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August 09, 1973 - Image 11

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Thursdoy, August 9, 1973


Page Eleven

Thursday, August 9, 1973 THE SUMMER DAILY Page Eleven


Oklahoma: two year probation
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Big son and in 1974 and cannot ap- Oklahoma forfeited four confer- high school coach for his ex- shaken by the penalty's severity
Eight Conference dealt the Uni- pear in televised games in 1974 ence games. penses in bringing three pros- said the' Oklahoma progran
versity of Oklahoma team, rank- and 1975. Under the probation, Wendell pects to the campus. "wasn't built on infractions" an
ed No. 2 nationally in 1971 and The Sooners will honor their Mosley, an assistant football * An Oklahoma coach provid- that the school would "dedicat
1972, a severe blow yesterday by television contracts in 1973 un- coach, and Dennis Price, an as- ed his automobile for the per- ourselves to continue in our pro
placing the Sooners on probation der National Collegiate Athletic sistant basketball coach, will be sonal use of a prospective ath- gram and will take every ste
for two years for recruiting ir- Association rules since these prohibited from recruiting for lete. possible to insure that it won'
regularities. had been signed before the dis- one year. 0 A coach arranged for the happen again."
The Oklahoma basketball pro- ciplinary action, taken Tuesday transportation of a prospect's- - _ - "'
gram was handed a similar per- in Chicago by the league's fac- NO LIMITATIONS were placed mother and two of her friends to
lad of probation, likewise for vi- ulty representatives, its govern- on Oklahoma's basketball prO- the campus.
olations of recruiting rules. ing body. gram other than the probation- 0 A representative of Okla-
ary period. homa's athletic interests trans-
IN ADDITION TO the probation, OKLAHOMA PLAYS Texas Oct. Assuming Oklahoma contin- ported parents and friends of an
the proud Sooner footballers, 13 in a televised contest and ues to flourish as a football athlete in a company-owned air-
who skyrocketed into national Nebraska Nov. 23. power, Neinas estimated the craft to attend a game in Nor-th e b all
prominence a 2 years ago by The conference action, an- probation would result in the loss man.
installing the Wishbone forma- nounced in Kansas City at a mid- lass of $1 to $2 million in bowl 0 A coach offered to provide .a 0
tion in midseason, will be barred morning news conference by Big and television monies for the prospective athlete with a ward-
from postseason competition and Eight Commissioner Charles M. conference. robe as an inducement to attend -s w e t
television appearances for two Neinas, also stripped the Soon- The conference enumerated 10 Oklahoma.
years. ers of .the league football cham- football violations: Oklahoma usedd an ineligi CHICAGO (A) - Pitcher Ga
Oklahoma will be unable to pionship they won in 1972 and * A representative of the Ok- ble player in four conference lord Perry of the Cleveland I
play in bowl contests this sea- handed the title to Nebraska. lahoma coaching staff was in- games. dians, who is supposed to has
volved in the falsification of the more on the ball than just speed
high school transcript of a pros- The high school transcripts of confessed yesterday that hei
ective student-athlete. two freshmen players, quarter- n something "but onlyo
1214 S. UNIVERSITY 0 A student - athlete who fail- the sidelines."
ed to meet the 1.6 grade aver- The OU Scandal Perry was questioned about
age requirement was provided fi- book yet to be published entitle
L I Z nancial assistance and was al- VIOLATIONS: Ten Football "Me And The Spitter-The Da
lowed to practice and compete. recruiting irregularities a n d I Took The Plunge."
DIAL 668-6416 0 Oklahoma certified an in- three basketball HE SAID, "It's about things
eligible athlete for NCAA post- MOST SERIOUS: The tam- pitcher goes through on th
wed sat. season play. pering with the transcripts of mound, for instance, getting hi
sun. a*tA prospective student - ath- two players, including black ters to think maybe I'm usin
1:15, 3:45lete visited the campus three quarterback Kerry Phillips
T-85. times and received partial ex- PENALTIES: Two year Pro- something."
at 7 pm penses on each visit. A second bation for both squads and pro- e said he" t o go g
& s:15 temuhwe htwslg
$25 prospect visited twice and re- hibition against any football ap- in 1964 and when the rules wer
50i$ ceived at least partial expenses pearance on TV for 1974 and i and hn te srles wt
a sbhoseoc.O oevsteah17"changed in 1968 I started otht
No psses once. On one visit each prospect 1975. Kerry Jackson ineligible routines, like going to the cat
Na again was on campus in excess of 48 for a year
Ra ed x hours. DAMAGE TO O.U.: No es- or neck all the psychologic
"*Oklahoma reimbursed a tablished quarterback, prestige things I can do to keep the bat
loss, recruiting problem, loss of thns Iucang.
revenue es guessing.
.athrowing new pitches-I'm a
back Kerry Jackson and h neman ways working on new things," h
Mike Phillips, both of Corpus said. "And I use stuff on th
B eca efulw ith reChristi, Tex., were those to whom ball-tm not saying what-I
thCe c o nf e -e n c e r e in n ine.le a rn th e se th in g s t p ra c tic e
Jackson, who played in nine the sidelines.
]R e e rn V~,%;JL*. e ~e b / games, was ruled ineligible to "As a result, I have comeu
compete in the coming season, with a slider and a fork bat
back with varsity experience, things. I still don't throw a scre
in f e w+Q ds. THE CONFERENE did not ball t
taktitweyWO (illlps' eligibility, "I feet that someday spite
take away Phillips'eiiiiy will be legal and I jost at
noting that its investigation re-wI want 1
And those baby fawns, rabbits, Fllow all the rules of svealed that o one at Okahoma be sure I'm ready."
squirrels and trees need a safe, happy caution just like any other place whee was involved or had any prior Meanwhile, the Chicago Tri
knowledge of the alteration of une said: "There are hints th
ome, They need a place where they can there arc children a play Phillips' transcript. Phillips did the allegations against Gayloi
grow up strong and healthy. not play in varsity games. Perry which accuse the Clev
h Oklahoma officials appealed to land hurler of throwing an ill
Like babes everywhere.the NCAA to make Jackson eligi- gal pitch may finally get a hea
So, please, be careful with fi re when ble for the 1973 season but the ing in the commissioner's office
you're in the forest. appeal was denied. IN A STORY by George Lan
Oklahoma A t h 1 e t i c Di- ford, the newspaper said todt
rector Wade Walker, obviously that "the charge must first I
- - brought by an American Leags
DETROIT (UPI) - Wayne umpire who has some evideni
State University's first football that Perry is applying a forei
team, the 1918 squad, went un- substance, in this instance su
beaten, untied and unscored pected to be petroleum jelly,t
upon, but gets no official recog- the baseball to make it drt
nition in the NCAA record books abnormally when thrown.
because it played just four "The umpire who might I
games. WSU wasn't nicknamed leveling such charges is Bi
the Tartars at that time but did Haller, although he would n
vs, y~ go 4-0-0 while scoring 100 points, confirm it yesterday.


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