The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on February 7, 1973 · Page 22
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Wednesday, February 7, 1973
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22 . Wednesday, februory 7,1973 The Ottawa Journal In 'most meaningful draft ever9 Gaudaur Columbia gets lion s share of choice " picks JL , :y: :. ' . n T?riM cimi Aiir s: TORONTO (CP) - British rolnmhia pnt triA ltan' share ,ot the early choices Tuesday in the Canadian Football League s annual drait oi Canadian college talent. , Lions' general manager Jackie Parker had five picks' a : 44, r:r-t- . a result . on traces witn ine r eight other CFL clubs. Because they finished last in ; the Western Football Confer-; ence in 1972, the Lions had v first pick and Parker selected : Brian Sopatyk, a 6-foot-2, 245- pound guard from Saskatoon. Sopatyka "came on real well a senior" with Boise State last year, said Parker, who Ttame to the meeting with a !: -list of 35 . selections recom- mended by the Lions scouting taff. ; -"Sopatyk had been assessed ' by Lions scouts since he was a sophomore at the Idaho college, Parker said. Aiio gcuuai manage oaiu the Lions . were "looking for rarlA ntt nlr vtril 1 m slr a fliA r.1nh rather than sfrpnolTipn 1 h n l :;also drafted three running backs and a wide receiver in the first two rounds. ' Tuesday's draft was the first year that Canadians playing college ball in the United States were eligible for the CFL draft. Previously the Canadian draft was restricted to players who attended Canadian universities and colleges. Now, Canadians who accept-e d scholarships at U.S. schools can be drafted, and they are still non-imports. Commissioner Jake Gaudaur termed it "the most meaningful draft we have' ever had." In the first two rounds, six of the 18 players selected, were from American colleges and three went to the Lions In . effect, Tuesday's first round was actually the third round of selections because each club was permitted to protect two players under the league's territorial provisions. .The actual draft was termed a form of equalization by Gaudaur because it "precludes some clubs dominating the playing rights of" Canadian players at U.S. colleges simply by the sheer number of high schools in their territory." Edmonton Eskimos and B.C. each managed to protect three players as; a result of trades with Ottawa Rough Riders and Montreal Alouettes, respectively. Hie other clubs, all protected two. Ottawa general manager1 Frank Clair came away' with the slimmest pickings Tuesday since he had traded his first-round choice to Edmonton and passed after the fourth round. In all, 76 of the 249 eligible Canadian college graduates were selected by the nine CFL clubs over the nine rounds. However, few of them will Bale Potter picked second TORONTO (CP) - Round-by-round selections, in the Canadian Football League Canadian draft Tuesday, including players protected earlier under territorial provisions: TERRITORIAL RESERVES ' British Columbia Robbie Allien, 6-3, 240, centre, Bfohop's; Ron Clark ton, 5-10, 175, wide receiver, Simon Fraser; Harold Groxonlch, 64, 250, . guard,' Boise State. Winnipeg Roy Albertsort, eVJ, (235, defensive tackle, Simon Fraser; Wayne Duchorme, 6-2, 230, running back, Bowling Green. -. Edmonton Gory Adam, 6-4, 230, defensive; tackle Alberta; Rtctc McKay, 6-0, 210, linebacker, Norm Dakota; Joe Worobec, 6-3, 250, tocWe, Drake. . Saskatchewan Terry Bolycn, 6-0, 235, running back, Weber State; Andy McLeod 5-10, 190, linebacker. Alberta. Calgary Tom Forzanl, 5-11, 10, wide receiver, Utah State; Blaine Lamoureaux, 6-0, 210, Unebocker, Washington Stat. Toronto Louis Clare, 6-0, 205, running back, Minnesota; Peter AAtH- ler, 6-4, 215, running bock. Western Illinois. Montreal Pat Bonnett 4-8, 231, tockle, Idaho State. Ottawa Donn Smith, 6-5, 250, tockle,- Purdue. Homllton George Milosevic, 44, 3115, tight end. Cornell; Bob Mocorlttl, 6-1, 190, kicker, Wooster. FIRST ROUND ' British CoJumbfo Brian Sopatyk, 6-2, 245, guard, Boise State; Toronto - Borry Fin-toy, 6-3, 2115, quarterback, McMaster; Colgary