Sport: Left Hook

In 1865 the Marquis of Queensberry drafted his twelve immortal rules and turned "barbarous pugilism" into a gentlemanly sport. The Marquis outlawed such unsporting features as wrestling, hugging and shoes with springs. Last week the Indiana State Athletic Commission added a new refinement to boxing (and wrestling, too). Henceforth, announced the commission, no boxer or wrestler may perform in the state without first swearing that he is not now and never has been a Communist.

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