Sport: Sank Same

This was the most contrary crew of football players ever to sail out of the U.S. Naval Academy on a leaky autumn afternoon. They seemed determined to scuttle all the pregame dope. Tradition would have had them decked out in white jerseys—a nice counterpoint to Army's ominous black. They trotted out in powdery pastel blue. Tough as they were, they were supposed to have a rough time with Army's roughriding halfbacks, Pistol Pete Dawkins and Bullet Bob Anderson. But the first time Army got the ball, the two highly-touted cadets were tossed for a...

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