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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2968

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Arbitration Board
To Present Findings

Spartans Wreck Irish, 89-68

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WASHINGTON (,P)-The Fed-
eral Arbitration Board which is
seeking to end a dispute over con-
trol of amateur sports will make
its report Thursday afternoon to
vice president Hubert H. Hum-
phrey.
Theodore Kheel of New York,
chairman of the committee, other
members of the board, and mem-
bers of Congress will hold a news
conference at 3 p.m. EST in the
Capitol to mate the report public.
Details of the panel's recom-
mendations are being kept secret
but a source close to Humphrey's
office said: "It is a final, definit-
lve, summary judicial report ruling
on every last point in contention.
"The board says here is our re-
port, it is binding and this is what
we rule," he said. "The report
couldn't be more decisive."
Archibald Cox, former solicitor,
general, a board member, and a
Harvard law professor, will explain
the legality of the report and what
was called "their binding nature"
an the groups who now control
amateur sports.

Lately, however, the two ama-
teur sports organizations have said
they might not be bound by the
ruling of the federal mediation
board.
Brown Says
He May Quit
PHILADELPHIA (P) - Tim
Brown, the PhiladelphiaEagles
back who was traded yesterday to
Baltimore, says that "unless the
price is right" he will not play pro
football ne;:t year.
"I hate to put it that way, but
it will take a lot to go over cer-
tain things I've got working,"
Brown said yesterday night in an
interview.
He was traded for Baltimore de-
fensive back Alvin Haymond in a
telephone conversation between
Eagles General Manager-Coach
Joe Kuharich in Detroit and Balti-
more Coach Don Shula in New
York.

Mikita Voted Hart, Byng Trophies

NEW YORK UA) - Stan Mikita Mikita drew 34 points for MVP,I
of the Chicago Black Hawks has two more than teammate Bobby
been voted both the National Hull. Orr placed third with 29.
Hockey League's Most Valuable Orr accumulated 56 points for
Player and its most gentlemanly the James Norris Memorial Trophy:
player for the first half of the for best defenseman. Tim Hor-
1967-68 season. ton was a distant second with
The results of the mid-season 22 points followed by Pierre Pilote
balloting for two other awards of Chicago, 11. Pilote is a three-
also were announced yesterday. time winner of this award.
Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins The voting on a 5-3-1 basis:
was named the best defenseman Hart Trophy - MVP; Mikita. Chic-
and Derek Sanderson, a Bruins' ago, 34; B. Hull, Chicago, 32, Orr,
forwrd, as cosenthe ut-Boston, 29; Howe, Detroit and Beli-
forward, was chosen the out- veau, Montreal, 4 each.; Bowe, Toron-
standing rookie. to, 2; Balton, Toronto, Bucyk, Boston
The voting was by the circuit's and Hall, St. Louis, 1 each.
12 coaches. ago 41; Bucyk, Boston, 39; B. Hull,
Mikita, a flashy center who paces
the league in scoring, had a slim
lead in the Hart Memorial Trophy Cougars Retain
balloting for MVP and for the
i givenf comb o oafdysatsu
igiefoacobntoofs-va ( perior play and gentlemanly con-
duct. Mikita captured both awards By The Associated Press
last season. Houston's solid lead in The As-
Mikita will receive $500 from sociated Press major-college bas-
the league for leading in two ketball poll doesn't seem to be in
categories. Orr and Sanderson will any immediate danger.
get $250 each. The unbeaten Cougars over-
Another vote will be held at whelmed Fairfield, Conn., 108-76
the end of the season and players Monday night. Their next two op-
with the most points for both ponents are Marshall of Hunting-
halves will be named the official ton, W. Va., tomorrow night at
trophy winners. New York's Madison Square Gar-
OFFICE HOURS

Byng - Gentlemanly: Mikita,
Chicago, 9; *Stanfield, Boston, 6; Es-
posito, Boston and Goyette, New
York, 4; G. Tremblay, Montreal, 3;
J. C. Tremblay, Montreal and Wal-
ton, Toronto, 1 each.
Caider - Rookie: San derson, Bos-
ton, 50; Favell, Philadelphia, 28; Le-
maire, Montreal, 10;,. Binkley, Pitts-
burgh, 4; Rolfe and White, Los An-
geles, Stratton, Pittsburgh and Jar-
ret, Detroit, 3: Crashley, Detroit, 2;
Hoekstra, Philadelphia and Martin,
St, Louis, 1 each.
Norris - defenseman: Orr, Boston.
56; Horton, Toronto, 22; Pilote, Chic-
ago, 11; J. C. Tremblay, Montreal, 5;
Bergman, Detroit, 5; Laperriere, Mon-
trealand Howell, New York, 3 each;
Stapleton, Chicago, Van Inpe. Phil-
adelphia, Douglas, Detroit and White,
Los Angeles. 1 each.
Big Poll Lead;
yore Easy Wins

EAST LANSING. Mich. (A) -
Harrison Stepter banged in 17
points in the first half and Mich-
igan State subdued Notre Dame by
a handsome margin, 89-68. in a
nonconference basketball duel last
night.
The Irish trailed by as much as
26 points in the second half, but
hit 13 straight points while Stepter
was resting on the bench to nar-
row MSU's margin with about
three minutes to go. Then the
Spartans tacked on a few more
points to secure the lead,
Lee Laf ayette, who scored -16
points, did a strong defensive job
on Notre Dame's Bob Whitmore,
who has been averaging more than
23 points per game but got only
11 against Michigan State.
The Spartans led by 14 points at
halftime. much of it on Stepter's
flashy shooting, including several
driving layups, a couple of them
after he had stolen the ball from
the Irish offense.

