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KEPUuLiG BULLDOG 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 kick-off return and then set up the decisive score with a 31- yard runs, 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 Starr, 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. THE ARizoNA.REPnBiio ports Monday, Nov. 3, 1969 Page 41 When Grabdwski again fumbled on his own 24, Hanratty led the Steelers to another touchdown period, hitting Erwin Williams with a three-yard touchdown pass. Then came Williams* kickoff return and the Packers were back in the game. GREEN BAY PITTSBURGH * 14 10 14-38 .10 1 7 10-44 Plttt-Jefferson 3« pass from Hanralty (Mlngo kick) GB—Horn 2 run (Mercer kclk) GB—Williams 83 punf return (Mercer ktek) Pitt—Hoak 3 pass from Hanratty (AMngo kick) Pitt—Williams 3 pass from Hanratty (Mlnso kick) GB—Williams 9t kickoff return (Mercer kick) GB—FG Mercer IS GB—Williams 1 run (Mercer kick) Pitt—Jefferson S3 pass from Shiner (Mlngo kick) Pltt—FG Mlngo 32 GB—Dale 43 pass from Starr (Mercer kick) A—46,403. Green Bay Pilsburgh First Downs Rushing Yardage Passing Yardage Return Yardage Passes Fumbles Lost Yards Penalized : 14 82 236 170 13-24-3 4-37.8 2 86 19 142 204 65 15-27-3 4-46.9 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 IVa 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 finished 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 shows 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 gam over 10,000 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 total of 10,061 yards. His first touchdown, or 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 Snell 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 Port- tend, Ore., Nov. 13 in the Seattle Arena. SPOKTS TODAY ives fllmeo reca >u/.Dev'l? coach Frank Kush fllmeo recao of Saturday's Arizona State- inp ?a.m«, Cn. ?l, 7 p.m. Associated Press Jockey Angel Cordero Jr., aboard Czar Alexander, race track in Arcadia, Calif., Saturday* Czar Alexan- looks back for some competition as he goes into the der raced the fastest mile and one-half over a grass stretch to win the $113,900 Oak Tree at Santa Anita course in American thoroughbred history in 2:23%. Snead TD call mistaken fact Associated Press NEW YORK — Norm Snead,undoubtedly made the right call on the touchdown pass that gave Philadelphia a 23-20 victory over the'New York Giants yesterday, but the right call may have- been. made on the basis of the wrong facts.' I The Scoreboard showed a. fourth- and-two situation on the Giants' 24-yard line with just over a minute left', but in the Philadelphia huddle Snead decided he needed four yards. "It looked like a four to me," Snead said as he sat in front of his cubicle in the Eagles' dressing room after the game. "We have our people calling distance coming back to the. huddle. One said it was three, one said,it was two. I said it was four." . , : So Snead called the pass to Ben Hawkins. On the sidelines coach Jerry Williams tried to match his thoughts to Snead's. He thought Snead might go for the run. "The call was all Norm's," said Williams. "I thought it was fourth-and-four too. But I wondered whether he might try to surprise them with the run. I thought with them looking for the pass he'd try that." Snead, however, wanted the pass. He also wanted only enough yardage for the first down to sustain the drive that had started on the Eagles' 30 with 2 J / 2 minutes left. "We'd been successful with that pass all day — Hawkins on a hook and .out," said Snead, "All I wanted was the first down and they were laying back. But the guy who was covering Hawkins fell down." The guy was safety Bruce Maher, who whacked Hawkins on the play and then slipped and fell on a field soaked from the rain that fell intermittently thrpugh- out the game. Those circumstances left Hawkins free as he scampered into the end zone with 1:06 left. BOB EGEH Devils dispel doubts can't win big ones ARIZONA STATE'S Sun Devils proved beyond any doubt Saturday night that they CAN with 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 35-8 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 Kush 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 disastrous results. • The Devils kept the throttle open, putting the ball in the air 45 times da- 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 on 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 'Brunson were the keys to A-State's offensive attack. They were healthy, and all they did was snag J4 passes for 25? yards between them. There can be little doubt in the mind, of anyone who saw ASU's one-point toss to Utah that a healthy Demery and Brunson 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 WAG football in general a big favor, turning a Wyoming runaway into a three-team struggle that's swre to stimulate interest in these part's, Parson takes early Kaiser lead at 283 Associated Press NAPA, Calif.