Sport: Top Ten

It was a week when the mighty fell, tripped, or were pushed.

¶In Knoxville, the score was 14-13. Undefeated, untied No. 1-ranked Louisiana State University had just scored against Tennessee. One point was needed to tie, two to win. Like true champions, L.S.U. never hesitated: they gave All-America Halfback Billy Cannon the ball. "He's coming on the power play," shouted a Tennessee tackle, and a quarter of a ton of Tennessee flesh hit Cannon all at once, stopped him dead. That was the ball game. L.S.U. made twice as many first downs and three...

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