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Associated PressBill Dudley, a Hall of Fame player who in 1946 with the Pittsburgh Steelers led the NFL in rushing, punt returns and interceptions, died Thursday in Lynchburg, Va., after suffering a stroke last weekend. He was 88. "Bullet" Bill Dudley was a runner,...
Sports figures Jim Dooley, 77; succeeded George Halas as coach of the Chicago Bears (Jan. 8) Christopher Bowman, 40; two-time U.S. figure skating champion (Jan. 10) Johnny Podres, 75; left-hander pitched Dodgers to first World Series title in...
Slingin' Sammy Baugh, a record-setting passer, punter and defensive back who led the Washington Redskins to two National Football League championships in 16 seasons and whose wide-open style of play helped usher professional football into the modern era,...
Latimes.comOne good thing about life in Los Angeles is that on fall Sundays, there are three NFL games on network TV — including two at the same time — as there were last Sunday morning, when, in the same three-hour span, L.A. football fans could compare...
Latimes.com ColumnistThe San Francisco 49ers, one of the NFL's most successful teams for nearly 20 years, plugged another winning quarterback into the same old offensive system Sunday. He is Jeff Garcia, who was brought to San Francisco by new General Manager Bill Walsh, the...
Latimes.com ColumnistThere are three identical reasons for the 1999 achievements of the 11-2 Indianapolis Colts and the 11-2 St. Louis Rams: 3. Because both teams lost so often for so many years, accumulating barrels of draft choices, they've both had so many shots in so...
Latimes.comAlmost certainly, the most important football game of the season — the AFC championship game, which some folks are sure to call the real Super Bowl — will be played outdoors on what could well be the coldest day of the winter in Pittsburgh...
Latimes.comBig Ben Roethlisberger vs. the distinguished Donovan McNabb: Now there's a matchup made in heaven. In a game to be presented on Pittsburgh's Heinz Field next Sunday, McNabb, the Philadelphia Eagles' veteran quarterback, will lead pro football's only 7-0...
Texas Christian’s football heritage includes national championships, a Heisman Trophy, Slingin’ Sammy Baugh and LaDainian Tomlinson. But never have the Horned Frogs been this nationally prominent for so long. TCU, which hosts Virginia in a...
It’s always easy to overestimate the significance of any particular event as a “turning point” in history. In 1940, the Chicago Bears defeated Washington 73-0, but early on, with the score only 7-0, Redskins receiver Charlie Malone...
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...
Historical timeline of the Chicago Bears (Source: ChicagoBears.com) 9/17/20 George Halas, representing the Decatur Staleys, meets with representatives of 12 other clubs at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile showroom in Canton, Ohio, forming the American Professional...
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