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Suspense? Little With Vols In Field

There are those who believe there really isn’t much in the way of drama or surprise in the NCAA women’s tournament each year, as the same heavy-hitters get the same …


It’s Not About Being Nice Expect The Pga Tour To Stick To Its Bad-Cop Role In Cart Controversy

Casey Martin this week has won the right to ride, but the issue will be debated in courtrooms and barrooms for years. Photo by Associated Press


To Win, Broncos Must Be Control Freaks

They are 12-point underdogs, as the AFC team always seems to be this time of year. They are given no chance to win Super Bowl XXXII, the same chance the …


Cowboys’ Season Went South In A Hurry

Michael Irvins’ season has been plagued by dropped passes. Photo by Associated Press


Even With Soft Schedule, 49ers Seem Top Team

Hanks


Bledsoe Grows At Ease With Nfl Lifestyle

Veteran quarterback Drew Bledsoe has become more relaxed around the media this season. Photo by Associated Press


Ducks In Danger In This Shootout

Mike Bellotti


Experts Predict Public Will Pay To See Tyson Fight

Tyson


Interleague Baseball Has A Lot Going For It

Admit it, all you baseball purists. This weekend wasn’t so painful, was it? That standing ovation for Cal Ripken in Atlanta. Those fans booing Joe Carter in Philadelphia. The scene …


Gold May Outshine Silver In Charm’s Race For Crown

Whenever a horse has won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, the key issue in the Belmont Stakes is whether he can do it again. Will he maintain his sharp …


Eastman Not Buying Into Theory That Nice Guys Finish Last

“And now, let’s meet your 1997-98 Washington State University Cougars … “Starting at guard, a 5-10 sophomore out of Troop 242, with twelve merit badges and a four-point GPA, halo-ing …


Ncaa Tourney Field Takes Shape

League races count the most in the Big Ten, Pacific-10 and Ivy League, where regular-season basketball champions are the automatic qualifiers to the NCAA Tournament. Last week was a big …


Sonics Face Challenge In West

Charles Barkley and the Houston Rockets have challenged Gary Payton and the Sonics for Western Conference supremacy. Photo by Associated Press


Gators Deserve Lofty Perch

To all you people screaming about the injustice of college football’s bowls-and-polls system, please shut up. Steve Spurrier might be an egotistical jerk - how arrogant, putting on a windbreaker …


Nfl’s Old Guard Rises In Defense Of Its Supremacy

This may not sit well in the Carolinas - where the second-year expansion team is seen as having a legitimate shot at the Super Bowl - but the line for …


When Money Talks, Bowls Pay Attention

At Florida State, coach Bobby Bowden feels like a man forced to settle for a date with his cousin. Brigham Young is praying for divine intervention among the college football …


Don’t Pin All Your Hopes On Green Bay Dallas, Denver Most Likely To Compete In Super Bowl

Reggie White has helped the Packers stand tall. Photo by Associated Press


Locke Shortens Northwest’s Lease On Its Nfl Life

Even before he’s officially installed as governor for the great state of Washington, outgoing King County executive Gary Locke has another political opportunity. He could be a shoo-in to be …


Without Deal, Baseball Would Be In Shambles

Acting commissioner Bud Selig likes to talk about baseball being in the “early stages of a very powerful recovery.” Now that the sport at last has a labor agreement all …


Without Ties, These Are Trying (Over)Times

In the never-ending battle to improve sports - some people thought they were pretty good in their original form - the proprietors decided a few years ago that ties were …


Hawks Fall Prey To Draft New Regime More Aggressive While Seeking Improvement

Former coach Tom Flores left the Seahawks facing an uncertain future. Photo by Associated Press


Ex-Players See Reds When Braves Brought Up

Even before the last out had been recorded in Thursday’s 15-0 rout of St. Louis, the Atlanta Braves were a dynasty. Five consecutive playoff appearances and four World Series appearances …


Time Running Out For Labor Agreement

If acting commissioner Bud Selig wants a labor deal, he needs to decide this week. Management negotiator Randy Levine and union head Donald Fehr return to work Tuesday following Yom …


Teams Go Great Guns In Draft

With another draft completed and the free-agent marketplace winding down, the next NFL season is now in the hands of the nation’s law-enforcement community. The balance of power no longer …


Horse Racing’s Indicators Point To Unbridled’s Song In Derby

If Unbridled’s Song wins the $500,000 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Saturday, he will be odds-on to win the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs May 4. That became apparent last Saturday, …


Hawks Have Chiefs Down

Portland’s Richard Zednik (7) has helped bring the Chiefs to their knees. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review


Ncaa Primer Anyone’s Guess

Minutes after the last bracket of the NCAA tournament was revealed on television, fans across the country were halfway through the grid advancing teams toward the Final Four. The first …


Cowboys Will Beat Steelers, But Don’t Count On A Blowout

Editor’s Note: Marv Levy’s Buffalo Bills lost to Dallas in the 1993 and 1994 Super Bowls and were beaten by the Pittsburgh Steelers in this season’s playoffs. Levy has coached …


Time To Separate Nfl’s Best

It was a wild wild-card weekend in which no winner scored fewer than 35 points and every loser scored at least 20. But the big guys - Dallas, Kansas City, …


Hawks Stay Put, For Now

The Seattle Seahawks are not likely to be headed out of Seattle for Los Angeles - or anywhere else - at the end of the season. Stay tuned, though! If …