Tuesday, January 6, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports January New Texas Sooners bid adieu to Boz Bosworth but late AP Oklahoma linebacker Brian Bosworth has apologized for things he has said and done this but his college football career is over the Sooners twotime apologized Monday night for a string of events that have occurred this saying he was terribly embarrassed by the con cern he had caused the university and its the colorful leader of the na tions best defense has played his final game at Coach Barry Swilzer Earlier Switzer issued a statement saying it would be in the universitys best in terests if Bosworth did not return for his final year of a fourthyear junior with one season of eligibility remain is expected to graduate in It was widely felt he would pass up his final year to join the National Football I deeply regret those situations that have blemished the image of the University of and I hope that I can rectify the embarrassment I have brought to the Bosworth said in a statement issued through the schools sports informa tion The Boz has been in the headlines all In a preseason Sports Illustrated he talked about learning how to install stray bolts in cars at an Oklahoma City Motors He later said UCLA played girls football after Oklahoma had beaten the 38 He was banned by the NCAA from playing in the Orange Bowl because drug tests showed he had used He later blasted the NCAA for its drugtesting and during the Orange Bowl game wore a T short using the NCAA read National Communists Against In his he apologized for I deeply regret those situations that have blemished the image of the University of and I hope that I can rectify the embarrassment I have brought to the universi Sooner linebacker Brian Bosworth virtually everything he had said or done this year that brought negative He particularly apologized for embarrassing Universi ty President Frank Horton and Athletic Director Donnie General Motors has been a very loyal supporter of our program and I hope the Sports Illustrated article has not adversely affected he He retracted the UCLA as well as statements he made about former Texas Coach Fred I also want to apologize to Walter Byers and the NCAA for protesting their drug Bosworth I know the drug program is in the best interest of the studentathlete and I should have been sensitive to the Bosworth finished fourth in the balloting for the Heisman Trophy this was a finalist for the Lom bard Award and won the Butkus Award as the nations top linebacker for the second year in a He was the Big Eight defensive player of the year and an AllAmerica for the se cond consecutive Papers say Oilers fire offensive coach HOUSTON AP TheHouston Oilers fired offensive line coach Bill several newspapers reported although club of ficials refused to confirm who just completed his 27th consecutive season as an assistant coach in either the AFL or got a pink slip on Monday upon returning to work after the newspapers in Houston and San Antonio Walsh told The Houston Post he would stay in but had no other Oilers head coach Jerry Glan ville refused to comment on the firing of Walsh or any other possi ble staff A spokeswoman at the Oilers of fice today refused to comment on the reports and said club spokesman Greg Stengell was not The San Antonio Light quoted an unnamed source as saying of fensive coordinatorrunning backs coach Dick Jamieson and quarterbacks coach Gary Huff also may be Glanville was known to be dissatisfied last season with the performance of the offensive which has three firstround draft picks as the Light The Post and Houston Chronicle reported he was talking to Larry Beightol who spent his past two seasons as offensive line coach of the Atlanta Falcons before falling victim to the firing of coach Dan Henning two weeks Hot Indiana edges Dallas Heating up LESLIE The District 134A basketball race is beginning to take and tonights games should cause the stan dings to scramble especially on the boys Frontrunning New Braunfels travels to secondplace while Canyon travels to Hays to play the up andcoming Smithson Valley hosts fastpaced Kerrville one of two teams tied with On the girls both New Braunfels and Canyon will be at The Unicorns tackle Clemens and the Cougarettes hosts 50 Smithson Valley travels to The Canyon games will begin at 6 while all the Smithson Valley and New Braunfels con tests start at 5 with the freshmen DALLAS AP Indiana Pacers Coach Jack Ramsay had a simple ex planation for his teams 144135 NBA victory over the Dallas Mavericks Monday On the we are usually a lit tle but we played Ramsay Forward Wayne Tisdale and center Steve Stipanovich scored 27 points each for the who ended a fourgame winning streak for The who are 132 at Reu nion also had won nine straight on their home Dallas last home loss was 114110 to the Los Angeles Lakers Mark Aguirre had 28 Rolan do Blackman 24 and James Donaldson 23 for Donaldson led all rebounders with Indianas 144 points were the most ever scored against Dallas in a regularseason game in Reunion The Pacers committed only five The winning their third straight shot percent from the field the hottest shooting ever recorded against Dallas on its home Blackman said Indianas shooting was Their shots just kept going I thought eventually they would cool but they he Dallas last led at 9997 with re maining in the third Reserve guard Kyle Macy then hit a threepoint basket to put Indiana ahead for There is no way Indiana should have come in here and beat Donaldson It was just a credit to Jack Ramsay and his He is a good coach and he has a lot of young talent that is listening to Clippers 102 Charles Barkley handled the of fense and Maurice Cheeks took care of the defense as Philadelphia hand ed the Clippers their 12th straight NBA By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic New New Central 7 11 WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest San Pacific Golden A Mondays Camts Philadelphia Indiana Dallas 135 Todays Games Atlanta at New York Clippers at Washington Chicago