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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 12, 1982, Tokyo, JapanSunday december 12, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes sports 25 lowly eagles Hope to gain revenge associated press the Philadelphia eagles virtually out of the National football conference playoff race will be looking for revenge saturday when they visit the team that started their downfall the new York giants. The eagles 1-4 this year were 9-2 last season when the giants beat them 20-10, administering a physical beating from which the eagles Haven recovered. They Are 2-9 since including another loss to the giants in the we re not that Good any More says coach Dick Vermeil. Maybe we need to be rebuilding. I think we should be 4-1, but you Are where you in the other saturday game the san Diego chargers Are at san Francisco. The game Between the chargers 3-2 and the49ers, 2-3, will include a personal Duel Between san Francisco s Joe Montana and san Diego s Dan outs. Montana without a running attack will be seeking his fifth straight 300-Yard passing game which would break a record he shares with sunday games Pittsburgh 4-1 is at Buffalo 3-2 Washington 4-1 at St. Louis 3-2 Miami 4-1 at new England 2-3 the los Angeles raiders 4-1 at Kansas City 1-4 Tampa Bay 2-3 at the new York jets 4-1 new Orleans Aba Roundup 3-2 at Atlanta 3-2 Chicago 2-3 at Seattle 2-3 Denver 1-4 at the los Angeles rams 1-4 Detroit 2-3 at Green Bay 4-1 Cleveland 2-3 at Cincinnati 4-1and Baltimore 0-5 at Minnesota 2-3. The Dallas cowboys 4-1 Are at Houston 1-4 on monday night. The giants 2-3, have won their last two game Sand Are tied with five other teams in the race for an pfc playoff spot. The eagles in the super bowl two years ago Are 0-3 since the strike ended. After their 23-20 loss to St. Louis last week owner Leonard Tose stormed into the locker room and suggested the team vote to go Back on strike. The major problem is the Eagle defense Lastin the pfc and last against the Rush. I think All we really need is a win says exploit that defense the giants will depend on the Backfield tandem of Rookie Butch Woolfolk and newly signed Rob Carpenter who rushed for 161 Yards in the playoff game against the Eagle last year. Woolfolk rushed for 62 Yards last sunday and caught six passes for 102 Yards including a spinning one hander for the 40-Yard touchdown that beat Houston 17-14.bill ring will replace Earl Cooper at fullback for the 49ers, who have the Odd distinction of leading the pfc in total offence with a Rushing attack that s dead last of their 1,864 total Yards Only 329 Are on the ground. We re missing the big plays running Heball says coach Bill Walsh. Baseball from Page 28 sex dodgers first baseman an Pittsburgh outfielder Omar Moreno. Bannister s agent Tom Reich said the Pitcher would decide during a meeting with him in los Angele this weekend. Reich also guides Moreno and said he would resolve that situation in 24 hours. While the player to pick up the owners held their final meetings. The National league re elected president Charles Feeney and voted Down use of the designated hitter in All Star games and All world series contests. Taking a Gamble both Cleveland and the Phillies Dida Little gambling in their big Deal. Trillo s contract expires after the1983 season and he s looking for a Long term lucrative contract. That was the headache that made him have Juan Samuel who is projected As a future Star waiting inthe wings for the second base Job held by Trillo a three time Gold Glove Winner. Cleveland has to worry about signing Trillo who can play out his s a lot of water under the Bridge before the 1983 season ends said Cleveland general Man Ager Phil pm Paul Owens said our people feel that Hayes is the Type of player who will fit into the future of our , reached by Telephone said he was flattered by the 5-for-Lnumbers. It definitely will provide addition Al incentive for me to do the Job Philadelphia expects Hayes said Hayes prefers one of the rib spots in the lineup. The Phillies indicated he would Bat third. He s expected to breakup the right hand Trio of Mike Schmidt Gary Matthews and to Diaz with his left handed swing. Likes Kemp s Hustle Yankees owner George Steinbrenner said of Kemp i m a great Guy for discipline and Hustle and that Skemp s Middle name. He gives 100 percent. Hell turn new York said if there s any Knock on Kemp it s his defensive ability. Give me a Guy who will kill himself getting to the Ball and i la take him Steinbrenner said. Never fault a Guy who strikes out with the bases loaded. I do fault Aguy who does t Kemp who it was thought would wind up in Baltimore said he has heard about his so called defensive