Mike Logon, 6-2, 200, quarterback, Eastern Michigan; Montreal (trade from Edmonton) Pierre Cefebvrev 5-10, 160, defensive back, St. Mary's; Montreal . Jack Schwartzberg, 5-lfl, 170, kicking specialist, Alberta; British Columbia (trod from Winnipeg) Slode Willis 6-1, 174 wide receiver, Drake; Edmonton (trade from Ottawa) Dove McGtU'ls, 5-10, 15, holfback, Cdgaryj Saskatchewan Art E do-son, 5-10, 175, defensive Dock, Idaho State; Edmonton (trade from Hamilton) Wayne Allison, 60, 180, quarterback, Waterloo Lutheran. SECOND ROUND British Columbia Paul Glroday, 64, 195, fullback. University of Coll-fornki; Toronto Greg Higson, 5-011, 190, hoifback, McMaster; Calgary Paul Perras, 6-1, 235, guard, McMaster; British Columbia (trade from Edmonton) Bob Helman, 6-1 . 095, running bade North Dakota; Homllton (trade from Montreal) Ken Hoss, 6-1, 210, Hnebacker, Moor-heod; Winnipeg Dale Potter, 6-2, . 220, Hnebacker, Ottawa; Ottawa firuc MCMHIan, 6-0, 200, running back. Mount AIHson; Saskatchewan Ted .Passmor, 6-1,' 195, running bock. Eastern Michigan; British Columbia (trad from Homllton) Cor Doret, 6-0, 195, running back. To ronto. THIRD ROUND British Columbia Joe Foblant, 6-. 2 1W, quarterback. Western; Toronto Chris Skopeltanos, 5-11, 100, defensive back. Western; Calgary Doug Thompson, 6-0, 205, running back, Ot-terbeln; Edmonton 3 Ml Sherwood, 6-0, 240, guord; Ottawa; Montreal . Stacey Coray, Mil, 190, defensive bock, Waterloo Lutheran; Winnipeg Nick Kanakos, 6-3, 195, defensive bock, Simon Fraser; Ottawa Roger Comortin, 64 1i55, defensive back. Alberta; Saskatchewan Gerry Harris, ,15411, 195, tight end, Saskatchewan; Hamilton Gord McColeman, 6A 245, defensive tackle, Waterloo Lutheran. FOURTH ROUND British Columbia Bill MacGre-gor, 5-lil, 190, wide receiver, Simon Froser Toronto Wayne Cuncic, 6-1, 225, guard, Utah State; Colgary Wayne Dunkley, 5-10, 160, quarterback, Toronto; Edmonton Gerry Blocker, 64 200, running back, Waterloo Lutheran; Montreal David Molr, 6-C ITS, tight end, Youngstown State; Winnipeg Brian Warrender, WO, 215, halfback, Queen's; Ottawa Jim Budge, 5-11, 190, defensive back. Western; Saskatchewan Mike Ewochnluk, 6A, 240, defensive tackle, Alberto; HomHton David Kerr, 6-2, 195, running back. Western. by Winnipeg FIFTH ROUND British Columbia Rudy Florlo, 5-10, 180, running back, Youngstown State; Toronto Brian WetseM, 6-3, 220, tackle, University of British Columbia; Calgary Roan Kane, 6-3, 195, wide receiver, Waterloo Lutheran; Edmonton, Don Syrotluk, 6-2, 220, tockle. Western; Montreal Robert Whitfield, 6-3, 230, tockle, Guelph; Winnipeg Paul Hilborn, 6-X 225, tackle, Simon Fraser; Ottawa pass; Saskatchewan Lee Ben-ard, 6-Ov 175, defensive bock, Manitoba; Homllton Jaml Spears, 6-1, 210, running back, McMaster. SIXTH ROUND British Columbia Terry Shorpe, 64 220, guard, Simon Fraser; Toronto Bill Ross, 6-5, 220, end, Waterloo; Calgary ' Allan Young, 5-10, 210, guard Montana Staff; Edmonton Gary Duffy, 6-0, 170, quarterback. Cater, 61, 190, defensive back, East-e r n Michigan-Waterloo Lutheran; Winnipeg Fred Clarke, 6-2, 220, guard. Western; Ottowa pass; Sas-atchewan Don Savlch, 6-2, 220, tight end. Alberta; Hamilton Mike Telepchukf 6-0, 210, quarterback, Guelph. SEVENTH ROUND . British Columbia Mike Flyrn, 6-1 195, running back, Waterloo; Toronto Larry Jock, 64 220, defensive tackle, New Brunswick; Colgary. Lorn . Walters, 6-1, .190, linebacker, Calgary; Edmonton Brian Jonest 6-2, 220, defensive end, Alberto; Mon treal James Drummond, 6-C, 240, guard, Alberto; Winnipeg Tim Crow, 6-2, 260, tackle, Windsor; Ottawa pass; Saskatchewan Nick Draklch, 60, 205, tockle, Windsor; Hamilton Brian Dunn, 64, 190, de-La Crosse Stote; Montreal John tensive back, , Northwood. Eighth round ' 'British Columbia John Quintan, 60, ISO, halfback, McMaster; Toronto Bill Hunter, , 6-0, 175, defensive back, Western; Colgary Brock Fownes, 6-1, 215, guard, Carleton; Edmonton Doug Keene, running bock, Eastern Michigan; Montreal Michael Oulton, 5-1, 1715, defensive back. Mount Allison; Winnipeg Bart Evans, 6-V 215, guard, Manl-tobo; Ottawa pass; Saskatchewan Marv Janzen, 6-1, 175, defensive back,. Saskatchewan; Hamilton Peter de Montlgny, 6-0, 220; centre, Ottawa NINTH ROUND British Columbia Al Thomas, 5-10, W75, defensive back, Simon Fraser; Toronto pass; Colgary ' Dennis Kelly, 6-3, 195, quartwrbock, Simon Froser; Edmonton Dove Campbell,. 