? Bobby Mitchell,
traded from the Cleveland Browns to the Washington Redskins of the National
Football League, will be one of the biggest moneymakers in the league. In
addition to his salary Mitchell has a five-year contract as public relations
man for Pepsi-Cola and will get a radio announcer's job on a Washington
? Wayne Hardin,
Navy's football coach, believes that the National Conference, first suggested
in 1959, may become a reality this fall. Teams proposed are Notre Dame, Army,
Navy, Pittsburgh, Penn State, Syracuse, UCLA, USC, Stanford, Washington and
?The Chicago Bears
of the National Football League grossed more money ($1,223,233) from paid
admissions in seven home appearances than baseball's Chicago Cubs were able to
gross in 66 home days ($1,058,433).
?The New York
Yankees, who move their spring training camp from St. Petersburg to Fort
Lauderdale this season, already have sold 375 season tickets (covering 15
exhibition games) at $45 each.
ACTUALLY, IT'S A
As every college
man knows, the worst bunch of cubes on campus are the independents. They don't
get into fraternities. Frankly, they just don't fit in—black, leather-soled
shoes and those incredible ties. Or, worse yet, they don't want to get in. All
this nonsense about eating lunch with Vietnamese transfer students. It's hard
to understand, and they think it proves something. God knows what.
Anyway, the worst
thing happened at the University of Nevada recently. The independents won the
intramural athletic trophy. "Everybody was shocked that they won," said
Dr. Art Broten, chairman of the university's phys ed department.
wasn't so much them winning as how to give them the trophy. Obviously they
couldn't go to the inter-fraternity dinner, which is where the trophy is
usually given out. Dr. Broten finally gave it to them at some sports writers'
Actually, when you
look at it, it's probably not too bad that they got it this one time. But the
thing now is, how on earth to get it back? "The independents have 500
students they can draw from," says Broten, "whereas each fraternity
only has a few." That sounds bad, but as Dr. Broten says, "There's
really no worry because the independents are just that. They don't need the
prestige and won't fight as hard as the fraternities."
DOGS AND OTHER