Sport: Football's Week

Professional football kicked off against its postwar problems last week and promptly called time out. The National Football League 1) accepted a $25,000 down payment on a franchise for Buffalo but delayed final approval; 2) returned a similar deposit from West Coast promoters (including Bing Crosby) with the message to come back after the war. The League will put eleven teams on the field this fall, including Boston's brand-new Yanks, Cleveland's reactivated Rams and two cannibalized from last season's Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Eagles.

Meanwhile, college football stalled. Lieut. Colonel William J. Bingham of Harvard,...

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