyweight Champion Tunney retired (August 1928), and Arch-promoter Rickard died (January 1929), and Onetime-champion Dempsey went vaguely into promoting and got himself talked about for night-life and a chorus-girl (TIME, June 10), the chance has grown more and more solidly golden for some young man to smash his way forward and, while satisfying the popular demand for a Greatest Fighter of Them All, have a good time and amass a fortune.

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