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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 9, 1982, Tokyo, JapanThursday december 9, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes sports 23 Garvey predicts full nil ratification Washington a the agree ment that ended a 57-Day strike by the National football league play ers association was Likely to be ratified wednesday by the rank an file according to Union chief de predicted ratification after a 19-9 monday vote by player representatives to recommended to the full membership approval of the five year $1.6-billion agreement. The vote marked the first Tim player reps have mustered the two thirds majority necessary to Send the tentative agreement to the membership with a recommendation for Union s 1,500 members were to vote wednesday to either approve ejector abstain. The players walked out sept. 21and did not return until eight weekends of the 16-week season had been wiped out. Schedule make shave since rescheduled one lost weekend to be played Jan. 2-3,leaving a nine game season the shortest in league for both sides announced a tentative agreement nov.16, but Union leaders delayed a ratification vote to clarify a number of unresolved issues. Negotiations Over the past three weeks have improved the agreement to the Point where two thirds of the reps and Union president Gene Upshaw now recommend ratification Garvey said. Had we for Mally voted at our rep meeting two weeks ago a Clear majority would not have recommended the changes sought by the Union and finally agreed to by management negotiators since nov. 16 Are holding the 1983 College drafting May pay Protection for players should the league expand the season beyond 16 games next season increasing the pay to a player whose career is ended by an injury and the Union winning the right to reopen the collective bargaining agreement if the league renegotiate its nation Alt contract. Despite the recommendation Union officials have expressed reservations concerning two provisions of the , the proposed agreement contains a provision that bars the Union nor any member of its bargaining unit from either suing or supporting litigation against the nil. Union officials say the provi Sion is illegal and a violation of Public policy and involves a subject the Union is not required to negotiate or agree officials contend the provi Sion is not binding on either the players or the Union and that the players association has reserved its rights to have it declared unlawful and unenforceable. A second provision prevents play ers from claiming Back pay for games missed because of the negotiators say management representatives assured them during their last meeting that this applies Only to players who Are covered for their Back pay by the Money now Cash Bonus the players will receive after the contract is ratified. That plan gives players a one Tim Cash Bonus of Between $10,000 and $60,000, based on longevity in the league. The Union is urging any player injured before the strike whose Money now does not Coyer his lost pay to Contact the Union before accepting the Money now payment. = spotlights = Arizona investigated Tucson Ariz. A then Caa has accused the University of Arizona of improper conduct in18 areas of athletic policies and practices Between 1971 and the Spring of 1980.president Henry Koffler said the University has been asked to reply to the allegations to the National collegiate athletic association s committee on infraction by april 1, and that we will begin immediately to develop procedures for preparation of that among the charges were allegations that student athletes were paid for work no performed and received financial assistance beyond commonly accepted educational expenses that members of the football coaching staff and University boosters gave extra benefits and improper Finan Cial Aid to student athletes an that student athletes received financial Aid not administered bythe University nor permitted by Mcaa allegations of wrongdoing if upheld and approved by then Caa could result in sanctions against the University ranging from reprimand and censure to probation ineligibility for championships and postseason events ineligibility for television appear ances and reduction of athletic Grants in Aid. Swiss woman wins Val d Sere France a Veteran Doris de Agostini of Switzerland decisively won the downhill race opening the women s Alpine ski racing season tuesday apparently oblivious to the driving Snow and rain. De Agostini 24, finished the grueling 2,200-meter-Long course including a drop of 615 meters in1 minute 22.58 seconds nearly four tenths of a second ahead of Austria s Lea Voelkner. All other entries were More than on second behind the Winner. De Agostini and the 23-year-old Voelkner were among the few top seeded racers to seem unaffected by the weather. The5-foot-10 Swiss woman won a downhill Bronze medal in the 1978world championships in Gar Misch Parten Kirchen and has placed second in the world cup downhill event for the past two seasons. Eighty one women from 20countries took part in the classic race that traditionally opens the women s Alpine racing season but is to be replaced next season by Ameet in the United states. Jets score five straight goals to beat the devils Jeff Larmer of the new Jersey devils leaves the ice As he runs into the Winnipeg jets Don Spring left As they try to control the puck in the first East Rutherford . A Winnipeg jets left Wing Doug Smail says he s climbing out of slump. New Jersey devils goaltender Glenn Chico Resch seems to think he s falling into one. Smail fired two straight goals Pastreich in a four goal third period rallying the jets to a 5-3 National hockey league Victory monday night Over the devils. The Jet scored five straight goals four against Resch after falling behind2-0 in the second period. Ill be awake a Long time la Lay there and play the whole game Over said kind of played nervous when we were ahead 2-1. You be got to want to Stop the puck but you can t want it too , who had t scored since oct. 22 when he had two goals i Winnipeg s 7-3 Victory Over los Angeles said his problem was Heddin t want to score badly enough. I be been lax shooting lately so decided to go in aggressively Smail said. I be been in a tremendous slump. It s been a Long time. It s been a mental thing. Haven t been playing regularly and i was pushing myself. Tonight i jus shot the in the Only other nil Gam monday night Montreal blasted Hartford 11-2.Smail scored on a 10-foot wrist shot at 9 54 of the final period to give the jets a 3-2 Lead. He took a pass from Dave Babych who Smail scored his fifth goal of the season 2 03 later on a snapshot from the Blue , who was replaced by Shawn Mackenzie after that goal said Smail s shot hit a Nick in the ice and curved at the last moment. Gretzky named Montreal a cent Rwayne Gretzky of the Edmon ton oilers scored two goals an added nine assists in three games last week to extend his record scoring Streak to 29 games and earn him the National hockey league player of the week award outdistanced Center Barry Pederson of Boston an goalie Gary Laskoski of los Angeles for the scored six goals and added two assists in three games including two three goal games. Period. A assisted on Winnipeg s first goal. Canadians 11, whalers 2 Montreal erupted for seven Goa sin the final period. Doug Wickenheiser Pierre Mondou and mar Napier each scored twice and Guy Lafleur had a goal and three weren t passing the puck enough in the first period Sai Lafleur. We tried to carry it too often and we lost

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