shortcomings for a Long time. It s a tag that will stay with me As Long As i play. I be improve immensely in the Field. I be Learned to accept the criticism and go outland do my Job. I feel i Don t have anything to was the number one draft Choice in the 1976 january free agent draft picked by the Detroit tigers out of the University of played one year in the minors before joining Detroit with whom replayed for five years before being traded to the Chicago White sox Las year for outfielder Chet Lemon. Kemp hit .318 and drove in 105 run with 26 homers to make the 1979 All Star following year he batted .293 and hit 21 homers in Tiger stadium while driving the 101 runs. In 1981, his Homer total dropped Tonine and in his Only season at Comiskey Park he hit 19 Park was not really very conducive for me to hit in Kemp said in explaining one of his reasons for fleeing the White were outside elements like the wind and it is a very big Ballpark. I had taken Tiger stadium for granted and i did t really realize How Nice it was to hit in that Ballpark until i got to manager Clyde King said reliever Murray would be use preceding bullpen Ace Rich Gossage. We want to make Gossage ninth inning Pitcher. It will prolong Steve Kemp a his career. Murray can do that keeps the Ball Down and should be effective in Yankee manager Bobby Cox said Morgan Wold add to a Young pitching staff and Collins would give the Blue jays More Speed and probably Bat second. Independence bowl kicks off postseason play Shreveport la. A fore casts called for possible rain for saturday night s seventh annual Independence bowl Between Wisconsin and Kansas state the first of the postseason football bowls. It s been raining Here today an there s a Chance of rain tomorrow said Larry Liddell an information coordinator for the game. The grass Field in t Jim Dickey of Kansas state said that rain or no rain his wildcats were just Happy to be playing in the first bowl game in the school s history. I Don t think rain will have a effect on the passing game because it s harder for a defensive Back to change directions to cover than for a receiver to make a Cut Dickey said. However if it s raining during the game and they can t keep the balls dry we could have problems just because Dickey s team has been to a bowl game that does t mean his team has More incentive that the badgers. The badgers have been in four bowl games but have lost them All including a loss to Tennessee in the Garden state bowl last year. Coach Dave Mcclain of Wisconsin was concerned about his team s kicking game saying the wildcats seem to have the Edge in that kickers have had More time on grass than on artificial surface but i can t see much difference in the kicking game Dickey Winslow the badgers Cal poly quits football Pomona Calif. A blam ing present and future Belt tightening measures impose Don the California state University system the president of Cal poly Pomona announced that the school would discontinue its inter collegiate football program. I am aware that budgetary considerations in 1983 will prob ably be More sobering More severe and More demanding than Ever before in our history said Hugh 0. La Bounty. He said there were Strong indications that the University system would suffer even More cutbacks than in 1981-1982, add ing that the decision to phase out Broncos football was the most difficult of his 31 years at Cal poly. Cal poly a member of the Western football conference has fielded football teams since 1947.its last winning team was in 1975, however when the Broncos had a6-4-1 record. Our past season s record of1-10 is reflective of previous seasons la Bounty said at news conference. Rumours that the program might end were first heard in mid season and roman Gabriel the Broncos coach for the past three seasons resigned last Friday. Punter kicked the Ball 60 time during the season for a 37.2-Yard average with a longest kick of 53yards. Scott Fulhage Kansas state Spunter kicked 64 times for a 41.3 Yard average and a longest kick of72 Yards. The wildcats Are led by Dickey soon senior quarterback Darrell Dickey who completed 93 of 174passes for 1,225 Yards and eight touchdowns during the season i which the team went 6-4-1. He wound up sixth on the big eight conference career charts with 4,098 passing Randy Wright who quarterbacks the big ten conference badgers transferred from notre Dame after his freshman s virtually rewritten the wis Consin passing and total Offens record Book with most pass at tempts most completions mos passing Yards and most total Offen Sive plays and offensive completed 165 of 306 passes during the season for 2,109 Yards. He hit for 13 touchdowns

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