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Edited by Gay Flood
October 02, 1989
NOTRE DAME VS. MIAMI In NOTES (Sept. 4) William F. Reed says one of the reasons Notre Dame is dropping Miami from its football schedule after the 1990 season is that the Hurricanes do not have the Irish's educational standards. I wonder if the real reason is that the Hurricanes are no longer the patsies they used to be.LAURA HAYNES Rochester, N.Y.
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A player can be dedicated to his sport and his team without having to jeopardize his health. It takes more guts to stand up and say, "That's enough," than it does to be Mr. Toughguy and play with an injury that could cause permanent damage.
Austin, Texas

The story of John Frank was sad. He appears to be self-centered and to have a lot of false pride. He doesn't understand pro football. It's a business: When you get hurt, no one is going to cry for you.
Hallowell, Maine

William Nack's article on Ernie Davis (A Life Cut Short, Sept. 4) was a marvelous tribute to an outstanding individual. In your Nov. 2, 1959, issue you featured the Syracuse football team in an article entitled Orange Hell on Piety Hill. The opening picture had Syracuse All-America guard Roger Davis leading Ernie Davis on a sweep. May we see it again?

?Here it is.—ED.

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