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January 28, 1997 |
An Orange County man has filed a negligence suit against sports agent Leigh Steinberg, who was cited for drunk driving when he rear-ended the man's car in September. Robert Aguirre filed the suit Friday in Orange County Superior Court. Steinberg was arrested at the scene of the crash on West Coast Highway in Newport Beach. Police described the incident at the time as a minor collision without injuries.
December 6, 1996
On Dec. 14, the Downtown Athletic Club of New York will present the award we now know as the Heisman Trophy for the 62nd time. The following is a list of Heisman "lasts." The last winner from the Ivy League: Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (1952). The last player from Army to win: Pete Dawkins (1958). The last player from Navy to win: Roger Staubach (1963). The last player from Notre Dame to win: Tim Brown (1987).
November 27, 1993 |
Quarterback Joe Montana of the Kansas City Chiefs, sidelined the last three weeks because of a strained hamstring, believes he will start Sunday against Buffalo. "I would expect to, unless something drastic happens," Montana said Friday before practice. "But there's no telling." Coach Marty Schottenheimer said he won't make a decision until shortly before kickoff. But all signs point to Montana making his first start since Oct. 31.
October 12, 1995 |
The NFL approved Deion Sanders' contract with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday but said it circumvents the salary cap and must be restructured. The conditional approval will allow Sanders to play with the Cowboys as soon as he is sound. Sanders is recovering from ankle surgery and is not expected to play until Oct. 29 in Atlanta at the earliest. Meanwhile, his $35-million, seven-year deal will have to be redrawn to fit under the salary cap of $37.1 million per team.
November 24, 1991 |
Ohio State had a plan: Keep the ball away from Desmond Howard. It was a good plan. But the Buckeyes couldn't make it work. Howard had a 93-yard punt return, the longest in Michigan history, and finished with 213 all-purpose yards Saturday to help the No. 4 Wolverines defeat No. 18 Ohio State, 31-3, and clinch the Big Ten championship outright. "We intended to punt the ball out of bounds all day," Ohio State Coach John Cooper said. "Now you can see why.
December 27, 1991 |
Michigan linebacker Nate Holdren has a special reason for wanting to beat Washington in the Rose Bowl: to silence the critics who second-guessed his decision to enroll at Ann Arbor instead of Seattle or Pullman, Wash. "I was home for four days before we came here, and I heard a lot of talk about what the Huskies were going to do to us, especially around Seattle," Holdren said. "There are a lot of Michigan supporters down where I live, though."
December 10, 2004
Winners of the Walter Camp player of the year award: *--* 2004--Matt Leinart, USC 2003--Larry Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh 2002--Larry Johnson, Penn State 2001--Eric Crouch, Nebraska 2000--Josh Heupel, Oklahoma 1999--Ron Dayne, Wisconsin 1998--Ricky Williams, Texas 1997--Charles Woodson, Michigan 1996--Danny Wuerffel, Florida 1995--Eddie George, Ohio State 1994--Rashaan Salaam, Colorado 1993--Charlie Ward, Florida State 1992--Gino Torretta, Miami 1991--Desmond Howard, Michigan 1990--Raghib Ismail,