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Meeting Resolves Astrodome Issue

NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue met with Houston Oilers executives Monday regarding the cancellation of an exhibition Aug. 19 against San Diego. More than 25,000 fans were in the Astrodome when …

Hilde Faces Arraignment

Boise State quarterback Tony Hilde said he had a beer at a weekend party and felt ill before being arrested for fighting with police officers. Hilde apologized to the school, …

Ditka Not So High On Neon Deion

One guy who’s not sold on the value of Deion Sanders to a team’s Super Bowl chances is NBC analyst Mike Ditka. “I don’t believe one man can take a …

Hot Dogs Too Costly For Hawks Erickson Hands Out $1,000 Fines To His Trio Of Sidelines Snackers

Dennis Erickson has fined three Seattle Seahawks - Rick Mirer, Cortez Kennedy and Eugene Robinson - $1,000 each for eating hot dogs on the sidelines during the Seahawks’ exhibition game …

Panthers Cut Former All-Pro Foster


Receiver Bound For Trial

Missouri receiver Rahsetnu Jenkins was bound over for trial after a judge ruled there was sufficient evidence to show a woman had been raped. The ruling means Jenkins probably won’t …

Nfc Team Previews

NFC EAST Dallas Last year: Going for its third straight Super Bowl, Dallas won the division at 12-4, easily dumped Green Bay, but lost 38-28 to San Francisco in the …

Blanchard Cut Despite Rival’s Poor Performance

Marion Butts couldn’t land a job with 49ers. Photo by Associated Press

First, We Settle Deion Bowl I Will S.F. Or Dallas Sign Sanders To Claim Inside Track In Nfc?

Deion Sanders, who helped San Francisco win the Super Bowl, may have a hand in an NFC championship season for either the 49ers or the Dallas Cowboys. Photo by Associated …

Seahawks Cut Bates, Three More Receivers Can’t Catch A Break With Seattle

The Seattle Seahawks on Sunday released four players, including wide receiver Michael Bates, a bronze medalist in the 200-meter dash at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Also placed …

Bsu Quarterback Nabbed

Boise State quarterback Tony Hilde was arrested and charged with several misdemeanors after scuffling with two police officers in a city park. Boise police say Hilde was walking through Camels …

Ohio State Hammers Boston College 38-6

Ohio State tailback Eddie George eludes John Day of Boston College. Photo by Associated Press

Erickson’s Ultimatum Threatens Vets

If a single message has been transmitted by the Seahawks coaching staff during the preseason, it is this: Perform or sit. Coach Dennis Erickson let everyone know from the day …

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

Cheap Seats


Afc Team Previews

AFC WEST San Diego Last year: Won first six games, then finished 11-5 to win division. … Beat Miami, 22-21, then upset Pittsburgh, 17-13, on road to go to first …

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 …

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

Oiler Player Carjacked

Houston Oilers offensive tackle Stan Thomas said a woman pointed a gun at his head Thursday night in Houston, wanting his $100,000 Mercedes and almost everything in it. Thomas said …

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

Ex-Idaho Kicker Hollis Survives Jaquars’ Cuts

Mike Hollis, former University of Idaho kicker, beat out Scott Sisson for the starting kicking job with the NFL expansion Jaguars. The two kickers rode to Jacksonville Municipal Stadium together …

A&M; Sets Sights On Crown

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

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. …

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 …

Hobert Kick For Jaeger, Lifts Oakland Over Pats

Drew Bledsoe finds room to throw against the Raiders. 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

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

Players Down Food By The Ton

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

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.