Sport: In Record Time

At the annual Knights of Columbus games in Manhattan last week, the world's greatest miler, Glenn Cunningham, crouched on the same starting line with the year's flashiest middle-distance man, swiftfooted Negro John Borican. The distance was 1,000 yards, for which Elroy Robinson set the world's outdoor record of 2 min. 9.7 sec. in 1937. Veteran Starter Johnny McHugh, who has been sending track men off the mark for over 30 years, after two false starts raised his shiny little pistol and fired. They were away.

Borican led the pack through the half in an...

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