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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 4, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba B2 BRANDON July 2002 Sports Tracy loses again INDIANAPOLIS Paul Tracy remained a loser five weeks Indy Racing League president Tony George said yesterday he had rejected the Toronto natives appeal of the disputed finish at the Indianapolis 500 won by Helio declaring the Brazilian known as Spiderman the race Castroneves celebrated his second straight Indy win by scaling the fences at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway twice once after the race ended and again when the results were made Until George nothing was George said the splitsecond decision by 1RL vice president Brian Barnhart that Tracys pass of the Brazilian driver occurred after the yellow caution flag flew was unappealable and that even if it Barnhart still made the right The evidence reviewed was based on Brians George said dur ing the news If he had called the race the other I would have had to stand by the rule the way it is George said several of the caution sig nals including trackside and dashboard a radio announcement and a tlag closing the pits were displayed before Tracys He also cited IRL rule which prohibits appeal of a decision under the yellow But George said he heard the case anyway because of the significance of the Indianapolis 500 and because he wanted the process to go Neither the drivers nor representatives from either team attended the news con but Tracy did issue a He was en route to CARTs next this weekend in What can I say Im disappointed not terribly Tracy My bank account may not show and my face may not be on the BorgWarner Trophy yet but in my heart I know I won the Tracys car Barry was nt At his own news Green showed charts with two experts hed hired to look at the tapes and figure Green contended the evidence showed Tracy was And after spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to make his Green challenged Georges interpretation of the rule and said he would meet with lawyers before deciding to pursue his appeal through the What rules are we racing under Green Thats where my real con cern my real I still feel that weve Ive got to feel sorry for Roger Penske because this race is not going to sit well with It cannot after what we had at the For more than a Green and rival owner Roger Penske have argued that their driver should be declared the Green believed the pass came before the yellow appeared and it could be Penske believed the pass was late and also argued that Barnharts judgment call could not be CANADIAN PRESS Carmans Eddie Belfour shows off his new Buds duds at a press conference in Toronto lands in Toronto BYNlilLSTlJVHNS Canadian Press TORONTO The Toronto Maple Leafs are hoping Ed Belfour responds next season exactly the way he did the last time he jumped to a new Five years Belfour signed with Dallas when he became a free agent after going 14246 with Chicago and San Jose in the worst season of his NHL goaltend ing He bounced back with an allstar 371210 and he followed that up by helping the Stars win the Stanley Cup the next Last Belfour was a disappoint ing 212711 with an save percentage with the who opted to part company with the 37yearold netminder from When the Leafs called with a US offer after he became an unrestricted free agent he snapped it He loves to and we are happy he is with club president Ken Dryden said in introducing Belfour at a news conference GMcoach Pat Quinn is on vacation at his Vancouverregion home and did not attend the news Belfour said all die right he responded when asked if he can get his game back on I know what changes I have to make in my game and in my preparation for games to make it to the level or beyond the level it All the turmoil swirling around the Stars last when they tabbed Marty Turco as their goaltender of the hurt his Belfour But tilings will be different now that hes starting and he wont feel intimidated taking over from the popular Curtis I relish the chance to show what Ed Belfour can do for the Toronto Maple Leafs in bringing the Stanley Cup he Im not a real vocal I try to lead by Sometimes maybe being a little quiet you can be mis Im not too worried about He watched the Leafs on TV during their playoff run last was impressed with the heart and determination and thinks the team is going to be even better Red Wings resign 40yearold Ghelios Chelios can now enjoy the rest of his summer after signing a deal with the Detroit Red Wings the team he helped win a Stanley Cup a few weeks an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his 20year NHL said leaving the Red Wings was never really an He said conversations with the Red Wings were and his teammates encouraged him to without pressur ing They let me know that they wanted me to It was all friendly and it was nice to get their he said on a conference call from The 40yearold Chelios said the Red Wings have the right mix of young and old We showed exactly what experience can do for Chelios You cant put a price on and weve got a good group of young Chelios was the runnerup to team mate Nicklas Lidstrom for the Norris which goes to the NHLs top defence He also led the league in regularseason and playoff Chelios Tom said reports that Chelios received offers of million over two years from the New York Rangers were untrue There are many things that are being reported that are not Reich We did not have any specific negotiations with other Chelios agreed to terms the same day Detroit announced