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This Week in Sports
Ever wonder what in the world's going on in sports? (Sometimes we
do too.) Seriously, we here at the Daily have decided to set aside this space to
alert you as to what will transpire in sports during each week. If you think
you'll enjoy this plethora of irrelevent information-great! If not, tough.
We're going to print it anyway. So here goes:
Come down to Tiger Stadium and experience first-hand the thrill of a
real live pennant race. Baseball's finest fifth place team, the Detroit Tigers,
take on the rampaging New York Yankees tonight, tomorrow night and
Thursday. Game time is 8:05 for all three games. If you can't make it down
to the Stadium, don't worry. You can still see the Bengals as they play in
Cleveland Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The first two games will be
televised for reasons that elude me right now.
leagere is this week's schedule for the contenders in each division of both
A.L. East
BALTIMORE: at Boston tonight, at Milwaukee the 13th and 14th, and at
Toronto on the 15th, 16th and 17th.
BOSTON: home against Baltimore tonight, at Cleveland the 13th and 14th,
and at New York on the 15th, 16th and 17th.
NEW YORK: at Detroit on the 12th, 13th and 14th, and home against
Boston on the 15th, 16th and 17th.
MILWAUKEE: at Seattle tonight and home against Baltimore the 13th
and 14th.
A.L. West
KANSAS CITY: home against Oakland on the 12th, 13th and 14th, and home
against California on the 15th, 16th and 17th.
CALIFORNIA: at Texas on the 12th, 13th, 14th, and at Kansas City on the
15th, 16th and 17th.
N.L. East
PHILADELPHIA: home against Pittsburgh on the 12th, home against
Chicago on the 13th and 14th, and home against New York on the
15th, 16th and 17th.
PITTSBURGH: at Philadelphia on the 12th, home against St. Louis on the
13th and 14th, and home against Montreal on the 15th, 16th and 17th.
N.L. West
LOS ANGELES: at San Francisco on the 12th, home against Houston on
the 13th and 14th, and home against Atlanta on the 15th, 16th and 17th.
SAN FRANCISCO: home against Los Angeles on the 12th, home against
Atlanta on the 13th and 14th, and home against Cincinnati oan the
15th, 16thand 17th.
College Football
Returning for his 10th year as Master of Ceremonies, Glenn E. (Bo)
Schembechler welcomes us all to another exciting season of "Name The
Point Spread." Yes, guys and gals, game show fans and gamblers, our boy
Bo has lined up for your approval another fine football team completely
equipped with all the parts necessary to rip, tear, shread, mutilate and
destroy the likes of such keen competition as Duke and Arizona. Once again,
the Wolverines will seek that ever elusive perfect season capped by that
dream of dreams-a national championship! We invite you to join us as
another season of fun football begins when the Wolverines take on conferen-
ce foe Illinois at the Stadium this Saturday. Game time is 1:30 but the
cheerleaders, pom-pom girls and the marching band will appear about one-
half hour earlier. Havifun folks, only this year;leave your booze, frisbees,
and obscene cheers at lome. Uncle Don doesn't like those things any more.
The rest of the Big Ten schedule shapes up this way:
-Penn State at Ohio State Michigan State at Purdue
-Minnesota at Toledo Richmond at Wisconsin
Indiana at LSU (night)
And for those of you that really care about such things, here are the only
other decent matchups around the country:
Alabama at Missouri Central Michigan at Miami of Ohio
St. Norbert at Austin Peay
All games are scheduled for Saturday.
Pro Football
The pros continue play in this first year of the elongated schedule.
Petey Rozelle has this following list for us to peruse:
Buffalo at Miami Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
Chicago at Detroit San Diego at Denver
Cleveland at Atlanta San Francisco at Houston
Dallas at Los Angeles Tampa Bay at Minnesota
Kansas City at N.Y. Giants Washington at St. Louis
Oakland at Green Bay And by far the most exciting game
Philadelphia at New Orleans of the week: Seattle at N.Y. Jets.
As if you didn't know, this Friday you can sit back and watch as
ABC televises the celebrated rematch between Eugene Crumsby and Fred-
dy Pismo. No, seriously, Muhammed (Mouth) Ali will attempt to regain the
heavyweight crown he lost earlier to Leon (Teeth) Spinks. It should be a
good fight in the mold of such earlier classics as, for example the Norton-

Bobick marathon.
This being just the first full week of school, it's a little early for any
Michigan intercollegiate sports to begin (besides football, of course).
However, one school team is competing this week as the women's golf team
travels to Normal, Illinois to participate in the Illinois State Invitational this
Friday and Saturday. A bus trip is being planned but hurry, there aren't that
many spaces left.
Check this space same time next week for another week's worth of sports
schedules and other wortniess information. Until then . .

