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Area Briefs

Former University of Oregon quarterback Bill Musgrave is tentatively listed on the roster of a San Francisco 49ers team that will play a benefit basketball game against the Bonner County …


Seahawks, County Agree

Lawyers for the Seahawks owner Ken Behring and King County have agreed to keep in effect a court order that bars moving the franchise pending trial on Behring’s attempt to …


Seahawks Want Trial Moved

Behring


Hawks Re-Sign Blades

Brian Blades, charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cousin, has reached agreement on a three-year contract with the Seahawks, the team said Wednesday. Terms were not announced. …


No Problem, Says Irvin, As Coke Rumors Swirl And Reputation Sags

Speaking at length for the first time since being indicted on drug charges, Dallas Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin told ESPN on Tuesday he won’t be suspended from the NFL because …


Jets Show Interest In Phillips With First Overall Pick In Nfl Draft, Team Ponders Controversial Player

Is Lawrence Phillips worth the risk? Photo by Associated Press


Cheap Seats

Irvin


Cardinals Sign Esiason, Drop Krieg

Esiason


With The Cowboys, Image Outraces Fact

William Bennett, who wrote “The Book of Virtues,” lamented the Dallas Cowboys’ off-field problems in an interview with Sports Illustrated last week. “In the old days, the Cowboys were great, …


Miscellany

Michael Tabor sold his string of English betting parlors after winning the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes last year with Thunder Gulch. This year, he’s gambling on Honour and Glory. …


Dolphins Sign Ends

The Miami Dolphins signed defensive ends Aaron Jones and Daniel Stubbs to one-year contracts. The Dolphins also signed free-agent wide receiver Henry Neal. Jones, a 6-5, 267-pounder, played in nine …


Hawks Reach Agreement With Camp

The Seahawks have agreed to a “letter of understanding” to reserve Northwest College for their summer training camp. The agreement won’t necessarily stop the Seahawks from moving to Anaheim, Calif., …


Nfl Confirms Drug Report

The NFL and the NFL Players Association confirmed that urine samples for drug testing were improperly collected from Dallas Cowboys’ offensive players last year. But league and union officials said …


Drugstore Cowboys Out Of Control

The Dallas Cowboys haven’t done a lot to improve their image lately. You would think three Super Bowls in four years would cause a man to reflect on his good …


Judge Sides With Autry

Autry


Small Group Greets Returning Seahawks

About 20 Seahawks fans braved rain showers Tuesday as they showed up at the team’s headquarters in the Seattle suburbs to welcome the players back to their off-season workouts. The …


Northwestern Star Fights Ncaa

Darnell Autry, the star running back who helped lead Northwestern to the Rose Bowl last season, has filed a lawsuit against the NCAA for the right to act in a …


Niners Cut Defensive Starter

Brown


Pac-10 Opens Investigation On Controversial Usc Class

The Pacific-10 Conference is investigating a two-unit class at the University of Southern California in which two student-athletes claimed to receive A’s without completing required work. Citing records, the Los …


Miscellany

Robert Alexander “Bones” Hamilton, a standout running back at Stanford from 1933-35, died at his home in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 83. Utah State assistant David Miller was named …


Irvin’s Friend: I’M No Traitor Roberts Claims He Cut No Deal To Sidestep Jury’s Indictment

Roberts


Unknown WSU Qbs Put On Veteran Faces

Darkness was settling on Martin Stadium shortly after Washington State’s first spring football practice of 1996, and the three backups to the backup quarterback were fielding questions as if they …


L.A. Asked To Bid On Super Bowl

The NFL has officially notified Los Angeles it will be one of five cities invited to bid for the Super Bowls to be played Jan. 31, 1999, and Jan. 30, …


Oakland To Keep Its Qb

The Oakland Raiders finally landed their quarterback. They will announce in a press conference today that Jeff Hostetler has agreed to a new contract and will return to Oakland next …


Seahawks Case To Be Heard In King County, Court Rules

King County officials won home-court advantage Friday in their legal fight to keep the Seattle Seahawks from leaving town. The state Supreme Court said King County Superior Court is the …


Miscellany

Moving quickly to keep from losing both the NHL’s Florida Panthers and the NBA’s Miami Heat to neighboring Broward County, the Miami City Commission and the Metro-Dade Commission voted to …


Harvey Martin Arrested

Harvey Martin, a former Super Bowl MVP for the Dallas Cowboys, has been arraigned on charges of drug possession, assault and resisting arrest following a quarrel with his live-in girlfriend …


Forevermore, It’s Baltimore Ravens

By naming his NFL team the Ravens on Friday, Art Modell transformed it from one revered by dog-mask wearing fans in Cleveland to a franchise that draws on the literary …


Irvin Case Takes Detour

A Dallas grand jury has promised limited immunity to the woman arrested on drug charges while in a motel room with Cowboys star Michael Irvin, a television station reported. KXAS-TV, …


Nau Hires Assistants

In Flagstaff, Ariz., Northern Arizona football coach Steve Axman added two assistants. Eric Price will coach receivers and coordinate recruiting, and Ron English will coach linebackers. Boston College starting quarterback …