6-0, 195, defensive back, Queen's; Montreal Ed McEachern, 6-2, 210, guard, Guelph; Winnipeg Dean Samson, . 5-lil 183, defensive back, Manitoba; Ottawa pass; Hamilton trade from Soskotchewan Bill Bunting, 64, 200, linebacker, Ottowa; Hamilton Jim Wokeman, 5-10, 160, running bode, Windsor. find jobs in the CFL. Last year only nine drafted Cana-. dians stuck with the clubs that picked them, In addition to Sopatyk, the Lions selected Slade Willis, a 6-1, 174-pound receiver from Drake in the first round. Toronto Argonauts, the second club to select, picked p , quarterback Barry Finlay, a 6-3, 215-pounder from McMaster; Calgary Stam-peders chose Eastern Michigan quarterback Mike Logan. . Montreal had the next two selections and took defensive back Pierre Lefebvre from St Mary's and kicking specialist Jack Schwartzberg from Alberta. . - Edmonton had the seventh and ninth picks and chose halfback Dave McGillis from Calgary and quarterback Wayne Allison from Waterloo Lutheran. Saskatchewan Roughriders first-round pick was defensive halfback Art Edgson from Idaho State. Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Ottawa didn't pjck until the second round. The Ticats selected linebacker Ken Hass from Moor-head in Minnesota; the Bombers picked, linebacker Dale Potter of Ottawa, and Ottawa , chose running back Bruce McMillan, 6-0, 200, running ' back, Mount 1 Allison. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiimmimiiiimiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiim IVW.V.W V.. 'AJVrtAAWWMWWftW N ioN I SPORTS PARADE . . .I ursday -Fight -mob against! Mem foreign iruvs' , By MILTON RICIIMAN tttit c i rJ.'t. Url 0UI 19 ,1111111 NEW YORK It takes something to impress the ficht mob. A little bit at least. 1 ' . Joe Bugner, the blond, wavy-haired European heavy- . i i ! e r-" weignt .cxiampiun iruui caig- lanrJ, is no little bit Dy any -means. He's a big "one, 6-4 . and a solid 222 pounds, but the fight mob isn't impressed a bit. The mob has a built-in resistance to "dem foreign , who Jhave watched Bugner since then feel that as a result of that fight, he now has a tendency to hold back whenever he hurts one of his opponents. He denies that. "It did upset me," says Bugner, speaking of Regis death, "but as for my boxing career is concerned, I don't think it affected it In my opinion, Regis was a good fighter, but he was like a trial horse. He obviously knew the sport very well. This happened early in my career. Being a fighter I had to fight anyone who came They still remember such along. What happened, wasn't imports as Phaintm Phil necessarily my rauic. i was and given cunurmauuu uiai, uic Scott. Primo Camera Ingemar Johansson. ' They tend to forget such others as Georges Carpen-tier, Max - Schmeling - and Marcel Cerdan. Joe Bugner, winner of 44 or nis 4y proiessionai i ignis, 27 of th(m hv knockouts. meets Muhammad All in a 12-rounder Feb. 14 in the Las Vegas Convention Centre and the oddsmakers tninx so little of Bugner, they have made.Ali an "put price." "We are offering no quo-' 1 . 1 t A. it 1. . 1 . . A Kivcii little viiaii. piavut- mama Tm a nnitr nitflcf tArt is how long he 11 last Maybe three, four rounds. Why, until they made this match, nobody even knew who Bugner was."" . Hungarian born. 22-vear- . m ; old Joe Bugner hears some- At" lit. 1L! J it. inuig iiku uns anu eais it up. "I love it," he says. "ThK same th!ncr hannened when George Foreman fought JoeFrazier. The odds were all ofQfnt Fnrpman. jlv This way, witn tne odds an against me now, every ounce cf my energy will be directed to proving them wrong." Ali, who gave up making . predictions for awhile, has ; resumed for his meeting with Bugner. ; "Seven," ne says, "and I'll send Joe Bugner to heaven." Bugner isn't bothered by " the forecast.