Sport: N. Y. U. Drops Football

After 69 years of football-most of them lean-New York University decided to quit the game.

Second big college to give up intercollegiate football in recent years, N.Y.U., unlike the University of Chicago, is stepping out because of plain economic necessity. Explained Chancellor Harry Woodburn Chase: "For the past two years football has been conducted at a considerable deficit and the university cannot retain the sport any further under the uncertain conditions that prevail."

Automatically canceled are Coach Mal Stevens' contract ($10,000 a year) and the team's 1942 schedule, including its traditional game with...

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