the signing of goaltender Curtis Joseph to a three year deal worth Joseph replaces the recently retired Dominik Press CHRIS CHELIOS next His age wont be a said who has an eagle painted on his helmets to reflect his Eddie the Ive always been physically he I feel as young now as when I first Who knows what the limit is You just take it one year at a Hes learned from runins with the he suggesting episodes such as the one that led to his arrest while intoxicated at a Dallas hotel in March 2000 will not He also destroyed a TV set in the visitors dressing room in Vancouver last Its unfortunate that stuff happens but its all in how you deal with he Ive dealt with it in a positive learned some and Ill protect against not let ting it happen in the He has had spats with and last season left the Stars during a road trip to return to Dallas after a disagreement with Ken If Im high its because I want to win and Ill do whatever it takes to he Sometimes I ask a lot of the people around me to help me I dont like lazy people around If someone is like Ill let them I always feel the people around you are going to be the people who help you play your I want to play my best every night and you cant do it by You need LOCAL ROUNDUP Minnedosa romps past Maple Leaf Trent Skatch scored three times as the Minnedosa Triumph beat the Maple Leaf Strikers 90 in a Brandon Senior Soccer League game last night at Canada Games Jon Gilchrist scored twice for the Triumph with Ryan Glen Burgess and Zak Zany also tallying for VIRDEN Robin Carruthers scored twice and drove in two runs to lead the Virden Oil Kings to a 97 victory over the Hamiota Red Sox last night in the Southwest Baseball Carruthers doubled twice for the while Kyle Mattel singled twice and scored three Manley Mackadenski hit a pair of sin gles and drove in two runs for the Red i Mark Robertson pitched allowed two hits over five innings as the Neepawa Cubs topped the Carberry Royals 81 last night in the Santa Clara Baseball Robertson had three Troy Mutch went 2for4 with two runs and two RBIs for the host Robertson took a nohitter into the fifth inning when Ryan Whyte tripled for the Whyte scored die lone Carberry In another Santa Clara game Minnedosa scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Mavericks to a 1211 victory over the Plumas Brad Roth singled in the winning run for the In one other game last the Cypress River Comets beat the Arden Hawks At Cypress Walter Lockhart earned the victory by pitching a complete He allowed two runs on five hits and three walks and struck out five in seven Mark Shearer went 2for4 with two three runs scored and three stolen bases for the Brock Shearer added two two runs and two Derrick McGorman took the loss after allowing seven runs on eight hits and six walks over seven He struck out Tom Rossmus pitched four nohit innings and Matt DeGagne hit a threerun triple as the Sports Excellence Midgets beat Deloraine 64 in an Oil Dome Midget Baseball League game last night at Westbran Keith Van who allowed four runs in three innings of was the winning Sports Excellence scored five runs in the sixth Josh Wozney took the loss after allow ing five runs in two innings of Sun Guerin signs with Stars DALLAS The Dallas Stars signed unrestricted free agent Bill Guerin to a fiveyear worth a reported mil late Wednesday Guerin scored 41 goals and had 66 points in 78 games with the Boston Bruins last There were rumours at the NHL draft last month that Guerin would sign with the Press Jones recognized for great week TORONTO Blue Bombers quarterback Khari Jones is the CFLs offensive player of the week after throwing for 320 yards and five touchdowns in Winnipegs 3915 rout of the Toronto Argonauts last Friday Eskimos defensive back Singor Mobley is the defensive player of the his two interceptions and two defensive tackles a major reason for Edmontons 2721 victory over the rival Calgary Stampeders last Friday Elfrid Payton of Edmonton is the lineman of the week after recording three quarterback sacks in the win over Lions wide receiver Tyrone Taylor is the special teams player of the week after running back a missed field goal 120 yards for a touchdown in 2720 loss to the Montreal He also added four kickoff returns for 94 yards and two punt returns for seven Press Klapp wins MSBL award Pitcher Tom Klapp of the Brandon Cloverleafs is the Manitoba Senior Baseball League player of the week for June Klapp pitched a threehit shutout against the Neepawa Farmers on June 26 to run his personal record to 81 on the a native of has pitched well enough to win the award several times this but received the hon our for the first In 64 innings this Klapp has allowed 19 runs on 57 hits and 11 walks and is second in the league with 56 Brandon Sun I Save Your Deductible AUTO GLASS REPAIR REPLACEMENT Phone 7251700 or Toll Free 18005869798 Repair Your Windshield HYUnDHI O NO PAYMENTS FOR 90 DAYS 2002 ACCENT GS DOWN PAYMENT SECURITY DEPOSIT I S inultvalve larhonwtor S ifjlil UfidinCj fCur Imtud yasi shade baiuJ Dual manual remote conttoi iidc view mirrors and much CHECKOUT IHfc GREAT LEASE RATES ON THE ACCENT AND 4DK GL FRFKiMT AND PDF INCl OR O PURCHASE FINANCING m SELLING SUBCOMPACT IN CANADA LONGER LASTING PROTECTION 5 PovwUam warranty 3 km 24 hour Roadside Assistance Program includes lud delivery flat die lockout lowing service and more Just one lollliee call away 24 hows a ft HYURDHI UKIVINC IS U I It I N L BRANDON Heres A Deal You Can Swallow Starting June 2002 and ending July 2002 you have a 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