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Northwwt Arkansas TIMES, Mon., Aug. 26, 1974 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS MILLER CAPTURES PRIZE .. .Johnny Miller gestures as his birdie putt drops on the 18th green Saturday during third round play in. the, Westchester Golf Classic. Miller finished the tournament TS'under par to collect jirst prize ' Johnny Miller 19 Under Par For Westchester Golf Win HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) -"I've really been in contention, 'in position to win, seven times this year -- and I've won six," Johnny Miller said. "You shouldn't win more than one out of three. "It's a joke, really, a joke." But Miller, who scored his sixth victory of the season by a record 59-under par score in the rich Westchester Golf Classic; was dead serious Sunday when he said he would skip next year's PGA national championship if he is not allowed to use his regular tour caddy -- Andy Martinez. "If I can't use my caddy, I definitely will not play in the PGA," Miller said after his final round 6V, five-under-par, had provided him with a two- stroke victory over journeyman Don Bies, with Tom Weiskopf and'-Jack Nicklaus once again frustrated, unsuccessful challengers. Miller's 269 total was a record for the 6.bl4-yard West- Chester Country Club course. He collected $50,000 from the total purse of $250,000, pushed his leading money winning total to $255,567 and, with six titles, has won twice as many tournaments as any other player on the tour this season. "I owe this one to my caddy," the 27-year-old Miller said. He explained that his professional, touring caddy, Andy Martinez, helped him correct a flaw in his swing early last week and made another correc- NFL-Players' Negotiations Resumed Today CHICAGO (AP) -- Negotia lions in the National Footbal League player dispute, stallec for more than a week, will re sume Monday before chief fed era mediator W.J. Usery. Usery last Friday told both the NFL 1 Players' Association and the NFL Managemen Council to come to the talks "prepared to make every gooc faith effort to consummate an agreement." The strike will he entering its 57th day, although the players have returned to camp during a 14-day cooling off period which ends Wednesday. The Players' Association is expected to meet in Chicago Tuesday to discuss its future course although two clubs -the Buffalo Bills and the Cin cinnati Bengals -- already have announced they will not leave their camps if the association decides to walk out again. Before negotiations faltere Aug. 17, the players' associ ation reduced Its demands bu the offer was immediately re -jecled by the owners. The players withdrew thei. demand for elimination of the "Rozelle Rule" in which NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle de cides on compensation for club when a player plays on his option and signs with anoth er club. After the owners rejected th association's "bottom line of fer," John Thompson, executiv director of (he NFL Manage rnent Council, said the toughes negotiation lies ahead. Over the weekend, Bill Currj of the Houston Oilers who I also president of the players association, said the cooling of period apparently hadn't helpe negotiations. "I was excited that the cool Ing off period would creat good faith," said Curry. "So fa it hasn't worked that way." Curry added that he had n Idea of what would be decide when the players representa lives meet Tuesday. on in his putting stroke. The PGA national champion lip is one of the game's four ajor tests. The Masters and .S. Open also prohibit the use touring caddies, but Miller lid those are exceptions anc e could continue to play lose tournaments, Bies, who has never won, ha( final 66 for 271. Weiskopf, often a challenge] ut still seeking his first title of ic year, had a'closing 68 for 72 and third alone. His $17,750 icck put him over the $1 mil on mark in career earnings nd put him on a plateau with icklaus, Arnold Palmer, Lee revino, · Billy Casper, Bruce rampton and Gary Player as only men to achieve tha gure in career earnings. Chipper Jerry McGee go mrth with a 68-274, and Nick ms tied with Larry Ziegler a 75. Palmer had one of his wors ounds in recent years, an B nd a 292 total. Player was we! ack at 73-283. Trevino did no ompete. THE RESULTS Final scores and money - win nings Sunday i nthe $250,00 Westchester Golf Classic on th ,614-yard, par-72 Westcheste Country Blue course: Johnny Miller 50,000 3on Bies 2S,500 Tom Weiskopf 17,750 Jerry McGee 11,750 tack Nicklaus 9,625 jarry Ziegler 9,625 )ale Douglass 7,687 3ruce Crampton $7,687 David Graham 15,750 Tom Watson 15,750 Ken Still $5,750 Jim Colbert 55.750 69-68-65-67--26 70-65-70-66--27 70-6668-68--2' 68-68-70-68--27 68-69-68-70-2' 67-67-72-69--27 67-66-72-71--27 68-68-72-68--27 70-69-68-70--27 68-7568-67--27 67-71-69-70--27 70-69-70-68--27 Bengals Begin Second Phase Against Lions y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The veterans will be back on e field tonight in what Cincinati Coacli Paul Brown consid- s sort of the second 'phase of three-pronged season for the engals. The Cinderella team, which Cardinals Tumble From Top Marshall Slams Door Again st -year turned a disastrous art into a Central Division rown in the American Football onterence, has won all three its pre-season games this ?ar -- using primarily rookies. "I don't