Sport: Football, Dec. 7, 1936

By the number of people who watch it, the number of people who read about it, the amount of money it draws, football is obviously the No. 1 amateur sport of the U. S. On two days last week, the season of 1936, during which some 20,000,000 spectators paid $30,000,000 to see games played by 700 college teams, arrived at its climax, approached its conclusion.

In Seattle, a Thanksgiving Day crowd of 40,000 saw University of Washington, clinching its claim to the Pacific Coast Conference championship, roll up its biggest score in 34...

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