Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 15, 1974 · Page 17
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 15, 1974
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N»rthw»t* Arhantat TIMES, W*d,, May 15, 1974 PGA Designated Tournaments Requires Leading Players To Enter Or Suffer Fines FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) --| The designated tournament--a new concept under which, for the first lime, leading players arc required to compete--: makes its firsl appearance on the pro golf tour this week. It's the old Colonial National, carrying a beefed up purse of $250.000. a new format anti a new name--all to meet requirements of becoming a designated tournament. The 72-hole event gets under way Thursday on the 7-142-yard par-71 Colonial Country Club course, a rose-bordered old lay- Crockett Will Get Close Look SAN' FRANCISCO ( A P ) -The world's fastest human, Ivo- rv Crockett, will meet "the slowest gun in the West" at the starling line of his next race. Tom Moore, meet director of the California Relays at Mod esto. has earned the "slowest gun" reputation among track athletes and coaches because of his deliberate style as a race starter. Moore will serve as his own starter at the 33rd California Relays May 25. He made it clear Tuesday in speaking to N o r t h e r n California track writers, that 9-flat sprinter Crockett will be watched closely at the start of the 100-yard dash. Crocket, whose best previous time was 9.2 seconds, set a world record with his 9.0 victory last Saturday at Knoxville, Tenn. "I read that Ivory said it was his best start ever. His coach said the same thing. To a starter, that can mean many things," said Moore. One possibility, he said, was that the 24-year-old sprinter had the advantage of an " ticipated start" before the gun sounded. He explained: ANTICIPATED START "An anticipated start gives runner a chance to start his muscles moving. It coutd mean an advantage of from one-tenth to two-tenths in a race. Hi; brain has given the body orders to move, although there is no actual movement." Moore has been starter for most of the West Coast's major track meets over his long ca reer with a gun. He alway. leaves a long pause between hi drawn-out order of "set" am the pulling of the trigger, with the intention of discouraging a templet! "anticipated starts." He hinks he's been success ful most of the time. "I saw movie film of om start where after the smoke came out of the gun, there were five frames of film befor there was any pcrceptibl movement by any of the run ners," he recalled. ut t h a t is pierced by the ncandering Trinity River. I 1 anks among Ihc most demand ng in the United Stales. The tournament, for almosl irce decades an invitational vent, now is an open lourna As such, it's name has een changed to the Colonia ational Open. It's one of the equircmcnts lo become a designated" a f f a i r , Tlie 150-nian field includes all .e great names of the game-- ack Nicklaus, defending cham- Tom Weiskopf, Johnny lillcr. Lee Trcvino, Arnold 'aimer. Hilly Casper, Masters itteholder Gary Player of .outh Africa, Australia's Bruce Hampton. All came--after a tittle grum- iling. Player. Nicklaus and Weis- \opf all have had mild to major omplaints about Ihe new setup, which originally called for 5 designated tournaments a T ear. There are only three, 'his is the first. "I'm generally in favor of the :oncepl," Nick!ans said. "I just bought we were rushing into it much too fast." Arnold Palmer was one of the asl to commit for this event. lad he failed to do so. it coutd ave set up a test case. REGULATIONS Fun Time Is Over For Celtic Front Office BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston icltics today kept celebrating their National Basketball Asso ciation championship. Hut it was back to work fo Genera! Manager Fled A tier bach and Couch Tommy Hein sohn. The Celtics were given a cii : reception Tuesday by 30,00 fans at City Hall Mall after a cavalcade from Boston Garden, Then came a reception led by Court Rejects NFL Arguments WFL Scores Big Touchdown Mayor Kevin While. "Now we have to get ' 1 ready Under the; regulations nf Ihe 'ournamenl Players Division, " a designated player fails lo compete, he is subject to leavy fine or suspension ot ilaying rights by Commissioner ")oane Reman. The exact penal- y is not The new set-up is designed to jrovide some highlights to the ·egular season and leads up to a climax in the fall in the new Tournament Players Division championship. With Nicklaus having a less .han-banncr season this year he tournament lacks a clear cut favorite. Miller may fill the role. The tow-headed blond has jeen the sensation of the tour .hts year, taking a whopping 'ivc titles and almost. $200,OOC n winnings already. He hasn't jlayed since winning the Tour lament of Champions alinosl .hree weeks ago, "Colonial is an Open-type course," Miller said. "L usually 3lay my best on those kind of mirses." Behind him are Nicklaus ant Trevino, each with one victors :his season, and Weiskopf. who started his big push lor star dom in this event a year ago. And, of course, there's Play er. The always-dangerous liti! man in black is making bi first appearance in this countr since winning the Masters, Other major standouts ir elude rookie Ben Crcnslvaw Dave Hill, a winner last wee in Houston; Hubert Green, two-time winner this year, an Gene Littler, a former ColonEa winner. The final two rounds Salur day and Sunday will be tclt, vised nationally by CBS-TV. for Ihe drafts,' 1 said Auerbach, who as general manager and former coach molded the Celtics' dynasty. "Yep, the fun is over, now we nve to look ahead." said Hein- ohn. "We go back to work ow. We don't have a high d r a f t ) pick, so we'll just go iftcr the best man we can let." Boston won the NBA title for fie first time in five years and historic 12th time. The Celtics 1 immediate prob- em is (he