- "I think Muhammad Ali 1 has made such predictions before and they didn't ma- terialize," he says. "Such ; predictions" are numbered now. I think he has to make ; these predictions to give him- self confidence. I enlov heinc? ! in with Ali. He's the only ; man who makes me feel re-; laxed in the ring." 1 That is the perfect way to f ieht. and when vou talk with Bugner you come away with ! the idea he may not have enough to beat Ali, but he ' certainly isn't going to leave f.f . .' .1.1 1 lL. J---.!. 1113, ugiik ui uio uicmii4 - room. He has confidence in nimsen ana ne aiso nas tasc M A nanus ana can nit. During his third year as a pro, in 1969, he beat Ulric Regis, a West Indian, and Regis later died, some felt ; as the result of the pounding he tok from Bugner. Those fight he had with me had nothing to do with his death. ' I'm no murderer." For the first few years of . his career, Bugner was protected from the press by his manager and trainer, Andy Smith. Such a thorough job was done by Smith that Bugner sometimes was, referred to by the British press as "a ventriloquist's dummy" or a "zombie." No more. Andy Smith feels Bugner now is capable of speaking for himself, and Smith is right For example, Burner has been booed a few times in London, chiefly because he's so big and powerful looking that the fans feel shortchanged any time he doesn't completely devastate his opponent. The booing has not escaped Bugner's attention. He doesn't try to dismiss it by demeaning the fans. On the. contrary, he understands why they boo him and supports their option to do so. "You can't put an old head on young shoulders," says Joe Bugner, "and you can't offer experience you don't really have. The fans know I have something they want and every now and then I produce it Sometimes I don't and they boo. i "As long as they keep coming out I'm satisfied because the sport is bigger than the individual. Damn it, they pay their money, and when you don't satisfy them, they're entitled to boo." Joe Bugner may be on the short end of an "out price" but he has some good fibre in him. Soccer LONDON (AP) Results In Eng-Hh soccer gomes Tuesday right: ENGLISH FA CUP Fourth Round Replay Crystal Palace, 1; Sheffield .Wednesday, 1. Division II Queen's Pork Rangers, 3; HuoV dersfield, t. Division III Plymouth, 3; Scunthorpe, 0, Tronmere, 0; Rochdote, X . ... W ' A ' a a a CFL expansion to ILSo still loomin TORONTO (CP) - Expansion into the United States is expected to get foremost consideration when the Canadian Football League's executive committee goes into session Thursday. General managerrs of the nine CFL teams met behind closed doors Tuesday and, while they were reluctant to discuss what transpired, several were willing to reiterate their views on the expansion . theme. John Bassett, owner of Toronto Argonauts, initiated the move south of the border last year allegedly to increase CFL revenue. He withdrew the proposal at meetings last November but left the door open for possible future consideration of ex pansion into the U.S. Bassett, speaking in a radio interview recently,' said 'he feels franchises .' located in New York, Detroit, Seattle and Tampa, Fla., would produce much-needed revenue. Argos; in effect, ore seeking rearrangement of gate-equalization payments which Bassett says are taxing the Toronto treasury. He said the Eastern Football Conference club, over the last five years, has paid double into the scheme what the fund has realized from the other eight clubs combined. With the exception of British Columbia Lions of the Western Conference and a couple of eastern colleagues, the other clubs in the CFL are opposed to such a move. . "Nothing has changed," said Norm Kimball, general manager of the WFC Edmonton Eskimos. "We don't think it will work. "We voted against It for that reason, not because we wanted to vote against Bassett." . . Lions GM Jackie Parker admitted his club at least favors consideration of expansion. "Our idea is that we might take a good look at it if it would mean more revenue." The subject of National Football League expansion into Canada is