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Cowboys, Dolphins in Hall of Fame game

Cowboys, Dolphins in Hall of Fame game

CANTON, Ohio, March 19 (UPI) -- The Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins have been chosen to play in the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, the NFL announced Tuesday.

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Seven selected to NFL Hall of Fame ... Brazil's Melo, Soares post win over Bryans ... Mickelson keeps up torrid pace in Phoenix ... A-Rod denies latest steroid report ... Sports news from United Press International.

Seven selected to NFL Hall of Fame

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Four modern-era players, including Cris Carter, Larry Allen, Jonathan Ogden and Warren Sapp, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday.

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Sapp, Strahan on Hall of Fame ballot ... Did Djokovic get easier Australian draw? ... Azarenka, Williams in possible semi match ... Cowboys hire Monte Kiffin to lead defense... Sports news from United Press International.
Sapp, Strahan on Hall of Fame ballot

Sapp, Strahan on Hall of Fame ballot

CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Sack record-setters Warren Sapp and Michael Strahan are among first-year candidates who are finalists for consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Payton looking at suspension options

Payton looking at suspension options

PALM BEACH, Fla., March 27 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton said "all options" are being considered in the final week before his yearlong suspension is to begin.
Reports: Parcells mentioned for Saints job

Reports: Parcells mentioned for Saints job

NEW ORLEANS, March 26 (UPI) -- Bill Parcells is being mentioned as a possible interim head coach in New Orleans where Sean Payton will be suspended for the team's bounty scandal.

Parcells fails to make Hall of Fame cut

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Former New York Giants Coach Bill Parcells failed to make this year's cut in balloting for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Kansas hires Weis as football coach

Kansas hires Weis as football coach

LAWRENCE, Kan., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The University of Kansas announced Thursday it has hired Charlie Weis to coach the school's football team.

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Report: Entire NBA season threatened ... Parcells among Hall of Fame candidates ... Foster practices for Texans ... T-Wolves officially name Adelman coach ... Sports news from United Press International.
Parcells among Hall of Fame candidates

Parcells among Hall of Fame candidates

CANTON, Ohio, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Coaches Bill Cowher, Bill Parcells and Marty Schottenheimer were listed Wednesday among the 11 first-year candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Taylor back with Dolphins for third time

Taylor back with Dolphins for third time

MIAMI, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Jason Taylor says he will return to the Miami Dolphins, where he was a star player for 12 years, for a third time after leaving twice under a cloud.
Parcells no longer with Dolphins

Parcells no longer with Dolphins

MIAMI, March 24 (UPI) -- A spokesman for the Miami Dolphins said Thursday Bill Parcells was no longer affiliated with the team.

Miami's Ireland takes on more duties

MIAMI, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Miami Dolphins General Manager Jeff Ireland has taken on responsibility for all aspects of the NFL team and support staff, the Dolphins said Tuesday.

Dolphins trade guard Smiley to Jaguars

MIAMI, May 24 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins have traded guard Justin Smiley to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a late-round pick, sources told The Miami Herald Monday.
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DAL2003010207 - DALLAS, TEXAS, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones named Bill Parcells the team's new head coach at a press conference January 2, 2003, in Irving, TX. Parcells becomes the team's sixth head coach. mk/ih/Ian Halperin UPI
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Duane Charles "Bill" Parcells (born August 22, 1941) is currently a team consultant for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He is also a former American football head coach, most recently with the Dallas Cowboys from 2003 to 2006. He is known as "The Big Tuna", a nickname about the shape of his physique derived from a team joke during his tenure as linebackers coach of the New England Patriots.

Parcells won two Super Bowl rings with the Giants, defeating the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXI and the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXV. He also led the New England Patriots to Super Bowl XXXI and the New York Jets to the 1998 AFC Championship Game. He announced his third retirement from football on January 22, 2007 before returning to the sport later that year in a management position with the Dolphins.

Parcells was born in Englewood, New Jersey, on August 22, 1941. He grew up in the nearby town of Hasbrouck Heights, His mother, Ida Parcells (née Naclerio), was a housewife while his father, Charles Parcells, was a graduate of Georgetown Law School who had worked for the FBI before becoming a lawyer for Uniroyal Tires. Bill Parcells is of Irish and Italian descent.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bill Parcells."
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