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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 10, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseIn is jew the Road from where Oakland Al title holders drilled a Boca Raton the packers did some Light punting and passing but did not engage in any Contact work. That starts and is coaching staff ran the packers through offensive signals against the defensive unit in the Las practice open to the Public before sunday s contest obviously pleased by the Way his team looked Lombardi Wasin excellent humor after the packers practice session. But nonetheless he refused to compare Oakland with the Kansas City chiefs whom the packers polished off 35-10 i last year s super bowl game at los last year s compari son grinned the Green Bay coach i made a vow never to compare another that time Lombardi said Kansas City was t As Good assume nil teams and he still has t heard the end of i la be glad to Tell you what i think of Oakland he said. I think Oakland has a Fine team and is excellently coached. It has great quickness on defense and the cornerback have a great Deal of Speed. They be won 13 games. Including 11 in a Row was t it. That Speaks for itself. Any team that does that has to be great football in a Way Lombardi implied that the rival Al has even caught up to the older much longer established nil. He implied that but did t come right out and say it. People Call the Al a Junior league he said. It May be a Junior league in terms of years but i Don t think there s a helluva great difference be tween eight years and 40 years in our business. You get to be a has some real Good people Lombardi went Lamonica is one of them. He completed Over 450passes for a phenomenal amount of said that regardless of what the outcome of sunday s game was he Felt the packers had accomplished a great Deal this year in spite of injuries to such key player Sas Jim Grabowski Elijah Pitts it misses i m As proud of this team Asan i be Ever coached said Lombardt Grabowsky Green Bay s $400,000 Bonus baby will no play against Oakland. He injured his right knee against Baltimore a few weeks ago and cartilage was removed. He Isnow on crutches. Starr will be Green Bay starting quarterback sunday but Lombard still would t say who would make up the rest of the packers Backfield. We Llave to see As we go along he whether Middle line Backer Ray Nitschko one of the packers defensive stalwarts had suffered frostbite in the 13below Zero 21-17 nil Champion ship Victory Over the Dallas cowboys at Green Bay two weeks ago Lombard answered that that was not the Case at Dallas players had frostbite he smiled not Drill Foi Tough workout Boca Raton Fla. Up quarterback Daryle Lamonica had a helluva Fine workout monday but played it Safe by staying inside to shake off a flu Bug when his Oakland Raider teammates returned to a wind practice Field to work out for the Lamonica the key to Oakland s chances against National football league Cham Pion Green Bay in sunday super bowl game at Miami failed to show up for the picture taking and interview session there were rumours head suffered a relapse in his Battle to throw off a Case of the flu. Coach John Rauch quickly scotched did t classify this As serious said the coach of the american football league champs. Fever Down he s perfectly All right. His fever is Down. He just did t get too much sleep last night and he s Back in his room resting said had a helluva Fine workout with us this morning Daryle Lamonica. Battles flu a act Falcon chief scheduled for meeting and he s Okay. The raiders opened their Atlanta up the Atlanta Falcons monday flatly denied charges of racial discrimination and owner Rankin Smith agreed to meet tuesday with narc officials to Iron out any charges came on the heels of the Falcons Trade of negro flanker Ron Smith to the los Angeles rams for a second round draft Choice. A. M. Davis president of the Atlanta chapter of the a act sent a Telegram monday to the Falcon owner in which he said he negro Community was shocked and bewildered to learn of the Ron Smith Telegram added the racial policy of the Falcon through its past and present actions is open to was referring to the Trade of negro fullback Erni Wheelwright to the new Orleans _ and the Trade of Nen Ankor Bernie Casey to hams. Falcons general manager Hank Wall pointed out that Atlanta had four negroes in it starting u neut Ting Page Gea Sonand several More among its reserves. We will gladly sign up any negro players that we feel have a Chance to make the team Wall said. The racial matter has never figured in our operation. Our coaches picked a negro running Back Junior Coffey As our most valuable player of 1967." Wall pointed out that Casey obtained by the Falcons in a Trade with the san francisco49ers, was traded to the rams for Tommy Mcdonald because he Casey had said he would refuse to report to Atlanta. As for Ron Smith Wal pointed out that he had been tried at cornerback and flanker and was beaten out both times by other Davis Telegram said the Atlanta Falcons have the lowest number of negro players in thenal. The a act must take this Opportunity to Register Strong opposition to this. As continued on Page Parry to head soccer body new