A Close Call for Football
for Football Ronald A. Smith, in Journal of Sport His-
tory (Winter 1981), North American Soci- ety for Sport History, 101 White Building, Pennsylvania State University, Univer- sity Park, Pa. 16802.
Scandal is nothing new to U.S. college football. At the turn of the century, students, who then ran the sport, paid players' tuitions out of game receipts and winked at excessive violence on the field. Smith, a professor of physical education at Pennsylvania State University, tells how football nearly...