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· · Aikomot TIMES, Mon., Jun* 34, 1974 . ABKAMtA* Boston Blanks Tribe; McDaniel Helps Royals Stiffle Oakland 4-1 BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "Ifi getting to be heallhy to be unhealthy in Boston. Rico Petrocelli. hobbled by a pulled hamstring muscle that has knocked him off third base and left him as the Red Sox 1 designated hitter, belled a pair of solo home runs Sunday. And Rick Wise, recovering from tendonitis and a broken finger, pitched five solid innings in his first start in a month. The Rick-and-Rico com : bination, plus some other healthy hitting, powered Boston to an 8-0 rout of the Cleveland Indians and enabled the Red . Sox to widen their American League East lead to 3!4V4 games over the Detroit Tigers. In Sunday's other games New York beat the Tigers 4-1. Milwaukee walloped Baltimore -9-4. Kansas City defeated Oakland 4-1, California Texas 10-J and crushed doublc- · header, Chicago edged M i n - nesota 2-1 before the Twins tripped the White Sox 4-3 . i, Foreman Scrap At H.Y. Party NEW YORK CAP) -- Gossip columnists might well p u t 1 -George Foreman and Muham ""mad All under the heading ol "people not to invite to the same party/' The two heavyweights were at the same party Saturday night, the New York Boxing Writers* Association dinner and they were anything bul congenial guests. Foreman, the heavy weighl champion, was being honoret as the association's fighter J the year, and Ali, who i ,. challenge him For the title in ·· Zaire Sept. 25, was the featured j speaker, AH needled Foreman, sitting ~- just two seats away. "Hittin 1 hard don't mean . nothing if you don't find noth ing to hit," chJded AH. "Are f . you serious. George, fighting me? George Foreman do · hit hard . . . ." The needling continued. Foreman finally approachec the podium and said: "I don'f know about anybody else, bul I'm tired of all ot this and 1 ; want to go home." He Ihen strode to his scat picked up his awards and start ed lo leave. AH interceded. Foreman then grabbed thi hem of Ali's blue suit coat am ripped it up Ihe back. The two were eyeball-lO'Cye ball and snortin' m a d . The were pulled apart, but not be fore Foreman's shirt wa ripped from beneath his coat Foreman left in a h u f f ami insults and d r i n k i n g glasse hurled by Ali. As Foreman's elevator de ·, scended to the hotel lobby frcn the dining room above, th · heavyweight champion wa · overheard telling promoter Doi ' King of Video Techniques: "You'd better get me a bod; guard any time I'm going nea -" him again." The incident was not u n l i k e scuffle between and Jo Frazier on a television tal show just two days before thei fight last January. Yanks 4, Tijors 1 Newly acquired Rudy May Hched a four-hitter and Bobby lurccr doubled home the tie reaking run d u r i n g a sixth-m ing downpour in Ihe Yankees' iciory. Play began in a stead) ain which'got harder during middle innings and nuver lopped, forcing postnonemen f the second game of iht chcduled. twinbill. Brewers 9, Orioles A "It wasn't that much of lay," Darrell Porter shrugged 'Heck, I must've left 10 guy. t base." Actually, Porter stranded seven runners--but he unsl randed three others with .wing. He belted a firsl-irmmj jrand-slam off southpaw Dav McNally that started the Brew 2rs on their way over Balti wre. Royals 4, A's I Lindy McDaniel, m a k i n g , rare start, retired the first 1 Oakland batters he faced am wound up with i three-hi riumph over the A's. Angels 10, Rangers Z Frank Robinson and Lee Canton made it easy for Cali ar ma's Andy Hassler to gain first major league victory They hit two-run homers in thi irst inning and drove In thrci ·uns aptece in the stamped' against Texas. White Sox 2-3, Twins 1-4 Stan Bahnsen pitched a four litter while Carlos May single lomc one run and scored th other on a wild pitch in Ch: cago's first-game victory. In the nightcap, the Twins Danny Thompson tripled in th seventh and scored on Stev Brye's tie-breaking single. WTT Serves Court Volley To Kramer TOTT SERVES 