also expected to be dealt with by the executive committee, especially a franchise in Montreal which could bring about the demise of the Alouettes and possibly the CFL. . Delegates . to the meetings were reminded Tuesday night that such an event could hap- -pen, particularly with the necessary stadium facilities, becoming available after the 1976 Olympic Games. . . ' , Some officials refuse to get excited. ' "The reasons for that not happening outweigh those that it might happen," says Wiimi- peg's general manager Earl Lunsford. "I've heard these . rumors before. "I've also heard the people in Montreal prefer watching the NFL on television to the CFL. "That's nonsense. I've seen the BBM (Bureau of Broad- t cast Measurement) figures and far more watch Canadian than football in Montreal watch the NFL." Lunsford said he doubts the NFL is even interested in locating in Canada in the immediate future. "People that I've talked to in the NFL say there is no chance of expanding to Canada. They don't want it or need it." He said there were too many cities in the U.S. looking for NFL franchises and he possibility of locating- another one in a cold area appears doubtful. Hamilton GM Ralph Sazio said the NFL needs Canadian ' football "because of that antitrust thing," and doesn't foresee the U.S. league posing a threat to the CFL's future for just that reason. by. feels Ravens win Just. 6Love-erly By CLEM KEALEY Carleton Ravens came within one win of mathematically clinching a playoff position in the eastern section of the Ontario University Athletic Association's basketball league Tuesday night when they out-hustled, out-ran and out-rebounded Queen's Golden Gaels by an overwhelming margin en route to a 91-55 victory. Ravens controlled the backboards at both ends of the court from the opening tap-off and a happy coach Bob O'Billovich said that the win was just "Love-erly." Carleton had done some stumbling in recent games and the staggers really set in when lanky freshman, Jon Love, came up with a lame leg early in a game, Ravens eventually lost to Ottawa U.' Love was conspicuous by his absence in Ravens' double defeat last weekend and so O'Billovich smothered him with praise after his emphatic return to the lineup last night. "There's no question in my mind," O'Billovich said "that Jon as the best rookie univer- YANKS SIGN THREE NEW YORK (AP)"-New-York .Yankees signed their first three players for the 1973 season Tuesday, including third baseman Craig Nettles, who was acquired from Cleveland Indians during the offseason. Also signed were pitcher Casey Cox and reserve infielder Hal Lanier. sity basketball player in this league. . . very likely in all of Canada." O'Billovich was in love with both his Loves last night and all of the other eight or nine players he gave liberal floor time to. According to the Carleton coach, Drew Love played his best game of the season from his centre position picking off 14 rebounds, one more than his younger brother. Jon had Queen's defence confused throughout the. onesided game. He picked off rebounds, ran like a loping gazelle and scored from all over the court. In addition he fed many passes, setting up fast breaks resulting in more Ravens' baskets. JON LOVE DREW LOVE Jon hit on 14 of 20 shots from the floor, which, in basketball parlance, spells uncanny accuracy and he led all shooters with his 28 points. Dave Montagano with 20 points, including three straight field goals within a minute in the second half, was another Carleton standout. Lome Bowles contributed 11 and Drew Love 10. Last night's win . sets up . Carleton's biiggest game of the season which comes Friday night in the Ravens gym . against the undefeated Lau-rentian University (9-0). Carleton took over second place from U of O last night and ran their record to six wins and three losses. O'Billovich is Play. liere Friday Oshawa Generals trim: pn 6-2 Division IV Newpor V, 1; t, 0; firodford, 0. CHALLENGING FOREMAN DENVER (UPI) - Bill Daniels said he will deposit a $5,000 check with' the New York State Athletic Commission Wednesday to open the official