Football: Blood on the Ivy

There was a time in the Ivy League when losers could usually console themselves that their defeat was likely to be measured by no more than a gentlemanly two, or at the worst, three touchdowns. Not this year. From the high-scoring tortures the Ivies are inflicting on one another, Eli, John and the other chaps don't live there any more.

On average Saturday afternoons, the league's top four teams—Yale, Princeton, Dartmouth and Harvard—are running up a combined total of 112 points.

By contrast, the Pacific Eight's top four teams total only an average 92 points a week, while the Southeastern Conference...

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