Sport: Race for the Roses

Stanford's football squad, in a premature straw vote last fortnight, selected the University of Texas for its opponent in the Rose Bowl New Year's Day. Last week both Stanford and Texas were embarrassed rose-red. Stanford, standout team in the Pacific Coast Conference, was tripped by Washington State, 14-0-13, for its second defeat of the season. The Texas Longhorns, who had crushed most of this year's opponents by five or six touchdowns, were rudely bounced out of the undefeated ranks by Texas Christian, 14-to-7.

Who Will Play in the Rose Bowl? Stanford, with one more game to go, still has a fighting chance...

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