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December 02, 1957
Rocky Marciano, deploring the tendency of high schools and colleges to drop boxing: "I can't understand it—with all this talk of war and preparedness. Youngsters ought to be taught how to protect themselves...I don't know much about college boxing, but I don't believe anyone ever got hurt."
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December 02, 1957

They Said It...

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Rocky Marciano, deploring the tendency of high schools and colleges to drop boxing: "I can't understand it—with all this talk of war and preparedness. Youngsters ought to be taught how to protect themselves...I don't know much about college boxing, but I don't believe anyone ever got hurt."

Sir Stanley Rous, secretary of Britain's Football (Soccer) Association: "I don't like to see footballers hugging and kissing a colleague who scores a goal. These ideas have crept into football since we began to play Continental teams...it is not the British method."

Chuck Taylor, Stanford football coach just named assistant athletic director: "We now have more than 700 scouts beating the bushes for us—all Stanford graduates—looking for fast, large youngsters with good grades."

Roy Riegels, who ran 57 yards the wrong way in the Rose Bowl 29 years ago, in a letter to Jan Bandriga, California high school football player who ran 55 yards the wrong way just the other day: "You'll get over it."

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