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Jets Release Johnson

High-salaried Johnny Johnson, the Jets’ leading rusher for the past two years and the team’s most valuable player in 1993, was released by New York. Johnson, a productive if unspectacular …


Bengals Could Be Moving

Fans could know by Thursday night whether the Cincinnati Bengals will stay put or move to Baltimore. City and Hamilton County negotiators are trying to resolve their differences and meet …


Miscellany

The Arizona Cardinals aren’t leaving the state and have no plans to do so in the foreseeable future, the NFL team’s general counsel said in Phoenix. St. Louis attorney Thomas …


Moeller Hired By Bengals

Former Michigan coach Gary Moeller was hired by the Cincinnati Bengals as an offensive assistant in charge of tight ends.


Oakland Raiders, Davis Says Team Owner Signs Letter Of Intent To Move Raiders Back To Bay Area

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Arizona May Look West

Arizona Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill isn’t commenting on the possibility that his NFL team would move to Los Angeles if the Raiders return to Oakland. “The door is not shut …


Oakland In Search Of Its Past

Al Davis will be 66 years old next month. He wants to win one more Super Bowl in one more decade, the ‘90s. If he takes the Raiders back to …


Cowboys Face Grand Jury

Dallas Cowboys Charles Haley and Leon Lett were ordered to answer a grand jury’s questions into an alleged sexual assault involving teammate Erik Williams. A state district judge ruled that …


Frankfurt Takes Wlaf Title

Paul Justin threw two of his three touchdown passes to Bobby Olive, leading the Frankfurt Galaxy to a 26-22 victory over the Amsterdam Admirals in the third WLAF World Bowl …


Big 12 Sanctions Playoff

Big 12 chief executive officers approved a football playoff game between the North and South division champions that will bring at least $550,000 to each school in the new league. …


Just Like The Old Days, Former Coug Broussard Rejoins Coach Erickson

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Conferences To Talk Shop

The Big Ten and the Pac-10, which have maintained their Rose Bowl relationship despite changes in the college bowl landscape, will re-examine the arrangement following the 2000 season. The conferences, …


Court Spurns Appeals

The Supreme Court rejected the appeals of 18 current and former NFL players who say they were wrongly forced to join the $200 million settlement of an antitrust lawsuit against …


Sports People

Olympic champion Linford Christie, frustrated by criticism and his disputes with British track authorities, said he will not defend his 100-meter title at next year’s Atlanta Games… . …


Haselrig Must Stand Trial

Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Carlton Haselrig must stand trial on three charges related to his allegedly drunken drive across the grounds of a church. Haselrig, an NFL All-Pro in 1992, …


Dennis, Anyone? New Hawks Coach Stays Focused As Critics Take Their Shots At Him

A rough homecoming hasn’t slowed Dennis Erickson. Photo by Associated Press


Cincy Wants Bengals

While Cincinnati Bengals general manager Mike Brown pondered a move to Baltimore, a task force was working to complete a stadium financing plan to keep the team in Cincinnati. The …


Former Cougar Signs

Former Washington State offensive guard Ron Lewis, whose last season as Cougar was 1993, signed a free-agent contract with the Washington Redskins. Washington cut former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug …


New Helmet Tint? UW Picks Grape

The Huskies will abandon their gold helmets for an all-purple look this season.


Zornes Finalist At Sacramento

Former Eastern Washington University football coach Dick Zornes is one of six finalists for the head coaching job at Sacramento State. Zornes should know by early next week if he’s …


Nfl Waits For Davis

The National Football League and Hollywood Park reached an agreement in principle on a deal that would keep the Raiders in Los Angeles. But that doesn’t mean it’s a done …


Steelers, Anderson Part

Kicker Gary Anderson’s 13-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers has apparently ended after he rejected a contract that would have paid him at least $525,000 per year. Anderson thanked his …


Davis Stonewalls Nfl, Hollywood Park On Deal To Build New Stadium

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Sports People

Quarterback Browning Nagle, who played only part of one game for the Indianapolis Colts last season, was released by the NFL team… . The Denver Broncos signed linebackers …


Beefed-Up Dolphins Are Talk Of Nfl World

The morning sky begins thickening, black as midnight. Don Shula looks up sharply. Sky gets message, clears up, and a field full of Dolphins goes back to work. After a …


Behring Sees Need To Stir Waters

Having descended the stairs at the debutante ball, albeit with a broken strap, garish mascara and droopy nylons, the Mariners have Seattle’s attention. Did you expect the Seahawks to simply …


Bengals Look To The East

Cincinnati Bengals president Mike Brown said he will meet with Baltimore officials who are trying to bring an NFL team to their city. “You meet with people,” Brown said. “They …


Usc Tackle Signs

Tony Boselli, a 325-pound offensive tackle from Southern Cal and the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft, signed with the Jacksonville (Fla.) Jaguars. The expansion club also signed its …


Sports People

Aldona Gerulaitis, the mother of Vitas Gerulaitis, is seeking $63 million in compensatory and punitive damages in a civil lawsuit filed against a pool company and Southhampton (N.Y.) homeowner Martin …


Stampeders Ready To Run

The owner of the Calgary Stampeders wants to sell the CFL club, preferably to a local buyer. Stampeders owner Larry Ryckman estimates he has lost $13 million since buying the …