Sport: Army's Super-Dupers

This week the football season reaches an early apogee: unbeaten Army and Notre Dame, rated No. 1 and 2 in the nation, are set to beat each other's brains out in Yankee Stadium.

The Irish are hot. They began the season with mediocre prospects, then gradually built up pressure. Last week, their torrid teen-agers outgained and outplayed Navy, but had to settle for a 6-6 tie when the Midshipmen refused to be outfought.

By almost any gauge, Notre Dame has worked up enough steam to press West Point's pants. But Army is a clear favorite...

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