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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


Panhandle Picks With Greg Lee

Schwenke


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. …


New-Look Seahawks Mix It Up Fans Better Buy Game Program Before Watching Opener Sunday

If nothing else, sales of programs should be brisk at the Seahawks’ opener Sunday in the Kingdome. Coach Dennis Erickson’s first starting lineup features six new offensive and four new …


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 …


Phillips Cleared To Play

Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips, facing an NCAA investigation, can play Thursday against Oklahoma State and in other games this season. Carrie Doyle, the NCAA’s director of eligibility, said the …


Ditka Not So High On Neon Deion

One guy who’s not sold on the value of Deion Sanders to a team’s Super Bowl chances is NBC analyst Mike Ditka. “I don’t believe one man can take a …


Meeting Resolves Astrodome Issue

NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue met with Houston Oilers executives Monday regarding the cancellation of an exhibition Aug. 19 against San Diego. More than 25,000 fans were in the Astrodome when …


Panthers Cut Former All-Pro Foster

Foster


Receiver Bound For Trial

Missouri receiver Rahsetnu Jenkins was bound over for trial after a judge ruled there was sufficient evidence to show a woman had been raped. The ruling means Jenkins probably won’t …


Hilde Faces Arraignment

Boise State quarterback Tony Hilde said he had a beer at a weekend party and felt ill before being arrested for fighting with police officers. Hilde apologized to the school, …


Hot Dogs Too Costly For Hawks Erickson Hands Out $1,000 Fines To His Trio Of Sidelines Snackers

Dennis Erickson has fined three Seattle Seahawks - Rick Mirer, Cortez Kennedy and Eugene Robinson - $1,000 each for eating hot dogs on the sidelines during the Seahawks’ exhibition game …


Seahawks Cut Bates, Three More Receivers Can’t Catch A Break With Seattle

The Seattle Seahawks on Sunday released four players, including wide receiver Michael Bates, a bronze medalist in the 200-meter dash at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Also placed …


Nfc Team Previews

NFC EAST Dallas Last year: Going for its third straight Super Bowl, Dallas won the division at 12-4, easily dumped Green Bay, but lost 38-28 to San Francisco in the …


Ohio State Hammers Boston College 38-6

Ohio State tailback Eddie George eludes John Day of Boston College. Photo by Associated Press


Blanchard Cut Despite Rival’s Poor Performance

Marion Butts couldn’t land a job with 49ers. Photo by Associated Press


Bsu Quarterback Nabbed

Boise State quarterback Tony Hilde was arrested and charged with several misdemeanors after scuffling with two police officers in a city park. Boise police say Hilde was walking through Camels …


First, We Settle Deion Bowl I Will S.F. Or Dallas Sign Sanders To Claim Inside Track In Nfc?

Deion Sanders, who helped San Francisco win the Super Bowl, may have a hand in an NFC championship season for either the 49ers or the Dallas Cowboys. Photo by Associated …


Robinson’s Remarkable Recovery Seahawks’ Top Safety Back After Torn Achilles

1. Robinson 2. Robinson (41) makes big plays, whether recovering a fumble or making more interceptions, 27, than any NFL player in the 1990s. Photo by Associated Press


Oiler Player Carjacked

Houston Oilers offensive tackle Stan Thomas said a woman pointed a gun at his head Thursday night in Houston, wanting his $100,000 Mercedes and almost everything in it. Thomas said …


Ex-Idaho Kicker Hollis Survives Jaquars’ Cuts

Mike Hollis, former University of Idaho kicker, beat out Scott Sisson for the starting kicking job with the NFL expansion Jaguars. The two kickers rode to Jacksonville Municipal Stadium together …


Erickson’s Ultimatum Threatens Vets

If a single message has been transmitted by the Seahawks coaching staff during the preseason, it is this: Perform or sit. Coach Dennis Erickson let everyone know from the day …


Cheap Seats

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Afc Team Previews

AFC WEST San Diego Last year: Won first six games, then finished 11-5 to win division. … Beat Miami, 22-21, then upset Pittsburgh, 17-13, on road to go to first …


Listless Seahawks Sleepwalk Through 17-7 Defeat In San Francisco

The Seahawks stormed out of Candlestick Park on Saturday night probably muttering to themselves, “It was only an exhibition game, it was only an exhibition game.” Good thing the 17-7 …


Hail Mercury! Michigan Rises Wolverines Win On Final Play, 18-17, Capping School’s Biggest Comeback

Michigan’s Mercury Hayes hauls in winning touchdown. Photo by Associated Press


Digging Out From 1994 Defense On The Attack Hoping To Revive Once-Proud Unit

Tackle Cortez Kennedy, right, will attempt to bring the Hawks defense back to respectability. Photo by Associated Press


Colorado State Should Contend For Another Title

West preview Defending Western Athletic Conference champion Colorado State is expected to battle Air Force, Brigham Young, Fresno State and San Diego State for the league title. The Rams, coming …