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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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


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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Even A Rout Can’t Dampen San Diego’s Spirits City Hungry For Sports Glory Hardly Deterred By 49ers Win

For this city long starved of sports glory, making it to the Super Bowl was almost enough. Almost. The San Francisco 49ers crushed San Diego 49-26 on Sunday, but fans …


Finally, Young Takes His Place Next To Montana

The game itself was another competitive bust, as it invariably is, so once again the Super Bowl found itself desperate for someone to redeem it, someone to make it worth …


S.F. Celebrates Win With Traditional Fights, Gunshots

Fighting, drunkenness and the firing of celebratory gunshots led to some 30 arrests Sunday night following the San Francisco 49ers’ Super Bowl victory. “It’s definitely getting worse,” police officer Miguel …


They Wrote It

Ricky Watters celebrates his third TD. 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 …


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 …


Green To Be Investigated

An NFL official declined comment on allegations of sexual harassment involving Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green and assistant coach Richard Solomon. Greg Aiello, the league’s director of communications, told The …


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


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’ …


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


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 …


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


Cheap Seats

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By The Numbers

0-Teams named Buffalo Bills 1-Super Bowl appearance by Chargers 2-Blimps with cameras 3:17-p.m., PST, kickoff 4-49ers with title rings from other teams


Trivia Quiz

I - What was the name of the first “Super Bowl”? (5 points) II - Who has the longest run from scrimmage in Super Bowl history? (5 points) a) Marcus …


San Diego Needs Switzer For Upset

Does Jerry Rice need to be center of attention? Photo by Associated Press


Couple Of Castoffs Hold On Stan And Stan Savor Success And Friendship

1. Stan Humphries, right, and Stan Brock maintain a tight bond on, and off, the field. Photo by Associated Press 2. Brock 3. Tired of the players? Photographers get their …