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2C THE PALM BEACH POST FRIDAY. DECEMBER 5, 1997 ft c Two Cents' Worth r-66- WHO AM I? I set an NFL record in 1971 by rushing for 247 yards for the Los Angeles Rams in a 45-28 victory over the New Orleans Saints. STAT OF THE DAY: The Raiders have 1,410 rushing yards this season, 1,157 of which are by Napoleon Kaufman. TODAY IN HISTORY; In 1976, O.J. Simpson of the Buffalo Bills rushed for 203 yards and a touchdown in a 45-27 loss to the Miami Dolphins. To have a 19-yard run on a broken hip is pretty good." GUS FREROTTE, Redskins QB, on Sunday's show of courage. White Sox turn to Marlins' Manuel People in sports PAGE ran Baseball Impromptu iambic pentameter Palm Beach Post Win Services The new chairman of Salt Lake City's Olympic organizing committee chose a unique way of introducing himself to the IOC on Thursday in Lausanne, Switzerland. He recited a poem. With International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch and his deputies listening, Robert Garff delivered the following verse by an unknown author: 'Tis human fortune's happiest heightsto be a spiritmelodious, lucid, poised and wholesecond in order of felicityto walk with such a soul . "That's absolutely new for an executive board meeting," IOC director general Francois Carrard said. TODAY'S ANSWER: Willie Ellison. Rockies sign Kile 77k Associated Press DENVER Pitcher Darryl Kile, one of the most coveted free agents, signed a three-year contract Thursday with the Colorado Rockies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kile, 29, was 19-7 last season for the Central Division champion Houston Astros. The 19 victories marked a career high, tying him for second in the National League. His 2.57 ERA ranked third. The Rockies and Astros had been the top contenders in a bidding war for Kile that had gone on several weeks, but the expansion Arizona Diamondbacks as well as San Diego, Texas and Baltimore also made offers. Kile, a right-hander, visited Denver on Nov. 22, when the Rockies offered him a three-year deal worth nearly $22 million and dropped an option for a fourth year when Kile expressed reservations. The Diamondbacks reportedly offered Kile $19.5 million for three years, while Houston came up with a three-year, $18 million contract with an option for a fourth season or a $2 million buyout, bringing his total guarantee to $20 million. By Dan Graziano Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Jerry Manuel had to figure working for Jim Leyland and Felipe Alou would pay off. Thursday, it did. The Chicago White Sox named Manuel, a 43-year-old Loxahatchee resident and Florida Marlins bench coach, their new manager. That makes two Marlins coaches who have left to manage other teams within the past month. "I wasn't surprised so much, but I was definitely happy. Once I started managing in 1990 at the minor-league level, this was a dream of mine, and today it came true," said Manuel, who coached six seasons for Alou in Montreal before joining Leyland and the Marlins in 1997. Manuel cried when he heard the news, remembering his father who died last month, less than two weeks after the Marlins won the World Series. "My life in 1997 has really been a roller coaster of emotions," Manuel said. Manuel interviewed for manager of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, but they hired Marlins pitching coach Larry Rothschild. Among the names Manuel beat out for the White Sox job were Bucky Dent and Larry Parrish. "I knew that the interviews went well, and when they asked me to come (to Chicago) with my wife, I figured the chances were pretty good," Manuel said. Leyland had said if a coaching vacancy