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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 9, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Simpson to juice up Buffalo picket line High Point Enterprise tuesday july 9, 1974so full steam ahead wednesday Buffalo apr . Simpson the most valuable player in the National football league last season will picket with the veterans Friday when the Buffalo Bills open their Rookie training Camp. A the picket line will be led by the juice and myself a said All pro guard Reggie Mckenzie in an interview monday. Mckenzie who trailblazer Simpsons trek to seven Rushing records last season is the Bills players representative for the striking nil players association. A walking the line with he said a will be Walt Patulski John Leypoldt Mike Kadish Joe Delamielleur cookie Brinkman to Cornell and most of the other Guys who live in this Mckenzie said three players from other nil teams will join the picket line assuming the strike continues through Friday. He said that Ron Mcdole of the Washington redskins Paul Guidry of the Houston oilers and Edgar Chandler of the new England patriots would picket the Bills Camp. All three Are former Bills and still live in this area in the of season. Both Mckenzie and Simpson have Public ally and Malone s Uncle clears report Columbia. . Apr an Uncle of the highly sought High school basketball Star Moses Malone indicated monday that the player was convinced to go to Maryland by his Mother. In a Telephone interview published in the Columbia s.c., record monday Charlie Hudgins of Petersburg va., also denied being uttered Money by Clemson University to help secure a car for his Nephew As an inducement to sign with the Clemson tigers. Hudgins was quoted in the record As saying mrs. Malone convinced her son to accept Maryland coach lefty Driesell a offer. A i done to think everything a known. Moses did not want to go to Maryland but lefty Driesell got close to her and there was just no changing her mind. She was helped to get a better Job which May have made up her mind a he said. The Uncle also said a a i want to Clear this thing up. I have received reports that i got offers from Clemson new Mexico and Oral Roberts but none of it is he said he never told anyone of illegal efforts to get him to influence Malone. A i Haven to told anyone that. All that came from Moses Mother Mary. I done to know Why she would do it a the record quoted Hudgins As saying. Vised rookies and free agents to Cross the picket line however. A those Guys have got to make the club a Mckenzie said. A a it a Tough. I can to Tell them not to go in. If i thought it would help our position i d take a stronger stand. The most Well do Here is he said he was personally against the a Flea View that rookies should be aligned with the veterans and Boycott the Camps. A i was against that idea when it came up. The rookies have got to do their Best to make the a i would have to Tell the rookies that in fairness to themselves they must report and try out a Simpson said. A what the veterans Are fighting for could Benefit the rookies. But what Good will those benefits be if a Guy does no to make the team a the veterans know be taken Back once the strike ends. But the rookies could blow the whole Simpson himself quit the players association two years ago in a dispute with de Garvey the nil a executive director. Wal Heads for season openers by the associated press its the Only game in town at the moment but How Good is the game and who a going to be there to find out thousands of fans in Philadelphia Orlando Birmingham Chicago and Memphis will find out warriors sign Keith Wilkes san Francisco a the san Francisco warriors of the National basketball association have signed their top draft Choice Keith Wilkes of Urcla according to a published report. The announcement that Wilkes has agreed to terms with the warriors Likely will be made officially within the next two Days the san Francisco chronicle reported in tuesday mornings editions. The newspaper said that Sam Gilbert a los Angeles contractor and an advisor to the Urcla Star confirmed the agreement. Wednesday night when the world football league begins play. And the rest of the country will find out thursday night when the league plays its first televised game. Without so much As one exhibition game under its Belt the new league is challenging the established but strike bound National football league for the fans attention and ticket Money. With a Brand new Gold and Orange Ball and both new and old players Gary Davidson president of the league he was Only dreaming about less than a year ago predicts attendance exceeding 40,000 at some games. Davidson created the american basketball association in 1967 and the world hockey association in 1972. Both of them regarded by Many As stepchildren to the older entrenched leagues Are still struggling for fans and stability. Franchises sometimes seem to shift or die As often As the wind. Now comes the Wal. Its sort of like 1960 revisited. That a when the american football league was born. After about five years of gasping for breath the Al suddenly became for real when one of the three major television networks dumped $38 million into it for a five year contract. Two years