Sport: Upset of the Week

Before the game with the University of Iowa, Notre Dame's Frank Leahy, coach of the unbeaten, untied No. 1 team in the U.S., sang a typical blue note. "Iowa," he groaned, "is the most improved team in the country."

Iowa quickly made Leahy look prescient. Coming up to the end of the first half, Underdog Iowa, perennial also-rans of the Big Ten, actually led the nation's No. 1 team 7 to 0. What happened next sent the lowans off to intermission with gritted teeth: with time running out, a Notre Dame lineman feigned an injury. This stopped the clock and gave...

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