Sport: The Bowls

Though post-season football bowl games are now forbidden by at least three college conferences (Southern, Big Seven and the Ivy League), the big bowl games this New Year's Day looked as attractive as ever to the nation's insatiable football fans. The bowl promoters, desperately looking downfield for eligible receivers, hit the mark with invitations to ten teams among the U.S.'s top 20.

The lineup:

ROSE (Pasadena): Once-beaten Southern California (see above) will meet the Big Ten's Wisconsin.

SUGAR (New Orleans): Undefeated Georgia Tech, which came from behind to beat Georgia 23-9 last week for...

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