Sport: Researcher

The Pacific Coast Conference (comprising ten colleges) has the No. 1 basketball team, the No. 1 crew and the No. 1 football team in the U. S. this year. A little self-conscious about the perennial charges of subsidization directed overtly and covertly at some of its members, the Pacific Coast Conference last week decided to find out just how professional it really is. That the member colleges did not exactly trust one another was evidenced by the researcher they chose to investigate their affairs: pug-nosed Edwin N. Atherton, onetime G-man and recent head...