Education: Emphatic Sport

Last week Harvard's annual athletics report quoted a letter from Field (London sporting weekly) to show that British university sports, reputed to be less overemphasized than collegiate sports in the U. S., actually require more of the students' time & energy. In addition to regular intercollegiate cricket matches, the Field said there was an annual average of 14 post-season matches, some as late as mid-July. The average number of events on teams' schedules was given: cross-country, 12; association football (soccer), 20; rugby, 28; golf, 20; hockey, 25; lacrosse, 15 ; swimming,...

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