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Feb. 14, 2000


The Surfer Hey now, you're an All-Star, yada yada yada. As the NBA preparesfor All-Star weekend, here are sites that are either generatedby or ...

Nov. 13, 1995


Fifty-six across, 15 letters: IT'S SUPERMAN. "I cannot not get that," says Seahawk linebacker Duane Bickett of a clue from a recent crossword ...

Dec. 18, 2000

Pledge Allegiance

Larry Rifkin believes in 7-foot-tall purple dinosaurs and 6'5"college basketball centers. He can afford to promulgate hisunlikely creed: Time has ...

Aug. 26, 1991


There's something warm and fuzzy about Division III. The toughest stadium to win in on the road is named Welcome, and the toughest coach to ...

Dec. 17, 1993

Jason Miska

DITKA. A NAME THAT JUMPS FROM THE ANNALS OF football history and hits like he did -- head-on. Csonka. Another name that conjures ...

March 28, 1994

Mike Rhoades

While the Big Dance had Big Dog (Purdue's Glenn Robinson) and Big Country ( Oklahoma State's Bryant Reeves), Division III had Mike ...

Dec. 11, 1995


BRENT WILLIAMS reads the headlines in the sports section, anddollar signs appear in his eyes. The Browns are off toBaltimore, and the Oilers ...

Dec. 20, 1999

The Surfer

Is the fun gone from your NFL office pool? Are you tired ofporing over plus-minus turnover ratios, of analyzing the Titans'tight end play, ...

May 02, 1994

Cassie Clark

Sounding Eerily like Hans and Franz, Saturday Night hive's fictitious titans, Michael Cohen found himself admonishing the United States ...

Nov. 14, 1994

High School Football

The Ties That Bind Daylon McCutcheon was nine years old when he asked his mother, Deborah Sterling, if he could play organized football.

June 05, 2000

Block Those Plays!

The breathless prose practically leaps from the page. "Ourcadence will be: Rhythmic: Down-Seeeeeeeeeeeet-Go!" wroteauthor-coach Terry ...

Oct. 02, 2000

Horn of Plenty

Joe Buck swears by him. So does Howie Long. James Brown, too.When Michael Weisman, then executive producer of NBC Sports,hired Bob ...

Sept. 28, 1998

Inside College Football

JACKKNIFEDMultidimensional Ohio State looked Ginsu-sharp in dicing upMissouri Number 1 Ohio State unveiled its Swiss Army knife offense ...

Sept. 13, 1999

Inside College Football

THE BRADY BUNCHLed by cool-headed senior Tom Brady, Michigan held off Notre Dame Someday, Drew Henson, a sophomore quarterback ...

Jan. 29, 2001

One Neat Guy

Phil Simms, who was a New York Giants quarterback at two SuperBowls and an NBC color analyst at another pair, would like todispel a myth ...

Oct. 24, 1994

Circle the Wagons

Was that a picture of former vice president Dan Quayle or current Oklahoma coach Gary Gibbs on the front page of The Oklahoma Daily, the ...

Aug. 21, 2000

Break a Leg

Lesley Visser never saw it coming. On June 23, 1993, Visser wasrunning in Central Park when she tripped over a crack in thesidewalk. Her left ...

Dec. 09, 1996


Remember the Colts, that plucky bunch who came within a whiskerof a Super Bowl appearance last season and this year burst outto a 4-0 start ...