The Press: Catching the Fix

In Manhattan's Sunday Journal-American last week, Sports Editor Max Kase broke an exclusive story: "Another basketball scandal [is] on the verge of being blown wide open." Kase added that eight to ten men were being questioned, at least four of them "players from two outstanding Greater New York City teams." A few hours later, District Attorney Frank Hogan confirmed Kase's beat: he announced the arrest of players of the College of the City of New York and, later, of Long Island University (see SPORT).

Kase knew what he was talking about; he was the...

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