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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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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 …


Haley May Stay

The Dallas Cowboys will consider renegotiating the contract of team sack leader Charles Haley, who indicated he might postpone plans to retire from the NFL. “Anything can change,” he said …


Niners, Cowboys Combine Talents As Nfl Stars Converge On Pro Bowl

Now the 49ers and Cowboys get to gang up on the AFC. Generally conceded to be the NFL’s two best teams, San Francisco and Dallas also dominate the NFC roster …


Zampese Says He Wants This Job

Ernie Zampese, who has turned down numerous NFL head coaching jobs over the years, said Saturday that he is definitely interested in the Rams’ job and will meet with team …


Eastern Washington Raids Junior Colleges

Eastern Washington University’s recruiting strategy couldn’t accurately be described as get-rich-quick. After finishing 4-7 last season, despite a roster full of seniors, getmiddle-class-quick is more like it.


Sugar Bowl Finds Sponsor

The Sugar Bowl got a new sponsor - Nokia, the Finnish company that touts itself as the world’s second largest manufacturer of cellular phones. Nokia signed a three-year agreement and …


Junior-College Athletes Top List Of Eastern Recruits

Eastern Washington University’s recruiting strategy couldn’t accurately be described as get-rich-quick. After finishing 4-7 last season, despite a roster full of seniors, get-middle-class-quick is more like it. Second-year coach Mike …


Shellshocked: Is Art Finished As Coach?

Art Shell was in his office Wednesday, not taking phone calls. On Tuesday night, KNBC-TV reported Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis told Shell he will no longer be the …


Broncos Hope Shanahan Can Work His Magic As Their Head Coach

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Raiders’ Davis Final Obstacle To New Stadium

Hollywood Park has reached a preliminary agreement for financing much of its proposed $200 million stadium that would house the Los Angeles Raiders and possibly UCLA. However, the financing is …


Cheap Seats

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Seau Says He’s First To Blame For Chargers’ Invisible Effort

The spirit of San Diego’s defense took a quick trip south - and stayed there. Photo by Associated Press


Niners’ Rice Sets Himself Apart Hurt Shoulder, Cold Come Closer To Stopping Star Than Chargers

Jerry Rice helps San Francisco steer clear of any prospects San Diego may have had for an upset. Rice finished with 10 catches for 149 yards and three touchdowns. Photo …


49er Fan Mines Gold With Wild Wager

A gambler is $300,000 richer after betting $2.4 million on the San Francisco 49ers to win the Super Bowl on Sunday, more than double the record sports wager in the …


Not Ready For Prime Time Neon Deion A Lesser Star In Niners’ Romp

Sanders urges on the 49ers faithful as the end draws near. Photo by Associated Press


Feeling Forever Young 49ers Ride Their Qb All The Way San Francisco 49, San Diego 26

1. Striking a pose once reserved for Joe Montana, San Francisco quarterback Steve Young punctuates a third-quarter touchdown. Photo by Associated Press 2. Stan Humphries and the San Diego Chargers’ …


As Chips Fall, Indiana Lets His Hair Down

Now, THAT’s a halftime show: Patti LaBelle plays to the crowd beneath the biggest fan in the history of sport. Photo by Associated Press