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Rypien Jumps From Tee To Green, Rams Interrupted While Golfing By Offer From St. Louis, Quarterback Signs One-Year Deal Worth Close To $1 Million

Agent Ken Staninger reached Mark Rypien by phone at The Creek at Qualchan golf course Thursday afternoon. Contract terms with the St. Louis Rams weren’t completely ironed out at the …


Erickson Deal Includes 2-Year Bottle Ban, Plus Aa Seahawks Coach Has Serious Drinking Problem, Must Visit Dwi Victims And Undergo Counseling

After tests determined he had a significant drinking problem, Seahawks coach Dennis Erickson has been ordered to abstain from alcohol for two years and to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings during …


Erickson Chooses Treatment Program

Seattle Seahawks coach Dennis Erickson chose Wednesday to defer his prosecution on drunken-driving charges and begin two years of treatment for his drinking problem. If he successfully completes the program, …


Bengals Drop Broussard

The Cincinnati Bengals terminated the contract of former Washington State University running back Steve Broussard in a money-saving move. Broussard, 28, would have been paid $612,500 for 1995. He was …


Erickson Partakes In Typical Not-Guilty Plea Over Dwi Charges

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Dolphins Sign Clark

Wide receiver Gary Clark, eighth on the NFL’s all-time reception list, signed a twoyear contract with the Miami Dolphins as the Dolphins continued to beef up Dan Marino’s supporting cast. …


Sold Out In Foxboro

The New England Patriots put the last 15,000 tickets for the team’s home games on sale at noon Saturday. A half-hour later, the tickets were gone. The tickets, which had …


Gragg Living It Up

Scott Gragg, the Montana offensive lineman drafted by the Giants, arrived in New York for the first time Thursday night. Mini-camp began Friday. “We flew in, and the lights didn’t …


Fields Ready To Go

The Saints started fresh at mini-camp - new players, new coaches, and a new defensive plan designed to return New Orleans to defensive superiority. “It’s what I always heard about …


Sports People

Georgia Tech starting quarterback Tommy Luginbill has decided to transfer to another school for his final year of eligibility. Luginbill said he probably would transfer either to Eastern Kentucky or …


Ewu Receiver Signs

Eastern Washington University wide receiver and kick returner Jason Anderson has signed a free-agent contract with the Buffalo Bills. In his four-year career, the All-Big Sky player set seven school …


Sapp Signs Quickly

Warren Sapp, the 12th pick in last weekend’s NFL draft, signed a four-year, $4.4 million contract with Tampa Bay. The deal is worth significantly less than the lucrative deal he …


Colts Sign Qb Erickson

Craig Erickson, a restricted free agent obtained by Indianapolis in a trade with Tampa Bay, signed a three-year, $6 million contract with the Colts. Erickson received a $1.75 million signing …


From West Valley To 49ers, Just Like That After One Year As Byu Starter, Hanshaw Drafted By Nfl’s Best

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Seahawks Open Regular Season At Home Against Chiefs

Barring falling ceiling tiles, the Seahawks will open their 1995 season at home in the Kingdome on Sept. 3 against Kansas City. It’s an uncharacteristic opener for the Hawks, who …


White Now A Brown

Lorenzo White, the leading rusher last season for the Houston Oilers, signed as a free agent with the Cleveland Browns. White, 29, spent seven years with the Oilers. He led …


3 Vandals, Ex-Eagle Sign On With Nfl May, Gary Among Quartet To Land Freeagent Contracts

Former Idaho stars Sherriden May, Kyle Gary and Keith Neal all signed free agent contracts with NFL teams on Monday. May, an NCAA Division I-AA All-American running back in 1994, …


Dolphins Sign Ex-Hawk Mcgwire

Dan McGwire takes his quarterback act to the Miami Dolphins’ sideline, where he will back up Dan Marino and Bernie Kosar. Photo by Associated Press


49ers Now Stand Alone Atop Nfl

The draft is over, most of the top free agents are signed. So look ahead at the 1995 NFL season, put San Francisco back at the top and then look …


Quick-Strike Ability Makes Galloway Immediate Threat

Consider the Seattle Seahawks’ first play of the 1995 season already scripted. “Play-action streak,” coach Dennis Erickson predicted for his maiden call of the season.


Quarterbacks Most Popular Choice In Nfl Draft

It’s not exactly 1983, when six quarterbacks were taken in the first round. But the 1995 draft is becoming the year of the quarterback in its own way. Four more …


Hawks Net Goines As Catch Of The Day

In his first NFL draft, Dennis Erickson might have resembled the guy who downs a filling dinner but still can’t help ordering an alluring dessert. After getting the first-day receiving …


Low Pick Won’t Get Eaton Down Former WSU Defensive Line Standout Goes To Arizona In Last Round Of Draft

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Seahawks Haul In Galloway Fleet Receiver Fills Primary Need

1. Galloway 2. Joey Galloway’s breakaway speed answers the biggest question in Seattle’s offense. Photo by Associated Press


Bengals, 49ers Highlight First Round Panthers, Jaguars Also Active Early In Nfl Draft Stocked With Offense

The Cincinnati Bengals, the second-worst team, and the San Francisco 49ers, the best team, made the two most dramatic moves in the NFL’s collegiate draft Saturday, adding offensive firepower with …


Get Out Report Card: Draft Day Is Here Ki-Jana Carter Expected To Be One Of The Game’s Best Rushers

When Earl Campbell was running his way to the Hall of Fame for the Houston Oilers almost two decades ago, his coach, Bum Phillips, once said, “Earl Campbell may not …


Fields Probably To Be Only Local Talent Drafted Today

Even if your interests include area college football and the NFL draft, you should have plenty of free time today. Other than Washington State’s Mark Fields, perhaps the top available …


Eagles Sign Players

The Philadelphia Eagles announced the signing of unrestricted free-agent offensive tackle Joe Sims and free-agent running back Derrick Witherspoon, and re-signed restricted free-agent wide receiver Jeff Sydner. Sims, 26, is …


Schlichter Pleads Guilty To Theft, Fraud Charges

Former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Art Schlichter, who is serving an 18- to 24-month sentence in a federal penitentiary, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of theft and fraud in connection with …


One Certainty In Nfl Draft: Nobody Knows

There are no erasers on draftniks’ pencils, and what the draftniks rely on is the public’s notoriously short memory. “Who the hell is Mel Kiper? He has no more credentials …