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Defense Has Its Way In Senior Bowl Star Quarterbacks, Including Steve Mcnair, Take Back Seat As South Wins 14-7

WSU’s Senior Bowl reps Mark Fields (29) and Don Sasa (94) do their part to stop Sherman Williams of Alabama. Photo by Associated Press

Former Bronco Qb Dies

Former Denver Broncos quarterback Norris Weese died Friday after a lengthy fight against bone cancer. He was 43. Weese, who played for Denver from 1976 to 1979, was a backup …

One Win To Freedom Young Needs Victory To Kill Ghost Of Montana

Young drops back. He’s looking…looking…for a cure to Joe-envy. Photo by Associated Press

‘Yep, This Is Ed; Hold Them Tickets’


Cougars Enroll Five Football Prospects

Washington State coach Mike Price, looking to shore up a nationally ranked defense that is losing nine senior starters, Thursday signed two juniorcollege defensive players. Shad Hinchen, a 6-foot, 175-pound …

Waiting In The Wings

While Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen waits for Mike Shanahan to become available, candidates are lining up in hopes of becoming the San Francisco 49ers’ next offensive coordinator. If Shanahan …

Rumor Mill Report: Bowden The Latest To Turn Down Miami

Terry Bowden became the most prominent coach to rebuff the Miami Hurricanes, quickly quashing speculation Thursday he might be interested in the vacant job. The Auburn coach denied a published …

Rypien, Howard On Nfl Draft List


Martin, Edmunds Among Six Hawks Left For New Teams

Kelvin Martin, who caught 113 passes in the past two seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, was among six players the team has offered for the Feb. 15 expansion draft, the …

Rams Update

The NFL has set a special meeting for Feb. 16 in Dallas to discuss the Los Angeles Rams’ move to St. Louis. Commissioner Paul Tagliabue will review “all aspects” of …

In New-Age Nfl, Best-Paid Passers Play On Sunday

Care to test your aptitude as a handler of personnel in the NFL? You’ve got three quarterbacks. Quarterback 1 has experience as a starter in the NFL and compiles a …

Howard Attractive In Expansion Draft

Either the Carolina Panthers or Jacksonville Jaguars will have a chance to get the fourth overall pick in the 1992 NFL draft - Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard. Howard was …

Sports People

Mike Frier, the Seahawks tackle paralyzed from the waist down in a Dec. 1 car wreck, was transferred to a Seattle hospital for rehabilitation… . Mariners pitching prospect …

Bookies Begging For Bowl Bettors To Fork Over Bucks

Knock, knock. Who’s there?

Seattle May Put Martin On The ‘List’

Seattle may have finished with the NFL’s third-worst passing offense, but to reverse a three-year passing slide, the Seahawks might have to give a little before they can receive. Wide …

Switzer Barry’s The Cowboys Popping Off At The Mouth Doesn’t Help In Crunch Time

Barry Switzer’s antics proved costly against the 49ers when he was penalized for bumping an official in the fourth quarter. Photo by Associated Press

Erickson Eager To Sate Seattle Fans’ Appetite Even With Victory-Starved Seahawks, Pressure Should Be Less Than In Miami


Struck By A Train, Athlete Loses Foot

Illinois State quarterback Michael Metzger’s right foot was amputated Monday after he was struck by a freight train. Metzger, 19, an Indiana all-stater from Indianapolis, who played in only one …

Super Bowl Could Be Super Bore After 49ers-Cowboys, Who’s Going To Pay Attention To The Chargers?

Steve Young and the 49ers will really be on top of the world if they beat San Diego as expected, in the Super Bowl. Photo by Associated Press

St. Louis Rams?

Los Angeles Rams president John Shaw arrived in St. Louis to complete a deal to move the franchise. A Rams source in St. Louis said team owner Georgia Frontiere was …

Chargers’ Seau Says ‘Ow,’ Then Returns To Dominate Steelers

The pinched nerve in his neck that causes his left arm to go numb flared up when he made a tackle just before halftime. But nothing was going to keep …

Opening Super Bowl Line Gives Chargers Little Hope

Oddsmakers anticipating a Super Bowl mismatch made the San Francisco 49ers a 17-point favorite Sunday over San Diego, the biggest opening margin in Super Bowl history. The spread didn’t deter …

Any Questions? Niners Dethrone Dallas

For the first time in three seasons, Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman learns how it feels when losers walk out of the NFC title game. Photo by Associated Press

Chargers Drop Curtain On Steelers Another Second-Half Comeback By San Diego Leaves An Awful Film In Pittsburgh’s Mouths

1. Tony Martin’s game-winning touchdown sparks a celebration with Mark Seay, left. Photo by Associated Press 2. Ernie Mills and the Pittsburgh Steelers saw more than enough of linebacker Junior …

Young Finally Finds A Home With A Victory Over Cowboys, Quarterback Makes Name For Himself In San Francisco

Steve Young hopes he’s answered all the critics. Photo by Associated Press

Vermeil Deal Dies In Philly

The on-again, off-again courtship between the Philadelphia Eagles and former coach Dick Vermeil ended because Vermeil’s contract demands were too far out of line, team owner Jeffrey Lurie said. Lurie, …

Steelers Remain Close To Heart Of The Emperor

He watches from a distance, pleased with what he sees but tactfully detached so as not to distract his successor. His advice is neither sought nor offered. Fifteen years after …

Westbrook Provides West Victory

East coach Dennis Erickson was denied a victory in his final collegiate assignment. Photo by Associated Press

Sold To The Highest Bidwill

Bill Bidwill sure has a lot of nerve. Fresh off a thrilling 8-8 season that featured no playoff game and a lot of unfulfilled blustering from the Bud Man, the …

Police Interview Seahawks’ Frier

Kirkland police have interviewed the Seattle Seahawks’ Mike Frier in his hospital bed for the first time since a car accident left him paralyzed. But the investigation into who was …