24 LONDON ( A P ) -- Big-time " tennis was f c u d i n ' and fightin' again today as the Wimbledon Championships began without ban or boycott for the first time in three years. World Team Tennis an". nounced over the weekend plans for a Slfl million damage . suit against Jack Kramer and Donald Dell -- the two top officials of the Association of Ten .. nis Players-- and Commercial - Union, an insurance company ; that promotes tournaments, for " "conspiring to destroy WTT." A large number of players -- members of both organ- izations-- were caught in the middle, including such stars as Wimbledon favorite John Newcombe, Tom Okker, Cliff Drysdale. Ion Tiriac and Ray Moore. George MacCall, commissioner of the 16-city WTT, charged . that K r a m e r , ATP director. and Dell, the legal counsel, had " a role in the barring of WTT contract players from the Italian and French Championships. Main victims of the Rome - and Paris actions were Jimmy Connors. a_member of the Baltimore WTT team, and Austral- ia's Evonne Goolagong, who plays for Pittsburgh. As winner* of Australian titles this year, each had a chance to complete a grand slam, worth 1125.000. The Grand Slam consists of the Australian. French, Wimbledon and U.S. titles. A commercial firm is putting up the Trials Begin For Premier Sailing Event NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- Th lefending champion Intrepid, wooden underdog, faced t\v sleek a l u m i n u m yachts today i ,he preliminary trials to selec i U.S. entry for Uie 1974 Ame lea's Cup races. The Courageous and th mariner, built to new specifica .ions that permit aluminui lulls for the first time, are bic ding lo compete for inte national sailing's oldest prize dating to 1851. Another wooden yacht, th Valiant, will serve as a tri; horse for the U.S. contenders the six-day competition o Newport on a 24-mile cours that takes more than thre hours to complete. The Intrepid won in 1970 an 1967--the last two America Cup battles. The United State has won all 22 finals during 1 123-year-old series. After more trials in July an August. Ihe New York Yac Cluh, actual owner of the tr phy, will choose a U.S. nomini to meet a foreign challeng Sept. 10 in the finals. The lighter aluminum boa are expected to hold clear a vantages over the Intrepid b cause part of the weight si ings has gone into the keels gain hetler stability and pe fonnancc. The Courageous was di tinctly faster than the Marim early this mont h during t early this month during t' New York Yacht Club's Sprin Regatta on Long Island Soun But the conditions were d similar to America's Cup ra ing. Tht Courageous is sailed b Bob Bavier. 55, publisher Yachting magazine: the Mar ncr by Ted Turner, 34, of A lanta; and the San Diego-base Intrepid by veteran Gerrv Dri coll. The most interested obser ers during the U.S. t r i a l s w be the Australians, hoping mount a formidable America Cup challenge with the Soul ern Cross, a new aluminu boat. The France, another \voodc boat, also will lake p a r t in t Aug. 22 racing series to dete mine the u l t i m a t e foreign e try. Kramer and Dell denied the chaises and in a formal combined statement called the ac- tSon "a sad day for tennis." Liz Shatter Wins Water Ski Laurels CYPRESS GARDEN'S, Fl (AP) -- Liz Allen Shelter Groveland. Fla., scored a fir in j u m p i n g with a leap of feet to lead her to the cha pionship title in the 23rd a n n u All-American Invitational W ter Ski Championships. She also came in second tricks and third in slalom Su day to earn the top total sco of 2.534 points. In second place was Mar Victoria Carrasco of Caraca Venezuela, who broke her ow world record in women's tri skiing. In the men's division, Wayr G r i m d i t c h o f Hillsborou^ Beach, Fla.. took over-all ho ors by a first-place jump of 1 feet, a second in slalom, an fifth in tricks for 3,438 points. Frankie Dees of Lakclan was second in the men's di\ sion with .263 points with first in slalom, third in jumping and sixth in tricks. Jim Colbert Gambles And Wins PGA Test AKItON, Ohio ( A P ) - "One