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Stories tagged: football

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

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

Aikman’s Not A Switzer Fan

Troy Aikman has even higher goals. Photo by Associated Press

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Stewart Slashes Way To Top Steelers’ Rookie From Colorado Makes Name On Versatility

Stewart has been a hit at QB/running back/receiver. Photo by Associated Press

Prosecutor: Seahawk Tempered

In questions posed to Michael Frier in court, a prosecutor accused the wheelchair-bound former Seahawk of tempering his testimony against teammate Lamar Smith to protect a possible large civil settlement …

Prime Time Makes No Time To Face Ditka

There’ll be no Prime Time on NBC-TV’s Super Bowl pregame show. Deion Sanders of the Dallas Cowboys turned down an interview request from the network for a session with former …

Cheap Seats


Lambert Doesn’t Do Interviews Former Steelers Standout Hides Behind His Own Steel Curtain

The Steelers defeated the Rams in Super Bowl XIV 31-19 behind Jack Lambert, here tackling Wendell Tyler, and the Steel Curtain. File/Associated Press

Passing The Torch Staubach Keeps Aikman Level-Headed

1. Roger Staubach became an idol while quarterbacking the Dallas Cowboys…File/Associated Press 2. …and left a legacy that Troy Aikman has filled admirably despite intense scrutiny and pressure from fans …

What Super Bowl Would Be Complete Without Matchups?

Steelers coach Bill Cowher has a matchless scowl. Photo by Associated Press

Will Afc Team Ever Win? Nfc Doesn’t Just Triumph, It Dominates The Super Bowl

Rocky Blier, left, Terry Bradshaw (12) and Franco Harris knew the winning formula in the Super Bowl, but failed to pass it on to most other AFC teams. Photo by …

No-Shows Hurt Senior Bowl

Although 25 players decided to leave school early this season and enter the NFL draft, Senior Bowl president Steve Hale said he’s not panicking. “Last year, I had the exact …

As Super Bowl Nears, Cowboys Feel No Pressure

Nate Newton says there was more pressure on the Dallas Cowboys during the regular season than they’ll probably feel at the Super Bowl. Newton says the Cowboys worked under smothering …

Johnson Fires Olivadotti; Olivadotti Fires At Media

Miami Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson fired defensive coordinator Tom Olivadotti, a lightning rod for criticism during the team’s disappointing season. Also Thursday, Johnson told offensive coordinator Gary Stevens and secondary …

White, Tubbs Head Hall List

Former Southern California running back Charles White, winner of the 1979 Heisman Trophy, and ex-Oklahoma center-linebacker Jerry Tubbs, winner of the 1956 Walter Camp Award, head a group of 11 …

Oregon State Hires Schuler

At Corvallis, Ore., Oregon State, looking to expand and rev up an offense that was by far the worst in the Pac-10 last season, hired Denny Schuler as offensive coordinator. …

Irvin Defends Use Of Foul Language

Michael Irvin remained a man of his four-letter word Wednesday. In adamant self-defense from the Cowboys’ locker room, Irvin defiantly refused to apologize and unleashed more profanities. He stared into …

Adam Bledsoe Selects Colorado

Adam Bledsoe played at Yakima’s Eisenhower High. File/The Spokesman-Review

Johnson Lands Pair Of Assistant Coaches

Sporting a new black jacket with the Dolphins logo embroidered right over his heart, Jimmy Johnson started his new job Monday. Johnson, in Mobile, Ala., to scout college talent on …

Afc Has Its Swagger Back Steelers Have History, Unique D On Their Side Against Big D

Yancy Thigpen (82) and Bam Morris give Pittsburgh hope in Super Bowl. Photo by Associated Press

Hey Guys, Watch Your %$*! Language

A family show it ain’t. A couple of NFL players spoke their minds Sunday, and the networks may have wished they shut their mouths. First up was Pittsburgh linebacker Greg …