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Erhardt Lost Out To Youth

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher’s unexpected axing of offensive coordinator Ron Erhardt, of one of the league’s most respected coordinators, apparently was motivated by his desire to keep receivers coach …


Talking Trash

Recent remarks concerning the possible move or sale of the Seahawks: “The Behrings indicated their desire to stay in Seattle. They said the team is not for sale, they have …


A Face Beyond Saving Fans Feel Betrayed, But Not Over Losing Behrings

Seahawks owner Ken Behring, you’ve just broken the hearts of Northwest football fans. Are you going to Disneyland?


Move Is Just Another Sleazy Behring Trick

This is a first: Dennis Erickson’s team leaving town before he does. Sorry. Just a reflex, a defense. Lashing out is the only reasonable reaction in times of utter violation, …


‘Blackmail’ Try Fries Legislators Seahawks Get Little Sympathy Because Of Unexpired Lease

If the Seattle Seahawks are hoping the state will cough up millions to renovate the Kingdome and keep them in town, the players might as well pack their bags, lawmakers …


Kingdome A Big Loser In Playoffs

It was hard to keep a lid on expenses at the Kingdome when the Mariners advanced to the Amercian League playoffs. File/Associated Press


Counting Down Hours Before Seahawks Leave

A Deathwatch Day diary. 10:45 a.m: I arrive at Seahawks headquarters expecting to encounter somber, teary-eyed staffers speaking in hushed tones.


Steelers Ground Air Erhardt; Gailey Expected To Take Over

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Seahawks To Announce Move Sources Confirm Team’s Intention To Leave Seattle And The Aging Kingdome

“I think it’s sad for Washington,” says Bev Humphrey as she shops for discounted Seahawks apparel at a Spokane sporting goods store on Thursday. Photo by Kristy MacDonald/The Spokesman-Review


Byu To Host Texas A&M;

The National Association of College Directors of Athletics announced Brigham Young University will host Texas A&M; for 1996’s inaugural Pigskin Classic on Aug. 24. By scheduling the game for Aug. …


Nevada’s Sports Books Take Super Fans To Bank

The Steelers may not have won, but they helped Nevada’s legal sports books turn in a winning Super Bowl performance. Bookmakers reported taking in $70.9 million in legal bets on …


Dallas Gears Up For Peaceful Celebration

Police and educators are taking extra steps to prevent violence or truancy when the Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys are saluted in a downtown parade Feb. 7. The parade is …


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Super Bowl Scores Big With TV Viewers

The Super Bowl on NBC was watched by more people than any show in TV history, the network said Monday, crediting a blockbuster game and good production decisions. NBC said …


Cowboys And Steelers Both Come Out Winners

Cornerback Larry Brown’s autograph is now a hot commodity among Dallas fans. Photo by Associated Press


Boys May Self-Destruct Jones’ Response To Coach-Qb Feud Will Trigger What Happens Next

Barry Switzer weathered major storms to grasp his first Super Bowl trophy. Photo by Associated Press


Aikman’s Not A Switzer Fan

Troy Aikman has even higher goals. Photo by Associated Press


Steelers Knee Deep With Woodson

Pittsburgh quarterback Neil O’Donnell can’t escape the rush of Chad Hennings and the Dallas Cowboys defense. Photo by Associated Press


O’Donnell Was Dallas’ Mvp

Neil O’Donnell overthrew receivers. His passes also were high, and some were wide. He was wildly inconsistent through the first three quarters. Then … The fourth quarter.


Favor Returned Brown Supports Cowboys After They Supported Him

Larry Brown’s second interception helps send Dallas toward another Super Bowl win. Photo by Associated Press


No-Name Cowboy Ruins Steelers

Nevertheless, the Cowboys of Dallas will keep this Super Bowl trophy. They can put it with the other four, and tell lies later about how this one was a cinch. …


Haley Gets One For Thumb; May Work On Other Hand

Dallas defensive end Charles Haley got a Super Bowl ring for the thumb. And he’s talking like he might try to add to his Super Bowl record for jewelry by …


They Said It

Deion Sanders hauls in a first-quarter pass against Willie Williams of Pittsburgh. Photo by Associated Press


Nbc Aiming Spotlight On Deion

Call it the Deion-cam. It’s one of the little jewels of technology that NBC will use to track one of the NFL’s most bejeweled performers today when it does its …


Cowboys Will Beat Steelers, But Don’t Count On A Blowout

Editor’s Note: Marv Levy’s Buffalo Bills lost to Dallas in the 1993 and 1994 Super Bowls and were beaten by the Pittsburgh Steelers in this season’s playoffs. Levy has coached …


Anything But A Silver Spoon For Switzer Cowboys Coach’s Childhood Involved No Frills, No Thrills

It was called Sam Lawson’s community, a small cluster of shacks in an impoverished area of rural Arkansas where the dirt-poor families had little to call their own except for …


Boys Will Be Boys Picking Dallas Like Picking A Scab

1. Emmitt Smith led NFL in rushing. File/Associated Press 2. Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin laugh all the way to the bank - and Super Bowl XXX, where the Cowboys …


Super Bowl Betting To Be Record

Nothing brings out the bettors like the Super Bowl. And Sunday’s game figures to set a record in Las Vegas, where legal bookmakers expect $75 million to be wagered on …


Can Haley Play Rings Around The Steelers?

In possession of Super Bowl rings for all four fingers on one hand, Charles Haley is looking to take the fifth on Sunday, something no man has done before him …


Just Call Him Mr. Intensity Fiery Bill Cowher Grew Up In Heart Of Steel Country

Pittsburgh coach Bill Cowher has helped revitalize the Steelers with his enthusiasm. Photo by Associated Press