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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 20, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 28 Pacific stars and stripes november Rozelle expects disenchanted fans new York a now that the National football league players strike is commissioner Pete Rozelle expects the fans to be somewhat from a general standpoint i think there will be a turnoff initially by the Rozelle said at a news i just Hope by working together we the players and own ers can get entertaining nil football Back on the the 28 nil team owners unanimously ratified the collective bar gaining agreement players association headed Garvey is expected to sign the agreement at Headquarters in washing the last step will be ratification by the which is expected next the 57dayold strike Cost owners and players an Esti mated one Way the league Hopes to rebuild interest is with a 16team super bowl tournament that will Start playoff games will be played each weekend leading to the super bowl xvii on 30 at Rozelle said that the conference championship games May be played at warm weather the thing to do Rozelle said Field was expanded to 16 teams from the usual 10 because when we got Down to nine games for the regular season we knew we establish the playoffs by divisions and we could because of we Felt in fairness to All the and to increase fan it was the thing to ninety eight of the 224 regular season games were wiped out by the under the agreement the whose minimum wage scale under the old agreement ranged from for rookies to for five year players and now have a scale that goes from for rookies the next two years and the two after that to a top minimum wage of they also have Severance pay for the first ranging from to Rozelle also announced the 23 makeup weekend the one which will fill out the regular season to nine on 2 it will be Atlanta at new the los Angeles rams at san the new York giants at Phila Louis at Green Bay at Chicago at Tampa Miami at Buffalo at new the new York jets at Kansas the los Angeles raiders at san Denver at Cincinnati at Houston and Cleveland at Pitts the monday night game on 3 is Dallas at the first round of playoffs will have the eight place team at the firs place team and the fifth place team at the fourth place team in one bracket of each in the other it will be the seventh place team at the second related stories on pages remaining nil schedule on Page place team and the sixth place team at the third place in the second the matchup will pair the winners of 18 against 45 in each conference and the winners of 27 and the conference championships Are set for which was supposed to be the Idle weekend preceding the super the playing of postseason games other than the super bowl at a Neutral site departs from current league it apparently prompted by the leagues concern with poor Winter especially after last years subzero american conference championship game at in the event of ties in the standings at the end of the the league will use an eight count tiebreaker system starting with head Ohead records and finishing with a Coin the tiebreaker system Gener ally follows the regular but eliminates references to division other announcements in other announcements at the news conference who Are on Reserve physically unable to perform or Reserve no football injury list Are eligible to resume conditional prac Tice rosters will be increased from 45 to 49 forthe duration of the see Page 24 nil Odds a Here the Odds compiled by Harrah Reno race and sports Book for the opening weekend of the strike delayed National football league season new York jets Over Baltimore Philadelphia 1 Over Cincinnati Detroit 3 Over Chicago Kansas City Over new Orleans Atlanta Over los Angeles rams Buffalo 1 Over Miami Green Bay Over Minnesota Cleveland Xvi Over new England Pittsburgh 6 Over Houston Dallas Over Tampa Bay san Francisco 4 Over Louis Denver 7v2 Over Seattle new York giants 1 Over Washington los Angeles raiders Over san Diego Chic Backfield coach for the Buffalo at Midfield As his team reports for a practice session at holds a playbook High and conducts a refresher course Rich stadium in Orchard a korean Boxer never came out of coma Las a the body of South korean fighter Duk Koo who gave his life in an Effort to fulfil his dream of winning a world will be flown Back to Seoul accompanied by his grieving Mother and a Brief funeral service for Kim was scheduled by the korean residents a local korean before his coffin was placed on a flight to los it will then be transferred to another plane for the Long flight to Nam Shin a staff member at the korean consulate in los said a Public funeral service for Kim would be held in Seoul was declared legally dead wednesday night by a judge at the request of his Sun Yeo who asked that his heart and kidneys be removed for a team of surgeons removed kims kidneys Early but a spokesman for desert Springs Hospital said his heart was not taken out because there was no suitable recipient for who suffered a severe brain injury when he was knocked out with a vicious right hand in the 14th round of his world boxing association lightweight title fight against Ray Boom Boom Mancini last never came out of his coma and was declared brain dead by his Lonnie his Mother was flown to Las vegas by the South korean government to be with her son and make the final decision on whether to disconnect the life support equipment keeping him after four korean acupuncturists told her the situation was following a Las ditch Effort to save her the Mother decided his vital organs should be donated so he could live in spite of All our efforts even we cannot rejuvenate my sons she if i continue to let doctors and staff Supply medical care and treatment it is in a Way a whose father died when he was went to Seoul when he was 14 because he was unable to continue his education after primary he turned pro in 1978 and won the Oriental Pacific boxing federation lightweight Crown last he had never been knocked out and had lost Only one fight before meeting friends in Seoul said that in his rented on room he had a motto Hung on the Wall saying poverty is my he also is reported to have written in a diary i cannot forget sayings always stressed by my primary school teacher that a Man leaves behind his name and a Tiger leaves behind a born As a i cannot pass away silently like i have to leave behind my name to be a Kim earned for the Chance at the title that Cost him his he had said before the fight that he had a 5050 Chance to beat most boxing observers gave fighting outside the Orient for the first time in his Little Chance against the Power punching but Kim made a Gallant trading punches Toet Otoe with Mancini for 13 brutal rounds before the end came swiftly Early in the

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