ing was on my mind," Jim o!lert said. "I wanted it all. "I didn't care if I was second r 95th. I wanted it all and 1 wiping to take some honccs to get it." The chipper, gutsy little guj ot it all-4he title and a $34.000 rst place check--on the sec nd hole of a four-man sudden «ath playoff in the $170,000 merican Golf Classic. He got it with a routine par YC after Ray Floyd's bold bid or a birdie turned into a lxgey nstcad. "I was playing for birdie,' loycl said of the wind-blowr lird shot that caught the banl f a pond guarding. the green and set up the bogey that le "olbcrl get away with the ourth title of his career Sun ay. "I'm excited," Colbert said I'm real excited. I've won be ore, but this is my first on na lonal television. It's my firs n a really great golf course t's just great. Everything j reat." Colbert, 33, had to make i crambling par on the last hot f regulation play, ehippinj ver a bunker to within abou 8 inches of the hole, to tii loyd. a bitterly disappoints 'orrcst Kezler and veteran Ga Brewer for the lop spot at 281. That's one-over-par on th unyielding, 7,130-yard Fireston Country Club course, a monste if a layout turned even longe inri tougher by gusty, bluster ivinds, chill temperatures an ough still wet and heavy fror icavy rains. It was the first time since th Colonial Invitational of hat a regular tour event--no ncluding the U.S. Open--ha icen won at plus-par figures \nd the four-man playoff wa the largest since the Kempe Open of 1971. Fe/ler and Brewer druppe iut with bogeys on the first e* ra hole, Brewer three-puttin and Fezler failing from a bun] IT. The victory lifted Colbert' eason's earnings to $73,02C ach of the playoff losers re eived $13,147. Colbert and Floyd matche iar 70 in the last round, Brew r had a 71 and Fezler, wh missed birdie putts on the lab hree holes that would have se :ured his first pro victory, ha 73. Bert Yancey, Jim Jamieson Dwight Nevil and J.C. Snea missed the playoff by a sing stroke at 282 in the massiv scramble in which seven play ers led or shared the lead a one time during the final roun and another half-dozen wer within one shot. Arnold Palmer matched th day's best round, a 69, and ha 285. U.S. Open champ Hale I win had 73--290. THE RESULTS After Moses Malone Furor WIMBLEDON, England (AP -- The keen personal rivalry Between Stan Smith and Jimmy xmnors sizzled with fresh parks today as the great and ear-great began the two-week rind in the Wimbledon Tennis ihajnpionships. The brassy, 21-year-old Conors, who shares the No. 1 U.S. anking with Smith, bristled at he suggestion that Smith, in winning over the weekend at Nottingham, might finally have haken the "Connors jinx." "Sure, he beat me ot Nottingham in the quarter-finals," $34,000 Ray Floyd $13,147 Gay Brewer $13.147 Forrest Fezler $13,147 Jim Jamieson $5,886 Dwight Nevil $5,886 J.C. Snead $5,886 Bert Yancey $5.886 Tom Kite $4,590 Jerrv McGee $.1,910 Bruce Cramplon $3,910 Mason Rudolph 53,920 70-67-74-70--21 65-71-75-70--21 69-70-71-71--28 69-71-68-73--28 72-68-71-72--2 70-68-72-72- 71-69-71-71--8 71-69-71-71--21 71-68-70-74--21 67-69-74-74-- t 72-63-70-73--28 70-73-71-70-El Paso Takes Division Lead By THE ASSOCIATED PRES El Paso has moved into t lead in the West Division'of t Texas League following t Diablos' 7-4 victory over Sar Antonio Sunday night in I Alamo City. In other action in the We: Amarillo romped over Midla 13-7 while in .the East Victor was defeating Alexandria ' and Arkansas was blankii Shreveport 1-0. The Diablos' victory ga them a half-game edge ov former leader San Antonio. T Diablos won the game in t last inning w h e n Dave Collin blasted a two-run double ai then came home when Mil Miley hit a home run. Luis Quintana look credit f the victory in relief and h record is now 7-4. Larry Ande In Midland, Rich ' Guerr slammed a three-run homer the fourth inning to highlight six-run outburst that carrii Amarillo past the Cubs. Tony Pepper hit a solo hom for Amarillo and Wayne Tyron hit two for Midland. Dav Fuqua. 