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Thursday, October 17, 1974
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New England Favored Over Buffalo Sunday NFAV YORK (AP) -- Believe it or not, it.'s actually much harder to corn!, up with something clever, witty or profound to say than trying to guess whether New England will continue its unbeaten streak or if Dallas will stop its losing streak, as must be done this week. The Pal riots' Chuck Fairbanks and the Cowboys' Tom l.andry may not Rive ;\ hoot, hut if they arc like' most, fool- hall coaches, they'd actually prefer that the oddsmakcrs and the prognoslic.alors mako lU'in underdogs. Most coaches say il makes llieir job easier -- or at leasl the psychological part of it. Anyway, having gotten past, the introduction for another week, let's pause In report that last, week's guesses product! n 10 3 record for an over all show ing of -M-ail for .CM. We should he so lucky (his time around: New England (5 0) at. Nuffalo (•!-!): The Patriots are under- dot's again, just as in four of their five previous games. But there's nothing like slicking with a winner, particularly after comparing how each team World Football League Continues To Stumble By The Associated Press A record low 750 fans turned out at 90,000-scnt JFK Stadium on a rainy night in Philadelphia for a World Football League game. The hapless Bell responded by trailing all the way and losing again. The Shreveport Steamer triumphed 30-25 Wednesday niglV, with quarterback B.C. Nobles throwing to Rick Ebcr for touchdown passes of 27 and 39 yards. The second TD pass scored the winning points. "I don't know if it was the World Scries, the weather or what." said Philadelphia runner John Land. "But that's the smallest crowd that I can ever remember playing in front of." In other WFL games Wednesday night, Memphis beat Florida' 25-15, Charlotte blanked Chicago 27-0. Southern California trimmed Birmingham 23-25 and Portland edged the Hawaiians 3-0, Smitlimen 25, Bla/.ers 15 Quarterback John Huarte, who had missed three games with a thigh injury, passed for 212 yards and one touchdown to lead Memphis, 14-2, the WFL Central Divison leader, to its llth straight victory. Southman runner Willie Spencer, who has gained 788 yards, was apparently lost for the season due to a third-period knee injury. Pie had scored on a short touchdown plunge earlier in the quarter. Hornets 27, Fire 0 Inspired by a strong defensive effort, the Hornets blanked Chicago before 20.333 hometown fans for the club's first victory in Charlotte since the franchise quit New York. Defensive end Clarence Campbell Campbell recovered a fumble by Chicago's Reggie Sanderson at the Charlotte 18 in the opening period to set up the first touchdown. Hornet Don Highsmith scored on runs of two and li Ed White had a two yard TO: and Pete Rajccki kicked a -10- yard field goal. Sun 29, Americans 25 Southern California, I!-!., clinched the WFL Western Division title after quarterback Tony Adams hit 20 of 311 passes for 316 yards and led the Sun to Ihe come-lfroivHhohind triumph in the last period. Trailing 17-11 going into I ho final quarter. Adams fh'cd an 18-yard scoring pass to Keith Denson and led the Sun 75 yards for another touchdown. Jame's McAlisler's plunge over from the three-yard line. It was the second touchdown of the game for McAlister. who had caught a 13-yard TD pass from Adams before the 25.2-17 hometown fans. Ron Garcia booted a pair c,f field goals for Southern California. For Birmingham, 124. Charle Harraway scored twice. Storm 3, Hawaiians 0 In a comedy of errors and missed opportunities, Portland managed to triumph on Booth Lusteg's 37-yard field goal late in the third period after a Team Tennis Okays Sale Storm wide receiver gained 31 yards on a surprise revel 1 ! 1 .'. 1 . The .Hawaiians, 6-10, missed four Hold goal attempts, one a •17-yard try by II.C. Coppedge with !W seconds remaining in the game'. r.VVRlOTSi n.iius K. played Ihe Colts . , 2-1. HH, US 21. Philadelphia ti ('1--0: A month ;\»t( heat the Cowlws late field ?.M] hy pscy. Since t.hiM have won thnv IIII the Cowboys h;ni- many more times howc\ - er, let's > -- the Kagles, in Big H since .. . COWBOYS Cincinnati (-\ (-1-1): The Raid lost to Cincinnati at Ken Slabk 1 ! 1 thnwinii ;\ and the Oakland <iefr.w its usual thing, there's '\ son to suspect any'lv.n; 1 : ent will happen this :•.•,•• . .. R AIDERS 21, BK\uY Detroit (1-0 at .V (5-0): The Lions finally wo 1 . 1 , last Monday night, hut that impressive. So this is time to call for an upset . . . VIKINGS 31, LIONS 17. St. Louis (5-0) at Houston ouis C eping i,' ahe The biggest problem St. oach IXm Coryolt hns is his players from look- :ul to next week and the with Washington ... :?0, OII.-KKS II). :tnd (I -0 at Pittsburgh The Suvtevs have sack ,>,>• quarterbacks an av- '.'' time* :« r.ame so •;":v jv.iy that will be on ksv.i- '.v. 'V!u\ v e l\i\ei's •,v. S'.ir.Hi.'Vy is likely to '•"v i!',!-'. 1 'orMok Mike "'."". S'VKV'UKUS ' 41, THINS 21, CHII'IKS .13. New York (iiantrt (II) \t Washington (3-2): The Red. skins' rhythm lo dale has h:Vn win, lose, win, lose, win. That, doesn't mean a loss this time, however . .. KKDSKINS 24, (il ANTS M. San Kraneisco (23) nl, Los Angeles (32): The Rams are having problems, hut the -tilers aren't one of thorn . . . RAMS •M, W.KS It). „ . nultimore (05) at New York ,M< (l-H: Coach Charley Winner read the riot, act lo the Jots h-it Sunday aflvr they lost to tV T'Atviots. He should have ni- thills to say in the locker- this Sunday ,.. .'MS 24, v\n.VS V. New Orleans (14) at Atlanta (21!): Saints' qtlarlerhack Archie Manning says he Is tired of get.ling licked on the road. New Orleans did heat the Falcons earlier, so, in the Upset, Special of Uie Week, let's cull it . . . SAINTS 17, FALCONS Ifi. San Diego (1-4) at, Denver (221): Whether it's Sieve Ramsey or ChnrltV Johnson doing the quai'tcrhacking, count on Denver to throw and throw and throw . . . BRONCOS 21, CHARGKRS 13. Green Bay (3-2) nt Chicago (23): Cliiciigo linn come no close so often this senson, that t.hi.s Monday nitfht game mny \K> time l,o say ... DKAIIS 17$ J'ACKKRS 1,'t. 12 The Loavenworth Times,! Thursday, Oct. 17, 1974. mmmm CHICAGO CAP) - The World Team Tennis League on Wednesday approved the condi- ional sale of the Toronto franchise to a Hartford, Conn., ;roup. At the same time, the WTT announced tlvat its 1975 player draft will be held in New York Nov. 25. 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