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The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, July 15, 1980-Page 15
Psychiatrist declares Reaves fIt
TAMPA, Fla. (AP)-After a psychiatrist claimed told Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Benjamin C. ATTORNEY TOM MacDONALD said Vikings
John Reaves was competent, court-ordered mental Sidwell he did an hour-long competency evaluation General Manager Mike Lynn planned to meet with
tests were cancelled yesterday for the Minnesota test on Reaves on Sunday. Reaves and his attorneys today to discuss the reserve
quarterback who friends say is battling problems THE ATHLETE IS no danger to himself or others; quarterback's future with the tesm.
with alcohol and drugs. Arthur said, and also assured the court there would Lynn suggested Reaves report to camp early "for
Flanked by three attorneys, the 30-year-old former be no more outbursts of irrational behavior, physical training plans and perhaps treatment as Dr.
University of Florida star appeared for a brief court Sidwell issued an emergency commitment order Arthur recommends," according to MacDonald.
hearing after five days of eluding authorities who last week after three of Reaves' friends signed af- Last season, Reaves was the Vikings' second-string
were to escort him to a mental health center. fidavits that he was using drugs heavily, caused a quarterback behind Tommy Kramer, but he didn't
AFTERWARDS, REAVES refused comment other disturbance at a Tamps restaurant and threatened play a single down. Coach Bud Grant has since added
than to say that he was pleased by the outcome and their lives, rookie Steve Dils from Stanford and veteran Mike
anxious to get back to Minnesota for the Vikings' Arthur recommended Reaves undergo additional Livingston from Kansas City.
spring training next week, counseling and evaluation for his own good. "From Reaves, who set a national career yardage record
No mention was made in court of drugs or of his that we'll see if he needs continued counseling, for pasers with the University of Florida in 1969-71,
whereabouts the last week while he was the object of perhaps once a week or once a month. But at this said he is confident his recent problems won't en-
police hunt. point, I don't knew if he needs any," Arthur told the danger his career.
During the 15-minute proceeding, Dr. Gary Arthur judge."Imtogdaplyr"R vesi.
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CINCINNATI (AP)-San Francisco
Giants Manager Dave Bristol said
yesterday that first baseman Mike Iyie
would rejoin the team today in Pit-
"My understanding is that Ivie
denthave to be on our roster right
' way," Bristol said. "His joining us will
be just like trading a player."
lyle, 27, led the Giants with 27 home
runs last season, bet was injured this
spring. While on the disabled list late
last month, he announced that he was
quitting baseball to go into business.
The mid-season retirement of Willie
McCovey left the Giants without a
first baseman, and third baseman
Eleven former coaches and athletes
will be inducted into the University of
Michigan Hall of Honor tomorrow night
at Crisler Arena.
Inductees include: Benny Friedman,
one of the top quarterbacks in
Wolverine history; Vic Heylinger, who
holds the best winning percentage
S(.789) of any Michigan hockey coach;.
John Fischer, former NCAA golf
champ; Dick Degener, 19341 Gold
Medalist in the Springboard Diving
Championships; Buck Giles, great
second baseman of the 1920's; Cliff
Keen, 42-year Wolverine wrestling
coach; Barry MacKay, NCAA tennis
champ in 1957; and John Townsend,
basketball All-American of the '30's.
Named to the Hall posthumously will
5be Hill Huntin, the third-leading scorer
in Michigan basketball history; Mat
Mann, who coached Wolverine tankers
to 13 national titles; and Eddie Tolan,
holder of Michigan's oldest record with
a 10.3 100-meter dash.
The Celebrity Golf Tournament at the
University Course precedes the third
annual Hall event. Tickets for the golf
and dinner are $150 per person (wife in-
cluded for dinner), while dinner and in-
duction ceremony tickets are $30 per

Darrell Evans has been filling in at that
Evans said he had conferred briefly
with Bristol, but didn't know when Ivie
would return to the lineup.
"It's up to Dave," Evans said. "I
went in to see him, to check the
situation out. When he (lyle) is ready to
play, I'll go back to third base."
The Giants had won six straight going
into last night's game with the Cincin-
nati Reds and were making a four-team
race out of the National League West.
Johnson in jail.
ATLANTA (AP) -Eddie Johnson,
the Atlanta Hawks' Mil-Star guard, was
bound over yesterday to Superior Court
on charges of possessing cocaine,
driving under the influence, and driving
without a valid driver's license.
Johnson, 25, was returned to jail pen-
ding bond of $25,000 on the cocaine,
charge and $500 each on the other
Johnson was arrested Sunday night
by Fulton County police and spent
the night in jail after falling to post a
preliminary bond of $3,000. He waived a
preliminary hearing yesterday.
"The only comment I would make
now is that we are very concerned
about Eddie Johnson. He is a very
troubled young man," defense attorney
Jack Manton said.
Johnson was arrested about 7:30 p.m.
Sunday in south Fulton County while
driving a rental car.
McNamara signs
mars has signed a one-year contract to
manage the Cincinnati Reds through
the 1981 season, club president Dick
Wagner said yesterday.
"We talked in Lea Angeles during the
All-Star break and made a deal,"
Wagner said. "Once it was- made, I

thought it would be a good time to an-
nounce it before you (the press) started
to ask."
McNamara, 48, said he was "very,
pleased and happy for another year to
work with the Reds."
McNamara succeeded Spsrky An-.
derson as Reds manager following the
1978 season and led Cincinnati to the
National League West title last year.
It was at this time a year ago-when
the Reds were 10 games out of first
place-that McNamara's contract was
renewed for this season.
As of yesterday, the Reds were 5
games behind Houston in the division

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