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Idaho Vandals

Starters and backups Offense QB 11 Brian Brennan 6-5 222 So. 8 Eric Hisaw 6-3 206 Sr.

Putting Up A Good Front Idaho Vandals Have Excellent Athletes On Offensive, Defensive Sides Of The Line

1. Chris Tormey Idaho coach 2. Brian Brennan (11) shows he can put some zip in the University of Idaho’s passing game. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review

Some Seahawks Don’t Get Message

Orlando Watters became an example of what not to do if Seattle Seahawks coach Dennis Erickson demotes you. Two weeks ago, Erickson moved Dexter Seigler ahead of Watters as a …

Seahawks Release 10, Open Up Starting Left Guard Job

The Seattle Seahawks trimmed their roster by 10 players Monday, but they added one more starting job open for competition. Dissatisfied with Jeff Blackshear’s blocking during Sunday’s 24-19 victory over …

Packers Withdraw Offer For Raiders’ Robinson

The Oakland Raiders traded running back Greg Robinson, their leading rusher in 1993, to the Green Bay Packers for a draft choice, only to have the transaction apparently fall through …

UW Puts Its Trust In Huard Eligible For Bowl, Huskies Want Senior Qb To Produce

1. The Washington Huskies are looking to quarterback Damon Huard to carry them into the Rose Bowl this season. Photo by Associated Press 2. Damon Huard will have complete control …

After More Injuries, Turf Again Center Of Debate

The turf was so bad at the Astrodome, Saturday’s Oilers-Chargers game was canceled. Photo by Associated Press

Injuries Complicate Offensive Line

Survival has been the code of the Seattle Seahawks’ offensive line throughout training camp. Blockers just want to survive until the regular season. Seahawks tackle Rich Baldinger couldn’t survive pregame …

Seahawks Score Quickly In Triumph Over Saints

The Seattle Seahawks needed more than 5 minutes to score their first touchdown in a 24-19 NFL preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints Sunday. The next two took a …

Quarterback Controversy In Cleveland?

Weary veteran Vinny Testaverde: There is no quarterback controversy in Cleveland. Amazing rookie Eric Zeier: There is no quarterback controversy in Cleveland. Crusty owner Art Modell: There is no quarterback …

Rug Pulled From Under Oilers Fans

Outraged Oilers fans demand refund after game against San Diego was cancelled. Photo by Associated Press

Washington State Cougars

Starters and backups Offense QB 12 Chad Davis 6-2 200 Jr. 16 Ryan Leaf 6-6 228 Fr.

Hawks, Saints Share Concerns On Defense Injuries, Depth Among Doubts As Teams Gear For Today’s Game

The Seattle Seahawks hit the Superdome today hurting. Injuries to their secondary are causing the pain. The New Orleans Saints have their own affliction. Coach Jim Mora is sick of …

Coach: Johnson Probe Near End

USC coach John Robinson believes a resolution is near in the investigation into a loan allegedly made to Trojans receiver Keyshawn Johnson by a sports attorney in the spring of …

Carter, Nfl’s Top Pick, Lost For Year With Injury


Hodson, Nussmeier In New Orleans Battle Quarterbacks Have Chance To Shine Sunday Against Hawks

This time last year Tommy Hodson was a lobbyist at the Louisiana state capital. Someday he’d like to be a politician. Right now he’d like to be elected to the …

Stokes Latest 49er Injured Floyd Sprained Knee On Wednesday; Sapolu Blames Team’s Busy Schedule

San Francisco receiver J.J. Stokes could miss as long as six weeks with a broken hand. Photo by Associated Press

Price Surprises Cougars With Early Scrimmage

Running back Derek Sparks finds running room during first day of practice last weekend. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

Dolphins Safety Tackles Reporter For No Gain

Miami Dolphins safety Gene Atkins, angered by a recent newspaper column, body-slammed the reporter who wrote the article and later grabbed him by the throat in the locker room Wednesday. …

Raiders’ Return Revives One Writer’s Nightmares

Maybe it was the bridal shop photo. Or the official contract signing photo. Something made the Raiders nightmares return. That ghastly pirate with the eye patch and sabers. The landscape …

Westbrook Comes To Terms

Redskins’ Michael Westbrook, right, takes in first practice. Photo by Associated Press

All-Pro Tackle Williams Returns To Cowboys

Dallas offensive tackle Erik Williams rides back into camp Monday in Austin, Texas. Photo by Associated Press

Huard Not Eager To Share Duties As Husky Qb

Entering his fifth season at Washington and third as the starting quarterback, Damon Huard is becoming a little jealous of his playing time. He wants to call the whole job …

Receiving Positions Up For Grabs Oregon Grad Makes A Determined Bid For A Place On Final Seahawks Roster

Seattle’s Rick Mirer couldn’t keep Indianapolis from grasping a victory in Saturday’s preseason game. Photo by Associated Press

Seahawks Fall 20-17 To Colts

Jim Harbaugh passed 4 yards to rookie Marvin Marshall for a touchdown with 45 seconds left to give the Indianapolis Colts a 20-17 preseason victory over the Seahawks on Saturday …

Sharp-Tongued Favre Offers Sterling Criticism

Don’t tell quarterback Brett Favre of the Green Bay Packers that the team is supposed to be missing wide receiver Sterling Sharpe, who is sitting out the season with a …

Coke Fights Back, Takes Fizz From Pepsi Deal

Coca-Cola fought back at Pepsi’s deal with the Dallas Cowboys by signing Troy Aikman on Friday to a multi-year promotion deal that will remind people which is the team’s “official …

Falcons Rough Up Dolphins, 37-0

Exhibition While Dan Marino did not complete a pass in 1-1/2 quarters, Jeff George threw for a touchdown and set up a field goal as the Atlanta Falcons routed the …

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

Cowboys Take Gamble On Free Safety

A quick study of the Dallas Cowboys’ top-ranked defense shows proven experience back at every position except one: free safety. Gone to the Redskins is James Washington, a bandanna-wearing, sledgehammer-hitting …