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Page Sixteen


Wednesday, May S, 1976

More penalties for MSU

By The Associated Pres
EAST LA1NSING - Michigan tate
University has lost a key defensive back
for the entire 1976 football season and its
starting tight end for five games und:er
peQalties imposed yesterday by the Na-
tional Collegiate Athletic Associati ct.
Five other players, including a -'ar
defensive tackle, were told rey w)nid
have to sit out the first gamne of the
season - against Big Ten champion
Ohio State, where the Spartans will need
all the talent they can field.
THE NCAA barred starting defen.sive
back Joe Hunt for the season for involve-
ment in violations in MSU's football
program. Tight end Mike Cobb, a senior
this fall, was ruled ineligible for the
first five games.
Hunt's ineligibility means an end to
his collegiate athletic career, according

Hunt out for season.

to Dr. John Fuzak, MSU's athletic coun-
cil chairtuin. The quick, aggressive back
was part of a defensive quartet which
h-is been the strong point of MSU football
far twc years.
Bit the Spartans have depth in the
defensive backfield. One of those ruled
out of one game this year is Ted Bell,
the once-promising running back who
has been moved to the defensive secon-
dary. He will be a junior.
DARRYL ROGERS, MSU's new foot-
ball coach, said he did not yet know
how badly the team would be hurt, but
added, "I think anytime you lose any
football player, no matter who be is, it
hurts." He said he was not able to say
who would replace Hlunt, but said the

shorter, one-game penalties of the other
players improved the situation some-
Hunt and Cobb were penalized for
benefiting from the use of a credit card
owned by a "representative of the uni-
versity's athletic interests," and loaned
to an assistant coach.
The booster providing the credit card
has been identified as T. Michael Doyle,
a Lansing attorney and MSU alumnus.
In a report of its own investigation of the
NCAA allegations, the school acknowl-
edged both players admitted illegal use
of the credit card and said they would
make restitution.
Two players - Bell and middle guard
Melvin Land, a junior this fall - will
miss the Ohio State opener because

they accepted a ride with an assistant
coach from East Lansing to Cleveland
during the 1974 Thanksgiving holiday.
BELL WAS also accused of involve-
ment with what the NCAA termed "spe-
cial credit accounts" at a local travel
The other players barred from the
season's first game are star defensive
tackle Larry Bethea, who will be a
junior; defensive end Jim Epolitio, a
senior; and reserve quarterback Ed
Smith, a junior.
The penalties are the latest blow to
MSU football, which has been crippled
by the NCAA finding of 34 violations in
its program.
The school, put on three years' pro-
bation, forced coach Denny Stolz to re-
sign and hired a new coach, new as-
sistant coaches and a new athletic di-
rector in an attempt to clean house.

Twins top
Michigan netters down
Vols Convincingly,7-
special 'Th e Daily
KNOXVILLE - Led by captain Eric Friedler's come-
from-behind victory in number one singles, Michigan's
.men's tennis team got back on the winning track yester-
day with a sound 7-2 threshing of Tennessee.
Jeff Etterbeck and Ollie Owens were the only Michi-
gan casualties in the match as the Wolverines upped
their record to 12-2. It was Michigan's first match since
last Saturday's upset loss at the hands of Illinois.
The Illinois loss wv, Michigan's first Big Ten loss in
49 matches, its first hoime loss since 1970, and its first home
Big Ten loss in niore than a decade.
Michigan trasels to t'lscaloosa today to take on Ala-
hatm, then heads inorth to play at Indiana Friday and Ohio
Stalt on Saturday.
. Mike Si er ( l) d . Jel i i terl ek 6-2, 6-2.
3Jim Holman (Al) (dit Briant Licbermtan 6-2, 6-4.
4. l rd iloiand (5 eiir' l Ion nrciiir 6-2, 6-3.
z. nidy Ganllher ( tii(,,f. ciri laver 6-3, 6-3.
6, Jim seals (c) def. (Ii, iens i-6. 6-1, 6-4 ,
1. Friedler-tter eck 4 dfi. leiatte-l'aver 4-C , 7-6, 6-2.
2.lolland-(:.iher (si) die. Liheeman-lrener 6-2, 6-2.
3.Iolman-nnoweis i(.)dl sisr.ler-iin Gillespie 6-4, 3-6,t-6.

