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July 29, 1985

Undated (AP) _ SIENA, Italy (AP) - Lorenzo Ghiselli, an Italian motorcycling ace seriously injured three months ago during trials at the Imola track, died of complications in a hospital Monday, doctors reported.

Ghiselli, Italian champion in the 500cc class last year, fractured his spine during trials for the national championships at the Imola track.

Doctors said Ghiselli’s condition had shown signs of improving until heart and circulatory complications developed. ---

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) - Offensive tackle Darryl Ursery, waived by the Dallas Cowboys, was signed by the Washington Redskins of the National Football League Monday

In addition, the Redskins released 12 players on waivers.

The players released were: offensive tackles Floyd Layher and Ron Peterson; defensive tackles Jim Auer and Tom Viane; linebackers Marv Allen, Louis Haynes and Bob Knapton; safety Rod Falter; running back Gene Lake; center Bill Legg; wide receiver Brian Allen; and cornerback Ricky Smith.

Ursery, 6-foot-4 and 275 pounds, played for the University of Hawaii.

Redskin Coach Joe Gibbs said the team had hoped to sign him immediately following the collegiate draft but the Cowboys had beaten them the punch.

Asked if he was bothered by the prospect of picking up a rookie among another team’s first cuts, Gibbs said: ″We always liked him and we still do.″ ---

FREDONIA, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League hired an assistant coach and placed six players on waivers Monday.

Team spokesman Dave Senko said Dick Jauron, a former Cincinnati Bengals’ and Detroit Lions’ player, has been named a defensive assistant coach. He will take over the duties of secondary coach Dick Moseley, who suffered a heart attack a week ago.

Placed on waivers were veterans Al Wenglikowski, a linebacker from Pittsburgh, and running back James Hargrove from Wake Forest.

Also waived were rookies Mike Leavell, a fullback from Canisius; Gerry Quinlivan, a linebacker from the University of Buffalo; John Roos, a defensive back from Syracuse and Anthony Gulley, a wide receiver from Texas Christian. ---

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Free agents Felix McDowell, a tight end from East Texas State, and Alvin ″Skip″ Walker, a running back from Texas A&M, were cut Monday by the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

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