Magazines: So Sue Me

The rumor had been stirring up the South for weeks—from Florida baseball training camps to Birmingham bars and Richmond restaurants. The Saturday Evening Post, so the story went, was planning to print "a shocking report" of how former Georgia Football Coach Wally Butts and Alabama Coach Paul ("Bear") Bryant "rigged a game last fall." When the Post finally came out last week, the well-publicized story was tucked away strangely on the back pages, but it was every bit as sensational as billed.

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