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Saturday, Aug. 7, 1971 * + p 8ge Dan Cook Executive Sports Editor Garrett Spoke Too Soon YOU'VE GOT TO FEEL SORRY for poor Carl Garrett, the New England runner who was traded to Dallas in exchange for rebellious Duane Thomas. Garrett talked just a little tou soon. After hearing of the trade he packed his grip and told reporters, "I feel that I'm just as good as Thomas. The only difference is he's been running behind that great Dallas line. Just wait until he tries his stuff behind that Patriots' line and he'll find out how rough the going can get. He's.gonna miss the Dallas blockers." Well, so is Garrett going to miss the Dallas Mockers now that (he trade has been voided and everybody goes back where they were. Even'Worse, Garrclt has to return and face those Patriot linemen he put clown. And besides facing them, he's got to try and run behind them again. Lee's Dallas 'Friends' THE TRUTH OFTEN HURTS and Lee Trevino evidently spoke the truth in El Paso the othei day and it iiurt several Dallas golf pros. During "Trevino Day" celebrations in El Paso Tuesday Lee charged that Dallas pros would not help him get a tour card in 1965 even though he had worked in Dallas for six \ew Namath for New Season By MIKE RATHET daled Frew SfMts Writer The long shaggy locks stiB will be curling below his helmet,' but it'll be a new Joe Namath on center stage Saturday night, when the New York Jets meet Detroit in one erf 11 National Football League exhibition games this weekend. Who says there's a hew Nam- ath? Namath says so. ' ' P r e v i o u s l y , only the coaches' and players' opinions mattered," Namath said as he continued practice for the exhibition opener; "I knew that they knew the real ma, and I didn't care what any one else thought. But my attitude is changed now. I want to do better this year. "I've always wanted to do well, but; this is different. I do care what people think. I realize that now. I get tired of going to places and having people think they already know me, based strictly OB what they've heard or read about me. " 'Here comes Namath,' they say. The wise guy. The drinker.' I don't want that." "I want to show people that I'm the No. 1 quarterback in football," he says frankly. "I'm going to convince them starting this Saturday--that we're the best and I'm the best." The convincing begins at Tampa, Fla., scene of the Jets- Lions game and the first test of the broken wrist that sidelined Namath most of the 1970 season, a situation generally credited with provoking his search for a new outlook. While Namath displays that new look, four new coaches will make their debut and a host of trade acquisitions will begin play for their new teams on a weekend program that began Friday night with Dallas at Los Asgetes and New Orleans at In other Saturday night action, Washington and new Coach George Allen tangle at San Diego with the Chargers and Sid GUlman, returning to coaching after a year's absence; Dan Cevine debuts as Green Bay's new coach in a game against Chicago at Milwaukee; Kansas City is at Baltimore and Cincinnati at Miami. On Sunday, it'll be Cleveland and new coach Nick Skorich at San Francisco and New England, with John Mazur at the helm for his first season-opener, at Minnesota. The curtain comes down Monday with the New York Giants at Houston and Philadelphia at Oakland. Allen, who moved from Los Angeles to Washington, in the off season, will get his first look at a team he has totally years, seeking the card. But alter moving to El Paso he got his card within a year and was on the tour. Now folks, that's just simple fact. But when these words bounced over into Dallas several of the golf pros there hit the ceiling and rushed forth to claim complete innocence. ·Earl Stewart Jr., wlio was Dallas PGA president in 1965. said .that "the executive committee was 100 percent behind Trevino at