came up, he'd try to fill it from within the organization, and by hiring Rich Dubee to replace On the air Rothschild, he did that B Schedule: The Marlins will release their 1998 schedule this weekend, but some things about it are known. The Marlins will make just one trip to California, Aug. 7-16 to face San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Florida will open with the Chicago Cubs at home on March 31, then host the Milwaukee Brewers in a four-game series before taking their first road trip of the season, a seven-game trip to Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Series shares: Each member of the Marlins who was voted a full World Series share will receive $188,467.55, a 13 percent reduction from the 1996 New York Yankees' World Series share. The Marlins voted 35 full shares, including every member of their post-season roster. B Los Angeles Dodgers: Todd Worrell, who had 30 or more saves for the Dodgers each of the past three years, announced his retirement. B Kansas City Royals: Free agent righthander Hipolito Pichardo (3-5, 4.22 ERA, 11 saves in 1997) and Kansas City agreed to a $4.75 million, two-year contract. BSt. Louis Cardinals: Shortstop David Howard and the Cardinals agreed to a $1.8 million, two-year contract. On television Hingis defeats Coetzer; McEnroe to play Borg today In brief Super G last weekend. B Swimming: Olympic gold medalist Brooke Bennett, 17, of Plant City won the 400 freestyle in 4 minutes, 14.87 seconds at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships in Indianapolis. The meet is the final tuneup before the worlds begin in Perth, the Australia Jan. 12. B Auto racing: Bill Elliot was voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver for the 12th time in 14 years in a season-long vote by fans.. Elliot drew 33,600 of the record 80,000 votes. Dale Earnhardt was second with 19,600. B Track & Field: Sacramento, Calif., beat out Houston and New Orleans to host the 2000 United States Olympic Track & Field Trials. B Olympics: U.S. luger Duncan Kennedy, sidelined for the past month with dizziness and nausea, was given the go-ahead to resume training. in Britain for the first time in 16 years today at the Royal Albert Hall in the second round of round-robin play. B Skiing: Kristian Ghedina won the the World Cup men's downhill event in Beaver Creek, Colo., to kick off the men's World Cup downhill season. . . . Germany's Katja Seizinger won her Palm Beach Post Wire Services World No. 1 Martina Hingis defeated Amanda Coetzer 6-1, 6-2 Thursday in a second-round match at the $1.56 million Masters of Champions in Frankfurt, Germany. Anke Huber defeated Mary Pierce 6-3, 6-2 in 47 minutes. Iva Majoli beat Irina Spirlea 6-3, 7-5, and Lindsay Davenport defeated Mary Joe Fernandez 6-3, 6-2. B More tennis: John McEnroe tuned up for his match against Bjorn Borg with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Guillermo Vilas at the Honda Challenge seniors event in London. McEnroe will face Borg second consecutive World Cup women's speed race of the season by winning the downhill in Lake Louise, Alberta. Seizinger won a mm 91 J 1 -aS- Palm Beach Gardens Golf Club 6 2 6 P U T T mm Golf Club of Hobe Sound NOW THRU Palm Beach J? County's 27 Hole Championship Daily Fee Golf Course Weekends & CHARITY Afternoons CAg 41 f?(M) w Mondays : & Fridays NBA 7:30 p.m. Celtics at Heat Sunshine 8 p.m. Jazz at Trail Blazers TNT Boxing 9:30 p.m. Frankie Liles vs. Carlos Cruz Showtime . 