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KtrUBUC MAIL rowns rout unbeaten Dallas, 42-10 Williams runs wild in Packer win Associated Press PITTSBURGH - Travis Williams, former Arizona State, star, scored three touchdowns, including an 83-yard punt return and a 96-yard kickoff return and then set up the decisive score with a 31- yard run, as the Green Bay Packers turned back the Pittsburgh Steelers, 3834, yesterday in a National Football League contest. Veteran Bart Starr, who entered the game in the final minutes of the third quarter after sitting out the first three with a sore arm, fired a 48-yard touchdown pass with five minutes left to Carroll Dale to put the Packers ahead for good. The Steelers had come from behind at the start of the fourth quarter to tie the score at 31-31 when Dick Shiner, taking over for injured Terry Hanratty, fired a 53-yard touchdown pass to Roy Jefferson. Then Gene Mingo, recovering his on- side kick, added a 32-yard field goal and But the Packers, unable to gain much the Steelers led, 34-31. ground on the Steelers, came back on But Stair, taking over for Dan Horn, Williams' punt return to go ahead, 14-10. hit three straight passes. Hanratty threw his second of three The Steelers stormed for a 10-0 lead touchdown passes, a three-yarder to Dick in the first quarter. Hoak, to give the Steelers the lead again. When Grabowski again fumbled on his own 24, Hanratty led the Steelers to another touchdown, hitting Erwin Williams with a three-yard pass. Then came Williams' kickoff return and the Packers were back ia the game. THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC ports Monday, Nov. 3, 1969 Page 41 GREEN BAY PITTSBURGH 0 14 10 14—38 IB 7 7 10-34 Pitt—Jefferson 34 pass from Hahratly (Mingo kick) GB—Horn 4 fun (Mercer kcik) GB—William* 83' punt return (Mercer kick) Pitt—Hoak 3 pass from Hanratty (AAlnao kick) Pitt—Williams 3 pass from Hanralty (Mingo kick) GB—Williams 96 kickoff return (Mercer kick) GB—FG Mercer 15 GB—Williams 1 run (Mercer kick) Pitt—Jefferson 53 pass from Shiner (Minna kick) Pitt—FG MIPBO 32 GB—Dale 43 pass from Starr (Mercer kick) A—46,403. Green Bay Pltiburgh First Down* Rushing Yardage Passing Yardage Return Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles Lost Yards Penalized 14 82 236 170 13-24-3 4-37.8 2 86 19 142 204 69 15-27-3 4-46.8 1 74 Travis Williams Czar Alexander in International Laurel event lures victor in Oak Tree Associated Press LAUREL, Md. — Gustave Ring has accepted an invitation for .the Washington, D.C. International at Laurel Nov. 11 for Czar Alexander, who set an American record of 2:23 2-5 in winning the $113,900 Oak Tree over 1M: miles on the grass at Santa Anita Saturday. The announcement of Ring's acceptance was made yesterday by a Laurel spokesman, who said the field for the $150,000 International, also at 1% miles on the grass, is set at 10. Czar Alexander, making his first start in three months, broke Kelso's record by two-fifths of a second. The 4-year-old Irish-bred also represented the United States in the International last year when he firashetl - second to Raymond Guest's Sir Ivor, representing Ireland. "My trainer (Angel Pena) did a wonderful job in getting this horse ready," Ring said after the Oak Tree. "He had not raced since last summer, and even I did not dream he would run well in the Oak Tree. It is quite a feat to do this and it certainly s^hows the quality of the horse." The other U.S. representatives in this year's International are Charles Engelhard's South African-bred Hawaii and Gene Goff's Nodouble. Rounding out the field will be Karabas of England, Goodly and Grandier of France, Takeshiba-0 of Japan, Sabinus of Brazil, Hitchock of Germany and Hogarth of Italy. The early favorite is Hawaii, winner of the United Nations and Sunrise Handicaps at Atlantic City and the Man O'War Stakes at Belmont Park in his last three starts and first.in six of nine outings this year. Karabas, winner of five straight, is the early second choice. Maynard sets two »> marks as Jets win Associated Press NEW YORK — Don Maynard felt like the first man to clear 17 feet in the pole vault after