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How The Top 25 Fared

Ohio State’s Terry Glenn catches a school-record nine passes for 253 yards and four TDs. Photo by Associated Press


Abandoned Fans In L.A. Make Dolphins Their Team

Two hosts of Los Angeles sports-talk shows asked their listeners to adopt an NFL team for their abandoned city. The overwhelming winner: Miami, with nearly 27 percent of the vote. …


Miami Dips To 11-Year Low, Falls To Unranked Virginia Tech

Dwayne Thomas ran for 165 yards and a touchdown to lead Virginia Tech to a 13-7 victory over No. 17 Miami, marking the first time the Hurricanes have lost to …


Backup Starts Up Colorado After Detmer Exits, Hessler Enters And Guides Cu Past Texas A&M;, 29-21

CU quarterback Koy Detmer, left, and Texas A&M;’s Dat Nguyen scramble for a loose ball. Photo by Associated Press


Almost An Academy Award Huskies Rally To Win As Army Runs Out Of Time On 1-Yard Line

Quarterback Damon Huard fumbles - he lost two in the first half - but rallied the Huskies in the fourth quarter. Photo by Associated Press


Holtz Oversees Irish Win

Mississippi State’s Bernard Euell trys to bring down Tennessee’s Jay Graham on a day the Vols brought down the Bulldogs, 52-14. Photo by Associated Press


Whits Lose Game, Qb And Running Back Pirates Fall In Home Opener With Green, Williams On Bench

By the end of the first quarter against Central Washington on Saturday, two of three Whitworth football players pictured on the Pirates media guide weren’t playing. As a result of …


Scoring Summary

WSU player of the game. Jay Dumas. The senior wide receiver from Tacoma returned a first-quarter punt 72 yards for the Cougars’ first score.


Message Sent And Received

1. Cougar Ken Moore hangs on to UCLA’s Derek Moore while linebacker Ron Darling moves in for the takedown. Photo by J. Bart Rayniak/The Spokesman-Review 2. Running back Ron Sparks …


Stanford Knocks Off Oregon

Marlon Evans climbed out of first-year coach Tyrone Willingham’s doghouse with a 96-yard kickoff return for the go-ahead touchdown Saturday night as Stanford upset No. 12 Oregon 28-21 in Eugene, …


Dickenson, Griz Pummel Broncos

Dave Dickenson completed 26 of 38 passes for 383 yards and a school-record six touchdowns Saturday as Montana (1-0, 3-1) embarrassed defending Big Sky Conference champion Boise State (0-1, 2-1) …


Don’t Drive Fontes Out Of Motor City

Wayne Fontes is not Vince Lombardi. He’s also not Marion Campbell. But in Detroit these days, the faithful want Fontes to go the way of the Ford Falcon. “Wayne Must …


No Longer The Weak Link Revamped Offensive Line Coming Through For Seahawks

Howard Ballard (75) and the Seahawks line are finally providing a wall of protection in Seattle. Photo by Associated Press


Post Falls Grabs First Win Ever Over Lewiston Four Touchdowns In Second Half Send Trojans To 41-20 Victory In Iel Opener

You can erase the word “never” from the reference to the Post Falls-Lewiston high school football series. Winless since the series began in 1980, Post Falls used a four-touchdown explosion …


Cougars Offense Put On The Spot Young Defense Needs Help Against Bruins

Everyone involved agrees. It’s time for Washington State’s offense to step up and perform like the confident, improved unit it has proclaimed to be all fall. The Cougars took steps …


Riverside Enjoys Its New Frontier

Riverside made its first Frontier League football game a memorable one Friday as Jared Hansen rushed for 95 yards and Joel Schurtz passed for 91 in a 24-6 win over …


Gsl At A Glance

Ferris 42, Rogers 12 Key play After the Saxons stopped Rogers’ first drive - seven straight carries by Ryan Hill to the Ferris 18 - Tim Benton raced 78 yards …


Newport Knocks Off No. 8 Colfax

Chewelah’s Greg Belzer finds running room against the Medical Lake defense on Friday night. Photo by Molly O’Hara/The Spokesman-Review


Switzer Warns Linebacker

Dallas cornerback Deion Sanders enjoys the perks of being the new spokesman for Wheaties. Photo by Associated Press


Sec Suspends Officiating Crews

The Southeastern Conference officiating crew that worked the Arkansas-Alabama game Saturday has been suspended for failing to penalize Arkansas for having 12 men on the field during the drive that …


Look Back At His ‘Boys Is All Jerry Jones Needs

When the Dallas Cowboys lost 15 of 16 games in 1989, Jerry Jones still got a $16 million check for TV revenue from the NFL, even though nobody watched the …


WSU’s Defense Rubs Off On Donahue Ucla’s New Emphasis On Speed Looks Quite Familiar To Cougars

Terry Donahue has his UCLA defense following Washington State’s lead. File/Associated Press


He’ll Lose, But Won’t Whine

Consummate sportsman that he is, coach Gene McDowell, whose Division I-AA Central Florida team faces No. 1-ranked Florida State at Tallahassee on Saturday, has issued a pregame promise: “Let me …


Cowboys Game Gives Tnt Explosive Ratings

More than 9 million homes, most in basic-cable history for a non-news program, watched TNT’s coverage of the Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night, Turner Sports said. The …


Blue-Chip Retreads Pay Off

Chad Davis, in his second year at WSU, originally signed with Oklahoma. File/The Spokesman-Review


Nfl To Jones: Just Undo It

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Hawks Put Bye Week To Good Use

Chris Warren rushes for 109 yards and into second among AFC runners. Photo by Associated Press


Nfl Files Lawsuit Against Cowboys

The NFL escalated its war with Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, suing the team for more than $300 million over agreements with Nike and Pepsi the league …


Fontes Feels The Heat In Detroit If Lions Don’t Spring To Life, Look For A Coaching Change

Detroit coach Wayne Fontes says he’s feeling “low and embarrassed” by Lions’ 0-3 start. Photo by Associated Press


Marino Watches As Dolphins Win, 23-10

Pittsburgh’s Willie Williams (27) defends Miami’s Gary Clark. Photo by Associated Press