challenge for his fighter, Ron Lyle, against hcavy-welght champion George Foreman. By The Canadian Press A fast start provided Oshawa Generals with a win Tuesday night, but a similar feat by Sudbury Wolves meant only a tie in the Ontario Hock-ey Association Junior A series. Generals defeated St. Cath-arines Black Hawks 6-2, thanks to a 3-0 first-period dead before 3,119 fans in Oshawa. There was a time, early in the season when Oshawa was dismissed as a threat to the big three in the,, standings. But they play next vtot the Civic Centre Friday night against Leo Boivin's 67s and at the rate Ottawa has been moving of late it's almost a toss-up-who'll come out on top. The bulk of the Ottawa players had a second consecutive day off practice yesterday but all those not being used on a regular basis, along with a couple of Carleton hockey players with a couple of years of junior eligibility, participated in a light workout Thjs weekend could go a long way towards deciding Ottawa's final position during the regular schedule. They're now a comfortable third but Peterborough and the Marlies meet in a home-and-home series Thursday and Friday and then 67s visit Maple Leaf Gardens Sunday afternoon. Wolves held a 4-2 lead after the first and added another in the second before Hamilton Red Wings rallied for a 7-7 deadlock. Oshawa's win gave the sixth-place Generals 43 points, one behind St. Catharines, Sudbury is seventh with 31 points, one more than Hamilton which has a seven-point lead over Kitchener Red Wings. Walt Johnson paced Oshawa with two goals, while Andy Whitby, Don Seiling, Bill Lochead and Rick Middlcton added the others. Middleton leads the 10-tcam league in goals with 51. Bob MacGulgan scored both goals for Hawks, outshot 40-35. Linematcs Pat Hickey and Mike Hobin starred for Wings who outshot Wolves 46-35 and trailed 4-2 after the first and 54 at the end of the second: Hickey scored three goals for the second time this sea son and added an assist, while Hobin got two goals arid three assists. Dwaine Davis and Glen Cickello, who fired the tying goal with less than four minutes remaining, were the other Hamilton scorers before 860 fans. The line of Tom Colley, Morris Titanic and Terry Casey collected nine points. Colley had two goals and two assists with Casey getting a goal and two assists. Titanic set up Colley's first goal and scored one himself in the third. Tom Young, Eric Vail and Bob Russell shared the other Sudbury goals. Play resumes Thursday night with first-place Toronto . Marlboros visiting Peterborough. The second-place Petes are eight points behind the leaders. aiming much higher than a playoff berth (he wants to finish at least second) .However they finish off with two games against Laurentian and a date next Tuesday in Kingston against this same Queen's team. Norm Haggarty was the top Queen's point man last night with 23 and i9 of those points came in the second half when they were in a ridiculous catch-up position. No chance might be a more apt descriptive position since Queen's trailed 41-19 at the intermission.. ' In a junior varsity game which precceded the contest Carleton beat Kingston St. Lawrence 86-50 with Carl Mitchell (20 pts.) and John Morgan (15 pts.) leading the way. U OF O WINS At Mont Petit Hall, Univer-sity of Ottawa Gee-Gees thrashed Sir George Williams Georgians 95-51 in an out-of-conference contest. Merv Sabey and Vic Chandler paced the winners with 16 points apiece and John Plas-kacz added 12. U of O led 35-20 at the end of the first 20 minutes. DANGER RULED OUT TRENTON, N.J. .(AP) -The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Monday that a 750-acre sport centre could be built in the Hackensack Riber Meadowlands without endangering' the environment. TTie court decision resulted . from its earlier ruling that the state environmental protection department conduct extensive hearings to determine the environmental impact of the sprawling centre which will include a 75,000-scat stadium for the National Football League's New York Giants.

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