—Don Parson, an obscure rookie from Farmington, Conn., fired a six-under-par 66 yeatdrday and took the early lead in the final round of the $140,000 Kaiser International Open Golf Tournament. Parson, who was making his first finish, had a 72-hole total of 283, five under par for four rounds on the 6,849-yard, par 27 Silverado Country Club Course. The blond youngster, one of the first to get away in the warm, Indian summer weather, had no chance of keeping the top spot, however, with all the third round leaders stillin the clubhouse. Jack Nicklaus, who led or shared the lead in all of the first three rounds, was in the last twosome to get away. Nicklaus, who was 14 under with a 54-hole total of 202, was paired with Masters champion George Archer, 204. Dave Stockton was tied for the No. 2 spot at 204, going into the final round play and was teamed with Bob Goalby, 205. Also at 205 were Lou Graham and Chi Chi Rodriguez. Arnold Palmer, six strokes back at 208, also was a late starter. Allen likes '69 Ramteambest Associated Press ATLANTA, Ga. — "This is our best all around team since I've been with the Rams," said Coach George Allen of Los Angeles yesterday, following the Rams' 38-6 victory over Atlanta. "We also : broke a jinx out there today," said Allen in his fourth year with the Rams. "No Ram team ever won ; their first seven games. Last year we won our first six and then lost." The Rams rolled through the National Football League's seventh playing date as the undefeated team after Cleveland whipped Dallas earlier in the day. "I thought we played some pretty good defensive ball," he said."Any time you hold a team in the National League without a touchdown it's something." The Ram defense held Atlanta to only six yards total offense in the first half, but the Falcons added 273 yards in the second half. \ "But the, most important thing is our physical condition," Allen said, "The Fajcons are an aggressive, hard-hitting team and we got a lot of guys banged up. It takes a lot away from the victory," he said. Los Angeles lost linebacker Maxie Baughan in;the first half when he was stuck in the head and blocked from behind on the same play. Allen said he didn't know the seriousness of Baughan's injury, Quarterback Roman Gabriel* who threw three touchdown passes, agreed with Allen that this is the Rams' finest team, .Asked about his year personally, Gabriel said, "I analyse my year by what the team Is doing, so I guess mine is good too." Nelsen hurls 5 TD passes to pace win Associated Press CLEVELAND-Quarterback Bill Nelson 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 5-1-1 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 Browns line-backer 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 meetingSj 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 14 0 14—42 ?r"~i.'W«"i 21 pass frf om Nelson (Cockroft kick) CU^ColUns 7 pass from Nelsen (Cockroft kick) Cowboys Browns 20 20 140 95 183 230 JIB 60 First downs Rushing yardage Passino yardage Return yardage Passes Punts Fumbles lost Yards penalized «! Cincy's Cook rips Oakland Associated Press CINCINNATI — Rookie quarterback Greg Cook, back in form after fighiting 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 tp 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 7 17 3 14-17 0 7-31 (Muhlmann kick) siTfrom Cook (Muhlmann kick) mann kick) from Lamonica (Blanda _.... _.,,.. , ,._„ OaTc-Wells 43 pass from Lanwlca (Blanda kick) First downs . Rushing yardage Passing yardage Return yardage Fumbles lost . Yards penalized Dolphins' Clancy out for season NEW YORK (AP) - .lack Clancy, a wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins who missed the entire 1965 season with a knee jiqjury, suffered torn ligaments in his right knee during yesterday's 34-31 American Football League looss to the New York Jets, A team 1 sposekraan said Clancy probably would be lost for the rest of this season.

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