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Phil Thompson / Chicago Tribune: 1918 in Chicago sports
A 2020 article in the Chicago Tribune by Phil Thompson covered the impact of the Spanish Flu on sports in Chicago. The article included content and quotes from yours truly.
“The war generally created this network of football players who got to know one other,” Brown said. “Up to that point, the college game was the only thing that mattered. … But the wartime military teams was the first time all-star teams of current and former college players could get together, compete and get a lot of attention. They got a lot of press coverage.”
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