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The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, June 12, 1979-Page 15

SPOR TS OF THE DAILY

M netters still alive in AIAW's

While the rest of the Michigan
women's tennis team is home, through
with collegiate competition for this
year, the beat goes on for Kathy Karzen
and Barb Fischley.
Theodora Shepherd's charges bowed
out of the team segment of the AIAW
national tournament in Iowa City last
week, with losses to Yale, 6-3, and
California at Santa Barbara, 9-0.
Karzen and Fischley accounted for
two of the Wolverines' three points,
with Karzen- teaming with Fischley in
the doubles, then garnering a win at her
number one singles spot as well. The
doubles tandem of Lisa Wood and Ann
Kercher nabbed the Blue netters' third
points against the Bulldogs.
Meanwhile, Karzen is still alive in the
individual competition with her partner
Fischley. After losing their first match,
dropping them into the consolation
bracket, the two can still finish as high
as ninth.
Karzen began the individual tourney

on a sour note, dropping a 6-2, 6-2
decision to Wendy Barlow of Brigham.
She then bounced back, however, with a
6-2, 6-1 win over her next opponent, Bet-
sy Hyber of Indiana, keeping alive her
hopes for a ninth place finish.
Karzen then finished off Nancy
Fudenburg of Mississippi 6-1, 7-5, but
lost to Ann Layman of the University of
New Mexico, 6-1, 6-2 to garner second
place in the individual consolation
tournament.
-GEOFF LARCOM
Bench penalty
MONTREAL - The National Hockey
League's rules committee yesterday
voted against the implementation of an
overtime period to decide tie games.
Also voted down was a proposal to
assess a 10-minute misconduct penalty
to any player on the ice who takes off
his gloves while another fight is going
on.
The only measure approved by the

rules committee was one which
assessed an automatic minor bench
penalty to a team if its players leave the
bench to congratulate a goal scorer. Of-
ten last season in playoff games, the en-
tire team hopped over the boards to
celebrate with the scorercausing what
the committee felt was a needless delay
in the resumption of play.
The measure, however, must be ap-
proved by the board of governors
before it will be added to the rule books.
-AP
MacRae on
disabled list
KANSAS CITY, Mo-Hal McRae,
Kansas City's slump-ridden designated

hitter, was placed on the disabled list
yesterday, five days after he removed
himself from the lineup.
McRae, who underwent shoulder
surgery Dec. 11, is hitting only .241 af-
ter averaging .302 the past four
seasons.
He was put on the disabled list retroac-
tive to Sunday, and can be activated af-
ter June 25.
McRae said Sunday he had relayed
word to Manager Whitey Herzog
through trainer Mickey Cobb that he no
longer wanted to play with the shoulder
problem.
"I finally came to the conclusion it
wasn't going to work-not the way it is
now," he said. He has been reluctant to
talk about his troubles this season. -AP

Royals lead in AL
All-Star tabulation

Feeney stable after
mild heart attaek

NEW YORK (AP)-National League
President Chub Feeney was reported
yesterday as "resting comfortably and
doing very well" after suffering a mild
heart attack on Sunday.
Feeney was stricken in San Fran-
cisco, where he had attended the high
school graduation of his daughter the

day before. He was reported in stable
condition in the intensive care unit of
St. Mary's Hospital.
The league office announced that
Feeney is expected to be removed from
intensive care by tomorrow, and should
remain in the hospital another week to
10 days.

NEW YORK (AP) - Five Kansas
City Royals lead in voting for starting
positions on the American League All
Star team, with Darrell Porter, Fred
Patek, George Brett and Amos Otis
collecting enough votes to pass other
rivals in this week's tabulation at their
positions.
In addition, Royals' second baseman
Frank White held the lead he had in the
results of the first vote-count announ-
ced last week by the baseball com-
missioner's office.
PORTER MOVED ahead of Thurman
Munson of the New York Yankees and
Carlton Fisk of the Boston Red Sox in
the catcher's spot and had 373,975 votes
on the computerized ballots submitted
by fans across the country. Fisk, whose
play has been limited by an injury, fell

from first place to third.
Brett, with 465,209 votes, moved
ahead of Graig Nettles of the Yankees,
who slipped to second at third base with
369,218 votes. Patek replaced Bucky
Dent of the Yankees, with the little
Royals' shortstop collecting 362,499
votes to date to Dent's 237,374.
Otis moved into third place in the vote
for pytfielders with 293,077 votes,
behit4- Boston's Fred Lynn, with
361,636, and Jim Rice, with 343,398.
Reggie Jackson of the Yankees is four-
th with 261,105, while Carl Yastrzemski
of the Red Sox, who fell from third
place in the voting since last week, and
Al Cowens of the Royals are in a virtual
tie for fifth place, each with about
257,000 votes.

SIGNS AS GENERAL MANAGER

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Bowman accepts Sabres' oer
TREAL (AP)- Scotty THE 45-YEAR-old Montreal native staff of the Buffalo Sabres with the
n, who guided the Montreal' refused to name the other clubs that calibre of players the management of
ans to five National Hockey had made offers during the two-week the Montreal Canadiens provided me as S P
titles in eight years with the negotiation period that began after the coach," Bowman said. YOUR OC
resigned as coach of the club Canadiens won the Stanley Cup. Bowman thanked those Montreal
y to accept a multiyear contract pyesMonday in anouciHALL!ac
eral manager of the Buffalo It was known, however, that Maple ceptance of the position with Buffalo.
Leafs President Harold Ballard had PcaftBILh nIAaRDS
made a substantial offer to Bowman, "I'd like to say how relieved I am that
re are certain times in life when including giving Bowman the right to this is over, and I'd like to thank at the UNION
ve to move on, and this is one of hire any coach available, everyone connected with the Canadiens
Bowman said, sporting a navy - especially the players," Bowman reduced rofes to 6 p.m.
ecktie emblazoned with the Prior to joining Montreal in 1971, said.
crest B t f a s

BOWMAN admitted a possibility
remained that he would coach the club
next season, while naming as other
candidates for the job interim Coach
Bill Inglis and Roger Neilson, coach of
the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Bowman added that the assistant
general manager's position had been
offered to John Anderson, who had
taken that spot last Dec. 4 when Punch
Imlach was fired as general manager
and Marcel Pronovost was replaced by
Inglis as coach.
Openly miffed over being ignored for
the Canadien's general managership
when Sam Pollock retired last fall,
Bowman invoked an option in his con-
tract with the team that permitted him
to listen to offers from other clubs.
Monday was the deadline for the an-
nouncement of his decision.

Dowman spent our seasons as general
manager and coach of the St. Louis
Blues. In his first three seasons with St.
Louis, he guided the Blues into the
playoff finals.
"WE ARE very inpressed with his
record," said Sabres President and
Board Chairman Seymour Knox. "We
feel he has the ability to bring us a
Stanley Cup. That's our objective.
That's our goal."
Bowman felt that goal might be
achieved, without specifying a time
period.
"I feel strongly that with the future at
stake for all of us, we will accelerate
our program. The people have given me
the players necessary to the building of
a nucleus of a winning club.
"I HOPE I can provide the coaching

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