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Football mania: some history

To honour that acclaimed American institution, which celebrates its biggest day on Sunday, we look at famous football players – from the Colts and the Bears. Perhaps past greatness will help these teams when they square off on Sunday. Both excerpts are from the American National Biography Online.

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T.S. Eliot: an excerpt

In the New York Times Art Section today, Michiko Kakutani writes about British poet Craig Raine’s new book on T.S. Eliot, calling Raine’s description a “new, more accessible T. S. Eliot, an Eliot he describes as a virtuosic fox in terms of style, and a single-minded hedgehog when it came to themes.”

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