4-3, was the winner. In (he East Division, Victor continued to set the pace wi its victory over Alexandri Nino Espinoza spaced out eig Aces' hits and got some help the eighth inning f r o m R i c B a l d w i n as he posted h eighth win against only tw losses. Brock Timberton singled wi the bases loaded and two out the seventh inning lo score tl two Victoria runs that mai the difference in the game. TERMITES? CALL A D M I R A L PEST CONTROL ooct'et AnH Sp»d*n ·· COMMERCIAL » BFSIMWTlAi NCAA To Probe Recruiting PETERSBURG, Va. ( A P I --| alionul Collegiate .Athletic As- X'iation investigators are ohing the recruiting tactics sed by hundreds of colleges to cquirc the services of school- oy basketball sensation Moses "alone. Malone rcporledly told the in- estigators that one coach of:red him $1,000 under the table i sign. The 6-foot-ll center signed a rant-in-aid last Thursday to (tend the University of Maryand. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported in its Sunday editions that Malone had given the NCAA investigators some damaging information on the recruiting methods of at least two schools. The newspaper said it had learned that Mary- tion, just saying, "it was per- laml wasn't one of them. The NCAA investigators. Lynn Nance, a former FBI agent, and Bill Hunt, a former Texas sportswriter and a graduate of Soulhern Methodist Uni- versity law school, arrived here Friday--just 24 hours after Malone had signed t h e Maryland grant-in-aid. Nance and Hunt spent most of Friday morning with Malone and his mother, Mrs, Mary Malone, (he Times-Dispatch said. Malone refused to disclose anything about the conversa- sonal stuff." Mrs. Malone, however, told friends about the conversation and one told the newspaper hat, "Mrs. Malone said one coach offered Moses $1,000, which would be delivered to him though an intermediary. She also said that another coach provided him with a rental car for a period of time." Another coach who had tried to recruit the Petersburg High School graduate told the newspaper that he had obtained copy of the rental car contract from the glove compartment of the car and now has tt locked in his office files. Nance and Hunt also talked with the Petersburg High School athletic director, new and old basketball coaches and a longtime friend of the Malone family. It is expected to he several weeks before Hunt and Nance complete the investigation and present their findings to th« NCAA Committee on Infractions. Wimbledon Begins With Smith Back As A Winning Possibilty AAU Team Should Be Strong Connors said, matches are "So what? Our like the ocean ide; they flow' and ebb. I beat lim four times and now he comes back to beat me once. "What does that prove? Noih- ng. Next time could be my ime. That's the way it works." Smith's triumph at Notting- lam on grass after a somewhat ack-lustre season caused London's legal bookies to shorten odds on the towering Californian. Because of his dominance over his older and ..experinced op ponent, Connors was given a imith. He also was handed a higher seeding here -- No. 3 compared with No. 4 for Smith, who won the title in 1972. John Newcombe of Australia was seeded No. 1, followed by ]ie Nastase of Romania, Connors and Smith. Defending champion Jan Kodes of Czechoslovakia was placed sixth. Newcombe also is (he choice of London bookies at 7-4. Nastase is 4-1, Young Bjorn Borg of Sweden 7-1, Connors 14-1 and Arthur Ashc 18-1. SmiEh and Connors are also on oppsotie sides ot the tennis war which erupted again Sun day with announcement of a $10 million ' suit by World Team Tennis against Jack Kramer and Donald Dell, officials of the Association of Tennis Profes sionals, charging conspiracy to destroy WTT. Smith's affairs are conducted by Dell, an attorney, sport manager and legal counsel to the ATP. Connors is a WTT member, playing for Baltimori He is handled of Salisbury, Md. fused to join the ATP. Bill Riordon He has re Bobby Unser Claims Pole; Foyt To Begin Near Back MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) --' Bobby Unser, no slouch as a speed merchant, has t h e front raw pole