Sport: Rose Bowl Bound

The brief words echoed like a bomb in the strained silence of the dressing room. "Rose Bowl," muttered Oregon Quarterback Jack Crabtree, as if the very syllables were sacred. His silver-haired coach, Len Casanova, cut him short: "It's a silly thing to discuss." But it was too late to button anybody's lip. The desperately quiet Oregon Ducks had just beaten California, 24-6; they were still unbeaten in Pacific Coast Conference play, and their home town of Eugene was already planning a New Year's Visit to Pasadena.

Stanford's Indians are the biggest stumbling block left between Oregon and the Rose Bowl. And if...

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