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Listless Seahawks Sleepwalk Through 17-7 Defeat In San Francisco

The Seahawks stormed out of Candlestick Park on Saturday night probably muttering to themselves, “It was only an exhibition game, it was only an exhibition game.” Good thing the 17-7 …

Hail Mercury! Michigan Rises Wolverines Win On Final Play, 18-17, Capping School’s Biggest Comeback

Michigan’s Mercury Hayes hauls in winning touchdown. Photo by Associated Press

Digging Out From 1994 Defense On The Attack Hoping To Revive Once-Proud Unit

Tackle Cortez Kennedy, right, will attempt to bring the Hawks defense back to respectability. Photo by Associated Press

Robinson’s Remarkable Recovery Seahawks’ Top Safety Back After Torn Achilles

1. Robinson 2. Robinson (41) makes big plays, whether recovering a fumble or making more interceptions, 27, than any NFL player in the 1990s. Photo by Associated Press

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A&M; Sets Sights On Crown

Texas coach John Mackovic says the ‘95 Longhorns could be his best team yet. Photo by Associated Press

Hobert Kick For Jaeger, Lifts Oakland Over Pats

Drew Bledsoe finds room to throw against the Raiders. Photo by Associated Press

Colorado State Should Contend For Another Title

West preview Defending Western Athletic Conference champion Colorado State is expected to battle Air Force, Brigham Young, Fresno State and San Diego State for the league title. The Rams, coming …

Hanks Finally Finds His Place Safety Leads 49ers Defense Against Seahawks Tonight

After shuttling from one secondary position to another, Merton Hanks enjoyed a breakthrough season at free safety last year. He’s giving every indication there are more big plays to come. …

Oregon Player Acquitted

Oregon wide receiver Cristin McLemore and a friend were acquitted of disorderly conduct charges in Portland, stemming from a traffic stop in May. Multnomah County District Judge Julie Frantz said …

Bobby And Terry Show Bowdens Lead Top-Ranked Florida State, Sixth-Ranked Auburn

Head coach Terry Bowden and No. 6 Auburn are back in bowl picture after two years’ probation. Photo by Associated Press

Warren Commissioned Seahawks Ask Running Back To Do More Than Just Run

Chris Warren shifts into a more diversified role in Seattle’s new offense. Warren was a marked man in recent years. Photo by Associated Press

Players Down Food By The Ton

Ricky Watters, 32, finds company in Steelers’ Jason Gildon. Photo by Associated Press

Around The Nfl

Defensive tackle Rhett Hall was in fair condition at a city hospital after doctors discovered multiple blood clots on his lungs. Hall, 26, felt shortness of breath Monday and was …

Eastern Washington Eagles

Starters and backups Offense QB 11 Brian Sherick 6-3 205 So. 16 Scott Bond 6-2 205 Jr. SE 88 Jeff Ogden 6-0 187 So.

Seattle’s Top Back Faces Assault Charge After Nightclub Incident

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Warren was charged Wednesday with assaulting a woman outside of a nightclub. A 27-year-old Seattle woman has accused Warren of slapping her in the parking …

Putting Up A Good Front Idaho Vandals Have Excellent Athletes On Offensive, Defensive Sides Of The Line

1. Chris Tormey Idaho coach 2. Brian Brennan (11) shows he can put some zip in the University of Idaho’s passing game. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review

Idaho Vandals

Starters and backups Offense QB 11 Brian Brennan 6-5 222 So. 8 Eric Hisaw 6-3 206 Sr.

Some Seahawks Don’t Get Message

Orlando Watters became an example of what not to do if Seattle Seahawks coach Dennis Erickson demotes you. Two weeks ago, Erickson moved Dexter Seigler ahead of Watters as a …

Seahawks Release 10, Open Up Starting Left Guard Job

The Seattle Seahawks trimmed their roster by 10 players Monday, but they added one more starting job open for competition. Dissatisfied with Jeff Blackshear’s blocking during Sunday’s 24-19 victory over …

Packers Withdraw Offer For Raiders’ Robinson

The Oakland Raiders traded running back Greg Robinson, their leading rusher in 1993, to the Green Bay Packers for a draft choice, only to have the transaction apparently fall through …

After More Injuries, Turf Again Center Of Debate

The turf was so bad at the Astrodome, Saturday’s Oilers-Chargers game was canceled. Photo by Associated Press

UW Puts Its Trust In Huard Eligible For Bowl, Huskies Want Senior Qb To Produce

1. The Washington Huskies are looking to quarterback Damon Huard to carry them into the Rose Bowl this season. Photo by Associated Press 2. Damon Huard will have complete control …

Seahawks Score Quickly In Triumph Over Saints

The Seattle Seahawks needed more than 5 minutes to score their first touchdown in a 24-19 NFL preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints Sunday. The next two took a …

Injuries Complicate Offensive Line

Survival has been the code of the Seattle Seahawks’ offensive line throughout training camp. Blockers just want to survive until the regular season. Seahawks tackle Rich Baldinger couldn’t survive pregame …

Quarterback Controversy In Cleveland?

Weary veteran Vinny Testaverde: There is no quarterback controversy in Cleveland. Amazing rookie Eric Zeier: There is no quarterback controversy in Cleveland. Crusty owner Art Modell: There is no quarterback …

Washington State Cougars

Starters and backups Offense QB 12 Chad Davis 6-2 200 Jr. 16 Ryan Leaf 6-6 228 Fr.

Hawks, Saints Share Concerns On Defense Injuries, Depth Among Doubts As Teams Gear For Today’s Game

The Seattle Seahawks hit the Superdome today hurting. Injuries to their secondary are causing the pain. The New Orleans Saints have their own affliction. Coach Jim Mora is sick of …

Rug Pulled From Under Oilers Fans

Outraged Oilers fans demand refund after game against San Diego was cancelled. Photo by Associated Press

Coach: Johnson Probe Near End

USC coach John Robinson believes a resolution is near in the investigation into a loan allegedly made to Trojans receiver Keyshawn Johnson by a sports attorney in the spring of …