CLARK NORTON
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The .dick Vidmer Story
Graduating college football players with urofessional ambitions
had a right to be a bit nervous yesterday.
Dick Vidmer, '68, sat quietly in his room. "Oh, the pro draft? No,
I hadn't heard about it. What happened?"
Landry and Dickey in the first round . . ..Beban. Livingston, and
Stabler in the second . . . quarterbacks with Heisman Trophy creden-
tials and quarterbacks who have prospered virtually in public anony-
mity. But none whom had been ignored by the pros that day. And
I all of whom had been accorded a chance to make it big in Detroit, or
Los Angeles, or Cincinnati ... .

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den and Centenary of Shreveport,
La., Feb. 10.
UCLA, the runnerup to Houston,
next palys Saturday night against
Southern California.
The Cougars, who took over first
place in the poll from the Bruins
last week after defeating them on
Jan. 20, drew 28 votes for the top
position in the latest balloting by
a national panel of 33 sports writ-
ers and broadcasters. UCLA had
the other five first-place votes.
In addition to Houston, the
other teams which got off to good
starts this week were Tennessee,
Vanderbilt and Kentucky.
Each scored victories Monday
night. Tennessee defeated Missis-
sippi State 65-57, Vanderbilt beat
Louisiana State 99-91 and Ken-
tucky downed Mississippi 85-76 as
Coach Adolph Rupp became the
winningest coach in college bas-
ketball history with his 772nd
triumph.

Billboard :
................ . .
There will be a meeting for all
those interested in participating
in freshman track at 5:15 p.m.
Otoday at Yost Field House.
The Top Ten
1. Houston (28) 9-0 325
2. UCLA (5) 15-1 302
3. North Carloina 12-1 253
4. New Mexico 16-0 220
5. St. Bonaventure 15-0 179
6. Tennessee 13-2 145
7. Vanderhilt 13-3 113
8. Columbia 11-3 74
9. Duke 10-2 58
10. Kentucky 12-4 31
Others receiving votes, listed al-
phabetically: Army, Boston College,
Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Davidson,
Drake,Florida, Kansas, Kansas State,
Marquette, New Mexico State, Notre
Dame, Ohio State, Princeton, St.
Joseph's, Pa., Temple, Toledo, Tulsa,
Utah, Villanova, Washington State,
Wyoming.

Dick Vidmer will "probably go to Michigan grad school next
year, unless I end up doing something else . .. ." He doesn't say
what that might be. But you get the feeling that your guess is as
good as his.
Yesterday was a day when you could roll down your lar windows,
fand it almost seemed a little like summer , It is August, and
sweltering Ferry Field finds Dick Vidmer in a blue jersey directing
the Wolverines in practice . . he is a pre-season All-America in the
eyes of many . . . the Michigan quarterback in the eyes of all.
January and the pro draft are many months away - a football
season away, a season which promises to establish Vidmer as one of
the top passers in the country, and assure him a spot in the hearts,
and pocketbooks, of Vince Lombardi, Joe Schmidt, George Halas . . . .
"In retrospect and looking at it objectively, you'd have to say
the coaches made the right decision," Vidmer decides, and then
repeats it again as if to convince himself as much as anyone else.
"They had to make a change when they did . . . they had to
do something to get the team moving ... the offense did pick up after-
wards . . . I don't know if it meant we won any more games, but it
probably did . . . the coaches like to go with one set of guys the whole
time to give them a sense of security . . . I think I still could have
helped in spots..."
But for all practical purposes bne bad game-Michigan State, the

third game of the season-and that was it. No action, just headphones.
No dirty jerseys, except in practice. No blue jerseys, except at game
time. No glory, just "Whatever happened to . . .."
"... Dick Vidmier, numbei 27, replaces Dennis Brown at
quarterback for Michigan. The Wolverines lead Wisconsin 27-14
with but minutes to go . . . " and Vidmer is listed in the official
statistics for the fourth and last time in 1967.

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"I'm not sure how it happened," Vidmed shrugs. "I must have
thrown too much.. I threw all winter, all spring, and all summer..
and ended up with a limp, dead arm. I couldn't throw the ball as hard *
and crisp this fall as before .. . my arm just deadened out on me."
Vidmer had always been rated an extremely accurate passer..
"I was still fairly accurate this year. Inexperienced receivers didn't
help ...."
... But since being injured in his sophomore season four years
ago had been slowed as a runner . . . . "I just wasn't a good !
runner this year. Even last year I ran fairly well toward the end
of the season. When I came here I fit well into the scheme of
sprint-out passing, because I was quick and could run, but then
I got hurt .... I'd be better as a drop-back passer, because I'd
have more time to set up, but Bump will never coach drop-back
passing . .. it's a question of fitting the material to the scheme,
rather than the scheme to the material .... I just didn't fit this 1
year ...."
And the pro draft goes on.

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