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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 2, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseLay aug 2 the stars and stripes Page 17 suit olympic protest Leader warns foul says Rick Barry san Francisco a l for r Baly c0on-wednesday that the san warriors were trying enforce a perpetuity their suit to Force Barry Tokay one More year for the a a final basketball association tithe Contention by attorney Robert Hollzman was in closing arguments of the lawsuit being heard by Superior court judge Walter Carpeneti without a the warriors lawyer Rich Ard j Archer in his closing argument reviewed the Evi Dence contending Barry s absence last season Hurt the Tea mat the Box office and in the , the Aba leading scorer in 1966-67, jumped to the rival Oakland Oaks of the american basketball association for a 3-year $225,000 con tract and a share of the ownership. Court order a court order enjoined him last season from playing for anyone but the warriors so he sat out the the present suit the warriors and owner Franklin Mieuli contend Barry s contract required him to play for the another season. They asked also for substantial but unspecified damages. Barry s lawyer argued that the Aba contract was one sided and based on ownership of a individual by a he said the one year Reserve clause was not a proper option and that Barry had actually fulfilled any Legal obligations As soon As he played his first season for the warriors. Archer however contended that a personal services con tract can be enforced for seven years and that Barry Wouldhave to sit out that Long and even then be liable for dam Ages. Judge Carpeneti planned to conclude the Case late wednes Day and then take a month vacation before making a decision. N cd san Jose Calif. A Harry Edwards Leader of the negro olympic protest movement indicated wednesday that sprinter Lee Evans statement that there would be no Boycott might be p a r t of a planto create chaos among the olympic said tuesday in Spokane wash., that Black athletes had voted to go to the games in Mexico City in october and stage some form of protest there rather than Boycott the Lames entirely. If Lee said that then that s what he said 1 Edwards can go ahead and depend on that if they want. But if was in Payton Jordan s or Lilmer Lodge s place i would t sport la i ii Blanks senators 4-0. For 21st win Detroit up Denny Mclain hurled a four hitter Fortis 21st Victory wednesday night and Dick Mcauliffe score four runs on four hits As the Detroit tigers Defeated the Washington senators 4-0. The Detroit right hander Al Lowed a pair of singles to Mike Epstein a double to Bernie Home run of the season into the right Field seats for Detroit s second run then singled in the fifth and tallied a third time on Al Kaline s , who has ripped senator pitching for a .529average on 18 hits in 34 trips singled in the seventh following Mcauliffe double for the final Detroit run. Put too much Stock in what anybody Jordan is head coach of the olympic track and Field team and Lodge is chairman of . Olympic track and Field this particular Point said Edwards who recently finished the school year As a sociology instructor at san Jose coaches Hail vote to attend South Lake Tahoe Calif up . Olympic team coaches wednesday hailed disclosure by track Star Lee Evans that negro athletes had voted to attend the games this fall in Mexico City. Coaches Bill Bowerman. Bob Tracy and Jim Coleman issued. Statements after the san Josei state runner made his an nou Cement while training in the Spokane area. Evans is i scheduled to arrive at the Hig Altitude Camp Here saturday. Evans told newsmen thei negro athletes voted nearly j unanimously to attend the game sat a meeting during the j olympic trials in los Angeles a i continued on p i 0 i 0 Northrop of 1 0 0 0 Well lit 2 0 0 0 tree ski is 0 0 0 0 me in 0 0 0 0 4411 s 0 0 1 4 0 3 2 3000 i o o o 0000 i 0 0 0 i t u i o t ii i 0 i ii 0 ii i 1 ii u 0 i i bosnian i 1010 0000 0total Washington Detroit i Mullen. In Trout 8b Kaline. Us Kramer rooms on a strictly alphabetical left Leon Crenshaw a Black and John Robinson another negro Rooming with Whites. Fred Carr the team first draft Choice from Lexas Fol paso will also have a White Roommate when he reports from the College All Star Camp packers u total i 4 4 000 000 000 0 .101 010 1 0 x 4 Wall Unton 5. Meat Litho Miau life 14v11 i by Lanu . 1-3 0 2-3 1 t 2 to i. 2, b. Allen so Smiley. K Khz by is 4414 Dave Robinson the player representative and a negro himself said that As far As he knew the decision to assign rooms alphabetically was entirely management s my understanding is that it was simply something that the decided should be done and so Thev did Robinson said. "1personally feel it was just one of those things that had Bee done a certain Way and so it continued to be done that made his comments in an interview with Terr Bledsoe pro football writer for the Milwaukee , since 1965. Has roomed with another Aldridge. He said he would continue to do so. The change began with rookies this year and will continue that Way because of a desire on everyone s part not to split up roommates who have been together for several Way. Over a period of time it will be taken care said. Robinson described the pre Vious segregation As to color As a Small no problems we Don t have the problem some teams do because Small problems stay Small unless , have a disastrous collapse in the season. Then things get played out of Robinson said the players association is now surveying its members on problems of discrimination in the league. We re trying to gather information from a lot of people he said. It should have been completed by now but it got pushed aside a Little in All the negotiations and the strike and lockout and every thing. I suppose it will be mid season before we gel All the details worked packers in a recent series of articles on discrimination in sports were pointed out As one of the few places in professional sports where discrimination had t been a problem mainly because of the pres ence of v i n c e ,former coach and now general manager of the team. Harry Edwards. More protests coming there Are a lot of people involved in this thing. We can t keep them quiet. We can t say nothing. We re going to say , Carlos and Smith have been involved in the Boycott protest plans with Edwards from the to obtain comment on Evans and Edwards state ments from the negro athletes now working out for the final olympic trials at South Lake Tahoe Calif., were stymied Bya newly imposed Rule on inter were told wednesday that requests to talk with ath letes must be made 24 hours in Advance. Is Tyler. Olympic committee representative from Tulare. Calif., who is manager of the Camp said the athletes had asked that the Rule be imposed because questioners were interrupting their , reached by Telephone in the los Angeles area had this comment our members of the olympic track and Fiel committee which is responsible for the preparation the medical testing and the final selection of the . Team recognize that the main Mission is to provide an Opportunity for any qualified athlete to earn a position on the . Men s will go to Mexico City with the Best team m sure the american people feel strongly that the .olympic committee is taking Steps to insure that we present our Best track and Field team Lodge spoke from it. Sanantonio College at nearby Wal nut where another sea level test of the track and Field ath letes will be held aug. 10. Backus win is official new Orleans up the Louisiana athletic commission has ruled that Billy Backus split decision Over Jerry Pellegrini of new Orleans monday Nizhi will slav in the record books

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