Pro Football: The Money Series

Tweaking the tail of a tiger is chancy sport, as the American Football League discovered last week. The A.F.L. had been feeling pretty big: this year's attendance was 23% higher than 1964's, that lovely TV loot was rolling in at the rate of $7,200,000 a year, and the caliber of play around the league had improved to the point where sportswriters were calling for a "World Series" between the A.F.L. and the older (by 40 years) National Football League. After five years of trying to forget that the A.F.L. even existed, the N.F.L. finally turned and fought back with the...

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