Sport: Championship Business

Like all businessmen, prizefighters must move toward success up a stairway of "connections," working up from one friend who can be useful to another who can be more useful. Inevitably this involves to some extent the faculty of forgetting those who have been useful in the past, but sometimes a fighter's past catches up with him. Last week in a Manhattan courtroom James Joseph ("Gene") Tunney, retired heavyweight champion of the world, defended himself against a suit brought by Timothy J. ("Big Tim") Mara, sports promoter, for...

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