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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 …


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


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 …


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.


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 …


Steelers Trade Foster To Panthers

Health will determine running back Barry Foster’s value to Panthers. Photo by Associated Press


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 …


Free Education And Fun But A Student Played Nary A Down For The Hurricanes

In four years with the Miami Hurricanes, offensive lineman Anthony Lewis earned a diploma, went to four major bowl games and received a national championship ring. He also never played …


Making The Grade(S) Success For Football Players In The Classroom Comes With Sacrifices

Frank Costa was looking for a degree at Miami. Photo by Associated Press


Seahawks Balk At Report They’re Considering L.A.

Seattle Seahawks officials are denying a report that the team is considering moving to Los Angeles “We want to stay,” David Behring, team president and son of owner Ken Behring, …


Seahawks Ponder L.A. Move

There is a Sleeper in Seattle. While rumors have been running rampant that the Bengals, Browns or Vikings might be eyeing a new home in Los Angeles, it appears Ken …


Nfl Sets Plan For Raiders

NFL owners ended two days of meetings with a plan aimed at keeping the Raiders in Los Angeles and providing the team with a new stadium. Part of the plan …


Prep Football Championships Will Shift To Tacoma

The state high school football championships will shift to the Tacoma Dome this fall after 18 years in the Kingdome. The decision to move the one-day, five-game tourney was approved …


Raiders’ Needs Lead List

National Football League owners, hoping to keep a team in the nation’s second-largest market, tabled most other issues to focus on the Los Angeles Raiders’ need for a new stadium. …


Ticket Prices Soar

The price of Rose Bowl tickets will increase from $48 to $75 a seat starting with the game next New Year’s Day. Jack French, executive director of the Pasadena Tournament …


Miami Blames Erickson

Erickson Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review


Court Blocks Nfl Request

A federal judge refused a request by the NFL on Thursday to dismiss former New England Patriots owner William H. Sullivan’s $51 million lawsuit against the league, upholding a ruling …


Ncaa Approves Bowl Ot

The NCAA’s special events committee, acting on a recommendation by the football rules committee, decided this week to require all bowls to use the overtime tiebreaker system, which lower divisions …


Cancer Kills Ex-Coaching Standout Prothro Directed Oregon State, Ucla Football Teams To Rose Bowl

Tommy Prothro get a lift out of 1965 win over USC. File/ Associated Press