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Young Opts For Surgery Doctor Repairs Qb’s Shoulder; Aikman’s Injury Not Severe

A day later, there was more reason to smile in Dallas than there was in San Francisco. Quarterback Steve Young, puzzled by persistent soreness in his passing shoulder, underwent arthroscopic …

Lambright Makes A Cotton-Pickin’ Plea On Eve Of The Apple Cup, UW Coach Has Sights Set On New Year’s Day Game

What’s the best way to kick off Apple Cup week? How about a campaign speech for the Cotton Bowl? University of Washington coach Jim Lambright strayed rather boldly from the …

Cheap Seats


Steelers Overwhelm Lame-Duck Browns Cleveland Fails To Get Offense Going Against Division-Leading Pittsburgh

Art Modell was wrong. The Cleveland Browns aren’t going anywhere - at least not in the standings, and probably not with rookie Eric Zeier at quarterback. Modell was missing, and …

Quick Kicks

The battle never took place So much for Jerry vs. Deion. The Jerry Rice-Deion Sanders matchup turned out to be no match at all on Sunday. In fact, Rice vs. …

49ers Off Respirator - For Now

The Cowboys’ Troy Aikman, right, could not return to action after being sacked on this play by the 49ers’ Dana Stubblefield. Dallas won the game 38-20. Photo by Associated Press

Hawks Defense Finally Put Clamps On Jaguars Seattle Coaches Chewed Ears And Kicked Some Rears At Halftime

Burned all season by mistakes, missed tackles and mental breakdowns, the Seahawks defense imploded in the first half of Sunday’s 47-30 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The nasty curse words …

UW Comes Back With Authority After Serving Two Years Of Ncaa Sanctions, The Huskies Are Finally Going Bowling

Purple haze: UCLA’s Scott Greenlaw couldn’t see daylight after UW’s Ink Aleaga (54) and Scott Greenlaw (10) took him down in Huskies 38-14 win Saturday. Photo by Associated Press

Niners Put Cowboys To Shame Super Bowl Champs Make Statement With Easy Win

Deion Sanders, left, holds his own against Jerry Rice, but couldn’t help the Cowboys beat the defending Super Bowl champion 49ers. Photo by Associated Press

Leaf’s All WSU Has Vs. Dawgs

Mike Price has to feel like he’s passed this way before. It’s Apple Cup Week and unless Washington State’s coach reneges on last week’s decision to bench junior Chad Davis …

Seahawks Go In Reverse, And Win Galloway’s Dramatic Run Helps Seattle Whip Jaguars

Jaguars defensive back Harry Colon tries to pounce on Seattle QB Rick Mirer. Photo by Associated Press

Pats Dump Dolphins Bledsoe Throws 2 Tds In Patriots’ 34-17 Win

Miami’s Dan Marino loses the ball after being hit by the New England’s Willie McGinest in the Pats’ 34-17 win. Photo by Associated Press


Steffi Graf, given a hard time yet again by Lori McNeil, won 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 to capture the $800,000 Advanta Championships in Philadelphia. In tuning up for this week’s season-ending …

Receivers Don’t Quite Catch On

WSU quarterback Ryan Leaf throws a touchdown pass to Eric Moore, but had other on-target passes dropped. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

Cougs Lose Game, Find A Future

Washington State running back Frank Madu outruns Stanford defense to pick up yardage, though he would eventually leave the game with an injury. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

UW Creams Abdul-Jabbar En Route To 38-14 Victory

Karim Abdul-Jabbar was knocked out early Saturday, and UCLA never recovered. Rashaan Shehee ran for three touchdowns and No. 22 Washington scored four times following turnovers for a 38-14 victory …

Montana Rips Ewu, Takes Title

Montana’s Dave Dickenson scrambles against EWU’s outmanned defense. Photo by Associated Press

Spokane Ought To Get A Team

In the new stadium game, if you build it - with club seats - they will come. So the Browns will go to Maryland and the Oilers will go to …

Nfl’s Labor Peace Threatened By Cap

The “labor peace” that the NFL likes to brag about is now labor unrest, largely because the owners have discovered that the salary cap they got in return for free …

Scouting Report

Player matchups Passing PC-PA Yds. TD Int. Rick Mirer, Seattle 133-246 1,760 8 15 Mark Brunell, Jack. 130-237 1,291 10 5

Sooner Or Later, Ou Loss To Osu Was Inevitable

Oklahoma State ended 19 years of frustration against Oklahoma on Saturday, using a strong defensive performance and one big play on offense to win 12-0. The victory was Oklahoma State’s …

Boise State Smothers Montana State, 35-7

Quarterback Tony Hilde threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third score as host Boise State defeated Montana State 35-7 in the Broncos’ final home Big Sky Conference game …

Chewelah Shuts Out Cle Elum

The third-ranked Chewelah Cougars overcame a sluggish start to turn back Yakima Valley West runner-up Cle Elum 28-0 in a first-round Class A football playoff game Saturday. Chewelah’s win sets …

Scoring Summary

WSU player of the game: Eric Moore The senior tight end had 9 catches for 82 yards and one TD - a 22-yarder from Ryan Leaf in the first quarter.

Mead Bogs Down At Walla Walla With 6-3 Defeat

It was Walla Walla’s field and Walla Walla’s weather. That added up to another win for the Blue Devils. For the second straight year, in conditions more fitting for raising …

Usc Wins Game, Trip To Pasadena

For the 28th time, USC is going to the Rose Bowl. Delon Washington rushed for a career-high 158 yards and two touchdowns on his 20th birthday as the Trojans (8-1-1, …

How The Top 25 Fared

Florida State quarterback Danny Kanell, right, takes a hit from North Carolina’s Russell Davis. Photo by Associated Press

Freshman Back Sparks Vandals

Looking like a running back from the past, the Idaho Vandals got a glimpse of the future on Saturday. Wearing the No. 32 of former Idaho standout Sherridan May, true …

Cougars Hurting As Apple Cup Approaches

The healing powers of Apple Cup Week will get a severe test this week as WSU attempts to get well in time for next Saturday’s annual showdown against arch-rival Washington …

Jurgensen Becomes Mentor For Frerotte

One serves as sort of an unofficial patriarch for the Washington Redskins, a Hall of Fame legend who chomps his cigar on the sidelines during practices and spreads his football …