Sport: Rubbing It In

For a heady blend of tradition and emotion, the ancient (since 1875) football series between Harvard and Yale has no peer. Once, in a locker room just before The Game, famed Yale Coach Tad Jones told his awe-struck squad, in all seriousness: "Gentlemen, you are about to meet Harvard in a game of football. Never again in your lives will you do anything as important."

In The Game last week, after Yale had rolled to its sixth touchdown, the exuberant Elis decided that it was time to rub some noses into the mud of...

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