Sport: Yankee Trick

Every game has its own ethics. In baseball, it is permissible to rattle a pitcher by making a noise; but a golfer who shouts when his opponent is putting is a boorish cheat. In football, it is ethical to render an adversary senseless by hard tackling; it would be easy but unfair to win a rubber of bridge in the same way. A question of ethics in sport was internationally discussed last week after the conclusion of the Harmsworth Cup (motor boat) races in Detroit.

Kaye Don, British automobile and motorboat driver who holds the...

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