" Colorado is historically famous for lousy foresight," conceded Fred Casotti, the school's sports information director. "The most glaring example was in 1957, when the Colorado track squad passed over Marilyn Van Derbur as Colorado Relays Queen. She became Miss America the following September."
THE INSIDE TRACK
?C. Arnholt Smith, San Diego businessman, is about ready to buy the San Diego Chargers—with or without partners.
?The Orange Bowl is expected to abandon its contract with the Big Eight conference after the pact expires in 1964. The bowl would prefer a free hand in selecting both teams for its New Year's game.
? Ernie Koy, Texas' sensational sophomore wingback who ranked among the nation's leading punters until he injured a knee in the SMU game, will be shifted to fullback next year.
ONE MAN'S FATE
At age 27 George (Twinkletoes) Selkirk accepted the untenable assignment of replacing Babe Ruth in right field.
Now, 27 years later, Selkirk has taken a job that makes the old one look as simple as catching a pop-up. Selkirk has just become general manager of the Washington Senators.
IN ONE EASY LESSON
The readership of the Dick Tracy comic strip, long accustomed to the vulgar, always has been enormous and never has been squeamish. It is now about time, after one recent exploitation of viciousness by the strip's creator, Chester Gould, that its editors evolve upward to at least a degraded sense of decency.