All of New York City's implorings and inducements have failed and owner Leon Hess sets with finality the move of his NFL Jets from Shea Stadium to New Jersey's Giants Stadium in 1984 . . . Brian Sipe in Giants Stadium, too? The Browns' passer, asked about a reported offer from USFL's N.J. Generals (the ones wooing Don Shula), replied, "Ridiculous. I don't know where the story came from." It came from Jim Gould, ex-president of the Washington Federals, who now speaks for new owner Donald Trump's Generals, who say the N.Y. Daily News exaggerated in quoting Gould about a money offer; just feelers, they amend . . .
Tony Dorsett cracked his right wrist against the Saints. So, Cowboys Coach Tom Landry says as the Vikings approach: "We'll put a soft cast on his wrist. He may have to carry the ball under his left arm" . . . Eagle Wilbert Montgomery, who finally came back for 12 carries, five catches versus the Cardinals, reinjured his knee, had cartilage removed, is out another six weeks . . .
The Eagles signed ex-Lion Tom Skladany, consistent punter and persistent contract problem in Pontiac; goodbye, Max Runager . . . Jim Nance, Patriots' fullback 1965-71 (AFL rushing champion, 1966) is hospitalized in Quincy, Mass.; heart attack and stroke 24 hours apart. Condition stable, guarded . . . In Birmingham, ex-Redskin Lemar Parrish is now bound over to a grand jury; cocaine possession charge from an Aug. 5 raid . . . Coach Gerry Faust hasn't said, but our man at Notre Dame tips that freshman Steve Beuerlein will get the call over Blair Kiel as quarterback starter in Colorado.