Sport: Cambridge v. Harvard

On the sunny Charles River last week, Cambridge University's crack rowing crew lined up for a race with the best in the East—Harvard, M.I.T. and Boston University. Harvard's Coach Tom Bolles, who had led his 1950 crew to victory in the Grand Challenge Cup races at Henley-on-Thames last summer, was on the glum side. The U.S. crew season had only just opened. He figured his crew could be "about four lengths faster a month from now," since in spring practice Harvard had only managed to log 180 miles. By contrast, Cambridge, in the racing pink, Had logged practice spins of about...

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