Sport: Too Much to Bear

The Chicago Bears are probably the greatest collection of heavily falling stars ever assembled on a U. S. football field. Against Washington, in the play-off for the national professional championship last fortnight, they piled up the highest score (73-to-0) in the 20-year history of the National Professional Football League. "Break up the Bears," growled U. S. fans last week, as they cocked their ears to what was going on behind closed doors in Washington's Willard Hotel.

Inside those doors the ten club owners of the National League were meeting for their annual ritual known as the draft. The draft is something the...

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