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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 …

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 …

Seattle Cuts Tofflemire Of Post Falls

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

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 …

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 …

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


Disgruntled Defensemen Rejoin Colts

According to Jim Everett, it’s no stretch to say the New Orleans Saints will be better this year. Photo by Associated Press

Nfl Team-By-Team Schedules All Times Pacific

ARIZONA CARDINALS Sept. 3 at Washington, 1 p.m.; Sept. 10 Philadelphia, 5 p.m.; Sept. 17 at Detroit, 10 a.m.; Sept. 24 at Dallas, 1 p.m.; Oct. 1 Kansas City, 1 …

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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

Gator Charged For Battery

University of Florida starting defensive end Johnie Church was charged with battery after his wife complained he “threw” her around their bedroom. Church, a 21-year-old senior from Fort Myers, Fla., …

Proehl A Prize Catch Disgruntled Ex-Card To Help Seahawks’ Air Game Take Off

Sure hands have made veteran wide receiver Ricky Proehl a keeper for the Seattle Seahawks. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review

Emmitt Won’t Give Up The Ball Dallas Tailback Doesn’t Feel As Though He’s Wearing Thin

Emmitt Smith doesn’t mind carrying load for Dallas. Photo by Associated Press

Eagles’ Interest Waning Philadelphia Prepared To Lose Evans After Issuing Final Offer

Robert Brooks is doing his best to fill Sterling Sharpe’s shoes. Photo by Associated Press

No Foul Play Over Sanders’ Move To Giants

When Deion Sanders was traded to the San Francisco Giants, the paranoid fans in Dallas immediately suggested the 49ers had arranged the deal to make it easier for them to …

Putting His Best Arm Forward In Mirer, Erickson Finally Has A Qb Who Seems Tailor-Made For His Offense

1. A smiling Rich Mirer, preparing for his third NFL season, won’t have to stretch this year to fit into Seattle coach Dennis Erickson’s passing attack. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The …

Score One For Carolina Panthers In Expansion Teams’ Grand Debut

What they lacked in polish, they made up for in sheer drama Saturday as the Carolina Panthers stopped a last-gasp drive at their goal line and held off the Jacksonville …

49ers Sign Stokes To Long-Term Deal

Raiders receiver Tim Brown likes what he hears from new coach Mike White. Photo by Associated Press

Sports People

Brendan Shanahan, a star left wing with the St. Louis Blues who broke his ankle during the playoffs, was traded to the Hartford Whalers for top young defenseman Chris Pronger. …

Cards Hope Krieg Kept Playoff Knack Qb Starts Out As A Starter In His 16th Season In Nfl

Dave Krieg plants his right foot, steps forward and releases the kind of pass you expect an NFL quarterback to throw - tight spiral, no flutter, no more arc than …