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WatchdogHere is my list from the newspaper of the nine worst coaches in Jets history. I excluded Sammy Baugh, because his 14-14 record gives him the third-best winning percentage in team history (no, really) and because he was coaching a......
Tags: Brett Favre
WatchdogESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
Associated PressHall of Famer Sammy Baugh, the ultimate three-way threat who revolutionized the use of the forward pass as a quarterback for the Washington Redskins, died last night. He was 94. Baugh, who had numerous health issues, died at Fisher County Hospital in...
Sun StaffJohn Unitas' importance in pro football history can't be emphasized enough. He was not only one of the game's all-time greatest quarterbacks, but also a central figure in the NFL's rise from relative obscurity to the nation's No. 1 sports obsession. When...
Tags: Otto Graham, Johnny Unitas, Sports, Johnny Unitas, Television
AP Sports WriterFor 10 seasons, Otto Graham personified perfection, the Cleveland Browns and greatness. No quarterback has ever done it any better. The Hall of Famer, who led the Browns to 10 championship games in the 10 seasons he played for them, died Wednesday of...
I think what Johnny Unitas did was elevate a second-tier city like Baltimore to major-league status - not just in sports. Johnny U. made that kind of difference on the psyche of a city. And he raised the expectations that a city has for itself, and, to...
Tags: Johnny Unitas, Sports, Television, Johnny Unitas, Joe Montana
Tribune staff reporterGreatness came to the Chicago Bears today, unqualified greatness that turned the world's series of professional football into a rout. Ten Bears scored eleven touchdowns and five other contributed points to an all-time National league scoring high as an...
Tags: Sports, Joe Stydahar, Football, Chicago Bears, George McAfee
Tribune staff reporterWashington's Redskins, skimming over the frozen turf of Wrigley Field on the wings of Sammy Baugh's unerring passes, won the professional football championship of the world yesterday by defeating the Chicago Bears, 28 to 21, in the fifth annual National...
Dec 30, 2008 |Blog| Newsday
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Dec 18, 2008 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Dec 18, 2003 |Story| Associated Press
Sep 15, 2002 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Dec 8, 1940 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 12, 1937 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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