York a Stu Parry soccer coach at the University of Akron has been elected presi Dent of the National soccer coaches association. Florida training with loosening up drills on the St. Andrews prep school practice Field inward but Windy weather. Rauch said the team would Start rough work tuesday and we re going to get ready for this one like we get ready for any Ball said the raiders would work out in private for the res of the time before the game. In marked contrast to the boasts of the Kansas City chiefs which peeved the packers before last year s 35-10 Green Bay Victory in the first super bowl the raiders were quiet but have gone into every game confidently. We have Hada lot of hurdles and we have gotten Over them. I a confident we can get Over this one Rauch Back Hewritt Dixon added nobody told us what today or not to say but we Are a different style bal club than Kansas City. We have a lot More poise on the Field and off. Can do Job we Don t care if Green Bay gets aroused though because we feel we Are a sound team and we can do the Job against s huge defensive end Ben Davidson indicated he was cooking up a Tough afternoon in the Orange bowl for the packers Bart Starr. We will just try to do our est but we Are not going to give Starr time to sit Bac there and look around for receivers. One of the things Weare going to try to do is put the pressure on raiders flew Here sunday night from California to Ope their Florida Campaign. Nil hits pm with $200 Fine Montreal a Clarenc Campbell National hockey league president handed Gen eral manager coach Emile Francis of the new York ran Gers an additional $200 Fine monday for an infraction which occurred in Madison Square Garden dec. 30.Francis took to the ice during a game against the Chica Oblack Hawks in Pursuit of ref Eree Bill Friday to protest a judg ment Call by the official. By Leav ing the Bench and stepping on the ice Franci incurred an Auto Matic $50 Levy bringing his to Tal assessment for his journey to $250.the incident Francis occurred near the end of the game when Chicago defens Eman Doug Jarrett fell on the puck in the Hawks goal crease after goal tender Dennis Dejordy was caught out of position and was unable to get Back in time to pre vent a goal Francis claimed a penalty shot should have been awarded his club but Friday ruled that the puck had been shot under Jarrett while he was defending the goal. The new York coach never reached the referee As cooler Heads prevailed and he was intercepted and directed Back to the Bench by some of his play pipers Down Houston Houston a Chi Ovaughan mane Vered into Posi Tion with Only two seconds left and drilled a 15-foot jump shot to give the Pittsburgh pipers a109-107 Victory Over the Houston Mavericks in an american basketball association game Mon Day night. The pipers grabbed the Balland called a time out with Only eight seconds left following missed shots by Houston s Leary Lentz and Art Becker. Vaughan topped the pipe scorers with 27 Points hitting for three three Point baskets inthe first half. Becker tossed in 21 first Hal Points and finished with 30. Pittsburgh Houston opt Oft Vaughan 12 0-0 27 men Yarcel 3 34 9hoyman 9 8-3 t Pett Ivy Dill 80-04 Hamovit Jarvela 0 1-1 1 8omorft Hargo 6 4-9 1 Becker Ahton 3 2-2 8 from scr Hawkum s 16-19 26 Lent Williams 10 0-1 20 0 0-1 1220-04 0 0-1021 13 4-7 3011 37 25 3 0-1 ers. Critical of ref in assessing the additional $200,Campbell said following the game under circumstances which would produce further publication Francis was highly critical of the referee s work. Among other statements attributed to Francis by the news Media were he Friday does t even know the rules. He s got no statements Are clearly in violation of the league s by Laws which prohibit statements that reflect adversely on the competence integrity or Cour age of game total 40 26-32 109 totals 44 19-30 107pittsburgh 24 30 26 291m Houston 28242826107throe Point Koala a Auklin 3. Fouled out Smtth Burglin fouls Pittsburgh 2 2, Houston 21. Attendance 1,2 12. Colonels topple Minnesota halt five game slide Louisville by. Up the Kentucky colonels broke a five game losing Streak monday night by knocking off Eastern division Leader Minnesota 107-103, in an american basketball association game. Kentucky led by As Many as17 Points in the first half but could manage Only a 51-47halftime advantage. Louie Dampier the game High scorer and Darel Carrier hit successive shots to push the colonels to a 10-Point Load in the third Quarter. They hold the bulge until a frantic fourth period when the score was tie four times and changed hands twice. Illness forces Lope out of thursday bout los Angeles a Throat infection monday knocked no. 1 welterweight boxing con tender Ernie Lopez out of his thursday night bout at the olym Pic auditorium against Bobby Murray of san a substitute main event Murray 18-2, will Buttle Larry Cruz 12-1, from Wilmington Calif. Minnesota Kentucky Oft Oft Niibu u 8 i 14 i mum try 8 33 0hunter 7 4-10 18 upon 6 2-3 14 Trio run 1-3 13 it Fulwell 1 1-1 3frtvnian 6 u8 18 Currlin 11 .17 27 Perry 29-20 l Natii err 13 33 30 bin i 111 7 1-1 16 Lii Tyno 1 24 4innlngor 2 tt-0 4 Nuli 1 01 2 Wuilne Kultur 0 1-2 1 Hiu

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