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Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thurs,, Aug. 8, 1974 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS In NFL Negotiations A New Ray Of Hope Appears WASHINGTON (AP) - A ray of hope lluil a' solution to the 39- day football slrikc may be within reach emerged today following a marathon 13-hour negotiating session which broke up early this morning. ' "This is by far the best meeting we've had," said chief federal mediator W.J. Usery Jr. 'I am still hopeful we can have a resolution this week." Usery is scheduled to meet again today with representatives of the striking National Football League Players Association and the 26 club owners. Both sides will meet separately before Usery brings them together. No time was announced for the joint meeting._ Usery is scheduled to meet again today representa- Ryan, Moret Narrowly Miss No Hitters; K.C. Sweeps Past Minnesota i;Bol)by Murcer, of the New ^-York-Yankees, right, tries to -"avnicl being lagged out by tho TM " Baltimore Orioles Brooks Missed Tag Itobinson in a third inning rundown play (top photo) at New York's Shea Stadium. Robinson caught up to Mur- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Both Nolan Ryan of the California Angels and Roger Moret of the Boston Red Sox took no- hitlers into the late stages Wednesday nit.:'., only to lose their grip. Ryan's no-hit bid d. : . : sd in the ninth inning and he lost a 21 heart-breaker to the Chicago White Sox. Moret held Milwaukee hitless until .the eighth inning but needed relief help to beat the Brewers 1-0. After Ryan struck out Jorge Orta, his 13th strikeout of the game, leading off the ninth inning, Dick Allen beat out a slow roller along the third base line for a hit. Then the roof fell in and the White sox poured across their ' ' the An- cer, hnt slipped up and mtsseil the tl»g (bottom photo). (AP Wlrephoto) proved to be the winner in New York's victory over Baltimore. The Yanks took a 1-0 lead in the first'.when-Brooks Rdbinson fumbled a grounder by Bill Su- dakis, scoring Roy White, then third. · ROYALS 7-5, TWINS M Amos Otis drilled his third hit of the game, delivering George Brett with Kansas City's win- winning runs against gels' strikeout king. llrmingham Unbeaten **By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ·iy-The Birmingham Americans ?'5re the only undefeated team 1'fefl in the World Football tKeague. Bui it hasn't been ;ii "I'll never make il through "Jthe season like this," declared .^Coach Jake Gotta afler his -Americans pulled oul a hair- Raising 28-22 victory over Ihe ^Detroit ^flight. Wheels Wednesday ^J Gotta's Americans fell behind 7,22-20 with just one minute to yilay when Detroit's Bubba ^Vyche hit Jon Henderson with f i 18-yard touchdown pass. But irmingham quarterback Matt eed, a strong-armed rookie Jout of GrambUng, immediately invent to work. "·He connected on passes of 14 Zand 19 yards to Dennis Homan, nine yards himself and , with jjst 26 seconds left, ;bit Al Jenkins in the end zone ^yilh a 17-yarder. ·". The Americans have won al Jftve games they've played by a ^combined margin of just 4: ^points. Elsewhere in the WFL, the 'hiladelphia Bell whipped the VIemphis .Southmen 46-15; the Florida Blazers doused the Chi- jago Fire 46-21; the New York Stars edged the Southern Cali- ornia Sun 11-8; and the Port- and Storm struggled to a 15-15 ,ie with the Houston Texans. The Hawaiians are at Jacksonville in tonight's national elevision game. Birmingham, in addition to keeping its unbeaten record intact, also took attendance honors for the evening with a paid crowd of 40,367. Philadelphia 46,-Memphis 15 King Corcoran t h r e w four touchdown passes for the Bell, including a swing pass that John Land carried 64 y a r d s into the end zone on the first play of the game. Attendance was announced at 12,396 paid, a far cry from the 50,000-plus paid claimed by Bell officials for their first two home games. Team officials later admitted that attendance figures .for the first two games included thousands of free ad- Florlda 46, Chicago 21 Rod Foster's 86-yard punt return for a touchdown ignited he Blazers! attack. Florida roke it open in a 1:27 span of the third period when Len Bryant blocked a Fire punt and carried it in for a score and Billy Hobbs intercepted a pass and raced 30 yards for another ne. Paid attendance of 31,193 was announced for the game at Chicago. . . ' · : · New York 11, Southern Calif or- Nia 8 The New York Stars fumbled seven times but managed the three-point triumph over Southern California.' Quarterback Tom Sherman's 40-yar.d scoring pass to Bert Askon with 8:19 left in the game gave the Stars the victory. Moses Lajterman's 32-yard field goal on the final play of the first half was the only other New York scoring. In · the other American i an( j. League games, the New York Yankees beat the .Baltimore Orioles 4-3; the Kansas City Royals took a doubleheader from the Minnesota Twins 7-6 and 5-1; the' Detroit Tigers nipped the Cleveland Indians 32 and the Oakland A's ripped the Texas Rangers 8-4.