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Rules Not Responsible for Injuries, Asserts Bingham

Favors Minor Revisions in Football Game Regulations

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Gridiron regulations are not responsible for the many football injuries last season, William J. Bingham '16, director of athletics and the New England representative to the national football rules committee, said in New Haven last night.

Discussing a nine-point program proposed to prevent high-school injuries, Mr. Bingham asserted that the present position of the goal-posts was satisfactory, and there was no indication of the so-called "slow-whistle" among officials.

A few minor changes such as are now in force for high-schools in a number of midwestern cities might be advisable, Mr. Bingham indicated.

Professor Clifford Brownell of Columbia University charged that the community is directly to blame for football accidents in high and prep schools.

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