Show Business: Lion at Large

When Defensive Tackle Alex Karras was dropped by the Detroit Lions football team this fall at the age of 36, he did what any other sports figure would do in the circumstances. He decided to capitalize further on the fame he won on the field. Among other things, he got a job with the Detroit Free Press as a sports columnist. But when he showed up at the first game, the Lions management barred him from the press box. "He's done nothing but say derogatory things about the team," said Lion Public Relations Director Lyall Smith, "and I must assume the...

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