that time, but his name never came up for approval." The reason It didn't is that rules at that time demanded two class A pros--and one had to foe an employer--sign an applicant's petition. Hardy Greenwood, who was Trevino's cm- pleyer at Ihe pllch-and-putt course in Dallas, always refused .to sign the petition. Today Greenwood admits that he'did refuse to sign the petition, or application, but lie won't say why. Greenwood just remarked, "the reasons were--and arc--my own but I fee! they wore for Lee's good." So ycu see, Greenwood actually was trying to help Lee, acting in what he figured was his bcst'iiHerest. He said so himself. Man, \vlth friends like that Trevino didn't need any enemies in Dallas. The Dallas pros Jiiiglit have been smarter if they had remained silent and let the issue sail over their heads. There's just 110 way that anybody,is going to buy their innocent pleas after they, by-passed and snubbed the Dallas-born Trevino. As p r e s i d e n t of the Dallas PGA Stewart couldn't have worked too hard on Lee's behalf if he couldn't straighten out a pitch-and-putt operator in his own backyard. Realistic mother ABILENE CHRISTIAN FULLBACK Wolfgang Halbig did an outstanding job last season as he doubled as kickoff man. His specialty was onside kicks and in one game he dribbed three on- Side kicks down field. He recently confided to friends, "I showed my mother the film of that game in which I made all those onside kicks. Being German, mother doesn't understand much about football. After watching me make the first two onside kicks she asked, 'What's the matter with your coach? Can't he find somebody better than you to kick the ball?' " Rod Laver Upset BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) -Marty Riessen, a former Northwestern University star believed all washed up in tennis five years ago, turned in a stunning upset with a 1-6,-6-4, 76 victory . over five-time chain-' pion Rod Laver Friday in the; quarter-final round of the $50,000 U.S. Pro Championships. Riesson, the No. 7 seed proved loo aggressive foi fourth-seeded Laver, (tie top noney winner of all time who las not won a tournament since mid-May. Laver, a finalist in the tournament for eight years since turning pro, ran away with the first set at the Longwood Ten nis Club but wilted under Ries sen's aggressiveness and pow er. Rieasen, who will be 30 in De jcember, held off two match points on his service in the 10th game of the third set, thei broke Laver in the llth. Lavei caused his own downfall bj double faulting twice for the fi nal two points in the game. Laver, a 33-year-otd Austra tian now living in Malibu, Ga jlif., fought back from wilt [spectacular scrambling tactics I by winning four straight points in the 12th game to break Rios- sen and square the deciding sel six all. Top-seeded John Newcombe of Australia and third-seeded Cliff Drysdale of South Africa also advanced lo the semifinals with hard-earned victories. Newcombe, the Wimbledon champion, defeated llth seeded Jon Alexander of Australia 75. 6-4, while Drysdale survived a second-set letdown in eliminating fifth-seeded Tom Okker of the Netherlands C-4, 4-6, C-4. Second-seeded Arthur Ashe, America's top-ranked professional, was eliminated in a late quarter-final upset. The 28-year-old Ashe was ousted by sixth-seeded Ken Kosewall, a 36-year-old Australian veteran, G-3, li-4. Rosewall, the 1963 and 1965 U.S. Pro champion, survived a shaky start to rally from a love-4i) deficit to hold his service in the first game of his match with Ashe. He gained the advantage as Ashe, encountering difficulty with his overhead smashes, lost his service in the fourth game. refitted with trade acquisitions, The only flaw is the questionable status of quarterback Sonny Jurgensen who jammed a thumb in practice. New faces expected to be in Allen's starting line-up are four of his former Rams players-linebackers Jack