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Big 12 Seeks Title Site

The Big 12 Conference has narrowed the sites to four - including Texas Stadium, but not the Cotton Bowl - where it could play a potential championship football game. And …


Southeast B-8 Smaller, But Not Any Less Rugged

Joe Kinch and LaCrosse-Washtucna aren’t a stretch when talking about league contenders. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review


Inchelium, Pateros Favorites The Neb-8 Powerhouses Will Probably Have To Deal With Touchet Again

First-team all-leaguer Jason Schumacher returns for Inchelium. Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review


Flutie Undergoes Surgery

Doug Flutie, quarterback of the CFL’s Calgary Stampeders, had successful elbow surgery in Los Angeles. Flutie had his damaged flexor tendon reattached on his throwing arm, and is expected to …


Oh, Brother, Another Bledsoe Drew’s Little Brother, Adam, Making A Name For Himself

Eisenhower’s Adam Bledsoe may be the family’s most complete QB. Photo by Kirk Hirota/Special to The Spokesman-Review


Niners: Dallas Has Edge

The Dallas Cowboys appear to be the front-runners in the race to sign Deion Sanders, and the San Francisco 49ers seem to agree. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reportedly is dangling …


Erickson Keeps Head Up

Dennis Erickson stressed what he sees as an important distinction Wednesday. That his Seattle Seahawks have lost a game. But not their optimism. “The mental mindset is good,” the Seahawks …


Knee Ails Idaho Back Thomas

Idaho junior running back Joel Thomas had an MRI on his left knee Tuesday, but it didn’t reveal anything conclusive about a rather puzzling injury. Thomas apparently dinged his knee …


Report Puts Deion, Dallas Near Deal

The Dallas Cowboys’ proposed five-year wedding to Deion Sanders probably won’t be consummated until Thursday, according to the Fort-Worth Star Telegram. But while the involved parties are waiting to approach …


Watters Extends His Regrets, Sort Of

Ricky Watters, who angered Eagles fans by declining to go after a pass over the middle - and then explained he didn’t want to get hit - reversed field Tuesday …


Husker Back Investigated

The NCAA could be investigating whether sports agents or their employees gave money or other benefits to a group home where Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips lived. NCAA officials have …


Steelers Lose Woodson For Remainder Of Year To Torn Knee Ligament

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Cowboys Send An Early Message Dallas Hammers Giants 35-0 Behind Emmitt Smith’s Four Tds

The Dallas Cowboys were playing the New York Giants Monday night. But the statement they made was to the San Francisco 49ers: We’re baaaaaaaaack. With Emmitt Smith going 60 yards …


A Hasty Return Hurts Seahawks

Some wondered if James Hasty, after two off-season shoulder surgeries, would be able to continue to perform at a high level. No one is questioning Hasty now.


Notre Dame’s Shocking Loss Not All That Bad, Says Holtz

On the one day it would have been most expected, Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz put aside his usual doom-and-gloom demeanor. Holtz said Sunday that the Irish would recover from …


True Freshman Runs Longhorns Past Rainbows In College Debut

Ricky Williams, the first true freshman to start at running back at Texas since Heisman Trophy winner Earl Campbell 21 years ago, scored two touchdowns, one on a 65-yard run, …


UW Must Sharpen Skills For Bucke

After beating Arizona State with a trick play in the final three minutes, the No. 18 Washington Huskies have some waiting to do for their next opponent. And that’s fine …


New Orchestra, Same Old Tunes K.C.’S Bono Steps Into Spotlight To Outshine Hawks

Kansas City’s James Hasty strips Joey Galloway of the ball, stopping a potential touchdown and giving the ball back the the Chiefs. Photo by Associated Press


Mirer Must Step Up If Hawks Plan On Competing In Nfl

Someone tried to disguise the Seattle Seahawks Sunday. During introductions in the Kingdome, the Hawks ran out of their tunnel, through some manner of phantasmic fog machine with flashing lights, …


Quick Kicks

You don’t say? A couple of budding broadcast journalists, Joe Montana and Sterling Sharpe, made their regular-season debuts Sunday. Sharpe, the former Green Bay Packer star receiver, didn’t even speak …


No Compassion For Expansion Oilers, Falcons Get First Crack At Debuting Teams

The Carolina Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars, who faced numerous obstacles just getting to their first regular season NFL games, face one more now that they’ve reached it: The Fear Factor, …


Scoring Summary

James Darling WSU junior linebacker James Darling (6-1, 245): He had a hand in 10 tackles, including six unassisted and four for losses.


No One Has News Tip On Pass

WSU punt returner Jay Dumas is upended by Pitt defender Chris Patton in the first quarter. Photo by Associated Press


Vikings Set To Make Cash Drops

The Minnesota Vikings caught more passes than any team in the NFL last season (409). There is no official statistic for dropped passes, but the Vikings probably led the league …


Air Force Handles Byu For 1st Time In 12 Tries

Beau Morgan, overcoming heat exhaustion, ran for one touchdown and passed for one, helping Air Force romp over Brigham Young 38-12 on Saturday and end a 12-game losing streak to …


Grizzlies Do It Their Way In Whipping E. New Mexico

WSU’s next opponent Montana coach Don Read had three goals for his Grizzlies in the season opener Saturday against Eastern New Mexico. “We wanted to win, stay healthy and play …


Home Still Sweet For A&M;

Clemson’s Antwuan Wyatt hauls in one of four catches he made in the Tigers’ season-opening win over West Carolina. Photo by Associated Press


Ucla Buries Hurricanes 31-8 In Davis’ Debut

Pac-10 Butch Davis’ debut as head coach at Miami was a disaster Saturday night as Karim Abdul-Jabbar rushed for 180 yards on 29 carries to lead No. 15 UCLA past …


Comparing Expansion Teams, Panthers Are The Cat’s Meow

The Jacksonville Jaguars today begin what will be a 42-year quest to make it to the Super Bowl. Hopefully, the NFL’s other 1995 expansion team, the Carolina Panthers, will get …


Hot Dawgs Cool Off Asu

ASU’s Traivon Johnson, left, watches helplessly as Fred Coleman (22) celebrates winning TD with Dave Janoski. Photo by Associated Press