Sport: Poor Show

Onto the playing fields and down to the rainswept rivers of England marched a pride of U.S. athletes. Most of them might as well have stayed home. Items:

¶ At the Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames, the University of Washington crew, whose trip to Britain was financed by voluntary subscription from loyal supporters, launched a gleaming cedar shell bought for them by U.S. admirers. But the long-legged Huskies, set to sail off with the Grand Challenge Cup, overlooked the heavily muscled Russians, who brought the same crew that narrowly lost to...

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