The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, September 12, 1978-Page 13

T HE DAY is Friday, September
The place is New Orleans. The
Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks
s>' have battled it out for 14 ferocious
rounds. Most of the judges have it dead
even - seven rounds Ali, seven rounds
Spinks. The tension mounts in the
heated arena, as the spectators and
combatants wipe yet another bead of
perspiration from a drenched brow.
ALI SITS slumped in his corner, a
towel draped over his head, awaiting
the bell for the start of the 15th. He
glances into the Spinks corner and
scowls. Suddenly, Ali's eyes bug and he
jumps to his feet. "Look, Angelo!" he
cries. "Thas it! Thas the same black
AP Photo bottle Spinks drank from the lass time,
as Min- when he whupped me in February!"
t night's Spinks sipped from his mysterious
bottle and squinted at a waterlogged
label. After several moments of
concentration, he motioned for one of
e ts hs trainers to lean over. Spinkscupped
hshands to his mouth and whispered to
his trainer, "The Libels by 14."
His trainer looked at him
"HURRY!" SPINKS persisted. "I've
only got to midnight Friday to get these
picks in to the Daily at 420 Maynard so I
em whenhave a shot at a small two-item pizza
days and from Pizza Bob's."
"But why the Libels by 14?"
' is -fair demanded the trainer.
Renfrew "Because, the Libels, like Leon,
too, but never . . . " But he was unable to finish

his sentence, as the bell sounded to
begin the final round.
i. Illinois at MICHIGAN (pick score)
2. Michigan St. at Purdue
3. Penn State at Ohio State
4. Northwestern at Iowa
5. Indiana at LSU
6. Wisconsin at Richmond
7. Toledo at Minnesota
8. Alabama at Missouri
9. Central Michigan at Miami (0.)
10. UCLA at Tennessee
11. Kansas at Washington
12. USC at Oregon
13. Texas at Rice
14. Syracusi6 at North Carolina St.
15. Kentucky at South Carolina
16. Baylor at Georgia
17. San Diego St. at Iowa St.
18. Lehigh at Slippery Rock
19. Pittsburgh at Tulane
20. DAILY LIBELS vs. Camp David
Recluses (site to be revealed 15
minutes prior to game time)

DENVER FULLBACK Jon Keyworth churns upfield for extra yardage
nesota's Matt Blair applies the stop during the second quarter of -last
NFL contest.
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If any student football fans think
they've missed their chance at
redeeming their football coupons for
tickets, they can now breath a sigh of
relief. The athletic department ticket
office has issued a conditional reprieve
to all students that have not picked up
their tickets.
An item on page three of the Saturday
Ann Arbor News said that students had
not picked up their quota of tickets and
that those tickets remaining would be
made available for public consumption
as of Sunday, September 10.
Many students were in an uproar
when they saw this announcement, but
ticket manager Al Renfew has clarified
the situation.
"We've given students an extension
to pick up their tickets because many
did not return to school by the time of,
the first deadline.
"However, if tickets available for the
public run out, we will start distributing
those student tickets that haven't been
Renfrew said that one reason there
are a lot of student tickets remaining is
an overestimation made by the ticket
office last spring.
"We wanted to give the students a
cushion, so there would be tickets for all
those who wanted them. We covered
ourselves pretty well. Of course we
never know how many students drop
outkand therefore cannot use their
The whole ticket distribution plan is a
new concept that had been sought after
for several years, after many people

complained about the old syst
students would wait in line for
even weeks for a good seat.
"Students think this systen
and better than the old way,"
said. "We think it's more fair
while it's better for the stud
more work for us at the ticket o
"The best advice I can giv
student that hasn't redeemed h
ticket yet is to do that as
possible because we will star
them when we run out of t

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Boston 5, Baltimore 4
Texas 1, Calilornia 0
Cleveland 6, Toronto 4 (1st game?
Kansas City 7, Oakland 2
National League
.Philadelphia 10, Pittsburgh 2
Montreal 3, St. Louis 1

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