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2C THE PALM BEACH POST FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1997 Two Cents' Worth r-66- 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. 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. To have a 19-yard run on a broken hip is pretty good." GUS FREROTTE, Redskins QB, on Sunday's show of courage. 1 White Sox turn to Marlins' Manuel People in sports PAGE mi Baseball Impromptu iambic pentameter Palm Beach Post Wire Services The new chairman of Salt Lake City's Olympic organizing committee chose a unique way of introducing himself to the IOC on ihursday 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 sptrttlmelodwus, lucid, poised and wholesecond tn order of feltatyto 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. 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 mv wife. I figured the chances were pretty Rockies sign Kile The 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. 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 as well as pitchers Pat Rapp, Rick Helling and Mark Hutton, all of whom got traded by the end of the regular season. Los Angeles Dodgers: Todd Worrell, who had 30 or more saves for the Dodgers each of the past three years, announced his retirement. Worrell, 38, a three-time All-Star, was the Dodgers' career saves leader with 127. St. Louis Cardinals: Shortstop David Howard and the Cardinals agreed to a $1.8 million, two-year contract. On television NBA Sunshine Celtics at Heat Jazz at Trail Blazers 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m. TNT Boxing Showtime Frankie Liles vs. Carlos Cruz Keith Holmes vs. Paul Vaden 9:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Showtime NHL 7 p.m. Panthers at Capitals SportsChannel ESPN2 7:30 p.m. MAC championship: Toledo vs. Marshall College football ESPN 9 p.m. NASCAR Winston Cup Awards Banquet Auto racing Sunshine Golf 1 p.m. Million Dollar Classic (taped) 4 p.m. JCPenney Classic (taped) ESPN good," Manuel said. Leyland had said if a coaching vacancy came nn. he'd trv to fill it from within the organiza Rodeo ESPN2 1 1 :30 p.m. National Finals, first round (taped) 3 a.m. NCAA Championships, second semifinal Sunshine tion, and by hiring Rich Dubee to replace Women's soccer Saturday Hingis defeats Coetzer; McEnroe to play Borg today Palm Beach Post Wire Services World No. 1 Martina Hinds In brief defeated Amanda Coetzer 6-1, 6-2 Thursday in a second-round match at the $1.56 million Masters of Champions in Frankfurt. Ger many. Anke Huber defeated Mary ,' College Noon Army vs. Navy WPEC-12, WFOR-4 i football 1p.m. Colorado St. vs. New Mexico WPBF-25, WPLG-10 ! 4:30 p.m. Nebraska vs. Texas A&M WPBF-25, WPLG-10 t 8 p.m. Auburn vs. Tennessee WPBF-25, WPLG-10 j College Noon Utah at Wake Forest ESPN i basketball 2 p.m. Norfolk State at Hampton Sunshine i ; 3:30 p.m. Kentucky at Indiana WPEC-12, WFOR-4 I . 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 I Golf Noon Million Dollar Classic (taped) Sunshine t 4 p.m. Office Depot FatherSon Challenge WPTV-5, WTVJ-6 I 4:30 p.m. JCPenney Classic (taped) ESPN t NHL 7:30 p.m. Rangers at Canadiens ESPN2 super-G last weekend. 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. fl 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. Track & Field: Sacramento, Calif., beat out Houston and New Orleans to host the 2000 United States Olympic Track & Field Trials. Olympics: U.S. luger Duncan Kennedy, sidelined for the past month with dizziness and nausea, was given the go-ahead to resume training. Pierce b-3, b-2 m 47 minutes. Iva Majoli beat Irina Soirlea 6-3. 7-5. in Britain for the first time in 16 years today at the Royal Albert Hall in the second round of round-robin play. 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 second consecutive World Cup and Lindsay Davenport defeated Mary Joe Fernandez 6-3, 6-2. More tennis: John McEn roe tuned up for his match aeainst Bjorn Borg with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Guillermo Vilas at the Honda Challenge seniors event in London. McEnroe will face Borg women s speed race of the season by winning the downhill in Lake Louise, Alberta. Seizinger won a ESPN2 1 1 :30 p.m. National Finals (taped) Rodeo Sunday Palm Beach Gardens Golf Club 6 2 6 P U T T m NFL 1 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 Golf Club of Hobe Sound NOW THRU DECEMBER. 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