later the Al was Able to Force a merger with the nil. The Wal has a to contract too but hardly As lucrative. Ifs reportedly Worth about $1 million provided by tvs an Independent network which will televise one game each thursday night to local stations around the country. A few nil veterans jumped this year to the new league and the Wal did sign a few promising stars in the collegiate draft. The league is banking on making it through this first season. In 1975, Larry Csonka Craig Morton Calvin Hill and Daryle Lamonica and other nil stars will vault to the Wal. For now though the Wal will have to make do with some sex nil players coaxed out of retirement a number of nil players mostly reserves who played out their contracts some Canadian football league imports and a crop of collegiate rookies. Wednesday nights games Are the Portland storm at the Philadelphia Bell in John f. Kennedy stadium the Honolulu hawaiians at the Florida blazers in Orlando a Tangerine bowl the Southern California Sun at the Birmingham americans in legion Field the Houston texans at Tye Chicago fire in Soldier Field and the Detroit wheels at the Memphis South men in memorial stadium. Now Many Wear false Teeth with More Comfort they know a denture adhesive can help. Fas Teeth powder lives dentures a longer firmer steadier hold. You feel More comfortable. Eat More naturally. Why worry get fas Teeth denture adhesive powder. Dentures that fit Are essential to health. See your dentist regularly. E7.9.4 the Wal is tossing some innovations at the fans Many designed to open up the game which disgruntled nil fans say has become an exc Erise in punting place kicking running and futility. Rather than try to Buck the nil on sundays or the colleges on saturday the Wal decided to jump into the vacant evenings. play on wednesday and thursday nights up to nov. 29, Date of the world bowl championship game in Jacksonville Fla. That a where thursday nights Wal to debut will be held. Now is Tho Tim to store those valuable Winter Coats and clothes away for the summer. Our Box and vault storage is temperature and humidity controlled far safety. Coir a a a f re $ 100-Lnsurance a Scult Ixa aunfs-laun0ll�flt$ i 1470 English Tei. Ms-7101 Allen does t dig the strike state College a. Apr if there is one thing which Doug Allen understands More than football it is strikes. If you re confused by the issues involved in the National football league players strike you re not alone. Allen does no to completely understand them either. Allen was a Star linebacker last season on Penn state s unbeaten untied football team. He was a second round draft Choice of the a Fly a Buffalo Bills. Since Allen was graduated in december he has worked for the Al Cio in Harrisburg pa., using his degree in labor relations. Despite his labor education and his Al Cio experience Allen admits he a confused by the nil players confrontation. A was i see it a a Allen says a the players association is caught in a bind. Its trying to act like a Tough unified militant Union like the steelworkers the Auto workers or the Cio in the 1930s. Quot they re trying to come up with an individual solution to a fantasy world problem. Most pro sports Are More or less a diversion to most of the Guys. They know that the average career is something like four or five another problem he says is communications a a it a Tough to communicate when you have a bargaining unit which is spread out All Over the country and Only has a few thousand people involved. And that number changes from year to year. A and what a More the players association has never acted like a real Union. It can to until it eliminates the individual contract. Until that happens it wont be like the steelworkers who say they re going to shutdown n the Allen says the rookies Are in a Tough position caught Between the players association which has to keep the rookies out to make the strike effective and the rookies desire to make the team. All Star from Page 3b Idns to go to the meeting and and no intention of going to a i have a feeling negotiations will Start soon in a going on that assume on. Even if we practice and Miami does no to show there Oul Dnn to be a game anyway a Mckay said. Miami coach Don Shula in earning. Of the developments said simply Well have to wait and see hat he said he Rould continue practice sessions for rookies. Meanwhile two More Dol Hinsz veterans crossed ticket lines in Miami and joined practice offensive Ackle Willie Young and wide receiver Charlie Wade both n the taxi squad last season. In the Dallas training amp at thousand Oaks alif., four rookies left Camp voluntarily. Coach Tom Andry said a the attrition s about Normal. When you Jet to two a Days prac ice you find out quickly ust How badly you want to Jay however two if the rookies said they left amp because of the strike. In Buffalo . Simpson he a Fly a most valuable player last season said he vill picket with the veterans Friday when the Bills open raining Camp. In new York Jim Kensil in aide to nil c o in missioner Pete Rozelle said cancellation of the Charity game could create knotty Legal problems. A we have a contract with the Charity and our obligation As a league is to provide them with players. 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