Sport: Bad Timing

Hollywood wanted them for a movie short. Pro football, recognizing them as the greatest two-star combination in college football history, put in high bids. The offers piled up. Last week, West Point's touchdown twins, Glenn Davis and Doc Blanchard (along with End Barney Poole), asked the War Department for fall furloughs to take advantage of their $100,000-a-season offers.

They couldn't have timed it worse. The sport pages were dripping with the evils of commercialism. Last week, Middleweight Rocky Graziano, whose conversation usually ranges from "Yeah" to "Nunhh," was quoted at length "in his own words" about being offered a $100,000 bribe. The...

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