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Houstonian 1987
The Playing Fields
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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1987 - The Playing Fields. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 30, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/25027/show/24721.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1987 - The Playing Fields. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/25027/show/24721

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1987 - The Playing Fields, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 30, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/25027/show/24721.

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Title Houstonian 1987
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Language English
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Title The Playing Fields
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript New Athletic Director Rudy Davalos has before him a huge task: guiding the department through what may be its toughest times yet. Ex-coach Bill Yeoman in happier times. cial condition of the department continued. Amidst growing pressure, athletic director Tom Ford resigned in July, citing regent interference in his department. He notified school officials from a Pizza Hut pay phone as he left town. That same day, published reports indicated that under Ford the athletic department had not accounted for $2 million in gifts and contributions. Oddly enough, Ford had called the department's record keeping "archaic" months earlier. Since 1981, the department has been hit hard financially. Expenditures increased dramatically — but not all of it was the fault of free-spending officials, as some expected. State- mandated charges, a Supreme Court breakup of lucrative collegiate football packages with TV networks, and the city's poor economy were all blamed for a four-year debt that would reach an estimated $4 million by January 1987. The mediocre records of the UH football and basketball teams only worsened the situation. Continued 93