NBA expansion draft stock a new franchise in S T ew Orleans. Boston is exacted to protect John Havli- ek, Dave Cowens, Jo Jo White. )on Chancy. Paul Silas and Don Nelson from the draft. Thai will leave Steve Ku- erski, Art Williams, Henry 'inkel and rookies Phil Hankin- on arid Steve Downing unpro- ectetl. The best guessing is that New Orleans will pick Kuberski. a 6- oot-8 forward who just hasn't made it with the Celtics since being drafted in 1969. Havlicek, 34 and a veteran of many NBA campaigns, is the cam leader--and he wants "to lay two more years." Cowens, 16, is just blooming, the same is White and Chaney. Silas, mly 31 despite 10 years in the \ T BA. and Nelson, 34, are old By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS If you're still trying to keep score in pro football's court game, add an important touchdown for the World Football League as the unusual preseason contest nears its "fourth quarter." But they play overtime. Th« established National Football League and the upstart World Football League wore their shoulder pads and helmets to court Tuesday, preferring to finish their legal battles before things like preaching training season. The WFL completed worrying about the rapidly-ap Newk Smashes Past Lara LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP)-- Topsceded John Newcombe o Australia took the first step to ward winning what could be a estimated $114,01)0 over eigh days by downing Mexico's Mar cello Lara 6-3, 6-3 in the open ing round of the third annua $150.000 Alan King Tennis Clas Kentucky Coach Loses Post LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -The Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association were in the market today or their sixth head coach since .he club's formation in 1967, sic. Other first-round ifter releasing Coach Babe McCarthy. Elite Brown, board chairman of the Colonels, who announced Tuesday night that McCarthy had been fired, termed it "strictly a business judgment." Rumors that McCarthy might be fired had circulated since the Colonels were eliminated from the ABA playoffs by the New York Nets in a sweep of the four-game series. Mrs. Brown's husband, John Y. Brown Jr., said at that time that he was "definitely . . . not pleased with the way the team is playing . . . I don't believe a team should be np and down like that." David Vance, the team's assistant general manager, confirmed today that the names of several persons, Including Virginia Squires' Coach Al Bianchi, have cropped up in preliminary discussions. Tuesday were second-seedei Tom Okker of the Netherlands ivho knocked off Jim McManu of Berkeley, Calif., G-4, 6-4, am Harold Solomon of Houstor who defeated seventh-ranker Cliff Drysdale of South Africa n a battle of two-handed back hands, 6-2, 7-5. Unseeded defending cham pion Brian Gotttried of For Lauderdale, Fla., turned bac Krew McMillan of South Afric 7-5, 6-3 in this richest 32-ma tournament in history. The singles winner will ge $30,000 plus a $21,000 automc bile, making it the highe. single payoff ever in tennis. New com be, wh o ea rned $5 E 000 over the weekend in Worl Championship of Tennis play : Dallas, could earn another $56 000 by winning the singles an doubles titles here. Stan Smith oT Sea Pines, S.C upheld his No. 5 seeding with 7-5. 6-2 conuest of Roy Bar of San Diego. uchdown drive when a Cincinati judge refused to stop the ookie league from contacting id signing NFL players. The FL Cincinnati pla; Ben. igals had ought a preliminary injunction gainst linebacker Bill Bergey nd the WFL, but U. S. District urige David Porter ruled that ranting the legislation would harm the public interest in ostering free competition ic marketplace (or the sports ollar." Porter added in his 46-page .idgement that Bergey "is a ne young man, an emotional erson with a great competitive pirit. Bergey has no intention f breaching his contract bj tling down in the slightest." But NFL Commissioner Pete ^ozelle s a i d , the NFL is concerned that the public might, think NFL players who have signed WFL contracts for future years might not be doing their best. "That aura of suspicion concerns me." It still concerns the Dallas Cowboys, who also went to court to enjoin against further player raids and achieved a restraining order. But that didn't bother quarterback Craig Morton, who has signet) for 1975 with the WFL Houston Texans. Morton was listed as a "no show" at Tuesday's opening ol a voluntary two-week quarterback school the club is running. Veteran Concannon from the school, but he was excused due to an illness in his quarterback Jack also was missing amily. Miami Dolphins' owner Joe Robbie says the federal judge's decision won't change the plans of his NFL champion team's suing the WFL over the signings of Paul Warfield, Jim Kiick and Larry Csonka by the Toronto Northmen, who since nave moved to Memphis. Bergcy's Ambassador -- already moved twice in their few months of life--have moved again the St. Petersburg Times reported in its Wednesday editions. ANOTHER MOVE They will become the Or- 1 a n d o , Fla., Ambassadors Thursday, the paper said, giving Florida four professions football teams. The others are the Dolphins and NFL es pansion franchise Tampa, and ;he WFL Jacksonville Sharks. · In other action Tuesday, the; Washington Redskins acquired running back Larry Smith from' the Los Angeles Rams even though the five-year veteran already has signed a future contract with the WFL Jackson-. ville club. "He can help us win now." Redskins Coach George Allen emphasized. "The future is this year." The Chicago Bears announced they would pay middle linebacker Dick Butkus full salary for the remaining four years of his five-year contract, whether he can play football or not. Bad knees forced Butkus out of the last half of last season, and doctors have not yet determined his future. 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