Sport: Best in the Land

By the verdict of U.S. sportwriters, the best football outfit in the U.S. through late October was unbeaten Southern Methodist. Last week the brawny line of the University of Texas threw the verdict out of court. In a roaring affair at Austin that seemed to settle the Southwest Conference championship, Texas not only gave the Methodist Mustangs their first defeat of the season (23-20), but tossed their running plays for a net loss of 68 yards for the day.

Meanwhile, at Philadelphia, unbeaten Army broke loose in the second half to overrun a powerful Penn team (28-13), stretch its undefeated string to...

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