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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 19, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                10A New December Cowboys missed but added guts m if You cant see of but t have just hoisted a Diet Coki in honor of the Dallas who finished their season With a 28 21 loss to the Miami Dolphins Monday That seems a little strange making a toast to a team which just finished its worst season in a And before the day is t plan to hoist several Itll mean typing with one but that doesnt bother The Cowboys deserve Its Last year at this the Cowboys were and everyone Was in a blue This the Dallas wound up missed the playoffs for the first time since an 94 season in and things seem They should The Cowboys played well at the end of the They lost their last two but they could have easily won And they fought Last years team had no no Last years team beat people on sheer and folded the final three weeks of the season against good When talent alone isnt This the Cowboys decided to get It was a good thing they Had they tried to get by on the 1984 Robert Johnson Cowboys would have wound up they came out defense set the Defensive coordinator Ernie Stauntner put two safeties on the centers nose for a kamikaze Me sent combinations of cornerbacks and linebackers after the He played a fire drill making hurried substitutions once hed seen the offensive It didnt always but it unnerved some Green Bays Lynn Dickey had to be pulled because he couldnt get away from the New Englands Tony Eason was sacked 10 times on Thanksgiving New Orleans Ken Stabler gave up a touchdown sack to Randy White and Washingtons Joe one of the leagues most mobile was sacked eight times in Dallas 3028 loss to the Lets also give a little credit to the much maligned and to the battered of tensive that with two starters gone and almost everyone hobbling and playing out of position by seasons did heroic And lets hoist a case of Diet Cokes for Tony who suffered through tfte toughest season his football career Because of the chaw 1ft the offensive Dorsett look some tough He spent much of the season turning threeyard losses into no To make matters his father fered a stroke and passed away in mid But he kept at and emerged as a team The Cowboys built some character this a quality theyve The came together after losing Buffalo four1 weeks laying a foundation for Now they face an important offseason building on that First on the agenda end the quarterback Both Danny White and Gary Hogeboom played knowing they might be yanked at any Trade one of and put both out of their But to whom And for what To really get a topnotch the Cowboys need to trade for one of the top draft That means In dianapolis or What Id like to see Dallas do is wind up wiUrPittburghs Bill touted as the greiUlt offensive lineman in college football which has the first a but the Bills probably wonvt trade their But they dont want Fralic Heisman Trophy winner Doug Minnesota and Houston both have good quarterbacks Tommy Kramer and Warren so they might not be But theres a chance neither will take They need defensive so they irfight take Texas safety Jerry Gray or USC linebacker Jack Del two of the top rated defensive The Colts might be the best They played quarterback roulette this They might take a Danny White an experienced a proven Had Frank Kush stayed as head the trade might have been even more since White flayed for Kush at Arizona But theres the If Dallas is serious about a it might take White to get a top draft Although he lost some of his trade valite this White is still a Hogeboom is an unknown Dallas needs a good top to Last years draft was pretty but itll take another one to continue rebuilding And an injuryfree year wouldnt Both White and Hogeboom were banged up much of the Tony the Cowboys only deep separated a shoulder and missed six Offensive linemen Jim Cooper and Howard Richards missed the second half of the Coopers injury coming when he slipped in a nightclub and broke his The defense wasnt Middle linebacker Bob Breunigs bad back forced him and his career is probably Safety Bill Bates was hurt in preseason and missed several Linebacker Billy Cannon the top draft jammed his neck in midseason and was out for the The Cowboys need some but theyve made a good Theres no substitute for and the Cowboys have Bullets Shue wins 700th San Antonio falls to Cavs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS v Sevenhundred 700 losses and 53 birthday It all added up to quite a day for Washington Coach Gene Shue became the first National Basketball Association coach to lose 700 games when the Bullets lost for the fourth consecutive time on Sunday But on he celebrated his 53rd birthday by joining Red Auerbach and Jack Ramsay in the 700victory club as his team outlasted the New Jersey Nets Winning 700 games doesnt mean a whole Shue The significance of winning this single game was breaking the fourgame losing streak we not the 700th The Bullets trailed 8071 with left in the third but they held New Jersey to a 6for24 shooting percentage over the final 15 minutes to win The Bullets got 18 rebounds and seven assists from Cliff Robinson and 28 points from G us Cavaliers 118 Spurs 110 Roy Hinson scored 32 points against San Antonio to boost Cleveland to its fourth victory in 23 outings and second in a Lakers 117 Hawks 116 Kareem AbdulJabbar scored 12 of his 20 points in the fourth including two sky hooks in the last