Pardee and Myron Potties, defensive tackle Diron Talbert and guard John Wilbur--and defensive ends Verlon Biggs (New York Jets) and Ron McDole (Buffalo Bills) and wide receiver Roy Jefferson (Baltimore). The Chargers will offer a look at their new running combination of Mike Garrett, acquired last season from Kansas City, and Leon Burns, their top draft choice from San Die no Slate. Devine will be' without Bart Starr and will open at quarterback with 39-year-old Zeke Bratkowski while the Bears will stall without two stars still re- cuperating from knee operations--running back Gate Sayers and middle linebacker Dick Butkus. The Chiefs will get their first look at wide receiver Elmo Wright, their No. 1 draft choice from Houston, white the Super Bowl champion Colts start Sam Havrilak at quarterback to prepare him for the role of Earl Morrall's back-up. Virgil Carter gets the opening call at quarterback for Cincinnati, Mike Phipps starts for Cleveland, Gary Cuozzo gets the nod for Minnesota and Pete Liske begins throwing passes for Philadelphia. In addition, two of the top rookie quarterbacks also may see action with Jim Plunkett of Stanford possibly following Mike Taliaferro on stage for New England and Houston likely 'to unveil Dan Pastorini of Santa Clara, for spot action against the Giants. TELEVISION SPORTS SATURDAY 12 (Ch. 4)-- Major League Baseball--New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles 5 (Ch. 12)-Wide World of Sports 8:30 (Ch. 12)-Sports Challenge 9:30 (Cii. 41)-Boxing 10:30 (Ch. 1 2 ) - A l l - S t a r Wrestling 11:80 (Ch. 12)-Holler Derby SUNDAY 11:35 (Ch. 5 ) - P i n p o l n l Bowling 2 (Ch. 41)-Bul!fights from 3 (Ch. 12)--American Golf Classic 5 (Ch. 5)--Jim T h o m a s Show 5 (Ch. 0)-U.S. Professional Tennis Championships. Doug To Coach TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - University of Florida football coach Doug Dickey said Thursday he will coach the South team in the American Bowl game at Tampa Stadium Jan. Pro Football At a Glance Storting Tlmts In EOT Friday'i Gam** National Ltague Exhibitions Buffalo u. New Orleans 10 Dallas at Los Angel«, II p,ni Only carries schedule. Canadian L«ogve Torocilo 2?, Soikotcficwon i; Saturday's oames Kansas City ot Boltirr.ore. a p.m 'Cincinnati at Miami, a p.m New VofK Jels vs. Detroll al Tamr.a, Flo., 6 p.m. Green Boy vs. Chicago Milwaukee, 9 p.m, Washington or San Dleo/a, II pm Only games scheduled. Sunooy's GWTMS CUvetanrf ot San Fronciico, 4 p.m. New England at Minnesota 4 p.m. Only gomes i"-- - - , A»ffvsf 9 New York Glonl« o^ Hwaton, » p.m. Philadelphia rt OakMndr 11'p.rn. Only gamn tchtduled. Missions Awash gain The weather forecast is for more rain as San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth try again Saturday to get a Dixie Association series under way with a doubleheader. Idled by wet grounds the past two days, the Western Division rivals are scheduled to meet in a pair of seven-inning games starting at 6:30 p.m. The forecast is for m o s t l y cloudy and warm weather with 50 per cent shower possibilities during the day, dimlnshing to 30 ler cent by nightfall. Jim Dunegan, 1-2, and Jim Bryan, 5-4, are the scheduled mound s t a r t e r s for the Missions. The Spur hill probables are Wayne Garland, 15-3, and Do nltood, (W. The scheduled four-day, five- Same series has now been cut to four games in two days with the fifth contest to be played at Turnpike Stadium in Arlington on San Antonio's next visit. Buffalo Nips Saints 14-10 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A 92-yard punt return by Alvin Wyatt and the fourth-quarter Cardinals Outscore Giants passing of Jim Harris led the Buffalo Bills to a 14-10 victory over New Orleans in a National Football League pro-season game Friday niglit. Harris, who played very little last season, relieved the Bills' No. 1 quarterback, Dennis Shaw, in the second half and ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals collected eight consecutive singles in a ' nine- run fifth inning Friday night as they rallied for a 12-8 victory over slumping San Francisco, handing the Giants their fifth straight setback. The victory put the second- place Cardinals seven games behind Pittsburgh in the East Division of the National League and cut the Giants' edge over the idle Los Angeles Dodgers to 5y games in the West. When the first eight Cardina batters singled in the fifth in ning, the streak fell only two New Orleans ". 