helping the New York Jets over another hurdle yesterday in their run at a second straight American Football League championship. "It's like doing a four-minute mile I guess, or a 17-foot pole vault," said Maynard after becoming the first receiver in pro football history to gain over 10.COO yards by catching four passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns in the Jets' 34-31 victory over Miami. Maynard's fourth reception, good for 25 yards and a touchdown that tied the score 31-31, gave him a 'totalof 10,061 yards. His-first touchdown, on a 42-yard toss from Joe Namath, was his 82nd in the AFL and set a league record. He also caught a pass from running back Matt SneU for a two-point conversion, Scott schedules ring clash with Jackson SEATTLE (AP) - Middleweight Fraser Scott, just off a disputed loss to champion Nino Benvenuti in Naples, Italy, fights Prince Jackson of Portland, Ore., Nov. 13 in the Seattle Arena. JSPOBTS TODAY TELEVISION ' ,ASU .football - Su,n DevlTeoaeh Frank Kush ...... —.. "afurday 1 * Arizona state- Jockey Angel Cordero Jr., aboard Czar Alexander, looks back for some competition as he goes into the stretch to win the $113,900 Oak Tree at Santa Anita Associated Pitts race track in Arcadia, Calif., Saturday. Czar Alexander raced the fastest mile and one-half over a grass course in American thoroughbred history in 2:23%. Hawks led by Hazzard */ Associated Press.. ATLANTA, Ga. - Guard Walt Hazzard scored 23 points here last night to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 125-113 National Basketball Association victory over the Seattle Super-Sonics. It was the third straight .win for the Hawks, who used 53.3 per cent field goal shooting to post their sixth victory in nine-starts. Seattle suffered its-seventh setback in eight games. • • Hazzard, who also had, nine assists, was one of three Hawks 'with more than 20 points as the Atlantans.had seven of their eight players, in double figures. .' Joe Caldwell was next with -22 points and center Jim Davis had 21 points and 11 rebounds. Seattle, guilty of 24 turnovers, was led by center Bob Rule with 22 points. John Tresvant and Bob Boozer each contributed 20, while player-coach Lennie Wilkens had 19 points and 11 assists. The SuperSonics fell behind 28-18 in the first quarter, but pulled back within two by half-time on the shooting of Rule and Boozer, who did not start the game. Atlanta, however, posted a 36-28 third quarter advantage and for all -intents and purposes that ended ttie contest. Seattle owned a 59-43 rebounding advantage, with the tiny 6-foot-l Wilkens leading the way with 10, but while the SuperSonics were shooting 43.5 and 46 of 108 field goal attempts, the Hawks were hitting on 48 of 90. The top percentage shooters for Atlanta werp Caldwell with 10 of 18 and Pavis with eight 1 pf 12. BOBEGER Devils dispel doubts can't win big ones c? limed recap Same. < p.m. avis Gregor, Hazzartf Hudson Newmark Ir.?? v| » -^ -ttm [ggls-Aflanta 29, Seattle 14. Technical 1/101, ARIZONA STATE'S Sun Devils proved beyond any doubt Saturday night that they CAN win the big ones. After early season losses to Oregon State and Utah the talk started flowing again about A-State and the big ones that got away. We've always felt that was a bad rap anyway. It's true the Devils have lost some big ones, but they've won some big ones, too. Last year's rousing victory over Arizona in the season finale was no small matter. And though they're usually far outmanned, the Devils have compiled an outstanding record against intersectional competition. In terms of national recognition, few games have been as important as this year's season opener against Minnesota. Maybe the Gophers aren't a national power at the moment, but they proved with their 85-8 victory over Iowa Saturday that they're not all bad. Saturday's 30-14 victory over the very good Wyoming team was one of the best all-around efforts in A-State history. And it was a remarkable job of coaching. Frank Rush and his talented staff of assistants worked tirelessly in their two weeks of preparation for the Cowboys. The 'Pokes have very few flaws, but the ASU staff