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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 8, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba Betm Lull National Las san Diego 1 american Detroit 6 Boston 5 Cleveland 6 bait 4 Milwaukee 5 Chicago basketball Detroit 128 Cleve 104 by 106 Indiana 104 Chicago Mil 101 Den 131 Phoenix 123 Sac 122 Dallas 115 sports record pages 48 to sports today Frimi major league baseball Toronto tomorrow trial major league baseball Toronto q 3d o s o Stanley cup playoffs a top rank boxing sports on radio today jays baseball Toronto a Job 680 tomorrow jays baseball Toronto nil hockey Winnipeg at sky 580 on tap today hockey Man sask Junior a Humboldt South Winnipeg at Winnipeg fourth Besto seven tomorrow horse racing standards reds at Assiniboia Fabi faces Camp with new Hope Randy Fabi came to Winnipeg Blue bombers Canadian football league training Camp last year As an unheralded eighth round draft Choice Given Little Chance of crack ing the he stayed around All and this year he is one of the favourites in what should be a wide open train ing Camp Battle for one of bombers two Slomback a 205pound no Nim port out of University of Western was one of five signings announced yesterday by the others were import defensive backs Robert smothers and Morris Gibbs and wide receivers John Mcfarland and Joe smothers is a 188pound product of Texas Southern University who impressed coaches at a free agent Camp in a brother of bombers free agent quarterback Norman was a training Camp Cut by bombers in he is 180 pounds and attended Southern Mcfarland is a 165pound speedster out of Grambling univer sity while a 170ppund training Camp Cut of the National football leagues san Diego Char Gers in is a former fou year starter at University of training Camp will Start May but bombers head coach Cal Murphy said yesterday the team was awaiting the outcome of negotiations Between the Canadian foot Ball league players association and the cols player relations commit tee before deciding whether it will hold the first two weeks of training Camp in Southern Winnipeg free press april pages 4148 overcome Adams division Jinx in nil sports of off to As Mclim pads on a Day when baseball rial baseball Marty of the players were Reading of Respondence f ram the top yesterday commissioner Peter Ueberroth sent letters detailing drug plan to each of the major league bypassing the Union to Deal directly with the players association that didst sit Welt with some of i think you have to go through the proper least said san Diego padres Pitcher Mark who has a drug4esting clause in his its still rather sketchy the Way it would be it should be i would be termed As a hardliner on the penalties but i think it should be t dont think an Effort has been made to do since the owners dropped a pro posed drug plan last Nego nations Between the Union and the owners have gone Ueber roths latest action included sending a copy of his letter to association executive director Donald Ueberroth used the world series last year and Hes using opening Day this said Chicago White sox Pitcher Richard the teams player representative wyth the major league baseball players As something should be done but theres a right Way to do it and a wrong Dotson he should work through the there Are a lot of people against drug its a violation of our if a player has drug prob he should be but others be forced to do some thing has to be done but the commissioner has to work with the players Charlie Moore of Milwaukee Brewers 1 wish they would go through the and get it tied instead of forcing the Moore i can appreciate what Hes trying to added Moores Paul but in frustrated that Hes leading the Public to be Lieve that the players Arent doing any kind of program should be held it Doest make any sense to inject a program at this third baseman Mike Pagliarulo of new York Yankees also plans to be tested this but Hes doing it on his in a Union said Pagliaro in going to take a test on my own this but that just to show you cant test we have the same As any other what is it going to that if we have a bad were going to be tested you cant do but ill Tell you one thing if a player gets caught using he should be put thrown out of base Pitcher Joe Niekro of new Yankees found Ueberroth correspondence we were using it for a said the we were playing cards and we were keeping score on the Back of homers Hammer Veteran starters a photo prom the associated press Tom Seaver and Steve a pair of opening Day institutions in their own took it on the Chin both sent to Early show ers by the Long extending his own major league baseball record with his 16th season opening lasted innings for Chicago White sox and was charged with seven hits and All of Milwaukee runs in the Brewers 53 Seaver is 72 in opening Day 11 with Rob Deer put a Ball on Comiskey Parks Loftfield roof in the second inning and Ernest riles hit a tworun1 Homer in the fourth for Milwaukee in their american league at site of the tradition Al National league a 41yearold Lethander with 314 career tied seavers no record with his 14th opening Day but he allowed nine including Home runs by Eric Davis and Dave and All of the reds runs in four plus innings As Cincinnati Defeated Philadelphia Phillies the loss dropped Carlton to 39 in open in Day in three other Detroit tigers Defeated Boston red sox 65 in a slug est at Tiger stadium and Cleveland indians beat the orioles 64 in Baltimore in the and los Angeles dodgers edged san Diego padres 21 in the seven in seven Teddy a 15game Winner last year As a Rookie for the allowed seven hits in seven innings and Mark Clear got the save against the White Chicago moved Home plate eight feet farther Back this but Deer made up that distance and More with his second inning the White sox tied it in the Bottom of the second on a double by Ron Kittle and a single by Tim but riles followed Billy to Robidoux single with his four thinning shot to put the Brewers on top Harold Baines had four singles and Carlton Fisk two sacrifice flies for the White Daviss three run Homer for Cincinnati in the second inning helped Mario sow survive an erratic performance and earn his fourth consecutive opening Day Soto gave up three runs in the first two on von hayes1 but the reds pounded Carlton for four runs in the