attach any impor- ance to that record," said rown, whose Bengals will take n the Detroit Lions, 1-2 thus ar, in tonights nationally tele- ised game. For Brown, it's the beginning f "Bengals^ Phase II," which ill prepare the'" team for the :art of the regular season in vo weeks. "We know everybody was lort-handed and in the same oat earlier. The important as- ect about those games is that ·e found some new people who re going to play for us," rown said. Brown said his Bengals now have reached the point where e have to play the people we vant in the lineup for the open- r." A crowd of 50,000 is ex- ected at Riverfront Stadium in incinnati for the 9 p.m., EDT, tart. ;· ^ BEARS .TRY.: COLTS In Monday's oilier exhibition ames, the Chicago Bears play ic Colts in Baltimore, and the louston Oilers host the Atlanta Minnesota Vikings LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mike Marshall, the Los Angeles Dodgers' relief pitcher deluxe, accented congratulations for his superb performance, then said, "To get out of something like that you have to be lucky." Marshall, in his 04lh game this season, entered a bases loaded, none out situation Sunday, facing the go-ahead run. But he nailed three batters in a row, striking out, two,: to' preserve a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. The victory, the Dodgers' f i f t h in their last six games and second in a-row over the staggering Cardinals, kept them 2% games in front of Cincinnati in the National League West. The defeat, coupled with a double victory by Pittsburgh at San Diego, knocked the Cardi- nals out of first place in the NL East and left them one-half game behind Pittsburgh. "Mike Marshall has been super all year," said Jimmy Wynn, who drove in two runs, his 90th and 91st of the year. "He pitches every day and is just fantastic. What else can you say about the man?" GOOD PITCHES Marshall, ever the reluctant hero, said he made good pitches during the critical situation in the sixth inning. "But I also made good pitches the other night. I just wasn't lucky," he added. It was Friday that Marshall surrendered a ninth-inning single which broke a 1-1 tie and led to a St. Louis victory. This time he pitched out of he jam brilliantly, preserving Andy Messersmith's 15th win with his 19lh save. The Dodgers bashed 14 hits, including Ron Cey's 15th home run which highlighted a five- run first inning against losing pitcher Alan Foster, 7-9. Messersmith pitched into the sixth before leaving with a run in; the bases loaded, no one out and the Dodgers ahead, 6-3. That's when Marshall appeared. He got Ted Simmons to pop out and then fanned Ken Rcilz and Mike Tyson. The Dodgers broke fast against Foster., Not only did he get nailed for five runs, but he also got hit on the right shoulder by a line drive off Steve Garvey's bat which scored the Dodgers' first run. A two-run double by Willie Crawford followed and then Cey slugged his homer to make it 5-0. St. Louis came back.with two runs in the third before Messersmith scored Jn the fourth to make it 6-2. The Cardinals got a run In the sixth before Marshall slammed the door, then the Dodgers sewed it up with three runs in their half of the inning. In Sunday's other National League games, the New York Mets nipped Atlanta 1-0, the Cincinnati Reds defeated Montreal 3-1, t h e Houston Astros blanked Philadelphia 5-0 and the San Francisco Giants beat Chicago 4-3. Pirates 4-10, Padres 1-2 The Pirates walked all over San Diego in first place. their stroll into They drew two ABA Proffers Huge Contract COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- The tug-of-war over Moses Malone continues, a week be- ore star 'alcons. T h e rushed'the Buffalo Bills 32-13 Sunday's ;ame. only exhibition In Saturday exhibition action, lUsburgh beat the New York Slants 17-7, Washington downed Cleveland 20-17, Denver debated Green Bay 31-21, the Los \ngeles Rams romped over Miami 31-13, New Orleans beat Dallas 16-7, Kansas City rolled over San Francisco 26-7, Phila- lelphia dumped Oakland 25-14, and New England beat San Diego 23-14. In Sunday's action, quarter- lack Bob Berry threw a pair of ouchdown passes In the third luarter and Minnesota's aging lefense shut off a powerful Buf- Tug Of War Over Malone Continues the' 6-foot-ll scheduled basketball to start alo running attack, led last ·ear by O.J. Simpson. Berry, a reserve behind P'ran 'arkenton, teamed with John jilliam on a 44-yard scoring pass and Ed Marinaro on'a 25- r ard toss that gave the Vikings i 25-13 lead after three quar- ers. Berry, a 10-year veteran, completed 17 of 27 pass at- empts for 228 yards. Buffalo's. O.J...Simpson, who set an NFL rushing record of 2.003 yards In 1973, gained 18 yards in seven carries for the Bills. Quarterback Joe Ferguson and Scott Hunter each threw a touchdown pass for Buffalo. classes as a freshman at the Jniversity of Maryland. Working against a Sept. 1 deadline of the American Bas- cetball Associations-trie Utah Stars have'..)a.f£ered'_Malone a contract described by an ABA source as worth more than §1 million. An early decision of the immediate playing future could be "orthconiing this morning at Malone's home in Petersburg, Va. An ABA spokesman said James Collier, new president of the Stars, was to meet at the Malone home along with Arnie Ferrin, the Utah general manager, and Morris "Bucky" Buckwalter, the team's