Brett Farve earns AFC weekly player honor

Brett Farve earns AFC weekly player honor

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- New York Jets quarterback Brett Favre has earned AFC offensive player of the week honors after throwing six touchdown passes last Sunday against Arizona.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 31, 2008.
By United Press International

Michael Jordan buys golf course lots

JUPITER, Fla., April 17 (UPI) -- Basketball great Michael Jordan, who is now more likely to be seen on the golf course, is reportedly planning to move to a gated golf community in Florida.

Hometown has no monument to Namath

BEAVER FALLS, Pa., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Joe Namath, maybe the best known native of Beaver Falls, Pa., hasn't received much recognition from his hometown, officials said they plan to change that.

Joe Namath earns his college degree

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Former Alabama quarterback Joe Namath received his degree Saturday after leaving the SEC school in 1965 to join the NFL.

'Broadway Joe' Namath now grandpa Joe

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- "Broadway Joe" Namath, who made his way into football lore with his antics on and off the field as a New York Jet quarterback, has a new moniker: grandpa.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, May 31, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, May 31, the 151st day of 2006 with 214 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 31, the 151st day of 2005 with 214 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, May 31, the 152nd day of 2004 with 214 to follow.
By United Press International

Not your ordinary gym: luxury sport clubs

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- Resplendent in cream-colored marble tile, furnished with high-end amenities and equipment and patronized by elite clientele, Sports Club/LA at the Ritz-Carlton
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

NFL: N.Y. Giants 31, N.Y. Jets 28 (OT)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Brett Conway kicked a 29-yard field goal with four seconds left in overtime Sunday to give the New York Giants a 31-28 victory over the New York Jets.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, May 31, the 151st day of 2003 with 214 to follow.
By United Press International


Barbara Walters has won the heated competition for a TV interview with Hillary Rodham Clinton when she begins a tour to promote her new book.
PAT NASON and DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Alabama fires Mike Price

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., May 3 (UPI) -- The University of Alabama announced Saturday the school had dismissed football Coach Mike Price, whose tenure with the Crimson Tide ended without him having wor
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Joe Namath
Football legend Joe Namath poses for the media before signing his autobiography "Namath" at Barnes & Noble in New York on November 30, 2006. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Joseph William "Joe" Namath (pronounced /ˈneɪmɨθ/; born May 31, 1943), nicknamed "Broadway Joe" or "Joe Willie", is a former American football quarterback. He played college football for the University of Alabama under coach Paul "Bear" Bryant and his assistant, Howard Schnellenberger, from 1962–1964, and professional football in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) during the 1960s and 1970s. Namath was an American Football League icon and played for that league's New York Jets for most of his professional career but finished his career with the NFL's Los Angeles Rams. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1985.

Namath retired after playing in 140 games 62 wins, 63 losses and 4 ties. In his career he threw 173 touchdowns, 220 interceptions, and completed 1,886 passes for 27,663 yards. During his thirteen years in the AFL and NFL he played for three division champions (the 1968 and 1969 AFL East Champion Jets and the 1977 NFC West Champion Rams), earned one league championship (1968 AFL Championship), and one "world championship" (Super Bowl III).

In 1999, he was ranked number 96 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Football Players. He was the only player on the list to have spent a majority of his career with the Jets.

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