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Stokes Latest 49er Injured Floyd Sprained Knee On Wednesday; Sapolu Blames Team’s Busy Schedule

San Francisco receiver J.J. Stokes could miss as long as six weeks with a broken hand. Photo by Associated Press


Price Surprises Cougars With Early Scrimmage

Running back Derek Sparks finds running room during first day of practice last weekend. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review


Dolphins Safety Tackles Reporter For No Gain

Miami Dolphins safety Gene Atkins, angered by a recent newspaper column, body-slammed the reporter who wrote the article and later grabbed him by the throat in the locker room Wednesday. …


Raiders’ Return Revives One Writer’s Nightmares

Maybe it was the bridal shop photo. Or the official contract signing photo. Something made the Raiders nightmares return. That ghastly pirate with the eye patch and sabers. The landscape …


Westbrook Comes To Terms

Redskins’ Michael Westbrook, right, takes in first practice. Photo by Associated Press


All-Pro Tackle Williams Returns To Cowboys

Dallas offensive tackle Erik Williams rides back into camp Monday in Austin, Texas. Photo by Associated Press


Huard Not Eager To Share Duties As Husky Qb

Entering his fifth season at Washington and third as the starting quarterback, Damon Huard is becoming a little jealous of his playing time. He wants to call the whole job …


Receiving Positions Up For Grabs Oregon Grad Makes A Determined Bid For A Place On Final Seahawks Roster

Seattle’s Rick Mirer couldn’t keep Indianapolis from grasping a victory in Saturday’s preseason game. Photo by Associated Press


Sharp-Tongued Favre Offers Sterling Criticism

Don’t tell quarterback Brett Favre of the Green Bay Packers that the team is supposed to be missing wide receiver Sterling Sharpe, who is sitting out the season with a …


Seahawks Fall 20-17 To Colts

Jim Harbaugh passed 4 yards to rookie Marvin Marshall for a touchdown with 45 seconds left to give the Indianapolis Colts a 20-17 preseason victory over the Seahawks on Saturday …


Coke Fights Back, Takes Fizz From Pepsi Deal

Coca-Cola fought back at Pepsi’s deal with the Dallas Cowboys by signing Troy Aikman on Friday to a multi-year promotion deal that will remind people which is the team’s “official …


Falcons Rough Up Dolphins, 37-0

Exhibition While Dan Marino did not complete a pass in 1-1/2 quarters, Jeff George threw for a touchdown and set up a field goal as the Atlanta Falcons routed the …


Cowboys Take Gamble On Free Safety

A quick study of the Dallas Cowboys’ top-ranked defense shows proven experience back at every position except one: free safety. Gone to the Redskins is James Washington, a bandanna-wearing, sledgehammer-hitting …


Seahawks Toughen Up Stowe, Moss Signed To Give Seattle An Attitude Adjustment On Defense

Tyrone Stowe, a linebacker with nine years’ experience, comes to Seattle after making 157 takcles for the Redskins last year. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review


Minor Injury, Major Worry Although Diagnosed Ok, Giants Qb Must Sit Out

Jim McMahon, left, chats with Eric Zeier during his first Browns’ practice. Photo by Associated Press


Smith Has Eye-Opener For Hawks Running Back’s Bright Performance Overshadows Terrible Auto Accident

Chris Warren and his Seattle teammates poked holes in the St. Louis defense in Saturday’s preseason victory. Photo by Associated Press


Miller’s Injury Promises Playing Time For Rypien

Mark Rypien passes his first test with Rams. Photo by Associated Press


Sports People

At Dallas, Mickey Mantle was stronger after blood transfusions helped him combat anemia. The Hall of Famer is expected to go home Monday… . At San Antonio, Texas, …


Finding Perfection’s No Snap Renaissance Man Of The Seahawks Tries To Achieve High Standards Both On And Off The Practice Field

1. After Seattle’s regular practice session, 13-year NFL veteran Trey Junkin (right) stays on to work an additional hour on technique with rookie tight end James McKeehan. Photo by Christopher …


‘New’ Seahawks Pass Muster Seattle Thumps St. Louis 34-20 To Inaugurate The Erickson Era

Understanding that the final score of preseason NFL games is entirely irrelevant, the Seattle Seahawks’ 34-20 win over the Los Angel … oops … St. Louis Rams Saturday night pales …


Fingers Of Glue

Not only was Barry Sanders the NFL’s most productive running back last season, he was the most dependable. Sanders won his second rushing title for the Detroit Lions with a …


Emtman Tells It Like He Sees It

Emtman on Colts Miami’s Steve Emtman is predictably ripping his former team, the Colts, who released him: “That was too calculated to be done in good faith. It was not …


Seattle Cuts Tofflemire Of Post Falls

Jerome Bettis (36) ended his holdout Friday, although Rams teammate Chris Brantley is unimpressed. Photo by Associated Press


Seahawks Cut Loose Tofflemire Post Falls Native Asks Out After Refusing To Take Pay Slice

The Seattle Seahawks asked center Joe Tofflemire about taking a pay cut. After a night of thinking, the seven-year veteran from Post Falls took the cut instead of the pay. …


Old Pac-10 Foes To Collide In Pro Debuts Erickson And Brooks Recall Games That Were Important

Dennis Erickson of the Seattle Seahawks and Rich Brooks of the St. Louis Rams, old college coaching rivals, make their NFL head coaching debuts against each other this weekend. While …


Jaguars Embarrass Afc Pick Miami

NFL preseason Don’t bother reminding the Jacksonville Jaguars it was only an exhibition. They know, but they just want to savor their first victory a while. “This is like winning …


Usc Receiver Investigated

The Pacific-10 Conference is investigating a loan allegedly made to USC wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson while he was in junior college, trying to determine if it was an attempted inducement …


Lucrative Contract Does Little To Alter Parcells’ View Of Bledsoe

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Seattle Signs Blackshear, Cuts Ex-Coug Patterson

The Seattle Seahawks signed holdout guard Jeff Blackshear on Thursday, making room for the third-year pro by cutting undrafted free agent and former Washington State star DeWayne Patterson. Terms of …


Winslow Catches Folks By Surprise Usually Quiet Former Tight End A Voice That Should Be Heeded

Kellen Winslow finally speaks out. Photo by Associated Press