April 17, 1991 |
Testimony began in Houston in the trial of Washington Redskin wide receiver Ricky Sanders, accused of running over a valet parking attendant at a topless nightclub. Failing to stop and render aid is punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of $5,000.
December 16, 1990 |
Ricky Sanders may have had a dozen visions of what this season would be like, and none of them likely included three dropped passes against Phoenix, another against Dallas, a couple against New Orleans and the one against Chicago last Sunday.
November 6, 1990 |
When the season began, critics of the run-and-shoot offense said it would never work in pro football. They called it a high school offense. They said that the NFL's first two run-and-shoot teams, the Houston Oilers and Detroit Lions, were just wasting their time. They were wrong. Or so it seems at the halfway point of a long season in which the Oilers are leading the AFC in offense, and the Lions are second in the NFC in points scored.
October 30, 1990 |
A state district judge today denied a motion to quash an indictment against Washington Redskins receiver Ricky Sanders charging that he failed to stop and help a parking valet he allegedly struck with a car. Sanders has been indicted on two separate charges stemming from the May 1 incident outside The Men's Club, a topless nightclub in Houston.
August 24, 1990 |
Washington Redskins receiver Ricky Sanders pleaded innocent today to charges stemming from a May 1 fight with a parking lot worker outside a topless nightclub. State District Judge Donald Shipley set an Oct. 22 trial date for Sanders, who was indicted Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault and failing to stop and render aid. Azzam (Sam) Jamus, 29, who works for United Parking at The Men's Club bar claimed Sanders drove a Cadillac into him after the two argued about Sanders' missing hubcaps.