Sport: Conference Collapse

Meeting in Los Angeles last week, regents of the University of California took exactly two minutes to kill the 42-year-old Pacific Coast Conference. Angered because the conference turned down their request to police their own athletic recruiters and paymasters and organize their own football schedules, the universities at Berkeley and Los Angeles decided to i) suffer through their penalties for past sins and 2) quit the P.C.C. on June 30, 1959. Other conference schools immediately began to talk of resigning. Faced with the probable dissolution of the P.C.C., the Tournament of Roses Committee may soon make new arrangements for choosing a...

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