director of player personnel. ', : Neither Malone nor his mother were available for comment Sunday night, but the Richmond Times-Dispatch quoted a friend of the family as saying that Malone told him, "I'm going to sign with the Stars." The Utah officials conferred with Malone and his mother on Saturday, at a meeting also attended by two coaches from the Petersburg High School tearn Malone attended last year, and Howard White, an assistant to Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell. Ferrin told' The Associated Press, in a telephone interview 'rom a Petersburg motel, that in Saturday night Bu.ckwalter had driven to College Park to show the contract to Driesell. Late Sunday night, before departing in his car for Petersburg, Driesell charged that the DTO team was- "not dealing in jood faith" and was taking advantage of Malone. ' El Paso Pads TL League E l Diablos Paso's padded front-running their Texas Jim Kehoe, Maryland's ath- etic director, contended the Jtars were going in "by the ack ioor -- secretly, with subterfuge and deceit -- to prevail upon a high school graduate in .his way.". But Ferrin argued that the Stars were indeed operating in ;ood faith by showing the con- Tact to Driesell in advance. "I wonder," Ferrin added, "if the schools wtio recruited in opposition to Maryland were shown all the tools in advance, the ivay we did. I didn't hear any charges of bad faith from those who lost out to Lefty." Kehoe urged that the contract be scrutinized by an impartial League West lead over runner- up San Antonio to three and one-half games Sunday by beating .the Brewers 5-2. --It was the only game played. Rain forced postponements for Midland at Amarillo arid Victoria at Alexandria for a second straight day. Arkansas and Shreveport had an open date. Marty Freedman's .two-run single for El Paso sparked a five-run splurge by the Diablos in tiie fifth inning. A walk anc two San Antonio errors figurec in the outburst. Tonight's schedule matches San Antonio at El Paso, Midland at Amarillo, Victoria al Alexandria and Shreveport al Arkansas. Driescll said there was also an education clause, which the ABA spokesman described as a 560,000 fund to pay for any col- ege work that Malone pursues n the future. Malone's said he observer to protect rights, and Ferrin agreed. Driesell signed Malone to a national letter-of-intent after a long recruiting battle. The Terps have risen to prominence under Driesell, finishing as the No. 4 team last season, anc supporters were hopeful Malone eventually would lead them to the national title.- According to Driesell, the proposed Utah contract woulc be for four years at $105,000 a year. The 18-year-old also would receive a $25,000 bonus for .-'gn- ing and another $25,000 whci, he reported to training camp. In addition, his mother would be provided a home month income. and $500 a Reds' Crowds Grow CINCINNATI orrid. pennant '(AP) -- Thi race betweei he. Los Angeles Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds is creating an mprecedented stir at the ticke office. The Reds announced Sunda; that the Sept. 7 Dodger-Red game is a sellout almost twi weeks in advance. It was th earliest sellout in Reds histor; and eblieved to be one of thi earliest ever in Nat ion a League regular season play. The turnout may threaten th stadium's single-game hig during the regular season o 52,325. It was set last Septem ber when Atlanta's Henry Aa ron was staging a home run as sault on Babe Ruth's caree record. The Dodger series could als surpass the all-time mark for three-game series. That mar is 139,096 set a year ago agains St. Louis. The TIMES li On Top of The News Seven Days a Week! ases-loaded walk's in th'c 12-ln- ing opener, one of them Al liver's that broke a tie, and altered 10 Padres pitchers ith 26 hits in the sweep. : Ed Kirkpatrick hit a tie- reaking two-run single in th« ccond game's three-run sev- nlh inning, then Manny Sang- illen hit a three-run doubl in six-run ninth that locked up he Hues' fourth straight victo- y. Mets 1, Braves 0 Ray Sadecki singled for a run nd gave up five Atlanta sin- l es -- none of them worth a un -- in the Mets' victory that ailed a six-game winning tveak for the Braves. Reds 3, Expos 1 Ken Griffey hit a pinch-singla eading off the eighth inning, icn stole second and dashed to nird on catcher Barry Foote's vild Ihrow. Terry Crowley, bat- or pitcher Clay Kirby, valked and was replaced by lineh-runner Joe Morgan, who promptly slole second. Pete Rose then singled to ight for two runs: He Dialer cored on Dan Dricssen' sacrl- ice f l y . Aslros 5, Phillies 0 : Lee May homered for Houson, and Don Wilson and Mike ^osgrove learned for a six-hit- _2r to hand the Phillies their ,hird straight shutout. May aso doubled and Lary Milbourna singled for a run in the eighth. Giants 4, Cuhs 3 Tito Fuenles doubled off the Cubs' Oscar Zamora leading off ,he ninth, then moved to third on Bobby Bonds' fly ball. Two ntentional walks later, Dava Kingman lined a single to left, scoring Fuentes. [LEARN BASIC OR ADVANCED INCOME TAX PREPARATION |[afiD3BI_OCIC Thousands are earning good money as tax preparers. Enrollment open to men and women of alt ages. Job Interviews available for best students* Send for free information and class schedules. Classes Start: SEPTEHMER 12 CONTACT THE"""""" QOT3B1.OCK. 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