Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 21, 1974 · Page 28
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 28

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 21, 1974
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Looking To Set More Records Middle distance runner Rick Wolillnifcr ties Ihe laces on his running shoes as he gets ready lo work out at the University oF Chicago's Stage Fielrl. Rick, who is an insurance adjuster in Chicago, holds the world 1000-meter and 880-yard records, and he is (lie United Slates' prime prospect to vie in the 197f Olympics at Montreal. (AP Wirephoto) Strike Tensions Rise As Aging Vet Enters Feud Kermit Alexander, an aging elcran and vice president ot ic National B'oolball League 'layers Association, became ic latest lug in the continuing ar between the players and wners Tuesday. One side contended that Alexnder. who was given per- ilssion by the Philadelphia lagles to negotiate with other earns, was an aging veteran, vhile the other side stressed he ·as the union vice president. This latest disagreement be- ween the players and owners ndicales that even though the 4-day cooling off period in the S'FLPA strike reached She lialf- vay point today, passions once gain are approaching the boil ng point. Alexander, · an 11-year NFL veteran, was told by Eagles loach Mike McCormack Tues day that he no longer fit into hiladclphia's plans. Ed Garvey, executive direc tor of the NFLPA, called Alex ancler's case "another blatan e x a m p l e to discriminate against the union," while McCormack said, "Kermit 1 standing on the strike had abso utely nothing to Io with my de cision." Alexander, a veteran safet who has played sparingly fo the Eagles the past two sea sons, joined the club as a fre agent in 1972. Elsewhere on the dis agreement front Garvey sai his side had kicked the ba over to the owners with the new offer of Saturday nighl now the owners - have to c something with it. However, a spokesman for he NFL Management Council, hich rejected the union offer ast Sunday, said: "The players' bottom line of- er contained two totally new roposals, which we had ncvei i s c u s s e d before," Terry ledsoe said In a New York elephone interview. "The owners have not pul ny offer on the table," Garvey aid in a Minneapolis press onference Tuesday. "The time as come for the owners to do omething." To that point Bledsoe replied 'We have put things on the able. I think the players an gnoring the fact that on Julj 9 we pul a lolal offer on Uu able. If the terms of that offei iad been satisfactory to Ihpm ve'd have a settlement righ lOW." Bledsoe admitted thai Ihi burden is now on the owners t make the next move, "As a raclical mailer we're going I respond," said Bledsoe, who re vcaled that the executive com mittee of the NFLMC was t meet today in New York draft "a more detailed re sponse" to the union's latest ol 'er. World Mark Smashed VIENNA -- Andras Hargita of Hungary smashed the wor] record for the men's 400-mele individual medley with a Urn of 4:28.89 in the final at the El ropean Swimming Champioi ships. NCAA Meet Rules Changed Northwest Arkonjoj TIMES, Wed., Aug. 21, 1974 ft fAYITTEVIULI, AKKANSftfc To Capture Big 8 Crown NORMAN. Okln. (AP) ST. LOUIS ( A P ) -- More ian one learn from a confcr- nce will be eligible to ole in the National Collegiate thlelic Associalipn baskctlm" lurnainent in Hie future, ac- ording to action taken Tues ay by the NCAA Executive]to Oklahoma and the Seven ommiltee. Dwarfs? Th. committee, which held s annual meeting here, Sooners Top Pick Ihe Big Eight Conference back oimced a policy change which ennits a team other than the onference title holder lo he eli- ible for one of the 12 "at irge" berths in the national ournament. Sixteen of the 32 tournament pots go to conference cham- ions and four others are taken rom regional tournaments con- ucted by Hie East Coast Alh- ctic Conference. Under the new policy, how- ver, no more t h a n two teams rom a conference may play in he national tournament. Tickets for the 1975 lourna- will cost more than be- the NCAA said. Ticket irices for early-round actior vill go up from $4 to S5 anc rices for Hie finals--to be held .1 San Diego--will go up from $10 to $12. The price for admis sion to the 1976 finals in Phila delphia will go up lo $12.50. The policy makers also announced that a 1974-1975 operating budget of $2,495,000 had been approved. The budget includes $200,000 for use in enforcing the NCAA's recruiting rules. Also adopted was a rule requiring coaches to open their locker rooms to newsmen 10 marvelous teams the Soonors are the near-unanimous selection of writers and csl running back I've seen at coaches to capture the confer-(Oklahoma." ence title. That's quite a statement The Sooners. who finished i since Switzer. as offensive boss No. 2 in The Associated Press before ascending to the top job football rankings in 1971 and in 1973, tutored the likes of 1972 and were No. 3 a year ago.'Heisrrmn Trophy winner Steve ncnt ore, Not uite. ince but (or Bud V Steve Davis, bo'lh juniors and .Brooks, and a proven tight end among nine returning from the 1973 unit which averaged 453 yards tolal offense per. game. in Wayne Hoffman. Defensively, the Sooners'will miss All-American noseguard the first 1 Coach Barry Switzer calls jLucious Selmon and six other "the great-, But there is plenty of (alcnt left, including rangy All-Amerian linebacker Rod Shoale. nanimous All-Big Eight safely election Randy Hughes and ..ucious Selmon's two massive .·oiinger brothers, tackles. Le- Joy anct Dowey. undoubtedly will make another! Owens strong .bid for the n a t i o n a l P r u i t t . and the speedy Greg this is despite an NCAA ya lion which will keep O k l a - l a v championship. . All this proba iioma out of bowl participation for the second year in a row and off television this year and next. The probation's effect hasn't been evident on the playing field. Oklahoma w a l k e d l o t h e league championship in 1973, posting a 10-tl-l record. Only an early-season 7-7 lie wilh Southern California kept the Sooners from chalking up their first unblemished season in 15 years. minutes game. afler the end of a They COUI.D DO IT could accomplish lhal goal this season, wilh what is expected lo be a wishbone attack even more devastating than last year's and a softer non-conference slate. The Oklahoma offense is Washington ripped for 1,173 yards and led the Big Eight, veraging fi.7 yards per carry. Davis came on as a rcdshirl sophomore and operated the wishbone controls brilliantly. He led the conference in scoring with 107 points, rushed for 887 yards and passed for 934 more. CLARK RETURNS Waymon Clark, who plowed for 1,104 yards, returns at f u l l back and is supported ably by junior Jim Littrcll. The other starter at halfback likely wil be Grant Burgel. a power run ner with speed who was injured in Oklahoma's first game a year ago against Baylor. Spelling Davis at quarterback will be soph Joe McReynold and Kerry Jackson, whose altered high school transcript led lo the Sooner probation. Oklahoma has Uvo super geared around halfback ,Toe - _ . -- -., Washington and quarterback'.ends in Tinker Owens and Billy I LEARN! BASIC OR ADVANCED INCOME TAX ; PREPARATION |KM]30I.OCIC| Thousands are earning good money as laic p;eparers. Enrollment open lo men and women of all ages. Job interviews available for best students. Send for free information and cfass schedules. 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