Sport: Horseman to Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin has not yet forgotten the 38-to-3 licking which Notre Dame's famed Four Horsemen inflicted on its football team in 1924. Still more difficult to forget is the fight between Football Coach Clarence Wiley Spears and Athletic Director Walter Ernest Meanwell, which ended last February in the dismissal of both (TIME, Feb. 24) and the threatened expulsion of Wisconsin from the Big Ten Conference. Last week Wisconsin hired young, handsome Harry Stuhldreher, quarterback of the Four Horsemen, as its athletic director and football coach, hoped he would soon make them forget both unhappy recollections.

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