Even the tiny
schools have become known to the fan through pro football...simply because one
of their "big frogs in a small pool" made good in New York, Chicago,
Washington or Los Angeles. The pros, in my opinion, have contributed a great
deal to college football success, just as much—almost—as the colleges have
contributed to the pros.
incidentally, has done a magnificent job of bringing new dimensions and new
interest to the sporting whirl. Twisting the old rhubarb around, everybody was
talking about sports, but you folks finally did something about it!
CUP: A MEMORY ONLY?
In Jimmy Jemail's HOTBOX (SI, Sept. 5) Grace Kelly states that she is desirous
of seeing the Newport America's Cup Race revived, and Navy Secretary Thomas
asserts that it "should be revived."
Secretary Murphy and others believe that it is impossible for the race to
return because of today's cumbersome taxes, Mr. Murphy does feel that
syndicates could bring back the onetime "greatest sports event in the
I have read your
attacks against boxing's dirty business and your efforts which resulted in the
owners of Nashua and Swaps consenting to a race between the two horses; now
perhaps SI would be willing to add to its list of worthwhile and successful
undertakings an attempt to make the America's Cup Race a reality once again in
lieu of the vague but impressive memory that it is today.
reminiscences of the great old rivalry and authoritative suggestions for a
modern revival, see E&D's "The Sleeping Giant," page 12.—ED.
Being an ardent admirer of Mr. Reshevsky, I was naturally quite fascinated by
your editorial tribute to him (SI, Oct. 17). Consequently I found "Havel's
Problem" a most interesting challenge, though I will admit the solution
below took considerably more than 30 minutes.
contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]
Am I or am I not
celebrating a hollow victory?
I have found Havel's chess problem not unconquerable: