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College, pro football -- Down thru the years…

Sports Column

There’s one thing about sports history -- it proves that our ancestors were as nuts as we are, and in some cases, they were even crazier.

Take college football in the year 1905. Nineteen fatalities nationwide.

President Teddy Roosevelt threatened to shut down collegiate football if something wasn’t done to stop the bloodshed.



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