at Cleveland New Jersey at Milwaukee Indiana at San Antonio Houston at Golden State Denver at Sacramento Phoenix at Seattle Charles Barkley is a player with exceptional Coach Don Chancy Maurice Cheeks is also in Berkleys category and is one of the best point guards in the Barkley scored 38 his se cond straight 30plus point per and pulled down 12 re Cheeks had a careerhigh nine two short ef the NBA record set in 1976 by Larry Kenon with the San Antonio Michael Cage led the Clippers with 25 Iowa wins 14th straight game By The Associated Press Firstyear Coach Tom Davis and the unbeaten Iowa Hawkeyes are already having a season worth Secondranked and unbeaten Iowa continued the fastest start in the schools college basketball history Monday night by beating Wisconsin 7863 for its 14th straight Pressure defense and aggressive work on the boards again carried host Iowa in the Big Ten Three Wisconsin players fouled out trying to guard the taller and faster Eight other Top Twenty teams played Monday and all of them 17 Duke 82 William Mary 46 Quin Snyder scored 19 points as Duke rolled over William The Blue W0n their 21st straight game at home and 31st in a row over a nonconference oppo 5 Syracuse 89 Providence 85 Junior center Rony Seikaly scored a careerhigh 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as unbeaten Syracuse won a Big East game in The Orangemen are 7 DePaul 81 Furman 64 Dallas Comegys scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half as unbeaten DePaul had little trouble with visiting The Blue led by as many as 17 points in the first 8 Temple 77 Washington 73 Senior guard Nate Backwell scored 20 including a tiebreaking jump shot with 57 seconds as Temple beat George Washington in an Atlantic 10 The won their 26th straight game at McGonigle 6 Purdue 89 Michigan 77 Troy Lewis scored 39 the most by a Purdue player since Joe Barry Carroll in and the Boiler makers beat visiting Michigan in a Big Ten sent Michigan to its second straight Big Ten 12 Illinois 79 Michigan 72 Junior guard Glynn Blackwell scored 24 points and helped key a 160 streak in the second half that sent host Illinois past Michigan State in a Big Ten Illinois is 14 Pittsburgh Akron 65 Tico Cooper scored on the rebound of a missed foul shot with 53 wconds helping Pittsburgh hold off visiting Charles Smith scored 24 of Pitts first 28 all in the first But he did not score in the second half and fouled out with won its fifth straight 15 Navy 91 64 Preseason AllAmerica center David Robinson scored 31 points and became the first Navy player to pass the mark as the host Mid shipmen beat East Carolina in a Col onial Athletic Association a 7footl also had 16 rebounds and seven blocked Navy is Sports World Ross takes Georgia Tech dreamjob ATLANTA AP Bobby Ross says he has no doubts that Georgia Tech will field a competitive football team under his but it will be done by stressing academics first and athletics se who steered Maryland to three Atlantic Coast Conference championships and four bowl appearances in five said he was filling a lifelong dream when Athletic Director Homer Rice named him as the new Tech coach at a news conference Monday Rice wasted little time filling the vacancy created Sunday when Bill Curry left his alma mater after seven years to become the football coach at in all is the perfect situation for the Ross said who said he was lured to the post by Techs academic and football tradition and the city of I think every person reaches a certain time in bis career when I think perhaps hes reached his Ross I think perhaps Im at that point right Rosssaid he was caught completely off guard by the rapid turn of His bags were packed for a trip but he thought he was going to Buf where te bad been hired as an assistant coach with the NFL Coach Marv Levy released Ross from freetag him to accept the Tech Job Sered late Monday after he became the to west wiU the schools athletic teft Maryland with a 39191 to mark last Fiesta sets TV record NEW YORK AP BCs elecast of the Fiesta Bowl was watched by about 70 million the largest audience ever for a college football a network spokesman The primetime telecast of the national cham pionship game last Friday night between Miami and Penn State received an average rating and 37 share in 13 major spokesman Tom Merritt 2 Penn State defeated 1 to win the national Hoyt begins 45day prison term SAN DIEGO AP San Diego Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt surrendered to federal prison of ficials in Florida to begin serving a 45day sentence on a misdemeanor drug who was caught trying to smuggle illegal pills across the border last will serve the time at the minimum security facili ty at Eglin Air Force Base near El way OK but Howard out DENVER AP Denver Broncos Coach Pan Reeves received mostly but some news about bis walking Quarterback John Elways sprained left ankle wont keep hjm OMjt of the Broncos AFC champion ship game at Cleveland neatf but offensive guard Paul Howard may be sidelined for the re mainder of the Howard was scheduled to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery injured in the Bron cos 2217 playoff victory over New England on experienced bleeding and swelling in the knee and was hospitalized Reeves The surgery is to determine if there is car tilage damage which requires He has a partially torn ligament on the inside of the but thats the one they dont even try to repair any said Theyll see if there is a problem with the Right now it looks like for sure he wont be able to play this Even if we he might not play in the Super Howards place in the starting lineup would be taken by fouryear pro Mark At least seven Broncos were injured in Sundays but except for the others appear to be Reeves Quarterback John Elway reported tenderness in his but little Ill play and Ill he Running back Gerald offensive tackle Dave Studdard and linebacker Rick Dennison all of whom remained on the sidelines Sunday after their injuries were recovering trainer Steve 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