Sport: Don't Stink It Up

Basketball loves headlines, but last week it got a bellyful of the wrong kind. Gamblers had tried, and failed, to fix a big-time college game in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden. As the fixers' trail unraveled, it led straight back to last year in the Garden, when the gamblers had tried and, it seemed, succeeded very well.

The hero of the story was Junius Kellogg, 23, a Negro, sophomore center on this year's Manhattan College team. Gamblers had approached him (as the team's high scorer), offered him $1,000, he said, to make sure that Manhattan lost last week's game to De Paul University...

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