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Raiders Lure Defensive Tackle From Cowboys

Russell Maryland heads to Oakland for $19 million. File/Associated Press


Bears Put Money Where Mouth Is, Sign Cox Away From Dolphins

Cox


Behring Reaches Deal With Rams Facility

Seahawks owner Ken Behring has agreed in principle to a one-year lease of the former Los Angeles Rams practice facility in Anaheim, Calif., followed by a one-year option, sources said …


Prosecutors Close Moon Case

Prosecutors rested their assault case against Warren Moon after the quarterback’s wife acknowledged she passed up several chances to tell her side of the story. Felicia Moon in earlier testimony …


No Talks, Say Hawks

Seattle Seahawks president David Behring denied late Monday that meetings with a prospective buyer of the NFL team were ever scheduled during the weekend and reiterated the club is not …


Super Bowl Mvp Ready To Join Raiders

Larry Brown, the most valuable player in the Super Bowl, apparently is ready to join the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders called a news conference today to announce the signing of …


Jags Sign Free-Agent Searcy

Jacksonville again was aggressive in free agency, signing Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Leon Searcy to a five-year contract that makes him the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL. The signing …


And Now, A Word From Our Sponsor

At the rate we’re going… March 15: The NFL approves the Seattle Seahawks’ move to the Rose Bowl, effective 1996. However, the Seahawks will leave their name and colors behind. …


Possible Meeting With Behring Churns Up Conflicting Reports

Key figures said it was unlikely that a potential Seattle Seahawks buyer would meet with owner Ken Behring this weekend. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, citing unnamed sources, reported Saturday the two …


Spellman Forces Bears’ Hand

Chicago defensive end Alonzo Spellman signed a $12 million, four-year offer sheet Friday night with Jacksonville, and the Bears confirmed they are now going after Miami linebacker Bryan Cox during …


Moon’s Wife Testifies

Warren Moon’s wife testified the Minnesota Vikings quarterback grabbed and choked her during a bedroom fight that began in an argument over credit cards and money. Felicia Moon was called …


Fate Of Seahawk In Hands Of Jurors

Smith


Marchibroda Returns To Baltimore

1. Marchibroda 2. Infante


L.A. Snub Baffles Behring

Ken Behring seems perplexed by the negative reaction he’s been receiving in Los Angeles since he announced he was moving the Seahawks to Southern California. “Normally, when a NFL team …


Turner Sports Drops Moon From Nfl, Nba Broadcasts

Moon


Calgary, Flutie Remain Far Apart

Doug Flutie, the CFL’s biggest star, is angered over the failure of the Calgary Stampeders to pay his full salary and refuses to be part of a team fire sale. …


Leaf To Have Surgery On Non-Throwing Shoulder

Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf, a right-handed passer, will undergo surgery to repair an instability in his left shoulder, Cougars coach Mike Price said Tuesday. Leaf’s rehabilitation time is expected …


Seahawks Reopen Old Office But Behring Emphasizes That Return To Kirkland Temporary

The Seattle Seahawks reopened their headquarters in this Seattle suburb Tuesday. But owner Ken Behring said his plans to move the team to Southern California remain unchanged. Behring closed the …


Kennedy Arrested, Denies Pushing Wife

Seahawks Pro Bowl tackle Cortez Kennedy, arrested after his wife said he shoved her into a bedpost, pleaded innocent Tuesday to a misdemeanor assault charge. Kennedy’s lawyer Jim Clark said …


Tagliabue: Seahawks Belong In Seattle ‘I Think It’s Possible To Stop Them’ From Moving To L.A.

NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue reiterated his objection Monday to the Seattle Seahawks’ proposed move to Southern California and said he believes it can be stopped. “We told the Seattle (Seahawks) …


Shula Turns Down Baltimore

It’s no stretch to say a number of teams will be trying to sign free agent receiver Andre Reed. Photo by Associated Press


Charger Tackle Arrested

San Diego Chargers defensive tackle Shawn Lee was arrested outside a Manhattan nightclub after injuring a man he shoved into a wall during a dispute. The 300-pound Lee was unhurt. …


Modell Wants Shula For One Job Or Another

Art Modell said Saturday he has spoken to Don Shula again since their initial conversation on Tuesday and now is “pretty well convinced” that the NFL’s all-time winningest coach does …


Playoff Berth Not Enough To Save Marchibroda’s Job

Ted Marchibroda faces a job search. Photo by Associated Press,


Behring Lobbies Davis, Spanos

Seahawks owner Ken Behring strolled through the lobby of the Los Angeles Airport Hilton Wednesday night and bumped into Oakland Raiders boss Al Davis and San Diego Chargers owner Alex …


Cleveland Gets New Browns In ‘99 Season

The NFL and the city of Cleveland agreed Thursday night on terms that will allow Art Modell to move his franchise to Baltimore, but allow Cleveland to keep the name …


Behring Earthquake Excuse Reduced To Rubble

It’s easy to scoff at the earthquake worries cited by Seahawks owner Ken Behring in a lawsuit against King County that seeks to terminate the club’s Kingdome lease 10 years …


Cheap Seats

Karl


Class-Action Suit Targets Behring Season-Ticket Holders Join Kingdome Businesses In Suit

Disgruntled Seahawks season-ticket holders and Kingdome-area businesses joined forces Wednesday to sue team owner Ken Behring. The class-action suit in King County Superior Court asks a judge to prevent the …


Idaho Signs 26 Prospects, Including A Lot It Wanted

Idaho football coach Chris Tormey compares recruiting to an actual game. “It’s kind of like a game. You enjoy a game most when it’s over and you’ve won,” Tormey said. …