Sport: Crews

Penn was on the inside lane, Yale on the outside, and Columbia in the middle. On the course at the Schuylkill at Philadelphia, with its staggered start and its finish laid at an angle past a bend, the outside lane was much the hardest. But the course did not bother the Yale crew. It was in front when the three boats settled down after the racing start and it stayed in front, fighting off Columbia's sprints, to win by three quarters of a length. Penn was three lengths behind Columbia.

At Cambridge the heavy Harvard crew pushed over a rough mile and...

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