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Tuesday, August 10, 1976

OSU charges to be probed

By The 5-oirtted Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio--NCAA and Big Ten
officials say they will inresigate alleged
recruiting violations against Ohio State
University, but it's a move that spokes-
, men say is standard.
NCAA executive director Warren S.
Brown said the organization would look
into the charges hat were made last week
by the Michigan State News, the student
newspaper at Michigan State University.
MSU has been placed on three years'
probation by the NCAA for recruiting
violations. Ohio State football Coach
Woody Hayes recently admitted the
probe of MSU began after he voiced
complaints about recruiting policies at
the rival school.
"I have not had the chance to read the
stories," Brown said. "We've received
all our information first hand. But, we
always look into allegations which ap-
pear in print."
IN THREE copyrighted stories last
week the State News reported that the
OSU coaching staff promised cash and

trips to the Rose Bowl as recruiting in-
ducements. Both are violations of Big
Ten and NCAA rules.
Big Ten Commissioner Wayne Duke
said the conference "has an obligation
to conditct an inquiry into any allegation
of violations.
"It's just in the normal course of
events that we so," he said.
"I have advised Ohio State of my in-
tention to do so, and likewise I know
that Ohio State plans to do so as well.
It already has set into motion the ma-
chinery to look into the matter," Duke
A SPOKESMAN for Hayes said yester-
day the coach would not comment on the
-11 'nations or investigation.
Eric R. Gilbertson, special assistant to
()SU President Harold Enarson, told the
OSU Lantern, the school's student news-
paper, that university officials are con-
tinuing to check into the violations
charged by the Michigan State Univer-
sity student newspaper, but are having
problems doing so because they say the
charges are so vague.

Tahlman Krumm, assistant director of
communications at OSU said yesterday:
"Frequently when the Big Ten or the
NCAA undertake an invesigation the
university would not know until evidence
is in hand and formal charges are pre-
The Michigan State newspaper also
reported that police officers and an Ohio
high school coach received money for
:ransporting prospective players to the
Columbus campus for visits.
DUKE SAID he expected allegations
from Michigan State, since "in almost
every infraction I've been involved in,
it's quite common to see additional alle-
gations stem from them."
He said he has "no idea as to the
validity of the newspaper reports." If
the allegations are proven, however, the
probe could mean Ohio State might re-
ceive penalities as severe as those MSU
The NCAA found MSU guilty of 34
recruiting violations; the Big Ten has
yet to issue its penalties.

OSU coach
Woody Hayes

Candelaria hurls no-hitter

By The Associated Press
PI T T S B U R G H -
Pittsburgh's John Candelaria,
aided by two outfield plays by
Al Oliver and Dave Parker in
the second inning, pitched a
1-0 no-hitter over the Los An-
teles Dodgers last night.
The plays by Oliver and
Parkers were the only threats
to Candelaria's classic, the first
fashioned at Three Rivers Sta-
lium since Bob Gibson of the
St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pi-
,ates in 1971.
Oliver, Pittsburgh's center
fielder, gloved Dave Lopes'
ong drive to deep center with a

nice running catch in the sec- Candelaria, a slim, 6 - foot - 7
ond. Then Parker, the Pirates' southpaw, finished as strong as
right fielder, made a running he started - mowing down the
catch of a drive to right by Ted Dodgers in the ninth on six
Sizemore. pitches.
It was the first no-hitter The Pirates gave Candelaria,
thrown against the Dodgers 11-4, all the runs he needed
in 26 years and the third in with a fifth-inning rally off
the major leagues this sea- Doug Rau, 10-9.
son. Candelaria, a New Yorker
Earlier this season, Hous- called "The Candy Man" by
ton's Larry Dierker pitched a Pirate fans, allowed only
no-hitter against the Montreal three runners - all in the
Expos, and Blue Moon Odom third inning,
and Francisco Barrios of the With one out, Steve Yeager
Chicago White Sox combined to walked and was forced at sec-
pitch no-hitter against the Oak- ond. Lopes and Sizemore
land A's. reached base on errors by Ta-

