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Page 12 - The Michigan Daily - Friday, October 24, 1986.

SPORTS OF THE DAILY

Colts

sign

former

'M'

safety

Hicks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
Dwight Hicks, a former Michigan
defensive back who has played in
four NFL Pro Bowls, signed with
the Indianapolis Colts yesterday,
the NFL announced.
Hicks was released by the San
Francisco 49ers last summer after
revealing he had used cocaine over
the past five years. He had a tryout
with the Colts Tuesday.
To make room for Hicks on the

roster, the Colts released wide
receiver Wayne Capers on
Thursday.
General Manager Jim Irsay said
the Colts were impressed with
Hicks' tryout and said the club had
thoroughly investigated his drug
problem.
Hicks, 30, became involved in a
contract dispute with the 49ers
before he was released.

Red Sox 4,

Mets I

From Staff Reports
The Boston Red Sox took a
three game to two lead in the 1986
World Series last night by defeating
the New York Mets 4-2 in front of
a sell-out crowd in Boston's
Fenway Park.
Bruce Hurst scattered ten hits in
going all the way to record his

second World Series win. The Red
Sox now travel to Shea Stadium
for the sixth game on Saturday
night.
The Mets brought the tying run
to the plate in the form of Len
Dykstra, but Dykstra was called out
on a swinging strike three. The
Mets scored a run on a double by
Mookie Wilson and a single by
Rafael Santana.
The Red Sox opened the scoring

in the bottom of the second when
Spike Owen delivered a sacrifice fly
that scored Dave Henderson who
tripled. Henderson reached third
when his drive to right center got
past Met right fielder Darryl
Strawberry.
In the next inning, Boston
increased their lead to 2-0 when Bill
Buckner limped home from second
on Dwight Evans' single to center.
The run was unearned, however,

because Buckner had reached base
on an error by Met shortstop
Santana.
Met starter Dwight Gooden, the
losing pitcher in game two, was
knocked out of the game in the fifth
when the Red Sox padded their lead
to 4-0. Jim Rice began the rally
with a near home run that went as a
triple to right field. DH Don Baylor
followed with an RBI single to
right. After Dwight Evans singled
Gooden was pulled in favor of S4
Fernandez, who surrendered a ru=
scoring double to Dave Henderson.
Hurst, the winner of the first
game of the series, didn't allow q
run until Tim Teufel's solo blast jr
the top of the eighth.
w
M' student places
in triathlon
Craig Ring, a Business School
senior from Midland, finished 89th
in a field of over 1,000 in the Bud
Light Ironman Triathlon, held last
Saturday in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
The Ironman is a triathlon
competition in which competitors
swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles,
and run a full marathon, 26.2
miles. -JEFF RUSH

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University of
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Flyers end

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bid for
record

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Mark
Howe scored a goal and assisted on
two others to lead the Philadelphia
Flyers to a 5-3 victory over
Pittsburgh last night, ending the
Penguins' seven-game winning
streak from the start of the NHL
season.4
The record for most wins from
the start of the season is eight. The
mark is shared by the 1934 Toronto
Maple Leafs and 1975 Buffalo
Sabres. The victory was the sixth
straight for the Flyers. who are
second behind the Penguins in the
Patrick Division.
Rick Tocchet scored the game-
winner when he redirected Howe's
point shot past goalie Gilles
Meloche to give the Flyers a 4-1
lead at 3:00 of the third period.
Philadelphia opened the scoring
at 5:33 of the first period, when
Howe took a left circle faceoff from
Tim Kerr and fired a 40-foot shot
over Meloche's right shoulder.
GRIDDE PICKS"
In response to the latest Soviet
expulsion of American diplomats
the Reagan Administration
yesterday announced the
immediate ban from Griddes of all
teams with red uniforms.
"Y' never know how far that
there Soviet influence can go,"
said presidential spokesman Larry
Speakes.
"We're gonna rid this here
country of red right now," said
Speakes. "The only red that's
gonna be left around here is that
on the butts of leftist
sympathizers."
Speakes refused to comment on
the color of his neck.
Turn in your picks by
midnight tonight and win an FTD
bouquet and a free pizza with lots
of yummy red tomato sauce from
Pizza Bob's.
1. MICHIGAN at Indiana
(pick total points)
2. Purdue at Michigan State
3. Northwestern at Iowa
4. Minnesota at Ohio State
5. Illinoiseat Wisconsin
6. Syracuse at Temple
7. Boston College at West
Virginia
8. Tennessee at Georgia
Tech
9. North Carolina at LSU
10. Virginia at Virginia
Tech
11. Missouri at Kansas State
12. Arkansas at Houston
13. Kansas at Oklahoma
State
14. Southern Methodist at"

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