Sport: Bears Over Giants

In professional football a ball is not down unless its runner is completely stopped. A forward pass may be thrown from anywhere behind the line of scrimmage. The goalposts are on the goalline, instead of 10 yards behind. How these rules open up the game 30,000 spectators saw for themselves last week when the Chicago Bears played the New York Giants in Chicago's Wrigley Field for the national professional championship. They also saw first hand what many of them had only known about from hearsay before—that the best professional football, given less to...

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