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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 11, 1982, Tokyo, JapanThursday november 11, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes sports 23 astros will draft Garvey Steve Garvey compiled from wire services owner John Mcmullen says the Houston astros will draft free agent first baseman Steve Garvey eve though Mcmullen does not know Garvey s contract have to draft him Mcmullen reportedly is asking for a $7 million 5-year astros Are known to covet a right handed Power hitter like Gar vey a Long time los Angeles Dod Ger but general manager Al Rose said the astros will not get into a bidding War for him or any other free agent. The los Angeles daily new reported monday that Garvey and the dodgers agreed on a four Yea contract last weekend but could not work out other and the dodgers failed to come to terms by the Midnight est deadline last saturday. The dodgers could retain the rights to Garvey if they so choose but they reiterated following Satur Day night s negotiations that they would follow club policy and not dose. It had been reported previously that length of the contract was the major stumbling Block in the negotiations but that did t prove to be the Case the daily news wanted a five year con tract and the dodgers offered Athree year Deal but the sides compromised on that Issue saturday night. As far As the dodgers final offer the daily news quoted Genera manager Al Campanis As saying some people would be went pretty High the newspaper said that Garvey was on the verge of tears at a press conference following saturday night s negotiations because the two sides came extremely close to a agreement. As far As the dodgers decision notto retain the rights to Garvey this wednesday o Malley told the daily news there Are two reasons for that. One is that we did not need anymore time in these negotiations. We had ample time. We did not Nee another two months. The second reason is that remade our Best offer and it was not Good Board . Athletes must keep a c average los Angeles a All Losangeles students including athletes must maintain a c average to participate in extracurricular activities under a new policy approved bythe Board of education. The Board s unanimous approval monday will end a Long standing policy that has allowed student athletes to get through their course Load with a minus next semester students must maintain a c average in Al classes including such subjects As shop and have no failing Marks inane class to participate in activities like athletics cheer leading Drill team and student government. Sponsor of the measure boar member Rita Walters said the policy will end the cruel practice of implying that Star athletes with d and f grades May succeed in life by getting College scholarships an being picked up by the pros Board member Alan Gershman said we must see that All students Are capable of Reading communicating successfully computing and being critical some coaches and principals have questioned the c average require ment arguing that athletics another extra curricular activities keep some students in the c average is a minimum Young people can achieve Walter said. Under the present rules established by the California inter Scholastic federation which govern school athletics statewide a student is eligible to compete if he got four passing grades in the previous grading period. That could include four d s and two f s. Judge says Racetrack scandal state s crime Hackensack . A Superior court judge criticized a state police sting operation Ashe dismissed indictments against four jockeys accused of conspiring to fix races at the state run Meadowlands Racetrack. Judge Fred c. Galda said Testate is guilty of manufacturing a crime rather than preventing in a 16-Page opinion delivered from the Bench Here monday Galda tossed out the bribery an conspiracy charges against Edwin Kelly 37, of Revere mass. Aba Cabassa 22, of East Boston mass. Gilfredo Gonzalez 40, of Laurelton . And Rudolph Del Guidice jr., age and address no known. They Rode part time at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford. John j. Mercun a Deputy attorney general said he did t know whether the state Wil Appeal Galda s ruling. The state police made payments to the jockeys but the races were never actually fixed attorney general Irwin i. Kimmelman said earlier this year. Galda criticized the state police undercover Effort dubbed operation glue because it relied on Burton Sipp a thoroughbred owner and Trainer who agreed to cooperate with state police after he was caught holding Back horse at the Atlantic City race course in August 1980. The judge criticized the stat police agreement not to prosecute Sipp and payment to him of $1 Coset up two undercover state police troopers As horse the agreement helped sip because the horses used in the scam belonged to him and Testate paid for insurance and food for the horses during the investigation Galda said. Telephone Calls to state police spokesmen were not returned monday. The indictment handed up i january accused the jockeys of conspiring to Rig two races in the fall in Exchange for Cash and the Promise of More Money. While those races were no fixed Galda criticized the state police for actually rigging a race in Atlantic City. The judge said that although the purpose of operation glue was to delve into racing corruption atall Levels instead it produced results Only at the lowest level while affording an Avenue of escape to a More culpable Early this year state official refused to verify or deny Kelly s claims that they rigged at Stone race in Atlantic City. But Edwin Stier then director of the state division of criminal Justice was quoted As saying any time you conduct an under cover operation you have to nothings that Are not very Pala it. Col. Justin Dintino of Testate police defended the probe then saying the integrity of the state s racing Industry was of greater concern than any effect the sting Type operation May have had on Atlantic City bettors. Kelly complained he was the victim of a state police trap although he had not been charge Din connection with any wrongdoing in Atlantic City. He said two detectives posing a owners paid him $500 to hold a horse Back in july 1981. Buckeyes9 coach refs Are protecting passers Columbus Ohio a ear Lebruce Ohio state s football coach monday charged that big ten officials Are protecting passers and took his Case to the league in this league has gone too far Bruce told his weekly news conference. It leaves a lot to be desired. There is no longer the ability to play defensive football in our Bruce said he talked to Herma Rohrig the big ten s supervisor of officials shortly before he made discharges Public. He said he also has written the conference office about the problem. I followed the proper channels he said. Bruce admitted he was risking reprimand from big ten commis Earle Bruce sooner Wayne Duke by discussing league officiating with the Media for the first time in his four seasons a Ohio state. With the holding that goes on with the screen passes the ground ing of the football defensive footballs becoming More and More difficult he Ohio state coach said officials working the buckeyes 35-10 Victory Over Minnesota saturday told his players time and time again Roget off of Gopher quarterback Mike termed two roughing the passer penalties two infractions set up Minnesota s Field goal and you want to put me on the spot he said i did t think either one was roughing the passer. But i could be wrong. I asked the league office for an interpretation of them. I will be interested in How in the two previous victories Over Indiana and Purdue Bruce said the opposition threw 155 passes. Only one holding Call was made and that was on a running play. That was almost unbelievable he said. Bruce said in one of the next two games i m going to get a camera and zoom right in on the offensive and defensive line. And i m going to make a big thing of it. It Sutterly the buckeyes running second inthe conference race to Michigan finish their regular season at North Western saturday and at Home against the wolverines the following saturday. Bruce was asked if he had brought up the holding matter with other conference can you discuss rules of the big ten All of them Are passing coaches. It s utterly ridiculous to bring up anything about All laugh at you he replied

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