3 0 7 0--10 luffa'a 7 n o 7--14 NOj-FG Dempsey 22. BUF--Wyclt 92 punt rclurn (Guthrle MO-- Hcrqctl 1 run (Ocmpscy fclcJO BUF--Moses V pcss from Morris Gulh- A-JS,7S8. Oulta My Way short of the major record for consecutive one inning. nine yards to in the end zone league hits in engineered what proved to be the winning touchdown drive, lie passed lave n Moses the touchdown after connecting earlier with Moses for 34 yards and Marlin Briscoo for 13. But it was Wyalt, a second- year man, who brought Ihe War Memorial Stadium crowd of 35,758 to its feel with bis first-quarter punt return. Tito Fuenres of the San Francisco Giants bowls over St. Louis catcher TecJ Simmons and scores on Ken Henderson's sariftce fly. Fuentes had tripled fo reach third base.--AP Wirephoto. He look Julian Pagan's punt ,,. 01 the Buffalo eight, ran down Lou Brock ami Julian Javier the right side, "then cut across' (ed in one c one Ua -jou,,,,. Adeline for a touchdown. ~ I FRANCISCO ST. LOUIS " Happy Heard Takes Three-Stroke Lead hooted a * d g 0 a l ' TflC y SL '°'' CtI Hie third, when quar- .nloj 388 128 Total 4 0 1 2 1 5 9 Son Francisco ... « J 2 I c I r, o 1-- I St. Louis 1 0 0 0 5 2 C O X -- | J _ E--McCoycy 3, JavJer, Kfnamnn. op- San Francisco t, SI. Louis 1. LOB--Son Francisco 5, St. Louis 6. 2B--Brock, so- n-logman, Gallagher. HR--Spcle AKRON, Ohio (AP) --Wills- ling, humming Jerry Heard, vinless in his three seasons on he pro tour, fired a four-under- par 66 Friday for a SC-hole total of 133, and the biggest half-way margin .on (lie tour this year, in he $150,000 American Golf Classic. Heard, 24-year-old Visalia, Calif., pro was three shots in ront, ol Bob Lunn of Sacramento, Calif., who had a second-round 117 for a 36-hole total of 136. Alone in third place was Dale Douglass of Golden, Colo. DCS lite a double-bogey six on the linth hole, Douglass moved into he third spot with a 68 for a otal of 137. Mike Hill of Jackson, Midi,, vho had shared the first-round ead with Heard at 67, slipped o a 71 over the 7,180-yard Firestone South Course and was 'ourth at 138. Fred Marti carded a 70 and vas lied with Hill for fourth at 33. Tied for sixth at 139 were icrt Green and Gay Brewer. Greene shot 69 and Brewer 71 or the second round. Long, plush Firestone South xmtinued to play tough, keep- ng most of golf's big names well off the pace. It took a score of 148 better to survive the cut for the third round Saturday. I - O S ANGELES - Dallas bolted nut to a 21-7 halflime lead against the Los Aigetes Rams In a pre-seasoa exblbi- UM game at Memorial Coliseum Friday *igkt and Mockrd a pant shortly alter the liter- misston to qp Its lead to 28-7. Of the- players who were under par for the first two rounds, only Lunn has won a tournament this year. He took the Los Angeles Open, beating Billy Casper in a playoff. Current PGA king Jack Mck- laus rallied for a fiS and · among seven players · tied at 141, one stroke behind Aaron and Mason Rudolph a" 110. Aaron shot 68 and Rudolph 69 Thursday. Arnold Palmer took a 73 for a 143. Heard, avoiding a bogey the second straight day ovei the demanding 7,180-yard layout, sank four birdie putts, in eluding three in a row to the back nine. Heard, who has ?70,(M8 in winnings without a victory in 1971, seized the lead from Hill with a 12-foot birdie putt on the opening hole. Post Signs With Broncs DENVER (AP) -- The