nine to lift Los Angeles past The first hook gave the Lakers a 115114 but Glenn Rivers two free throws put the Hawks in front with five seconds There were only two seconds left when AbdulJabbar hit the Celtics 126 Knicks 108 Larry Bird led four Boston players with 21 points or more by scoring including 10 during a 2810 surge in the second quarter that broke open a i close game againBt New York Bernard King plfMft and Darrell Walker 24 for the Knfcks wmmmm UMM1 ISinotMMfl NBA By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L 3 Philadelphia 5 11 New Jersey 15 New 11 17 Central Division 16 11 14 10 Chicago 14 16 8 19 WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division 16 9 10 13 San 14 15 GB 12 3 Kansas City Pacific Division Phoenix 13 Golden Slate 16 1 10 12 13 13 14 18 2 3tt 3A 4 8A 8 10 4 4 V 5 Tuesdays Games Boston New York 108 Washington New Jersey 95 Lakers 11 Atlanta 116 Cleveland 1 1 San Antonio 1 1 0 Indiana Utah 81 Houston 1 Chicago 96 Kansas City Phoenix 116 Milwaukee 1 1 Dallas 96 Denver 1 Golden State 1 OT Seattle Portland 99 Todays Games Milwaukee at Boston Washington at New Jersey San Antonio at Philadelphia Lakers at Houston Delioil at Denver Seattle at Clippers Bucks 110 Mavericks 96 Milwaukee possession of took over sole first place in the Central Division as Terry Cummings scored 29 points against Rolando Blackman led the Mavericks with Rockets 104 Bulls 96 Houston scored the last nine points of the game to beat Chicago in the first meeting between rookie sen sations Akeem Olajuwon and Michael who scored 13 of his 24 points in the fourth hit two free throws to put the Rockets ahead for good at 9796 with Orlando Woolridge scored 28 points for the while Jordan had 18 before a seasonhigh high crowd of at Chicago Nuggets 126 Warriors 122 Wayne Cooper rebounded a missed shot and dunked to break a 122122 tie with left in against Golden Alex who led the Nuggets with 29 made two free throws with nine seconds remaining to clinch the Purvis returning from an injurythat kept him out of two scored 38 points for the Mitchell Sacco and 3Edward Sciantarelli are pleased to announce that they have moved to a new at the same office hours and policies remain the WE WISH EVERYONE A JOYOUS farefiMiiTStort TpServo OLanda Street Suptr itort With Super Buys Limit Rifhts yt lift M fIftV Sptciito thru Qtc at Print Error Stora II BLENDED W t M M U 1 irnlui u warn m 1M SportsWorld Vikings rehire Bud Grant MINNEAPOLIS AR than a year after he veteran coach Bud Grant says a lifetime contract and a personal appeal from the Minnesota Vikings owner were enough to lure him back to the team he guided to four Super The National Football League team announced Tuesday night who compiled a regular season record of 151 in 17 seasons at Minnesotas had agreed to returfiasjbipad Grants surprise appointment came a day after the Vikings fired Les who led the team in 1984 to its worst season ever with a 313 I missed the Sunday Grant said in ac cepting the offer to coach the but I admit I never missed the training Grant added I can coach as long as I like under the terms of the Vikings General Manager Mike Lynn and team owner Max Winter made tlie announcement at Twin Cities International late igPuesday after a day of speculation on nlin iHiiiMfrirrtid who had been watching hisson play in a high school basket ball game that went into doftble was a half hour late for the news Marino named top NFL offensive player NEW YORK AP Dan Marino of the Miami who set a new standard for quarterbacks in only his second year in the National Football was named as The Associated Press Offensive Player of the In a seasonlong progression of Marino not only broke a series of longstanding records he shat tered averaging three touchdown passes per game and became the first NFL quarterback to throw for yards in a Narvatilova top tennis world AP John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova for the second straight year are the worlds the top male and female tennis players of according to the annual yearend rankings of Tennis McEnroe holds the 1 spot among having won 13 including the Open and winner of three Grand Slam events in is ranked 1 among the women for the third straight losing only her first and last tournaments of the Illinois rips 8765 Cincinnati knocked off a ranked team in its last outing with a 49foot shot at the but 4 Illinois made sure the Bearcats didnt get another chance at an In Illinois was in charge before halftime and strolled to an 8765 victory that knocked from the unbeaten The im proved to In the only other Top Twenty game Tuesday John Salley scored 21 points as 13thrated Georgia Tech crushed North Carolina In other it was Harvard Holy Cross 66 Michigan State George Washington 54 Florida State TennesseeMartin 73 Tennessee North Carolina Charlotte 76 Bowling Green Princeton 59 Loyola of Illinois Toledo 66 Arkansas TexasSan Antonio 67 Oklahoma State Oral Roberts and Texas Christian Campbell Christmas Special Get a 6piece Chefs knife set when you buy or lease a tank during the month of MARSHALL FOR ALL YOUR PROPANE NEEDS 3791937 2525 AUSTIN SEGUIN NEW BRAUNFELS CUp thw Ml And pvMtnt H wHti JUST IN TIME FOR WINTER SALE Car ft rftH coolant Check ft Up to two Up to 5 30W Exxon Good thm 4 a Set I 111 I 1O Point Sofety Check With Any Work Done TOTAL PERFORMANCE STEEL BELTED RADIAL ROAD HAZARD WARRANTY nidirtf Mounting tiMt Vahrt 1 BUECHE GARAGE   

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