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NFL: Team Rice 22, Team Sanders 21

HONOLULU, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- DeMarco Murray's TD grab with 41 seconds left and a subsequent 2-point conversion Sunday lifted Team Rice over Team Sanders 22-21 in the 2014 Pro Bowl.

COL FB: North Texas 36, Nevada-Las Vegas 14

DALLAS, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Derek Thompson and Brelan Chancellor each accounted for two touchdowns Wednesday in a 36-14 North Texas win over Nevada-Las Vegas in the Heart of Texas Bowl.
Record-setting Tony Gonzalez retires from NFL

Record-setting Tony Gonzalez retires from NFL

ATLANTA, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Tony Gonzalez, who set several records as a tight end over 17 seasons, announced his retirement from the NFL Monday.

Manning, Brady selected to Pro Bowl roster

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, the only players in NFL history to throw for 50 touchdowns in one season, were named to the 2014 NFL Pro Bowl Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.
By United Press International

NFL season opens Thursday in Denver

DENVER, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The National Football League begins its 94th season Thursday with the Baltimore Ravens starting their quest for a second straight Super Bowl title.

Radical changes made to NFL's Pro Bowl

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- The National Football League announced Wednesday radical alterations would be made to the Pro Bowl, chief among them a draft to fill out the rosters.

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Miami clinic said linked to sports figures ... Ravens' Lewis denies using antler spray ... 49ers' Moss: 'I'm the greatest receiver' ... Obama concerned about football violence ... Sports news from United Press International.
49ers' Moss: 'I'm the greatest receiver'

49ers' Moss: 'I'm the greatest receiver'

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers receiver Randy Moss told reporters Tuesday he thinks he is "the greatest receiver to ever play this game."
New faces, old names mark NFL season

New faces, old names mark NFL season

The 2012 NFL season started under the cloud of a lockout and replacement referees but ended with new stars shining and established players reaching new heights.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

NFL: Atlanta 31, Detroit 18

DETROIT, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Matt Ryan hurled four TD passes Saturday and the Falcons claimed the top seed in the NFC with a 31-18 victory over Detroit.

NFL: Indianapolis 35, Detroit 33

DETROIT, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Andrew Luck connected with Donnie Avery for a 14-yard scoring pass on the game's last play Sunday, rallying the Indianapolis Colts over Detroit 35-33.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.
By United Press International
Reports: 49ers sign Moss to 1-year deal

Reports: 49ers sign Moss to 1-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO, March 12 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers have reached an agreement on a one-year deal with wide receiver Randy Moss, multiple reports indicated Monday.

Ex-49ers receiver Solomon dies at 59

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Former San Francisco 49ers receiver and punt returner Freddie Solomon has died at age 59, team officials said Monday.
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Jerry Rice
San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice holds the 1989 Super Bowl trophy after an audience of nearly ten thousand people gathered to honor San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Bill Walsh in a public memorial at the newly named Bill Walsh Field at Monster Park in San Francisco on August 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Aaron Kehoe)
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Jerry Lee Rice (born October 13, 1962) is a retired Hall of Fame American football wide receiver. He is generally regarded as the greatest wide receiver ever and one of the greatest players in National Football League history. On November 4, 2010, Rice was chosen by NFL Network's NFL Films production The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players as the number one greatest player in NFL history.

The all-time leader in most major statistical categories for wide receivers and the all-time NFL leader in touchdowns scored with 208, Rice was selected to the Pro Bowl 13 times (1986–1996, 1998, 2002) and named All-Pro 11 times in his 20 NFL seasons. He won three Super Bowl rings playing for the San Francisco 49ers and an AFC Championship with the Oakland Raiders.

Jerry Rice was born and raised in Crawford, Mississippi, as the son of a brick mason. He developed his hands while working for his father. His speed also helped him excel in football in high school. He enjoyed watching football on television.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jerry Rice."
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