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April 12, 2011 10:15 PM

Review | ‘The Big Scrum’ tells how Teddy Roosevelt rode to football’s rescue

Sports history meets social history in John J. Miller’s book “The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football.” Miller examines the early years of an all-too-deadly pastime and why only presidential intervention may have saved football from the fate of cockfighting.

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