Sport: Open Season

The only certainty about college football this fall is its uncertainty. A surprising number of last year's pushovers have become powerhouses; many a former powerhouse will be a pushover. Few teams, good or bad, can hope to keep intact for the whole season; many teams, with no time to perfect systems, will gamble on tricky offensives. Almost anything can happen on the nation's college gridirons this fall—and the Army will get blamed for much of it.

Hapless and Hopeful. To 209 colleges and universities the Army sent more than 100,000 soldiers for special studies—and...

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