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Stories tagged: football

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

Fearless Scribe: Hawks Rate A Second Look

Quarterback Steve Young helps make San Francisco Dave Boling’s pick to repeat as Super Bowl winner. File/ Associated Press

Post Falls Darts Past Lakeland Hollenbeck, Mort Get Off To Quick Starts As Trojans Win The ‘Battle Of The Prairie’

Post Falls’ Josh Mort takes the outside route while scoring. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review

Sprague-Harrington Makes Neb-11 Whole Warriors Become Burgeoning League’s 11th Football Member, Giving Birth To New Scheduling Era

Seniors Tyson Deal and Steve Cannon could give Davenport the upper hand. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review

Cougs Like Where They’re Starting Out Coaches Optimistic Despite Lack Of Experience Going Into Pitt Game

Not that a whole bunch of worrying would help matters, anyway. But Washington State’s coaching staff seemed remarkably calm and confident Friday on the eve of the Cougars’ 1995 football …

Williams Signs 5-Year Extension, With A Catch

Erik Williams has 5 million new reasons to stay healthy this season. The Cowboys’ Pro Bowl offensive tackle, who on Monday is scheduled to play in his first NFL game …

St. Maries Holds On To Defeat Lake City, 20-17

The win belongs to St. Maries, but it left Lumberjacks coach Curt Carr shaking his head. St. Maries overcame six turnovers and 130 yards in penalties to post a 20-17 …

Sandpoint Scores Late To Edge Bonners Ferry

Jeremy Thielbahr ran 8 yards for a touchdown with less than 3 minutes remaining then Brett Taylor completed the conversion pass to Casey McLaughlin as the Bulldogs beat the visiting …

Neal, UW Enter Post-Kaufman Era Replacing Great Running Back Top Priority As Season Opens

Leon Neal waited and waited and waited for Napoleon Kaufman to get through doing his thing. Now, the wait is over.

Chargers’ Primary Goal Is Fixing Secondary

Safety Shawn Gayle hopes to put his own stamp on the Chargers secondary. Photo by Associated Press

Bender Will Miss Pittsburgh Game

Defensive tackle Leon Bender will miss Washington State’s season opener at Pittsburgh on Saturday because of academic problems, Washington State’s associate athletic director said Thursday. Bender’s eligibility will continue to …

Giants Cut Backup In Favor Of Maddox

Dan Reeves dropped his annual first-week-of-the-season bombshell, and it was a doozy: The New York Giants waived backup quarterback Kent Graham and signed Tommy Maddox to replace him. “I’m so …

Majors Forgetting ‘That Other Place’ Coach’s Difficult Times At Tennessee Seven Years And Heart Bypass In The Past

Pitt coach Johnny Majors still resentful. Photo by Associated Press

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Between The Lines, Aleaga Speaks Up

Washington linebacker Ink Aleaga bright and polite, but reserved. Photo by Associated Press

Wallace Vows To Revive The Run

Wallace won’t wear “throwback” uniforms this season, but the Miners will go back to an old standby, the running game, during the 1995 season. “We’re a running team,” fourth-year Wallace …

Liberty Challenges Ncaa

Liberty University intends to challenge NCAA rules prohibiting kneeling in the end zone on grounds they violate the players’ religious freedom. The matter is to be heard today in U.S. …

What, A Fantasy Investing League?

Dan Marino’s purchase of stock in a company owned by Miami Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga may be a violation of the NFL’s salary cap rules. The league is looking into …