Tigers in tenth
Seaver, Mets hold off Cincy

ny The Associated Press
DETROIT - Butch Wynegar
and Dan Ford hit consecutive
home runs in the 10th inning
Tuesday night to lift the Minne-
sota 'Twins to a 5-4 victory over
the Detroit Tigers.
Wynegar, a rookie catcher,
tagged reliever Bill Laxton, 0-1,
for his homer into the lower
left - field seats with one out.
Then Ford followed with his
homer that landed ii nearly the
same spot.
The Tigers scired a run in
the bottom of the 10th on two
walks and Gary Sutherland's
single, his fourth hit of the
The Tigers, trailing 3-0 going
into the bottom of the eighth,
scored a run on singles by Alex
Johnson, Willie Horton and Ja-
son Thompson.
Then they tied the game 3-3
us the ninth off Bill Campbell,
the third of five Twins' pitch-
ers. Sutherland doubled and

scored on a single by Ron Le-
Flore, who came home on a
double by Johnson. Horton was
walked intentionally before Vic
Albury, 1-1, came in to get the
last two Tiger outs.
Seaver sharlo
NEW YORK - Slgger Dave
Kingman ripped his 10th home
run of the se-son and reliever
Skin 1.-kwond saved Tom Sea-
ver's fourth straigh; victory as
the New York Mets trimmed the
Cincinnati Reds 5-3 last night.
Kingman's two-rin shot, fol-
lowing a leadoff single by Joe
Torre in the third inning, gave
him 23 rins batted in for the
seuson, tying him for the Na-
tiuinal League lead with Mike
Schmidt of the Philadelphia
The Mets capitalized on
starter Fred Norman' swild-
ness to score two ris with-
out a hit in the second inning
as Norman surrendered four
bases on balls.
Cincinnati had picked up a
run in the top of the third on
ted otlks and an infield single
by Pete Nose buit Seaser, 4-0,
pitchted out of that jam, leaving

three Reds stranded on base.
Cincinnati scored another run
in the fifth and a two-out single
by Joe Morgan and a ringing
double by Dan Driessen. Each
scored in the late innings.
Astros aced
1' 1111L A ID E IL P It I A -
Bobby Tolan homered and Greg
Luzinski belted a bases-clear-
ing double to back the seven-hit
pitching of Jim Lonborg and
lead the Philadelphia Phillies
past the Houston Astros 5-0 last
Dave Cash's run - scoring
triple and Luzinski's double in
the eighth gave Lonborg, 3-0,
the cushion he needed.
Lonborg, going the distance
for the second time this sea-
son, did not ;walk a batter and
struck out three.
Tolan's shot, off Houston
starter Larry Dierker, 3-3, in
the second irning, cleared the
right-field fence near the 340-
foot mark. Dierker allowed
only one other hit over the first
seven inirings- Cash' leadoff
single in the first - but gave
up four rini in the eighth.

Flyers have Bruins on ropes;
N.Y. won't give in to Montreal

Major League Standings

By The As'oiiated Press
BOSTON-Reggie Leach set a
National Hockey League play-
off record with a tying goal and
Orest Kindrachuk scored the de-
ciding tally early in the third
period last night as the Phila-
delphia Flyers defeated Boston
4-2, and moved to within one
victory of wrapping up the
Stanley Cup semifinal series.
Leach, who had 61 goals
during the regular season, set
the NHL record by scoring in
his eighth consecutive playoff
game in the opening minute of
the second period. That broke
the playoff record of seven
onsecutive g a m e s set by
ontreal great Maurice Rich-
ard in 1951.
Kindrachuk then decide the
issue with his fourth playoff goal
at 2:59 of the finale. He took a
pass from Dave Schultz and
whipped a shot from just outside
tNe crease past Boston goalie
Gerry Cheevers.

