Sport: The Upsets

College football was still a week away for most of the East, but in the South and West, the season opened with a bang. The fans flocked to watch the games and incidentally to see the changes, if any, brought about by the new rules. The traditional powers still looked rugged, but there were plenty of rough spots and a rash of upsets as teams switched over from two platoons to one. Among the biggest:

¶ The University of Alabama, ranked among the top ten in pre-season polls, went into its first game against little Mississippi Southern full of confidence, reeled off...

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