Sport: Football, Nov. 27, 1939

In every section of the U. S. last week the onetime rah-rah sport of football reached a state bordering on mass hysteria. In North Carolina, where once only alumni cared who won the Duke-North Carolina game, last week's clash between the Blue Devils of Durham and the Tar Heels of Chapel Hill divided 3,000,000 North Carolinians into two camps. Sober businessmen, tobacco farmers and textile hands, many of whom never saw a college campus, bet like drunken sailors on either Carolina (undefeated but tied) or Duke (defeated only by Pitt).

For the 51,000 who were lucky enough to get into Duke's Stadium,...

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