Sport: The No. I Team

W'hen Notre Dame's football players trudged into their locker room after a bruising victory over Pittsburgh fortnight ago, they were confronted with a broad new sign. Its message: "Beat Tech."

At that arnica-scented moment it was hard to work up much articulate enthusiasm for the project of beating Georgia Tech, unbeaten in 31 games and the U.S.'s fourth ranking team. But by practice time last week, the whole Notre Dame squad had taken the injunction to heart—and was tossing it back & forth across the field in periodic chants: "Beat Tech! . . . Beat Who? . . . Beat Tech!" As...

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