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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 …


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

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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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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

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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, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Broncos Hope Shanahan Can Work His Magic As Their Head Coach

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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 …