Sport: The Pain of Losing

For most of last week the toughest athlete on the Texas A.&M. campus felt terrible. His team had frittered away two football games in a row; instead of finishing the season No. 1 in the country, the Aggies had fallen to tenth, and third in their own Southwest Conference. And Halfback John David Crow figured that it was all his fault. "When we got beat," said Crow, "I felt like I'd let everybody down."

John Crow was too modest. At week's end he was on every All-America team worthy of the name (see box), and...

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