found them and the Devils exploited them to the fullest. After getting an early lead, the Devils refused to sit on it, as so many teams have tried against Wyoming with disas* trous results. . The Devils kept the throttle open, putting the ball in the air 45 times de- spite the fact that they led from box to wire. They rolled up 412 yards total offense against a team that had permitted just 192 per game going into the contest. And the Devil defense was brilliant, allowing just 14 net yards rushing to a team'that had averaged 182 yards per , game on the ground. Devil defenders intercepted five passes,, the most anybody ever has swiped from the Cowboys, and swarmed in to drop Wyoming passers for 'losses on , nine occasions. ! . Rush's pre-game evaluation was right • -Jon target. He said the Devils could ' score, despite Wyoming's defensive reputation. ; He said the Devils could win if they :; could find a way to stop Wyoming's balanced offensive attack, and that's just ; what they did, ; He also said a healthy Cal Demery and Mike Branson were the keys to A-State's offensive attack. They were -healthy, and all they did was snag 14 passes for 255 yards between them. i ' . . There can be little doubt in the mind of anyone who saw ASU's one-point loss to Utah that a healthy Demery and Brun- 1 son would have turned the tide in that one. But even with that blemish on their record, the Devils are very much in contention for their first Western Athletic ;Conference crown ever. They did WAC football in general a big favor, turning a Wyoming runaway into a three-team struggle that's sure to stimulate interest in these parts, Kaiser Open halted " " ....... darkness playoff i V s •- " by Associated Press NAPA, Calif. — Darkness halted a sudden death playoff for the top prize in the $140,000 Kaiser International Open golf tournament yesterday, and Jack Nicklaus, Bill Casper and George Archer will resume play this morning. Don January, a leathery Texas veteran, also was involved in a four-way tie for the top spot with a 72-hold score of 273, but managed only a par on the first extra hole while Nicklaus, Archer and Casper got birdie fours. Darkness forced a halt at that point — the first time in many years such a situation has existed — and tournament officials were forced to schedule the remainders of the playoff beginning at 9 ' "" ~ ................. Nelsen hurls 5 TD passes M. to pace win Associated Press CLEVELAND —Quarterback Bill Nelsen threw five touchdown passes — two each to Paul Warfield and Gary Collins—to lead the Cleveland Browns to a 42-10 National Football League victory over the previously unbeaten Dallas Cowboys yesterday. The Browns capitalized on three fumble recoveries and a pass interception to score four of their touchdowns. The win enabled the Browns to retain the National Football League's Century Division lead with a 5-14 record. Dallas leads the Capitol Division with a 6-1 mark. Walt Garrison fumbled on the Dallas 48-yard line early in the first quarter, and Brown linebacker John Garlington recovered. On the next play—the first of the game for the Browns—Nelsen threw to Warfield for the touchdown. Craig Baynham fumbled the next kickoff, and Alvin Mitchell recovered for the Browns on the Dallas 12. On the third down Nelsen hit Collins with an 11- yard scoring pass. After Mike Howell's sixth pass interception of the season early in the second quarter, the Browns moved 70 yards in seven plays to score. A pass interference call on an end zone pass intended for Collins gave the Browns the ball on the Dallas one, and Ron Johnson went the final yard to make it 21-0. The Cowboys, who had beaten the Browns in their last three regular season meetings, finally scored on a 14-yard field goal by Mike Clark after Mel Renfro intercepted a Nelsen pass and ran it back 41 yards. DALLAS CLEVELAND 030 7—10 14 U 0 14—42 C e—Warfield 8 pass from Nelson (Cockroft kick) C e—Collins 10 pass from Nelsen (Cockroft kick) Cle—Johnson 1 run (Cockroft kick) Dal—FG Clark U Cle—Warfield 21 pass from Nelsen (Cockroft kick) Cle—Collins 7 pass from Nelsen (Cockroft kick) A—o4iBoO. Cowboys Browns First downs Rushing