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The Denver Broncos signed defensive tackles James Jones and Michael Dean Perry, unrestricted free agents who played last season for the Cleveland Browns… . The Los Angeles Raiders …


Shell Hired

Art Shell, fired last month as coach of the Los Angeles Raiders, joined the Kansas City Chiefs, a team he has competed against for almost three decades. The Hall of …


Miscellany

A day after winning with the closest margin of the 1995 America’s Cup trials, Stars & Stripes left no doubt when it beat Young America by 1 minute, 33 seconds. …


Cowboys Sign Tolbert

The Dallas Cowboys made free agent Tony Tolbert the team’s highest-paid defensive player when they signed the end to a five-year, $15 million contract with a $4 million signing bonus. …


Sports People

Doctors at the University of Washington Medical Center said that paralyzed Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Mike Frier has regained very slight movement in his hands and feet… . …


Assistants Follow Brooks

Rich Brooks is taking two of his top Oregon assistant coaches to the NFL, and the new head coach of the Ducks fears more may be leaving. Oregon defensive coordinator …


Collins Grabs Maxwell; Don’t Expect Changes To Throwing Motion

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Nfl News

Greg Landry has been named quarterbacks coach of the Detroit Lions, the team he once quarterbacked. Landry, 48, was offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Illinois the past two years. …


Carolina Talent Hunt Bags Seattle Kicker Kasay Nfl Expansion Team Also Signs Giants Defensive Lineman Mike Fox

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Roby Signs With Bucs Tampa, Fla.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made Reggie Roby the NFL’s highest paid punter this weekend by signing him to a three-year contract for $1.965 million. Roby, who played last year with …


Kasay Getting His Foot In Carolina’s Door

Seattle placekicker John Kasay will visit with the Carolina Panthers on Monday as the team begins courting unrestricted free agents. Kasay, known as one of the league’s strongest and most …


Nfl Ignored Warning

A member of a leading head injury research laboratory charged that the NFL ignored his warnings that radio transistors could compromise helmet safety. The tiny electronic devices, part of the …


Rison, Meggett Head List Of Unrestricted, High-Paid Free Agents

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Sports People

Phoenix’s Danny Ainge was suspended for one game and fined $7,500 for slapping Portland’s Chris Dudley during an NBA game Wednesday… . Former NFL quarterback Roman Gabriel will …


Rypien Released

One day after reserve quarterback Mark Rypien was ignored in the NFL expansion draft, the Cleveland Browns didn’t exercise his $5 million option. However, Cleveland said it would attempt to …


Miscellany

Bill Parcells could try another blitzkrieg early Friday, opening day in the NFL’s annual free-agency period. There have been unsubstantiated reports of a Dave Meggett sighting at the Patriots’ offices, …


Jacksonville Goes For Beuerlein In Expansion Draft Rypien, Other Names Go Begging As Expansion Teams Make Picks

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Sports People

Steve DeBerg, who spent 17 years as an NFL quarterback, has been hired as the QB coach of the Giants… . Another ex-NFL quarterback, Greg Landry, was fired …


Beuerlein Headlines Draft

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Carolina Panthers get their first shot today at the players with whom they will begin to build new franchises at the NFL’s first expansion draft since …


Atwater To Get Big Check

Steve Atwater will become the Denber Broncos’ franchise player and possible the NFL’s highest paid safety with a salary surpassing $2 million. The Philadelphia Eagles hired Bill Callahan away from …


Eagles Hire Assistants

The Philadelphia Eagles hired Bill Callahan away from the University of Wisconsin to be their offensive line coach and Dick Jamieson away from Rutgers to coach running backs. Rod Rust, …


Coaches Open Fire On Taunting College Football Forum Intends To Curb Sportsmanship Problem

College football coaches believe a more concerted effort is needed to reign in taunting and excessive celebrations by players. During the annual NCAA College Football Forum on Sunday at the …


Hawks Name Assistant

New Seattle Seahawks coach Dennis Erickson has hired Mike Murphy, a veteran NFL assistant, to take over as linebackers coach. Murphy has nine years of NFL coaching experience, working with …


Brooks Accepts Rams Job Oregon Coach Given 4-Year Deal Despite Losing Record In Eugene

Rich Brooks, who capped an 18-year career at Oregon with the school’s first Rose Bowl trip since 1958, was hired Friday as coach of the Los Angeles Rams. Brooks said …


Cowboys Sign Irvin

Wide receiver Michael Irvin agreed to terms of a five-year, $15 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys. “Michael has become tonight the highest-paid receiver in the history of the NFL, …


Saints Get More Of Mora

New Orleans Saints coach Jim Mora, whose contract was to expire at the end of the 1995 season, told reporters that he has received a one-year extension. Mora, 59, has …


Nfl Increases Cap

NFL teams will have $36.5 million to spend on player salaries in the 1995 season, an increase of $2 million, NFLPA executive director Gene Upshaw. The new salary cap does …


Hurricane Qb Files Suit

Miami Hurricanes quarterback Ryan Collins filed a lawsuit accusing Miami Beach police of violating his civil rights by arresting him without probable cause. Collins was arrested at a nightclub last …


Raiders Hire Peters

Floyd Peters, with 21 years as an NFL coach after a 12-year playing career, has been appointed defensive line coach of the Los Angeles Raiders. Peters, 58, was defensive coordinator …


Afc Devises Way To Beat Nfc The Marshall Plan

In still another NFC-AFC blowout, Marshall Faulk turned the tables on the NFC. The Indianapolis Colts’ star, the only rookie in the game, staged the most spectacular running show in …