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Trojans Tumble Kicker’s First Field Goal Of Season Sends Lewiston To State Title Game

Post Falls running back Josh Mort finished with 185 yards but was targeted in the first half by Lewiston when he had just 44. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review

Vandals Ride Freshman To 16-12 Win

Looking like a running back from the past, the Idaho Vandals got a glimpse of the future on Saturday. Wearing the No. 32 of former Idaho standout Sherridan May, true …

Jurgensen Becomes Mentor For Frerotte

One serves as sort of an unofficial patriarch for the Washington Redskins, a Hall of Fame legend who chomps his cigar on the sidelines during practices and spreads his football …

Expansion May Solve Nfl’s Problems

Blame the NFL, not Art Modell, for the Browns’ abandonment of Cleveland. Modell would have to be nuts or incredibly loyal to his fans - and he’s neither - to …

Kansas Upset Unlikely No. 1 Nebraska Enters Big Eight Game As 25-Point Favorites Over 10th-Ranked Team

Nebraska QB Tommie Frazier (15), seen here with Adam Treu, leads the nation in rushing and scoring offense. File/Associated Press

Young Won’t Start Vs. Dallas

The NFL’s most ballyhooed game of the season became a no-showdown Friday when Michael Dillingham, San Francisco 49ers team physician, told associates quarterback Steve Young would not start Sunday against …

Sequel Could Be A Bomb 49ers Desperately Need Win To Stay Within Shooting Distance

It was billed as “the real Super Bowl” last year when the two met in the NFC Championship game, but Sunday’s meeting favors the 8-1 Cowboys. Photo by Associated Press

Athlete Tries To Kick Bad Habits Washington Field-Goal Kicker Plans To Go Back To Old Style

To heck with Jeff Jaeger. John Wales hopes to go back to the good old days this week.

Patience Pays Off WSU Coach Rewards Unsung Senior With A Start At Quarterback Against Stanford

1. For one of the few times in his career, quarterback Shawn Deeds will have a hand in the action when Washington State plays Stanford. File/The Spokesman-Review 2. Deeds 3. …

Post Falls Duo Poses No End Of Problems

Austin Lee stands out at defensive end for the Post Falls Trojans. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review

Texas A&M; Wins 17-10

Corey Pullig’s 26-yard scoring pass to Albert Connell in the third quarter put Texas A&M; ahead to stay and the 18th-rated Aggies (4-1 Southwest Conference, 6-2) struggled past Rice 17-10. …

Cv, Mead Hoping To Pass First Tests

Coach Rick Giampietri is confident Central Valley will not look past Kamiakin. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

Deion Delivers Early Hit To Niners Dallas Cornerback Says San Francisco Old And Dying, And Under Pressure

Michael Irvin, left, and Deion Sanders offer their analysis of the Dallas-San Francisco matchup. Photo by Associated Press

Slater Activated, Will Play 259th Game Sunday

The St. Louis Rams activated offensive tackle Jackie Slater on Thursday, as expected, and released defensive back John Reece. Slater, 41, will play in his 20th season and 259th game …

Bowl Berth On The Line For Dawgs UW Coach Lambright Upbeat Prior To Matchup With Ucla

A pair of heartbreaking finishes the last two weeks have just about wiped out Washington’s hopes of playing in the Rose Bowl game on New Year’s Day. Yet Huskies coach …

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Young’s Injured Shoulder Sends Him Home Early


No Quit In Vandals, Ever

Quarterback Eric Hisaw makes no promises that Idaho has finally turned the corner after last Saturday’s gritty 17-14 win over Northern Arizona. But, he says, “I know we’re not going …

Charges Dropped Against Sims

In Lincoln, Neb., two misdemeanor charges against Nebraska tailback James Sims have been dismissed because he entered a pretrial diversion program. Sims, 24, was arrested July 3 after a disturbance …

I Told You So! Stanford Just As Talented As Ex-Coach Predicted

Quarterback Mark Butterfield (7) is one reason for Stanford’s success. Photo by Associated Press

Cheap Seats


Behrings Lobby For Stadium Facelift Seahawks Owners Would Move Team If Kingdome Cannot Be Improved

The Seahawks will be moved rather than sold unless the Kingdome gets a $150 million overhaul, team owner Ken Behring says. Behring and his son, club president David Behring, met …

Selfish Quarterback Turns Tough Call Into Easy Audible

For a newspaperman to suggest someone keep his mouth shut is either hypocrisy or a death wish, or both. If too many people do, we’re out of business.

Adams, Oilers Move Closer To Making Nashville Nfl Home

Houston Oilers owner Bud Adams said he expects to sign an agreement this weekend that would commit his NFL team to move to Nashville, Tenn., possibly as soon as 1996, …


Representatives of the Denver Broncos and the city are hoping to submit a new stadium proposal to the City Council by year end, the Rocky Mountain News reported. The key …

This Move Smells Like Rotten Eggs

The man who stole the Browns from Cleveland looked like he was about to pass some very bad gas. Then Art Modell took the microphone and talked about “being in …

Price Demotes Davis Negative Reaction Earns Starting Qb A Seat On The Bench After 21 Starts

Chad Davis has been demoted from starting quarterback. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

Browns Will Move To Baltimore Formalities Not Expected To Halt Exit Of Franchise From Cleveland


Smith Has Run Of The Eagles Emmitt Scores Two Touchdowns As Cowboys Run Away With 34-12 Win

Philadelphia Eagles saw a lot of the back of Emmitt Smith on Monday night. Photo by Associated Press

Jones Fights Back Against Nfl With $750 Million Antitrust Suit

The Dallas Cowboys filed a $750 million antitrust lawsuit against the NFL on Monday, accusing the league of blocking teams from conducting their own marketing business. The suit, filed in …