Alabama Journal from Montgomery, Alabama on November 19, 1984 · 17
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17 Seahawks keep roll going in Cincinnati; Oilers win again (Continued from Page IS) fated kick. "I don't know what happened." Patriots , Colls 17 At Indianapolis, Tony Eason threw four touchdown passes, including three to Derrick Ramsey in the first half, to spark New England Brwas 3, Falcons 7 At Atlanta, Cleveland recorded a club-record 11 sacks and got two TD passes from Paul McDonald to hand the Falcons their sixth straight loss. The Browns scored 23 straight points. Packers 31, Rams 7 At Milwaukee, Eddie Lee Ivery ran for three TDs and Tim Lewis returned an interception 99 yards for another score to spark the surging Packers to their fourth straight triumph. Eric Dk-keran rushed for 132 yards for the Rams, 7 5. 4ers U, Buccaneers 17 At San Francisco, running back Wendell Tyler shook off two first-half fumbles to rush for over 100 yards and a touchdown and help the 49ers, 11-1, clinch a playoff berth. The NFC West leaders lead the Rams by four games with four games left. Bills 14, Cowboys 3 At Buffalo, N Y , rookie Greg Bell rushed for 206 yards including tr. 85-yard TD scamper on the first play from scrimmage to spark the Bills to their first victory. The loss dropped Dallas, 7-5. into a three way tie for first place in the NFC East with Washington and the Giants. Eagles IS, Redskins 111 At Philadelphia, rookie Andre Waters returned a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown and Paul McFaddec kicked three field goals far the Eagles, 5-64 Philadelphia forced six turnovers, including two fumbles by the usually surehanded John Riggins. Oilers 31, Jets 29 At Houston, Warren Moon passed for three touchdowns, including two to Tim Smith, to lead the Oilers to their second straight win after 10 losses. Moon completed 20-of-28 passes for 207 yards in handing New York its fourth defeat in a row. Seahawks 26, Bengals S At Cincinnati. Dave Krieg fired a 12-yard TD pass to Steve Largent and Zarhary Dixon scored twice to spark the Seahawks to their club-record sixth straight victory. Seattle, 10-2, enters next ween's game at Denver one game behind the first-place Broncos in the AFC West Broncos 42, Vikings 21 At Denver, John El way tied a club record with five TD passes in little more than two quarters to power the Broncos. Elway bad scoring strikes of 26 and 13 yards to Steve Watson, 19 yards to Butch Johnson, I yards to Sammy Winder and 12 yards to Ray Aknatider Raiders 17, Chief 7 At Los Angeles', linebacker Rod Martin returned a fumble 77 yards far a score and Marc Wilson hit Dokse Williams with a li yard TD pass to help the Raiders, 8-4. sirup a three-game losing streak Bears 13, Loon 14 At Chicago. Lob Thomas kicked hss third field goal of ihe game a 19-yarder with two seconds remaining -to lift the Bears The NFC Central leaders improved to 8-4 while Detroit fell to 3-8-1 . THE ALABAMA JOURNAL, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19. 1984 Hrudey's goal-tending saves tie for Islanders United Pwss International Although Pat LaFontaine made the goal that sent the Islanders and Flyers into overtime. New York's Kelly Hrudey was the hero because of one that wasn't scored. The two young Islanders were largely responsible for the 3-3 overtime tie Sunday night between the Patrick Division rivals at the Spectrum in Philadaphia. Hrudey's heroics came with the Flyers leading 3-2 midway through the final period. While on a breakaway, Ron Sutter was brought down by Islander Paul Boutilier. Sutter was awarded a penalty shot but Hrudey, moving away from the net, blocked the attempt. "I came out from the goal and maybe Sutter was just a little bit off center, and he had his head down and was trying to make the shot to the corner of the net, but he didn't succeed and I blocked the shot," said Hrudey. With less than three minutes left in the third period, LaFontaine sent the game into the overtime period when he slanted a 25-foot shot from the left circle through the legs of defenseman Brad Marsh and past goalie Pelle Lindbergh, evening the game at 3-3. For his efforts, Hrudey not only earned praise, but also a new title from Coach Al Arbour. SuperSonics prove gracious hosts for Nets By United Press International The Nets were in need of some hospitality and the SuperSonics were glad to oblige. New Jersey, in the midst of a seven-game road trip, was coming off a tough victory at Golden State and was ripe for the taking Sunday night. But according to Seattle guard Ricky Sobers, the Nets encountered a gentle team in the Sonics. "When a team has been playing this long on the road, this place (The Kingdome) should be a lion's den." Sobers said after the Nets won 102-97, "and Top-rated Tennessee State finds 14 players ineligible NASHVILLE, Tenn. Tennessee State, top ranked in Division I-AA with an 11-0 record, has declared 14 players ineligible and the NCAA Sunday decided not to allow the team to participate in post-season play. Ilerry Miles of the NCAA in Mission, Kan., confirmed the school had declared the players ineligible Saturday night and the Division I-AA Selection Committee voted unanimously Sunday not to allow Tennessee State to appear in the playoffs. Miles said the decision by Tennessee State to declare the players ineligible took "moral courage." The players were not identified although three were starters. The reason for the ineligibility of the players was not disclosed. lockridge to box Bou Ali RIVA DEL GARDA, Italy Italian-based Tunisian Kamel Bou Ali will have little time to rest before getting back into the gym for a January World Boxing Association super featherweight bout against world champion Rocky Lockridge