Sport: The Whammy

On the campus of the University of Texas at Austin last week, collegians braced themselves for an invasion from Waco. The strength of the invaders was fully documented: Baylor University's football team, made up of a jumbo line and backfield of brilliant performers, was unbeaten in six games, rated No. 3 in the whole U.S. Baptist Baylor, the experts agreed, had its finest chance in 29 years to win the championship of the Southwest Conference. Texas U. buffs were not dismayed. They passed the word: "Get out the red candles."

"The red candles" are...

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