- . ..,After Allen beat out a'roller off the hard-throwing Ryan, Carlos May reached first on an error by first baseman Bruce Bochte and Ken Henderson singled to center to score the tying run for Chicago. Henderson, who took second on the throw home, held the base as Bill Melton fouled out for the second out of the inning. Bill Sharp then .came through with a dramatic hit to right, scoring pinch runner Lee Richard with the winning run. RED SOX 1, BREWERS 0 Moret had two out in the eighth when light-hitting Pedro Garcia lined the first pitch to left field for a single. That moved Bob Coluccio, who had walked, to second, and brought Dick Drago. out of the bullpen. The veteran right- hander got Don Money on a line drive to end the inning. Mike' Hegan accounted for the Brewers' other hit with a leadoff single in the nint hand Bob Veale came on to preserve the victory. ring run in the eighlh inning as Ihe Royals defeated Minnesota in the first game of, their dou- ioleheader. The Royals won the nightcap: .as Jim - Wohlford, Brett and Frank White tripled in runs. TIGERS 3, INDIANS 2 Detroit left-hander Mickey Lolich tossed a seven-hitter and the Tigers scored all their runs on five straight singles in the seventh inning lo edge Cleve- tives of the striking National Football League Players Association and the 26 club owners. Both sides will meet separately before Usery brings them together. No time was announced for the joint meeting, although Usery indicated it would take place before noon. The latest negotiating session began around 10 a.m. EDT, Wednesday and was not recessed until 1 a.m., although a couple of hours were taken oul for meals. Although no substantive results were announced, Usery's post - meeting statements to newsmen were optimistic. "I feel much belter about our meetings today," Usery said. "It's too early to predict what will happen, but I don't think the attitudes could have been much-better." Late Wednesday, Bill Curry of the Houston Oilers, president, denied a report thai the players were coming up with new proposals. v Today is the sixth day the warring parties are meeting with Usery during the past tw weeks, following similar meet ings earlier with his assistants James Scearce and Lewis Sab batino. Meanwhile, the ranks of vel erans, leaving the strike posi tion and reporting to preseaso training camps · continued t grow, although well over tw thirds remained out oh strike. A management spokesma said 20 players had reported I camp Wednesday, bringing I 380 the number of veterans i training -- including 53 the pas two days -- and reducing th number of strikers to 890. 0 the veterans in camp, acco(t A's 8, RANGERS 4 Oakland's Reggie Jackson cracked a three-run homer and Joe Rudi added a solo shot to ignite the A's over Texas. ing to management, them are starters. 121 Attendance in Anaheim was announced at 27,873 paid. YANKEES 4, ORIOLES 3 Thuiman Munson drove in one run and scored \vha! PGA Championships Get Underway Travs Lose Ground As Braves Win LITTLE ROCK (AP) Shreveport scored three runs in ·he seventh inning to down the Arkansas Travelers 3-2 here Wednesday night in a Texas League baseball game.. Victoria took advantage of the Travelers' defeat to stretch its lead in the east division league standings to two games over Arkansas. The Toros won a 13-inning marathon at Alexandria, 3-2. Doug Clark, the Travlers' designated hitter, entered the game with . a .407 average ' Four of the reporting veto ans were Miami Dolphin bringing to 29 the number veterans now working out u der Coach Don Shula. The la est arrivals were defensive en Vern Den Herder and defensi tackle Bob Heinz, both starter plus reserve linebackers Brm Bannon and Larry Ball. Most notable among the oth veterans reporting Wednesdf were Buffalo Bills startin quarterback Joe Ferguson; L Angeles Rams cprnerback E e McMillan; Houston Oilers dc receiver Eddie Hinton: nning back Steve Owens of Detroit Lions; place kjckcr George Hunt .of the Baltimori Colts, and second-year quarterback Dan Fouts of the San Diego Chargers. . People who care, That's the kind of people we have because that's the kind of company we try to be. That's why we use the Lioness as Ihe symbol for Kansas City Life. Lions are the only big cats who work in groups.,.protecting al! ot their own. 