position for Sunday's Schaefer 500-mile auto race a n d ; A.J. Foyt is disgruniled and un-. lappy. i Unser, at 40 the elder of two; driving brothers from Albu- i quertjue, N.M.. drove four laps, or 20 miles. Saturday at an average speed of 18,500 miles per ,r to claim an honor that st observers already had conceded to the legendary Foyt. Foyt, who started No. 2 in the two previus SOO-mile races this year that make up the United States A u t o Club's "Triple Crown" series, had been t h e odds-on pole favorite when qualifying opened lo select 33 starters for (his $405,000 event. But the fabled Texan blew his chances when a valve broke in his Gilmore racing team Coyote while in the midst of a run that would have dislodged Unser. The fact that Foyt's crew replaced the ruptured engine in less than two h o u r s didn't help. Time ran out before the three- time Indianapolis winner g o t another chance at the pole. Rain washed out a linal qual- i f y i n g round scheduled for Sunday and track and USAC officials ordered qualifications reopened Thursday morning. That's the only day the 25-mile Pocono International Raceway will be open before Sunday's start. The day had b e e n re- s e r v e d f o r "carburetion runs"--or what amounts to a final practice session. Officials ruled that there will be no "bumping" in the carryover session. Even if Foyt were to run 190 m.p.h. he'd still start near the car. Foyt criticized another ca owner whose driver had taken up valuable qualifying time bj r u n n i n g three warmup laps then running three more unde the clocks before being wavec off by his crew. The driver rookie Tom Bigelow, was tl next to last entry to make qualifying attempt. With the first 28 starters de cided, Steve Krisiloff and Wall. Dallenbach hold the front rov berths beside Unser will ra.p.h., respectively. Grievances Are Out Of Line GALVESTON, Tex. ( A P ) -Bobby Layne says 90 per cent of the grievances the National Football League Players' Association has against N'FL owners are out of line. "They've gn( 53 ridiculous and horrendous demands," said Ihe former University of Texas and professional Football great, The former Texas. Detroit and Pittsburgh quarterback commented to newsmen Sunday at the Darrcl Royal Invitational Celebrity GoJf Tournament, which raises funds for the Boys' Clubs of Galveston. "I don't mean that all of thorn (grievances) are bad. but 90 per cent of them are out of sight." COMPLETE UIME Of BUILDING MATERIALS QUALITY MATERIALS at DISCOUNT PRICES BANKAMEflJCARD - MASTER CHARGE WELCOME DELIVERY SERVICE ALSO NEW HOMES AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS k X 1 ** IV ACQ. 2401 NORTH GREGG ON Wni TowmMp i Norti Gregg Phone 442-2351 In Planned Meet With U.S.S.R. D U R H A M , N.C. (AP) -- mateur Athletic Union offi- ials say they are optimistic bout (heir chances in the track ind field meet with the Soviet Union July 5-6 in Durham. "Any apprehension that there light have been concerning the uatity of this team should be uickly dispelled," said Jim lames, coach of the U.S. team. "We will have a very fine earn sprinkled with veterans and young newcomers to the international ranks," said Leroy Walker, co-chairman of the meet. "They will give a full account of themselves in the meet Concern over the quality of the U.S. team developed after s e v e r a l runners, including Tony Waldrop, said they -The men's team was chosen last weekend during a qualifying meet in Los Angles. The women's team .will be selected next weeknd in Bakersfield, Calif. Walker said the U.S. appeared strong in sprints, relays, high and intermediate mllel l U H J ' W d l l l l U p , d K I IIJ^J- - ., + . ^ i e , , , a would not compete. The PacificInurdles, pole vault, the discus Coast Track Club said it would 130-kilometer walk, tbe hammer boycott the m e e t to protestIthrow and the triple jump. HARD TIMES CALLFORA TOUGH CAR. A Volvo is the answer. The body is welded into ·/ one solid piece. The roof pillars have supported over eight tons. 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