NFL expected to lower boom on bounties

NFL expected to lower boom on bounties

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly is furious about reports the New Orleans Saints paid bounties to players for knocking opponents out of games.

Report: Redskins paid for big hits

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams reportedly offered bounties for hard hits on opponents while an assistant in Washington, ex-team members said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 25, 2011.
By United Press International

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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.

Kyle Busch apologizes for 128 mph speeding

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 26 (UPI) -- NASCAR star Kyle Busch apologized Thursday for driving 128 mph in a residential neighborhood in North Carolina.

Hamlin wins 4th Pocono after late restart

LONG POND, Pa., June 6 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin pulled away from the field after a late restart Sunday, going on to win his fourth Pocono 500 championship.

NASCAR opens racing Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 11 (UPI) -- NASCAR opened its new Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday with Richard Petty and Junior Johnson driving race cars onto its ceremonial plaza.

Kyle Busch wins Las Vegas Sprint race

LAS VEGAS, March 1 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch won Sunday's Sprint Cup Shelby 427 auto race in Las Vegas, his home town, giving him and team owner Joe Gibbs their first victory in "Sin City."
Tough choice for NFL, GOP fans

Tough choice for NFL, GOP fans

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The Republican National Convention has added a speaker who might help draw some viewers away from Thursday night's NFL season opener, The Washington Post said.

Stewart wins Nationwide race at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 26 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart beat runner-up David Stremme to capture Saturday's Aaron's 312 Nationwide auto race in Talladega, Ala.

Tony Stewart mulls future NASCAR options

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 25 (UPI) -- Two-time NASCAR points champion Tony Stewart says he has options if he can be released from his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Report: Stewart wants out at Gibbs Racing

Report: Stewart wants out at Gibbs Racing

BRISTOL, Conn., April 24 (UPI) -- NASCAR racing star Tony Stewart is pondering leaving Joe Gibbs Racing to start his own team.

Kyle Busch races to victory in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, April 20 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch sped to his 14th Nationwide Series win Sunday, beating Marcos Ambrose to the finish line in the Corona Mexico 200 at Mexico City.

Kyle Busch wins Kobalt Tools 500

HAMPTON, Ga., March 9 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch beat Tony Stewart by more than two seconds Sunday to capture the Kobalt Tools 500 Sprint Cup auto race at Hampton, Ga., his fifth cup win.

Stewart wins Nationwide race Monday

FONTANA, Calif., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart made it two wins in a row Monday when he took the Stater Bros. 300 Nationwide race at the Auto Club Speedway (formerly California Speedway).

Tony Stewart wins Nationwide opener

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch finished one-two in Saturday's Nationwide auto series at the Daytona International Speedway.

Redskins introduce new coach, Jim Zorn

ASHBURN, Va., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins Sunday introduced their next head coach, Jim Zorn, at a press conference at team headquarters in Ashburn, Va.

Reports: Redskins hire Jim Zorn

ASHBURN, Va., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Published reports Saturday said the Washington Redskins have elevated newly hired offensive coordinator Jim Zorn to head coach.
Spagnuolo to stay with N.Y. Giants

Spagnuolo to stay with N.Y. Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Steve Spagnuolo will remain the defensive coordinator of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants and is out as a candidate for Washington's head coaching job.

Redskins fire top two assistant coaches

ASHBURN, Va., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins Saturday fired two fan-popular assistants while their head coaching position remained vacant.
Gibbs steps down as Redskins coach

Gibbs steps down as Redskins coach

ASHBURN, Va., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Joe Gibbs has stepped down as the head coach and president of the Washington Redskins.

NFL: Buffalo 17, Washington 16

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Rian Lindell's 36-yard field goal with four seconds left Sunday gave Buffalo a 17-16 win over Washington on a day of tributes to the slain Sean Taylor.

Redskins practice on 'emotional day'

ASHBURN, Va., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins, grieving over the slaying of teammate Sean Taylor, returned to practice Wednesday in preparation for a game against Buffalo.

Redskins receiver Lloyd breaks collarbone

ASHBURN, Va., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Washington Redskins wide receiver Brandon Lloyd broke his collarbone in practice Wednesday, the team reported.
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