The Michigan Daily -,Friday, August 3,1984 - Page 15
METRO SPORTS BACKS OUT ON FOOTBALL
No regional TVdealfor Big Ten
From staff and wire reports syndictor said the agreement was cancelled after the noon and he said we were still negotiating."
One of the avenues for regional telecasts of Big Ten Big Ten announced its 1984 CBS-TV national LAST WEEK CBS and the Big Ten concluded an $8
ootball was closed Tuesday when TCS-MetroSports television scheduled last Friday. million dollar deal with the announcement of eight
nnounced it would not televise any conference "It was a mutual agreement between both par- televised Big Ten games. Michigan was assured of
ames this fall. Big Ten schools that were shut out of ties," Kahan said from her New Kensington office. three national appearances, with the possihiliy of
he national CBS telecasts were hoping for a regional "We (TCS-MetroSports) felt it would be better if we five. Ohio State and Iowa could also appear up to four
eal. didn't do any games this year." times, and Illinois three.
TCS-MetroSports, based in New Kensington, Pa., The Big Ten office would not confirm the broken
igned a $5.1 million one-year contract in May. The agreement with TCS-MetroSports. Northwestern, Indiana, Michigan State and Min-
greement called for the nation's leading sports syn- "We're still negotiating with them as far as I nesota were all excluded from appearances. Local
icator to carry a total of 15 conference and non- know," assistant director of the Big Ten service agreements are still possible for any of the Big Ten
onference football games in 1984. bureau, Mark Rudner said. "I talked with Jeff teams. Michigan Athletic Director Don Canham has
HOWEVER, Debbie Kahan, a spokesperson for the Elliott, (director of the Big Ten bureau) this after- explicitly ruled out such a deal for his school.
Tankers keep rolling;
Gymnast gets silver
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Japan's Koji stroke. DiCarlo found gold and team
Gushiken thwarted U.S. hopes for a mate John Mykkanen silver in the 400
second gymnastics gold medal last meter freestyle.
night, but American swimmers con- Victor Davis of Canada broke his own
, tinued to dominate at the Summer world record in the men's 200-meter
Olympics with three more golds and breaststroke and set an Olympic mark
another world recovered. of 2 minutes, 13.34 seconds. He had beer
The U.S. gymnastics team won the second in morning qualifying. His
gold Tuesday night and was flying high previous record, set earlier this year
in yesterday's all-around competition was 2:14.58.
until Peter Vidmar's last event, the "After this morning, I was not
parallel bars. scared, but worried. I talked with my
HE SCORED a 9.90, when he needed coach and it came together tonight,"
much more. Davis said.
The Pauley Pavilion crowd booed, Petra Van Staveren of Holland woi
s 'but it didn't help. Gushiken finished the women's 100-meter breaststroke i
with a 118.700, while Vidmar had Olympic record time of 1:09.88
118.675. Li Ning of China, who earlier breaking the old mark of 1:10.11, whil
had the first-ever "10" in men's Olym- Anne Ottenbrite of Canada grabbed th
pic gymnastics, won the bronze with a silver and Catherine Poirot of France
f l 2118.575. the bronze.
Mary T. Meagher, George Di Carlo
and a world-record relay team gave
U.S. swimmers more gold.
THE U.S. gold rush in swimming was
interrupted in two other races.
Canadian and Dutch swimmers each
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Li Ning of China performs in the floor exercise last night at Pauley Pavillion In all, the United States now has 36
during the gymnastics individual all-around finals. Ning captured the bronze medals, 21 of them gold. China is EUdent Bike M op
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CHICAGO (AP) - Reserve outfielder
Henry Cotto made a sensational catch
in the top of the seventh inning before
driving in Ron Cey with the tie-
breaking run in the bottom of the seventh
Thursday and the first-place Chicago
Cubs turned a bizarre, game-ending
double play to hold off the Montreal
Rick Sutcliffe, 8-1, took a six-hitter in-
to the ninth but left after singles by Tim
Wallach and pinch hitter Mike
Stenhouse put runners on first and third
with one out. Reliever Lee Smith was
then summoned to face pinch hitter
With Stenhouse running on a 3-2 pitch,
Rose lined a ball off Smith's right
shoulder, but reserve shortstop Dave
Owen dashed in, caught the ball in the
air and fired to first to double off
Sutcliffe won his sixth straight game
while striking out 10 and walking three.
Smith recorded his 23rd save.
Bryn Smith, 9-9, took the loss.
Pirates 6, Mets 4
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Lee Lacy
tripled home the tying and lead runs in
the eighth inning and scored on Dale
Berra's sacrifice fly as the Pittsburgh
Pirates rallied for three runs to defeat
New York 6-4 last night and extend the
Mets' longest losing streak of the
season to seven games.
Although Lacy tripled off New York
relief ace Jesse Orosco, the loss
snapped the seven game winning streak
of starter Ron Darling, 10-4, who hadn't
lost since May 22. It also dropped the
Mets' 1V2 games behind the first place
Chicago Cubs in the National League
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