Denver Broncos announced Friday the signing of newly-acquired running back Dickie Post. Post came to the American Football Conference team last week in a trade with San Diego for Denver's second-round 1972 draft choice. The compact, 5-foot-9 running back will be used along with Bobby Anderson and Floyd Little and possibly also as wide receiver, coach Lou Saban said. In San Diego, Post was once (he leading ground gainer of A' the American Football League. Bui he stormed out of Ihe Chargers' preseason training camp last month, unable to come to terms on a new contract. Post, who played college ball at the University of Houston, [layed four seasons with San Diego before being dealt to Denver. lie ran off eight pars before what lie called the turning point of the round, birdie putts of 64, 2i,i and IS feet on (he lOlh, 'll and 12lh holes. He then peeled off six more pars. Heard, who shared the second round Florida Citrus Open was lead wilh Palmer this year, played all phases of the game Tommy well. He missed only three fair- it ways and two greens and took Rudolph only 30 putts. "I'm in a world all of my own out there," said Heard, who for constantly whistles and hums on the course. "Lee Trevino shoots the breeze with Ihe gallery, I like to sing, whistle, slart hum and watch the birds' just lo relax." Jerry Heard 47-St--133 Dob Lunn 49-6J--134 Dale Dourjlass ..,,. 69-A8--137 I'D U rl 0 ° ft*;~ 3 , ? ,' ? ? 5 TM m °"* 3 ! I l K ) i a T b l l ' ! ? ? S l 8 c r o S s from one yard out a 4S-yard drive. , , s 1 3 oiterback Edd Hargelt sneaked lo Hart ph o o o o zacnory V i o o o| Archie Manning, the Saints' ° ° ° ° "'"'"··"--' rookie quarterback, " " " " i r · I, u u 0 0 0 1 Shaw p 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Sijemore ph 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Palferson ri 1 0 6 C jontci'" [2)7 J,Johnson. Timiberland WcMatior. d.,9-4) I,Johnson Barr Zocfiary ..... Show {VMOJ ... Pnllcrson Savo-Poltc SB -- H r n r f c r s a n . H R ER BB SO guided Mew -Orleans on two series of plays late in the fourth period. He threw three passes but only one was completed--and it was called back because the Saints had an illegal receiver downfield. Mike W-arll D c r r Greene Guy Brcv,'er , Mason Rudolph Tommy Aaron Jack Nlcklam Dob Murphy Lionel Hebcr! Jolin Miller Gelbergcr ·c Reid Jultus Biros Chi Chi Rodriguez Frank Beard Dcve SlocMon Terry v/lkox Prill' Roilsers .47-71--13 .68-70-13 .70-69--13 .68-71-13 .'HI-- li .72-68--14 .73-68--14 .71-6!-- 14 .73-71--H .49-72-- M .71-70--14 .71-70--1 .71.70-14 .70-71-14 .73-40--142 .73-60--142 .69-73--142 .72-70--142 .70-73--143 Arnold Pointer Miller Barber .,.......'.',.".',.'.'.73.7$--(43 R!* - Bexfer ....72.71--143 Tom Shaw 72-71--143 Charjw Coody 74-69--143 Johnny Poll 70-73--143 H'jinero Bkincas 71-73--144 Bruce Cramplcn .,..,,......,.,76-66--U4 Hale IrwJn ;. 7.1-71--144 Oewllt Weaver 74-70-- 144 Jim Jomlcsnn 71-73--14-j Lorry Wood 73-71--144 Bobby Cole ....70-/4--144 Doug Sanders .....72-73--145 Tom Weiskopf 70-75--145 Jack Lewis Jf 76-«--145 Dick Lit! 72-73--145 Duly Maxwell .....75.70--145 Charlie Slfforrt 74-71--)4S Tony .ractcliil .....71-74-- US ...7X.71--14S ...73-73-US ...73-73--146 ...74-72-148 ...71-72--144 ...7J71-U6 ...73-73-144 ...73 73--1(6 ...70-71--14 ...71-76-- H ...74-71--14 ...71.76-U ,.74-71-14 Bob Wvnn J. C, Sntod Art Wall Jr. Iflrry Hin^oi Hob POvne Lairy Zfcglc Jocky Cunlr Dor. lues Dave M n r r R. H. S l k e i .... Poul Horney ... Jorm Schro*der Morty n.ckrror. , ,, Bob Stone w-7t--14 Crawford 72-75--147 David Orotrtm 73-74--147 Bunky Henry 74-73--147 Or!«r Jones 77-70--117 Huoh Royer .71-74-117 Happy for a While Mike Hill grins happily offer sinking a birdie putt, but most of Friday was dismal for him as he went one over par for the day to Jrop out of a tie for the American Golf Classic lead.--AP Wirephoto.

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