Sport: Cheaters

Dishonest practices used to be common enough in college athletics. Hired townies buttressed baseball teams, rowdy-dows won football contests for $5 per. All-around athletes who could hardly read a newspaper were put through college at the expense of the Alumni Association and given high grades in English and Sacred Studies. When the Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association was formed, such chicanery was already fast vanishing. Last week, with the deepest humiliation, Yale University notified Harvard that there could be no freshman crew race this year. Six members of the Yale freshman eight had cheated...

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