Sport: Who Won

¶The University of Maryland football team, rated No. 3 in the nation, over first-ranked Tennessee, 28-13, in New Orleans' Sugar Bowl. In other New Year's games: Illinois, one of the nation's best at the running game, outran Stanford's wild-passing "How Boys," 40-7, in Pasadena's Rose Bowl; Kentucky took to the air to beat Texas Christian University, 20-7, in Dallas' Cotton Bowl; Georgia Tech scored a touchdown and field goal in the last six minutes to beat Baylor University, 17-14, in Miami's Orange Bowl.

¶Princeton's All-American Halfback Dick Kazmaier, the annual Associated Press sportwriters' poll as the outstanding male athlete of 1951....

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