Sport: Ivy-Bound Agreement

Around a Manhattan club table shortly before Christmas met the presidents of the traditional Ivy League colleges* to talk about sport. They were fundamentally agreed about what had to be done, and last week came the result of their agreement: creation of an official Ivy Group of eight colleges whose members will play virtually all their games with each other.

At the same time, the group adopted the strictest and simplest athletic code since colleges began to build grandstands. Main points, some of which were carried over from earlier Ivy agreements: ¶ No athletic scholarships of any kind, direct or indirect. ¶...

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