second the first one built on singles by Dave to Diaz and Ron Oester before Davis homered to the reds chased Carlton in the who also had two Dou Bles in the reds 13hit led off with a Homer Over the Centerfield Larry Anderson later gave up conceptions run scoring Gibson unloads in Kirk Gibson had four including a pair of tap Emea sure and drove in five runs against his Gam winning Homer came in the seventh inning off reliever Sammy Stewart after Lou Whitaker had Jack Morris was shaky through the first seven innings for the giving up five runs four of them homers on 12 but he got his sixth opening Day Victory and Willie Hernandez earned the Dwight Evans drilled Morriss first pitch into the Centre Field seats and Jim Rice homered in the in Mel starting for Cleveland in place of injured Carmen drove in two runs with a double in the second inning and a sacrifice Fly in the orioles Pitcher Mike Flanagan failed to make it through the third when the indians built their Lead to Winner Ken acquired in a Trade with was nicked for two unearned runs in the fifth Fernando Valenzuela of the dodgers survived 10 hits by the padres and Rode Mike marshalls seven thinning Home run to ruining the san Diego managerial debut of Steve named to succeed Dice Williams at the Start of Spring training after Williams re refrigerator chills Anvil William the refrigerator Perry of Chicago bears football Fame bombs pro wrestler Jim the Anvil Neidhart with a right during overt Europe Battle Royal last night in Perry was eventually thrown from the ring in the wrestle mania 2 which was won by Andre the Ferguson Success formula simple by Scott Taylor since John Ferguson took Over As Winnipeg jets head he has maintained that hockey is a very simple you play Speed against Speed and Grinders against he you skate hard and when you get to the puck you make sure to arrive in for the most since Ferguson took Over the coaching duties from Barry Long March the jets have done the teams record of 761 in its 14 games under Ferguson is an Over whelming improvement from its 416 Mark under we did what we set out to Ferguson said we started in fifth Back on March 4th and finished we played Well enough to be among the top 10 teams in the league during the final month of the the jets were beaten twice by Edmonton oilers and three times by Calgary flames the other loss was a 53 defeat at the hands of washing ton capitals March 21 and those defeats dont Bode Well for Winnipeg on the eve of the Stanley cup play the jets open the Besto five smythe division semifinal in Cal Gary tomorrow and As far As assistant coach Rick Bowness is Fergus sons theories of the game Are right on the believes the problem has been an inability to carry out the instruct the flames in Par sunday we quit Check ing and Bowness said yesterday referring to the third period collapse against Cal Gary the collapse Cost the jets four unanswered Calgary goals and a 64 Calgary wont give you the Blue Bowness so you cant be cute with the you have to dump it in their zone and get after we tried to Dicker Jet flames on tube Tea by Scott Taylor the television listings presently read to be at 10 Oclock last a Deci Sion still haunt been reached As to which National hockey league playoff game Csc Manitoba viewers would be shown Tomor chances that it will be Vancouver canucks at Edmonton oilers and not Winnipeg jets at Calgary As of right now 10 april we will be showing Vancouver at said Csc Manitoba spokesman Norm it could change in the morning and i Hope it but right Csc has the oilers and canucks game but in your free press television youd better put to announced since the latest nil television agreement was signed in january of both Csc and ctr net works have been Given equal a Cess to the telecast rights of the this ctr had first explained cays Bill who is also a member of the jets Board of ctr chose the que Echart Ford series for its National cover age and then Csc selected Mon trea Boston As its National has decided not to alter its regular lineup which includes Knight rider and hotel tomorrow night and the Cosby cheers and knots Landing on thursday and wont begin coverage until game 3 saturday in order to guarantee that to coverage of the playoffs would continue in the National series was Over in three games and to guarantee to Csc that regional needs would be the networks went on to select the other Davis ctr took the Philadelphia rangers series then Csc took the Toront Chica go then ctr selected the islander Washington series and Csc took that As far As the networks have selected As of 5 april 7 Eastern my guess would be that which has the next will take the Louis Minnesota series and that would leave the jets flames series for Csc if they wanted the Choice still belongs to Cowan but i sure Hope they can get something worked out because As Well As the local interest the jets flames series should be a better 4 around with it at the Elueline and you just cant do there Arent Many teams in the league that get Back faster and harder than the flames do and if you get a break like a three onto or a you have to dump it in ahead of the Bac checking while no doubt Bowness has a technically sound to now the jets assistant to the general beating Calgary in the playoffs takes Only one whoever is going to sacrifice his body will make the difference for Long said the jets held an 8 practice session at Winnipeg the team will leave today for Cal Gary where it will play the first two games of the playoffs tomorrow and overtime the jets wont be Short of players for the with Sherbrooke canadians out of postseason play in the american hockey Winnipeg called up right Winger Perry his twin Centre right Winger pave defence Man pan left Winger Tom Martin and goal tender Marc said Behrend will be More than Well look at him in practice and if we feel Hes Ell Fergie line of Perry Gay Newferd and Laurie Boschman has shown the greatest improvement since Ferguson took Over As head coach turn Bull is Neufeld is and Bosch Man is sellout was the ninth of the season for the but it appears it wont have much bearing on the according to marketing director made line there have been Only tickets sold for saturdays first Home playoff this sea the jets averaged per about 900 per game More than in i

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