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(AP) --, Veteran Vic Ghezzi, who has walked the fairways with the great ami near-great of golf for four decades, appeared star- struck as he watched Gary Player drill his shots like a '·{yell-oiled machine on the Tan- .glewood practice tee. !· "Look at that man," ex- Claimed the 64-year-old former PGA champion from Rumson, N.J. "I've watched him hit 200 drives and 190 of them were as ft they had come out of a single mold. * "If he had a crayon attached fo his driver, it would leave a single line. I have to pick him £o win here." 1 "Me loo," said Sam Snead, 62, winner of three PGA · titles and a threat to take No. 4 at an Fast Pitch ' . A combination ot crafty pitching and adroit defensive play enabled JfcClinton Bros, to ad vance to the winner's bracket in the Fayetteville Women's Fast Pitch tournament winner's bracket by drubbing Burger Chef 13-4 on Wedneday night McClinton took an early le-i and never relinquished it in winning this battle of undefeat eel teams. In the second game of th evening's tourney slate, EPC capitalized on a ten-run fourth inning t o barely e d g e Ozark Floor 21-20 in a chaotic contest EPC entered the f i n a l frarm with » ten-run lead which near ]y disintegrated. Ozark talliet nine runs to come within on run, but shortstop Kathy Mor fian caught a Moon to close tin game with the tying run on third. Judy Mahonc, Betty Neal and Jeannic Tomlinson led th offense for the winners. In tonight's action, Burgc Chef meets EPC to decid which team will vy with Me Clinton Bros, for the champion ship of the double elimination tournament (6:0(»). ge when some men are grop- ig for a rocking chair. "This L driver's course. The man vho can drive the ball straighl vill win here. "I have to give the edge to 'layer. Or maybe even Lee levino. They will be hilling rons and three woods off a lot if the tees. There wilt be no ad- ·antage to big hitters such as Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weis- Thus the curtain was pulled back for the confrontation of he shot managers and the muscle men in the 56th PGA Championship, starting today over the 7,050-yard, par 70 Tan- llewood course. Player, already winner of the Masters and British Open this year, and Nicklaus, with ·eeord of 14 major champion ships to his credit, are the co 'avorites at 6-1 informal odds followed by Trevino, Weiskopf Johnny Miller, Jerry Heard ane Hubert Green, ranging from 10 to 20-1. Ghezzi, PGA winner in 194 and runner-up in Ihe U.S. Open in 1946, predicted that accuracy rather than overwhelming pow er would be the deciding facto: during the next four days. Sneari had praclice rounds o 70 and 68 the last two days. Player wound up five days o practice with a sharp 71 ir which he experimented will shots out of the eight-incl rough and the myriad bunkers There are 18 sand traps on th rolling course. The 150-pound, 5-foot-7 Sout Lec Joins Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Joh Robert E. Lec, an assistan football coach at Kansas Un versity since 1971. is joining th University of Wisconsin staf Coach John Jardine announce Wednesday, Lee, 39, has served as defen sive coordinator of the fresh man team and coached the var sity defensive linemen and pas receivers in his three years a Kansas, Lee is a 1959 graduate i Florida AM. He earned h masters from Boston Univer slty' in ,1961 and a doctoral from Kansas in 1973, frican is rated the best bunk- r player in the world but if he to become the only other layer besides Hogan to win iree major titles in one year he feat probably will have to e credited to unshakeable con centralion. "I put myself in a trance when I go out on a golf course," Player said, "It's almost self-hypnosis. I don't see anybody. I wouldn't even recognize my wife in the gallery," . against the Captains' pitching. He went hitless Wednesday night and failed to advance five runners in three situations. Shreveport lefthander Tom Deidel might have pitched a shutout except for one error. With runners on second and third in the fifth inning, Joe Lindsay's grounder w e n t through the legs of second baseman- Tom Stedman. givng Arkansas two runs. Tony Gonzalez, Arkansas' pitcher, had a chance to pull it out in the seventh, but he missed a one-hopper back to the mound by Perry Danforth. The ball went up the middle and when centerfielder Larry Herndon missed it . behind second base, two runners came home and Danforth advanced to: second. A wild pitch and a long liner ay Sam Mejias pushed the winning run home for Shreveport. Shreveport and Arkansas will continue the series with doubleheader here tonight. AMERICA'S FAVORITE PIZZA Pro Football Giant Pizza See Coupon Offer Below. TUES. NIGHT BUFFET 5:30-8:30 BUFFET MON.-FRI. 11-2 $1.59 WORLD FOOTBALL LEAGUE Eastern Division W L T Pet. 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