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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, June 16, 1982-Page 11
SPORTS OF THE DAILY
House to probe NFL drug abuse

NEW YORK (AP)- The House Select Committee
on Narcotics Abuse and Control will hold hearings in
Washington to investigate the problem of drug abuse
in pro football, Rep. Leo C. Zeferetti (D-N.Y.) an-
nounced yesterday.
Zeferetti, chairman of the committee, said it was
decided to hold the hearings after he met separately
with National Football League Commissioner Pete
Rozelle and Doug Allen of the NFL Players
Association.
"The many alleged reports of drug abuse among
some of our most famous athletes require instant at-
tention and a clearing of the air," Zeferetti said in a
statement. "Those reports, which have appeared in
all of the media, have created a cloud that hangs
heavy over the entire world of professional football-
players, coaches and management."
Zeferetti said the hearings would be held "in the
near future."
Schatzeder'sold to Expos
SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- Left-handed pitcher Dan
Schatzeder has been sold to the Montreal Expos for
"cash considerations," San Francisco Giants
General Manager Tom Haller announced yesterday.
Schatzeder, 27, started his major league career
with Montreal in 1977 and was 10-5 with a 2.83 earned
run average in his best year, 1979, before being
traded to the Detroit Tigers.
Schatzeder was acquired by the Giants from the
Tigers last winter along with Mike Chris in exchange
for Larry Herndon.
Schatzeder had a 1-4 record and a 7.29 ERA in 13
games with the Giants. His last start was for
Phoenix, the Giants' Class AAA, and he was shelled
for 10 hits and six runs in 3 2/3 innings.

Nuggets sold
DENVER (AP) - Texas businessman B. J. "Red"
McCombs yesterday signed a letter of intent to buy
100-percent of the Denver Nuggets of the National
Basketball Association.
McCombs and Carl Scheer, Denver's president and
general manager, announced at a news conference
that the agreement was reached just hours earlier.
Details of the reported $10 million sale were not im-
mediately available.
THE DEAL will be closed within a couple of weeks,
probably by the first of July, Scheer said.
Scheer said he expects to request formal approval
of the sale from the NBA's board of governors im-
mediately. The board is scheduled to meet in
Coronado, Calif., next week, and Scheer said he does
not expect difficulties in winning approval for the
sale.
McCombs, a San Antonio businessman who has
automobile and ranching interests in Colorado, said
that he plans to be involved in "every major
decision" involving the club. He also said he intends
to keep Scheer on as general manager and Doug Moe
as headcoach.
Rockets, too
HOUSTON (AP)- Two local businessmen bought
the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball
Association yesterday, the team's general manager
said.
Ray Patterson declined to be specific about terms
of the contract, but confirmed that the price was
about what the team had reportedly been seeking, $12
million.
THE BUYERS are Charlie Thomas, president of
Charlie Thomas Ford and owner of 20 car dealerships
in Texas, and Sidney Shlenker, president of Pace

Management.
"We have a letter of commitment," Patterson said.
"The papers have to be worked out. They'll take over
in about 30 days, when the paperwork's complete."
Patterson said he was pleased with the deal.
"I'm glad it's a local group," he said. "They have
pledged to sign Moses Malone, recognizing his value
to the team."
Malone named MVP
HOUSTON (AP)-- Moses Malone will be named the
National Basketball Association's most valuable
player today, Houston Rockets General Manager
Ray Patterson said.
"He's going to be honored tomorrow out in San
Diego," Patterson said yesterday. "He's on the plane
right now."
THE 6-FOOT-11 center averaged 14.7 rebounds a
game to lead the NBA during the 1981-82 season. His
31.1-point average was second in the league.
The Rockets have offered Malone, who became a
free agent with the end of the playoffs, a contract
reportedly worth $1.9 milliona year for the next three
seasons.
Charlie Thomas, a car dealer who bought the
Rockets along with Houston businessman Sidney
Shlenker Tuesday, has said keeping Malone with the
club is one of his main goals.
"I think he's necessary to having a first-rate team
and we'll do what we can to keep him here," Thomas
said.
Malone led the Rockets to a 46-36 record last
season, the third best in the history of the franchise.
Seattle eliminated the Rockets in the first round of
the NBA playoffs.

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bther cable television company or by anyperson, without
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Section 9:62 (26) of Chapter 108 of Title 9 of the Ordinances of the City
of Ann Arbor, provides as follows:
"No person shall make or maintain an operating connection
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permission of the owner of such facilities."
The penaltyfor such theft of service is found in Section 1:13 of Chapter 1
of Title 1 of the Ordinances of the City of Ann Arbor:
"Unless another penalty is expressly provided by this Code
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Breaking training APPhoto
Jack Nicklaus takes time-out from practice yesterday to enjoy an ice cream
cone at Pebble Beach. Nicklaus will be shooting for his fifth U.S. Open title
when the tournament begins tomorrow.

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