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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 31, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Seavef wins 299th Page 11A orts July 9A Players provoked by owners proposal NEW YORK AP Major league baseball owners say theyd be giving The players say theyd be getting And the 6 strike deadline is now only six days On the owners offered to increase their annual payment to the players pension plan from million to million but tied that amount to escalating salaries so that the contribution could actually drop to Theyve been after us all year about when wed make a specific money Weve done said Lee head of the owners Player Relations But that proposal provoked the Players rather than pacifying Plain and this is not a it seems to that is designed to do anything except provoke a reaction that the players who were in the meeting which is that they must be said Don head of the It cannot do anything except substantially retard any possibility of reaching an At issue is how much of the current billion network television package the owners will contribute to the pension In the that figure has been about one With the new TV a onethird share would be about million per who during an owners meeting in Houston in December predicted this would be the most troublesome has said onethird is too The owners say that to reach a breakeven point by player salaries can increase by no more than million per Their proposal says that for every million over million that salaries go up each million would be deducted from the pension The owners have predicted salaries will increase million next which would reduce the pension payment to only If salaries went up the contribution would be it could go to MacPhail Fehr was more You get four times as much in network TV money and your pension contribution goes he shaking his Fehr said the proposal amounted to a salary which the union has vehemently because total player benefits could not exceed million million for the pension plan and million for salary in or a combination of the Its a salary regardless of what you call Fehr The two sides were scheduled to meet again Gonzalez calls for boxing ban Ruthian swings Bret Cappleman leftl and Ricky Gomez keep their eyes planted on the ball during a workout for the New Braunfels Senior Babe Ruth League The allstars will travel to Denham on Friday to play in a regional LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALDZEITUNG tournament against teams from Louisiana and The winner of that tournament advances to the nationals later in WASHINGTON AP A San Antonio with the support of the American Medical is seeking a ban on professional equating it with But the consensus at a congressional hearing Tuesday favored standardized safety rules To an aficionado of a ban seems said Bill sponsor of a measure that would establish a national boxing we should do all we can to correct some of the problems which have led the AMA and some members of Congress to advocate a ban of the we should not make this sport illegal without first trying to right the health and safety wrongs which Henry said the bill he has introduced makes no bones about it it seeks to abolish professional It would regulate amateur We call ourselves a civilized but our civility with respect to brutality of one animal over another extends so far only to chickens and dogs and not to human Gonzalez testified before the House Energy and Commerce Sub committee on Energy and Those of us who allow the boxing industry to who repeatedly shirk the responsibilities with which were charged in the protection of the health and welfare of our con only perpetuate human degradation and the industry that thrives on the exploitation of We call ourselves a civilized but our civility with respect to brutality of one animal over another extends so far only to chickens and dogs and not to human Henry Gonzalez foolishly courageous young Gonzalez Banning boxing is in my judgment not the testified Pat sponsor of a bill similar to Banning boxing today will simply mean that Americas prizefight capitals will become Juarez and he Williams bill would establish a quasifederal corporation that would register boxers and set safety Austinite wins fifth swimming gold BATON lAP High school swimmer Jeff Olscn of Austin and speed skater Bonnie Blair have five Championships apiece in the sixth National Sports Festival but needed some IHhhour switches to complete their Blair even moved into mens competition to Uet her As the showcase for developing future Olympians moved into its final six Olsen and Blair ranked as the individual standouts and possible names to keep in mind for the 1988 Olympics in South Replacing a Olsen picked up his fifth win in the 400rneter freestyle There was a lot of pressure on me because of the boy that got said Olsen after he anchored the the West A squad to victory Tuesday Olsen got a shot at his fifth title when coaches bumped Karl Stages of San Antonio from the relay Olsen won the 200meter butterfly and 400 and 800meter He was awarded four gold medals because the 800 free is not an Olympic but his five victories tied the NSF record for men set by gymnast Scott Johnson in We did All screamed the 18year who will soon enter his senior year of high His total was one short of the six vic toriesby swimmer Sippy Woodhead in 1979 at Colorado but the most by a male A 21yearold junior college student from Blair had an eighthplace Olympic finish in the 500 meters a year She found a creative way to pick up her last gold on On she won the womens 500 and races and added the Tuesday before skating a leg on the Souths victorious relay Both Tuesday victories came in record due to an she took a spot on the mens relay and helped them set a festival record of I never thought I could win five she said after becoming the first speed skater to take home that For Olsen and Blair the day was but for the South womens softball team it will be remembered as very long with a bronze medal to show for their After setting an NSF record with a 21inning 10 victory over the West that began Monday night and ended at they went another 21 innings before losing 10 to the North a defeat that denied them a chance at the gold But in a mere regulation seveninning the South defeated the East 20 to grab the Other highlights of Tuesdays events Darrell the twotime Olympic gold medalist in held off archrival Rick McKinney to capture his third NSF cham pionship in a thrilling battle of longrange accuracy and Sparked by 16yearold high school student Hugh the South edged the West in the mens volleyball final The 6foot4 Foster had 24 nearly twice as many as any player in the In thirdseeded Tim Donovan of Pittsburgh upset 1 Rich Benson of to win the gold in mens In womens fourthseeded Nicole Arendt of destroyed thirdrated Sharon Fletcher of for the Quick Rozier catching up with Oiler plays SAN ANGELO AP Houston Oiler running back Mike Rozier could become the first pro football player to have consecutive yard seasons in the same calendar But he says hell have to learn the plays When you are out there running plays and youve got 10 ballplayers going one way and one ballplayer going the opposite it looks a little Rozier But they are coming down slowly but After more than a week of twoa day drills in his first National Football League the Oilers arent too concerned about Rozier learning his But the former Heisman Trophy winner from Nebraska is The first few days I was kind of confused and upset with myself that I didnt know the he The biggest thing is learning the They were talking about I didnt have to do twoadays but I feel I have to to learn the plays and be up with the rest of the I want to get it down Rozier finished his second United States Football League season in June with Jacksonville after gaining yards rushing and 366 yards receiving on 50 He signed with the Oilers July 1 and reported to camp July While Rozier learns his numbers on the hes already taken care of his money numbers off the He received million from Pittsburgh and Jacksonville for two years service in the United States Football League and signed a four million contract with the By the time Rozier sits his weary cleats aside following the his first season in the National Football he will have earned about million for the 1985 season his agent Art Wilkinson I have enough money to last the rest of my Rozier After this I can sit back and drink Cokes all my Wilkinson makes a case for saying Rozier is the highest paid athlete ever over a 12month Rozier received in January from the USFL Pittsburgh Maulers as a buyout of his original He played for the Jacksonville Bulls until ear ning another Wilkinson Counting signing a loan and base salary for Rozier will pocket another million for the first year of his Oiler Wilkinson Thats not a bad way to earn a Wilkinson going to be in a situation where he doesnt run into the kind of problems weve seen others run into Unicorns ranked ninth New Braunfels is ranked ninth among the states Class 4A according to a poll taken at the Texas High School Coaches Association coaching school this The state quar terfinalists the last three are ranked below one other team from Region IV Gregory which knocked the Unicorns from the playoffs a year The which was selected by the sportswriters covering the picked Tomball as the states topranked 4A Defending state champ Denison was In Class Odessa Permian is the topranked while Judson is third and San Antonio Clark Defending state 3A champ Medina Valley is seventh in the with Hempstead picked as the top The convention wraps up Thursday with the annual North South football game at Texas New Braunfels Kraig Krause is among the starters for the South Complete list of top 10 Page i i 1 1
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