veras and third baseman Bill
Robinson before Candelaria re-
tired Bill Russell to end the
Candelaria finished with one
walk and seven strikeouts. Only
in his second full season in the
major leagues, the hard-throw-
ing left-hander flirted with a
no - hitter last season before
giving up a hit with two out in
the eighth inning against the
Atlanta Graves. He eventually
lost that game.
Except for the two plays by
Oliver and Parker and one nice
catch later in the seventh by
Oliver on a drive off the bat of
Ron Cey, all the plays were
routine against Candelaria.
Tiqers tromped
DETROIT - Juan Beniquez
and Gene Clines each drove in
two runs while Nelson Briles
scattered eight hits last night
as the Texas Rangers crushed
the Detroit Tigers 8-1.
Briles won his first game in
more than a month to even his
record at 8-8. Beniquez' two-run

single climaxed a five - run
third inning off starter Dave
Lemanczyk, 3-4, and Bill Lax-
Toby Harrah opened the in-
ning with a double and Joe
Lahoud and Mike Hargrove
followed with walks. Jeff
Burroughs walked to force in
a run and Roy Howell greet-
ed Laxton with another RBI
walk. Beniquez got his hit
and Jim Sundberg drove in
the final run with a single.
Sundberg also singled home
a run in the second inning,
while Clines' two-run single
came in the seventh off Laxton.
Detroit got its lone run in
the sixth on Rusty Staub's
10th home rn of the year.
cra ked a home run and two
dobles last night while Dennis
Leonard costed to his 14th vic-
torv as the Kansas City Rovals
clhhed the reeling New York
Yankees 8-2 in a nationally tele-
vised battle of American League
division leaders.

.Major Leagame Staidi in

W L Pet. GB
New York 64 44 .593 -
Baltimore 55 52 .514 81
Cleveland 53 56 .485 111!
Boston 52 55 .486 1lo
Detroit 52 57 a77 1 1
Milwaukee 47 58 .448 15
Kansas City 68 42 .618 -
Oakland 58 53 .523 10
Minnesota 55 55 .500 13
Texas 53 55 a91 14
Chicago 48 62 .436 20
California 48 64 .429 21
Yesterday-s Results
Cleveland 4, Chicago 2
Texas 8, Detroitt1
Kansas City 8, New York 2
Only games scheduled
Today's Games
a (Biytven 9-12 and li roan
4-. at iDetroit (Roberts 4-3 and
'r anf d 0-3)., 2 t-n
Minnesota (Goltz 9-10) at ialti-
m Pn e ( e tr 14-10),.n
NewYork (Ellis 1-6) at Kansas
City (tassler t-t), n
oston (Jones 4-1) at California
(1Ks 6-1t), n
l (ante e( Slaton 12-9) at Oak-

w L Pet. Gl
Philadelphia 73 36 .670 -
Pitt sburgh 60 50 .545 13'
New-n York 57 56 .504 18
Chicago 1 62 .a51 24
St. Louis 46 62' .426 26'
Montreal 38 68 .358 33'
Cincinnati 73 39 .652 -
Los Anigeles 59 52 .532 13-
Hostoi 57 58 .496 17t'
San Diego 55 59 .482 19
Atlanta 51 61 .455 22
San Francisco 49 66 A426 25'
Ysterday's Results
Montreal 2, San Francisco 1
louston 13. St. Louis 4
Pittsburgh 2, Los Angeles 0
Onty games scheduled
Today's Games
Cincinati (Nolan t0-6) at Chi-
cano (Birris 8-11)
is Argeles (sutton 1'-) at
Pit-hSbagh (Reuss 10-6), t1
Aitasta (Niekro 11-8) at Phitadel-
phia (Christenson 10-5), n
San Francisco (Dressler 2-8) at
Montreal (Carrithers 5-7), n
san Diego (Jones 18-6) at New
Yotea(Koasman t3-7), it
Houston (McLaghlin 1-1) at St.
Louis (McGlothen 9-11), a

A' Photo
"THE CANDY MAN," Larry Candelaria of Pittsburgh gets a hug and a sign of approval from
Pirate catcher Duffy Dyer after the southpaw hurled the first no-hitter ever by a Pirate pitch-
er to blank the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 last night in Pittsburgh. It was the second no-hit game
this season, the first was thrown by Houston's Larry Dierker against the Montreal Expos.

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