yardage Passing, yardage Return yardage Passes Punts Fumbles lost Yards penalized 20 140 183 118 20 95 230 £0 18-26-1 3-39 4-63 Cincy's Cook It was the llth playoff of the year on the pro tour, and the third involving four players. Nicklaus, the burly Golden Bear from Columbus, Ohio, had led or shared the lead for the first three rounds, but found the touch had deserted him on the final round. .: •''•••' He carried a two^stroke lead into the last round on ; the 6,849-yard, par-72 Silverado Country Club course, but managed only a 71. January charged in with a 66, Casper had a 67 and Archer, the 6-foot-6 Masters champion, rolled in a five-foot putt on the final hole of regulation play for a birdie that clinched him a share of the lead with a 69. January wap short of the green in four, chipped up to one foot and made it for a par. Then came Buffalo Bill, a two-time U.S. Open champion, who carefully lined up an 18-footer and dropped it for a bird. "I didn't know you could see that far," quipped Nicklaus, who tried to sight his 16 footer in the gathering gloom. He did —and made the putt for another bird. Archer their rolled in an eight-footer and a halt was called. Nicklaus rajji afoul on the back nine, taking bogeys from traps on the llth and 13th holes, and failing to get a bird on the three closing holes, all relatively easy. ; : Casper and January each birdied two of the last three, and Archer saved his dramatic effort for the last one. Lou Graham, with a final 69, was In a share for hte top spot until he took a boogey on the;16th..He Jnjshed fifth with a 274, followed by Dan Sikes and Chi Chi Rodriguez, tied at 275. Sikes had a clos* ing 67 and Rodriguez a 70. Arnold Palmer, making the best showing of his current comeback, and a 69 — he hit every green in regulations — and was tied at 277 with R.H. Skies and Dave Stockton. ."• • . •' Associated Press , CINCINNATI - Rookie quarterback Greg Cook, back in form after fighting a sore arm for four weeks, fired Cincinnati to a 24-0 halftime lead yesterday, leading the inspired Bengals to a 31-17 American Football League upset of Oakland. Cook, who did not play in three of four straight Bengal losses, rifled two touchdown passes to Chip Myers and the Bengal defense came up with four interceptions and a fumble recovery to end the Raiders' unbeaten streak of 15 games. Myers made two spectacular catches for 35 and eight-yard touchdowns as the Raiders lost their first game this year. Myers caught only one pass in the Bengals' first seven games. His first score came after Fletcher Smith picked off one of four interceptions Daryl Lamonica threw. Later in the second period Jesse Phillips sped 83 yards—longest run in the AFL this season—to the. Oakland 10. Three plays later Myers wrestled the ball from Raider Willie Brown in the end zone for a 24-0 lead and ended a four-game losing streak. Lamonica rallied the Raiders for 14 fourth-quarter points but it was too late for the last of the unbeaten AFL squads. Hewritt Dixon, just activated by Oakland this week, fumbled at the Bengal 15 and Ken Riley recovered to snuff out a Raider comeback in the final period, Lamonica had brought Oakland to within 14 points, passing nine yards to Fred Biletnikoff and 43 yards to Warren Wells before Dixon's fumble. OAKLAND CINCINNATI .0 0,3 14—17 7 17 0 Cook (Muhlmann kick) Cook (Muhlmann kick) X"ir~ l all"»ES."i/ v ff. 'Mglmsnn kick) kick) ass m Lamonlca Oak-Well* 43 pass from Lamonica (Blanda kick) oak-\j/e|l$ ; lrsf dcwns vsn Return" yjTrcfaVe :ushlng"yardafle 'asslna yardage RtJdrt-j Bensalt 119 134 Passes Fumbles lott J Yards penalized 4 BULLETIN SEATTLEWThe Seattle Totems nosed out the Phoenix Roadrunners in a Western Hockey league game here last night, 5-4, Dolphins' Clancy out for season • j . NEW YORR (A£) - Jack Clancy, a •wide receiver 'for the Miami Dolphins who missed the entir|.J968;season with a knee injury- suffer^ ->|prn i ligaments in his right Knee during 8 yesterday's 34-31 American Fastball League lq$s J;Q the New York Jets, A team spokesman said Clancy probably would be lost for the rest of this season,

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