of the United States. . Ali, the top rated challenger, gained what promises to be the top fight of his career after his Panamanian opponent, Alfredo Layne, was disqualified for head-butting in their Saturday 'night fight. ', Layne's disqualification was 'greeted by jeers from the crowd at the Congress Hall in this town on northern Lake Garda. "We were unlucky in a sense," said Ali's manager Umberto Branchini, CRUISE CONTROL SALE PRICED $149.95 installed (tlSOODCTIA MANUAL padary Crab Cwrtrab hr AU Oi, FORD, CNRTHBt. imrvm j "He's our designated roadie goal-tender," said Arbour. "Kelly Hrudey has been playing very well for us on the road." The Flyers are unbeaten in their last five games, which included back-to-back contests against Boston and the Islanders. New York is unbeaten in its last three games and trails Philadelphia by four points. "We've had a helluva week three wins and a tie against top teams in the league. We just had tough games back-to-back against Boston (a 5-3 victory) and the Islanders, and it was a real test for our kids," said Flyers Coach Mike Keenan. Devils S, Rangers 0 At New York, Ron Low stopped 35 shots and recorded his first NHL shutout since 1978 and Rich Preston scored three goals as New Jersey Devils snapped a nine-game winless streak. New York lost its fourth straight. The Rangers' most ptod-uctive left winger, Don Maloney, fractured his left leg in a first period collision and will miss at least three months. Nordiques 5, Black Hawks 3 At Chicago, Peter and Anton Stastny each had a goal and two assists to lead Quebec, Chicago had a five-game unbeaten streak snapped, but remain in first place in the Norris Division with a 9-7-2 record. there were no lions here tonight." Micheal Ray Richardson scored 23 points and Darwin Cook added 19 for the Nets, who have won two straight games and three of the last five during the road swing. "For us to come out here and win on the West Coast, especially without having (injured center) Darryl Dawkins, is really amazing," said New Jersey Coach Stan Albeck. "Fifty-four of our 82 games this year are back-to-back. The team has to learn to live with it." Richardson scored 13 in the third quarter when the Nets took the lead for good. The developments mean that TSU not only would miss the playoffs, but that the team would also be left out of the rankings to be released Monday, Miles said. Miles said the attorney for the student athletes contacted the NCAA Saturday and said they were waiving their rights and were allowing Tennessee State to rule them ineligible for post-season play with the understanding they would pursue future eligiblity with the NCAA. "I tried to contact TSU to obtain information on the 14 players ruled ineligible. They confirmed that the school had ruled them ineligible," Miles said. 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Marques Johnson scored 20 points and James Donaldson had 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Clippers. Lakers 96, Bucks 89 At Ingiewood, Calif., James Worthy scored 24 points and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson each contributed 20 points . 417W. Fairview Ave. 531 1-E. Wares Ferry Rd. 2520 Lower Wetumpka Rd. 6001A Wares Ferry Rd. MliMJH P78-15LT T 110.6T P78-16LT 111.74 67HSLT Ij7.fe 1Q-15LT 9T5T 11-15LT 102.79 42-45Lt 125.4 1 4- 35-1 5LT 1455T 15- 36.5-451.1 " 166.26 1 7-40-1 5LT 217.93 1 8.5-44-1 5LT I 20.60 Labonte puts seal on his 1st NASCAR title Bt urved ess international RIVERSIDE. Calif. For young Kim Labonte, the end of the 1984 NASCAR Grand National season confirmed all of her best suspicions about her husband. "As far as I'm concerned, Terry has always been a champion," she said of her racing hubby. "This just made it official." Labonte, 28. finished third in Sunday's NASCAR 500 at Riverside International Raceway, but only needed to finish eighth in the final event of the season to become the youngest driver since Richard Petty in 1964 to become the national champion. Geoff Bodine won the race when the Chevrolet of front-runner Bobby Allison blew a tire les3 than four laps from the finish. The race was delayed nearly three hours by rain and was completed in almost total darkness. Labonte won his first major NASCAR championship by 65 points over Harry Gant, who finished eighth in the race. Bill Elliott, the only other driver beside Gant with a chance to overhaul Labonte, finished fourth. "Bobby was awful strong all the way around the racetrack," said Bodine, "and I really didn't know where or when I'd be able to pass him. But he blew the tire, and heck, that's part of racing. "I'm real glad I didn't have to pull off a pass on that guy. That would have been a real good trick." 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The field got the first full green flag nearly three hours after the scheduled start of the race, and Waltrip jumped out to the lead on the first racing lop -the ninth official lap of the race. Labonte. the pole-sitter, earned five bonus points forlliading the first lap. even though it was a yellow-flag lap, and from that point needed to finish only eighth or better to clinch the season championship. On lap 60, Rick McCrary slammed his car into the wall on turn 9 and the yellow flag came out again. When racing resumed, Allison had jumped to the lead followed closely by Waltrip and Gant as the race became official with half of the scheduled 119 laps completed. On lap 71 Waltrip's car blew an engine, knocking him out of the race. On the 94th lap, with darkness settling in, Allison and Bodine were running a fierce 1-2 with Gant third and Labonte in fifth place as an oil slick forced another yellow flag for three laps. 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