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Page 14-Thursday, June 3, 1982-The Michigan Daily
Connors tumbles in F

PARIS (AP) - Jimmy Connors' dream of winning
the French Open - the only Grand Slam tennis tour-
nament titled that has escaped him - were dashed
again yesterday on the slow red clay court at Rolan
Jose Higueras of Spain upset Connors, 6-2, 6-2,
6-2, knocking the'last American out of the field and
moving into the semi-finals.
- THE LAST American to win the men's title was
Tony Trabert in 1955.
Also advancing to the semi-finals was Guillermo
Vilas, who ended French hopes by drumming out
Yannick Noah, 7-6, 6-3, 6-4.
The $917,000 tournament, the most'prestigious slow
court event in the world, continued to go against ex-
pectations. Connors had been seeded to meet Ivan
Lendl in Sunday's final. But the Czech was tunb ed
out in the oVurth round by Mat Wi am r. a 17year-
old Swede who has been the senation fA ris
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"TBFEEWAS noo nerecnah vdentikdt
this job, said Larry Pleau, lb Whalers' head os h
last season and the team's director of hockey
Pleau had limited his search to Kish, bu, Kish had
looked elsewhere for work,
Kish, who coached Binghamton Whalers, to the
Suthern Division championship last season and into

the finals of the American Hockey League playoffs,
had interviewed for a minor-league coaching job with
the Philadelphia Flyers.
However, he said Wednesday he would have been
"content to go back to Binghamton if I thought that,
somewhere down the line, my opportunities would
land me in the National Hockley League."
Indians near settlement
Cleveland (AP) - Lawyers for the Cleveland In-

-ench Open
dians baseball team and the Cleveland Indian Center
say they are near agreement on a settlement in a long-
standing dispute over the portrayal of the team's
" The center filed suit in 1972 in Cuyahoga County
Common Pleas Court, asking $9 million damages and
seeking injunctive relief to make the team alter
mascot, Chief Wahoo, from a "smiling, dumb
savage" to a distinguished representation of an In-
HARLEY McNEAL, a lawyer for the team, said an
annual Indian Day at Municipal Stadium is one
method of settlement being considered.
Terry Gilbert, who represents the 'Indian Center,
said the center would receive a cut of that day's gate
"We would also want to use that occasn to
promo e pusitively the imag of th Ammea i n-a
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and f e willbe."' vhile, '"i erest dprt'
Wi the dispute met tit Arlcngton ParkG'edOlsday
night, said track spokesman Tom Rivera. ie would
not elaborate on who was involved in the session.



"She had been iii coma ir so:se tii ssd
heart ailmnent and didn't know me or wbat 1's
sin, ai Jocock who had been called
home from a victory celebration by doctors who
advised him his mother was not expected to live
another day.




to bring the news to you-




Where does the 8-track go?
The Renault Formula 1 car of French driver Alain Proust is prepared for the
first-ever Detroit Grand Prix by two of his mechanics. Drivers from all over
the world will be competing in the Grand Prix, which begins tomorrow.


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