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Stories tagged: football

Prime Time Vs. Country Time Ex-Falcon Teammates Sanders And Favre Face Off In Nfc Championship

1. Sanders 2. Favre

Plenty Of Mistakes To Learn From With Another Big Game Looming, Dallas Fans Hope Switzer Won’t Repeat Himself

Probably only a Super Bowl win can redeen Barry Switzer. File/Associated Press

Seniors Set For Shrine Game

Nebraska quarterback Tommie Frazier wants to prove he has an NFL-caliber arm. Florida receiver Chris Doering hopes to show off his speed. And it’s a curtain call for UCLA’s Terry …

Heavenly Healing Helps White During Postseason


Cfl Extends Relocation Deadline

The CFL has extended its deadline until Jan. 31 as to which teams are in and which are out for the 1996 season. The league’s board of governors, in a …

Oregon Loses Borges To Ucla

Al Borges, the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Oregon last year, was named offensive coordinator at UCLA. Borges was with the Ducks for just one season, and Oregon coach …

His Dog Days Have Come To An End Bears Castoff Harbaugh Leads Colts Into Title Game

Jim Harbaugh is at the high point of his career. Photo by Associated Press

Johnson Will Find Long Roads Come Before Freeways

Is Friday the day Jimmy Johnson calls Dan Marino into the office and asks, “Have you ever thought of taking a year off? Spend quality time with your family. Rest …

Steelers Welcome Woodson Back To Practice Field

Rod Woodson is making a run at returning to the Steelers. Photo by Associated Press

Miami Hires Jimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson is the new head coach of the Miami Dolphins, his mother told the Associated Press on Wednesday night. Allene Johnson, speaking by telephone from her home in Port …

Jimmy Johnson To Coach Dolphins His Mother Confirms Former Cowboys Coach Will Succeed Don Shula With Miami


Sports People

Sinjin Smith, who came out of retirement in 1994, and Carl Henkel have qualified as the first of three men’s teams to represent the United States when beach volleyball makes …

Steelers Take Colts Seriously Overconfident Last Year, Pittsburgh Guards Against Hype, Distractions

They’ve turned down the stereo and turned up the intensity. Rather than business deals, the Pittsburgh Steelers are focusing on business as usual before this AFC championship game. Last January, …

Games Involving Doormats Decided Aikman’s Pro Fate

It may have been Troy Aikman’s biggest game - although he didn’t play in it. In 1988, the Cowboys and Packers, who meet in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, were the …

Spurrier Considers Bucs’ Bid

Steve Spurrier, whose bid to win Florida’s first national collegiate title was foiled by Nebraska in the Fiesta Bowl, has been offered the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ coaching job, The Tampa …


At Lincoln, Neb., Lancaster County Attorney Gary Lacey said Nebraska tailback Lawrence Phillips, who has completed only one month of a one-year probation sentence for assaulting an ex-girlfriend, would need …

Deion Has Dallas’ ‘D’ Strutting Cowboys’ Defense Provides Mauling Of Eagles In 30-11 Win

1. Deion Sanders finally has a reason to dance for the Dallas Cowboys. Photo by Associated Press 2. Running back Emmitt Smith takes the high road for a Dallas touchdown …

Chiefs Take A Seat ‘No-Name’ Colts To Face Pittsburgh Indianapolis 10, Kansas City 7

Steve Bono and the Kansas City Chiefs fall on hard times against Indianapolis on Sunday. Photo by Associated Press

Jury Selection Set To Begin In Trial Of Seahawk Back

Lamar Smith, a two-year running back for the Seattle Seahawks, is headed to trial for vehicular assault in a December 1994 traffic accident that left a former teammate in a …

Johnson, Dolphins Inch Closer

Jimmy Johnson, saying his desire to coach again is growing, hinted Sunday night he may talk this week with the Miami Dolphins about returning to the NFL and succeeding Don …

Steelers Take It Out On Bills Pittsburgh Regroups To Reach Afc Finals

Bam Morris (33) squirms through a pile of players for the game-clinching touchdown that carried Pittsburgh past Buffalo and into the AFC championship game. Photo by Associated Press

Johnson Confirms Interest In Succeeding Don Shula

Jimmy Johnson, Dolphins expect to talk. Photo by Associated Press

Chiefs Stay Loose As Pressure Looms

A Kansas City player stood in the middle of the locker room trying to auction off the shoes of a teammate. Dominoes games were going on at both ends of …

January Just Isn’t Marty’s Best Month

Woe is coach Marty Schottenheimer in the month of January. He is fourth among active NFL coaches in victories, 16th on the all-time list. He is first among active coaches …

Forget About Faulk Against Chiefs

Faulk’s status is uncertain should Colts win Sunday. Photo by Associated Press

Shula A Non-Voting Member Of Board He Claims He Has Little Say In Who’ll Succeed Him As Coach

Not even Don Shula can define what it is he will do in his new role as the Miami Dolphins’ “vice chairman of the board.” But in announcing Friday his …

UW’s All-American Milloy Leaving School For Pro Career


Sports People

Three-time Formula One driving champion Jackie Stewart is returning to the Grand Prix circuit as head of a Ford Motor Co.-backed racing team that plans to begin racing next year. …

Shula Set To Resign As Coach Nfl’s Winningest Coach Will Step Down After 33-Year Career

Don Shula has had better years. Photo by Associated Press

Vikings’ Harris Appears In Court

In Minneapolis, Minnesota Vikings defensive end James Harris bowed his head and stared at the courtroom floor as he was charged with assaulting his wife, and police said he was …