Cincy isn't worried (The Bucks for the Title, March 12; The Reds Is Dead, March
19). You ran us down last year, too.
CECIL OSBORN JR.
A writer—Ray Cave is the name,
Whose promise for Cincy is shame,
Is pressing his luck
Twice picking the Bucks,
Or perhaps he's more hopeful than sane.
defeat last year of "the best college basketball team of all time," to
quote Mr. Cave, has hardly influenced his powers of prognostication. His
analysis of this year's tournament was simplified by "safe" and
"logical" choices, but ignored two aphorisms—namely, that the
"best" team is not forever victorious, and that the champion is usually
backed until he loses.
ROGER O. MOORE
Some people never learn.
The Bearcats of Cincinnati will speak for themselves with a victory.
JOHN R. MITCHELL
So what else is new?
ON BENDED KNEE
My torn cartilage and torn ligament and scarred knees would like to thank
Professor Klein for attempting to save the knees of America (The Knee Is Not
for Bending, March 12).
Fresh Meadows, N.Y.
Duck waddle as an exercise may be disastrous to a footballer's knee, but as a
test it is often of diagnostic value.
If you can do an
easy, comfortable duck waddle, be assured your medial knee cartilages are in
HAROLD M. CHILDRESS, M.D.
I wish to challenge Professor Klein with my knees. I am a strict advocate of
the deep knee bend, even with heavy weights. I have lived on squats for about
three years, and have yet to suffer any knee ailments. I have never worn any
kind of knee bandage, nor ever been slowed by a strained knee.
South Charleston, W. Va.