9:30 p.m. Keith Holmes vs. Paul vaden Showtime NHL 7 p.m. Panthers at Capitals SportsChannel .College 7:30 p.m. MAC championship: Toledo vs. Marshall ESPN2 football Auto 9 p.m. NASCAR Winston Cup Awards Banquet ESPN racing ,Golf p.m. Million Dollar Classic (taped) Sunshine 4 p.m. JCPenney Classic (taped) ESPN Rodeo 1 1 :30 p.m. National Finals, first round (taped) ESPN2 Women's 3 a.m. NCAA Championships, second semifinal Sunshine soccer Saturday College Noon Army vs. Navy WPEC-12, WFOR-4 football 1 p.m. Colorado St. vs. New Mexico WPBF-25, WPLG-10 4:30 p.m. Nebraska vs. Texas A&M WPBF-25, WPLG-10 , 8 p.m. Auburn vs. Tennessee WPBF-25, WPLG-10 College Noon Utah at Wake Forest ESPN basketball 2 p.m. Norfolk State at Hampton Sunshine ", 3:30 p.m. Kentucky at Indiana WPEC-1 2, WFOR-4 4 p.m. Jacksonville at Florida St. Sunshine 7 p.m. Purdue at Louisville ESPN 7:30 p.m. Georgetown at Miami SportsChannel .'; 9 p.m. Arizona at Texas ESPN ; Women's Noon Connecticut at Notre Dame SportsChannel college basketball ABL 7 p.m. Atlanta at Columbus BET Boxing 9 p.m. Terry Norris vs. Keith Mullings pay-per-view 9 p.m. Oscar De La Hoya vs. Wilfredo Rivera pay-per-view "'Golf Noon Million Dollar Classic (taped) Sunshine 4 p.m. Office Depot FatherSon Challenge WPTV-5, WTVJ-6 4:30 p.m. JCPenney Classic (taped) ESPN NHL 7:30 p.m. Rangers at Canadiens ESPN2 Rodeo 11:30 p.m. National Finals (taped) ESPN2 Sunday . NFL I p.m. Patriots at Jaguars WPTV-5,' WTVJ-6 1 p.m. Packers at Buccaneers WFLX-29, WSVN-7 4 p.m. Vikings at 49ers WFLX-29, WFLX-29 8 p.m. Lions at Dolphins ESPN, WPLG-10 Auto 3 p.m. NASCAR Winter Heat ESPN2 ) racing College 1:30 p.m. Kansas at Maryland WPBF-25, WPLG-10 basketball ' Golf Noon Million Dollar Classic (taped) Sunshine 12:30 p.m. PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament Golf Channel 4 p.m. FatherSon Challenge (taped) WTVJ-6, WPTV-5 4 p.m. JCPenney Classic WPBF-25, WPLG-10 NHL 1 :30 p.m. Capitals at Panthers SportsChannel IHL 6 p.m. Orlando at Detroit Sunshine Rodeo 1 1 :30 p.m. National Finals, third round (taped) ESPN2 Women's 2 p.m. NCAA championship Sunshine soccer Monday NFL 9 p.m. Panthers at Cowboys WPBF-25, WPLG-10 NBA 7:30 p.m. Nets at Heat Sunshine College 7 p.m. Arizona at Baylor ESPN2 basketball Boxing 1 1 p.m. Fight Night at the Forum Sunshine Golf 12:30 p.m. PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament Golf Channel Rodeo 1 1 :30 p.m. National Finals, fourth round (taped) ESPN2 Soccer 9:30 p.m. Barnsley at Sheffield Wednesday (taped) ESPN2 Today on radio High school 7:30 p.m. Pahokee at Clewiston WSWN-900AM, WAFC- 106.3FM football 7:30 p.m. Tampa-Robinson at Glades Central WBGF-93.5FM NHL 7 p.m. Panthers at Capitals WJNO-1 040AM, WJNA-1 230AM, WJNX-1330AM, WQAM-560AM NBA 7:30 p.m. Celtics at Heat WIOD-610AM, ; WACC-830AM (Spanish) 10 p.m. Magic at Warriors WPSL- 1590AM On the Internet i Tell us what you think about the Marlins, Dolphins, pm BEACH Heat, Panthers, UF, FSU and Miami as you read the Ti? INTERACTIVE 'latest stories at www.GoPBI.comSportsTown On the field i .I - ' ' 1 ' 1 'Today's area events ' Men's NCAA Division II semifinals 994-0770 college 10:30 Truman St. vs. Cal St.-Bakersfield soccer I p.m. S. Connecticut St. at Lynn . Men's 7:30 p.m. St. Petersburg CC at Palm Beach CC 439-8067 college Lynn Pepsi Classic 994-0770 ; basketball 5:30 p.m. Washburn vs. Winston-Salem St. i 7:30 p.m. Lynn vs. U. of Virgin Islands Women's 6 p.m. Manatee CC at Indian River CC 462-4700 ! college basketball NBA 7:30 p.m. Celtics at Heat (305) 577-4328 'Dog racing 12:30 p.m. Palm Beach Kennel Club 683-2222 7:30 p.m. Palm Beach Kennel Club 683-2222 " 7:30 p.m. Hollywood Greyhound Track (954) 454-9400 Horse racing 1 2:30 p.m. Calder Race Course (305) 625-1311 ! 7:30 p.m. Pompano Harness Track (954) 972-2000 4 ' Green Fee & Cart Annual Permits from $585forP.B.G.Res. 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