Sport: The Fix That Failed

College football has had its share of scandals, with public outcries about such matters as rough play, excessive injuries, subsidizing of players, cheating on eligibility standards. But no gamblers' fixing mess has ever marred the sport; most fans would regard that as unthinkable.

Last week, however, less than two years after the airing of widespread college basketball scandals, it was disclosed that a would-be fixer had tried to bribe three star players at the University of Maryland, unbeaten and ranked second in the U.S. A Maryland junior named Louis L. Glickfield, who had tried out for the squad and failed, reportedly offered...

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