six y

the h
win it
first p
utes t
had a

two assists last night as the New
.ci .ns York Islanders inched their
backs away from the playoff
wall with a 5-2 triumph in the
mCINNATI iPi-Two-tinme fourth game of their Stanley Cup
nan trophy swinner Archie sensifinal series.
in, the all-time leading s i e
r-college ground gainer, New York's victory, their
d a contract with the first against three losses in
nnati Bengals for report- the best - of - seven National
more than $800,000 over Hockey League series, sent
ears. the teams back to Montreal
for Game Five tonight. The
outcome broke a seven-game
Flyers, who can wrap up Montreal p 1 a y o ff winning
est-of-seven series with a streak,
n the fifth game Sunday, Drouin and Potvin-the lead-
out Boston's last hopes ing scorer in the playoffs with
Joe Watson scored his five goals and 14 assists-scored
playoff goal with two min- in a 35-second span in the first
o play. period, and I s 1 a n d e r goalie
* - Glenn Resch stopped 36 shots in
halting the usually high-powered
. not dead Montreal offense.
ONDALE, N.Y. - Center Resch had his defense and
Drouin scored twice and forwards to thank for that, as
n assist while defenseman only rarely could the Canadiens
Potvin added a goal and manage a shot from close range.

w 1 Pct. GB
Philadelphia 12 6 .667 t
New Yock 15 0 8 u.652-
Pittshirgh 10 526 3
Chicago - 11 12 .478 4
St. Louis 9 12 .429 5
Montreal 7 12 .368 6
Los Angeles 13 9 .591 -
Cincinnati 11 9 .550 1
Houston 12 12 .500 2
San Diego 10 11 .476 2
Atanta 8 13 31 on 4rt
San Feancisco 0 13 381 4i'
Yesterday's Results
Los Angeles 9, Chicago 6
Philadelphia 5, Houston 0
Pittsburgh 6, San Francisco 5
St. Louis0, Atlanta 7, 12 innints
New Yoek 5, Cincinnati3
San Diego at Montreal, ppd., cold
Today's Games
Los Angeles (Sutton 2-3) at Chi-
cago (Bsurris 1-2).
Houstonr(J Niekro1 -4) at Phila-
delphia (Carlton 1-1), n.
San Francisco (Halicki 2-3) at
Pittsburgh (Kison 1-2), n.
St. Louis (Falcone 0-2) at Atlanta
(Ruthven 3-C), a.
Cincinnati (Nolan 2-1) at New
York (Matlack 3-0), n.
San Diego (spillner 0-4) at Mon-
treal ('Rogers 1-2), n

w L Pet. GB
New York 10 5 .667 -
Milwaukee 9 5 .643 4
Detreoit 0 7 .533
Clevelanld 9 0 .5t29 2
Baltimore 7 11 .39 4/
Boston 6 10 .375 41/,
Tesas 12o 60.007 -
Kansas City 8 7 .533 C1-,
Oakland 10 10 .500 3
Minnesota 7 9 .438 4
Chicago 6 1 .429 4
Calitoenia 7 13 .350 6
Late games not included
Yesterday's Results
Kansas City 7, Boston 5
Chicago 3, Baltimore 1
Minnesota 5, Detroit 4, 10 innings
Texs 7, Milwaukee 4
New York at Catifornia, n
Cleveland at Oakland, n
Today's Games
Kansas City (Splittorff 1-3) at
Boston (Jenkins 1-3), a.
Chicago (oossage 1-1) at Balti-
more (Palmer 3-3), n.
Minnesota (Blyleven 1-2) at De-
troit (Roberts 3-0), n.
Texas (Uumbarger 2-) at Milwau-
kee (Tavers C-O), a,
New York (Bunter 2-3) at Cali-
torma (Tanana 1-2), n.
Cleveland (Dobson 1-3) at Oak-
land (Bahnsen 1-0), n.

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