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'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- New host Jimmy Fallon's debut Monday was the first episode of "The Tonight Show" broadcast from New York in more than 40 years.
Jimmy Fallon signs off 'Late Night' with Muppets

Jimmy Fallon signs off 'Late Night' with Muppets

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon concluded his run on "Late Night" by playing drums with the Muppets to The Band's "The Weight."
PETA takes Joe Namath to task on Twitter for fur coat and asks him to bury it

PETA takes Joe Namath to task on Twitter for fur coat and asks him to bury it

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- PETA ripped into Joe Namath on Twitter for wearing a fur coat at the Super Bowl and then requested that he donate it to be buried.
Evan Bleier
Brett Favre debuts impressive beard before the Super Bowl

Brett Favre debuts impressive beard before the Super Bowl

HATTIESBURG , Miss., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Brett Favre's gray beard pre-Super Bowl coverage on the NFL network.
Kate Stanton
Namath flipped coin too soon at start of Super Bowl

Namath flipped coin too soon at start of Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Joe Namath made a splash at the Super Bowl by showing up in a fur coat and jumping the gun with an early coin toss.
Namath's coat, wifi password among 24.9M tweets about Super Bowl

Namath's coat, wifi password among 24.9M tweets about Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Joe Namath's fur coat and Super Bowl security's wifi password were among the subjects discussed in the 24.9 million tweets posted about the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl coin toss botched by Joe Namath on first try

Super Bowl coin toss botched by Joe Namath on first try

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The coin toss to kick off the Super Bowl failed on the first attempt causing football legend, Joe Namath, to give it a second try.
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Joe Namath wears a scene-stealing fur coat to the Super Bowl [PHOTOS]

Joe Namath wears a scene-stealing fur coat to the Super Bowl [PHOTOS]

EAST RUTHERFORD, Calif., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Joe Namath's fur coat was the talk of Twitter when the Super Bowl kicked off Sunday in New Jersey.
Kate Stanton
Joe Namath blames concussions for brain damage

Joe Namath blames concussions for brain damage

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Joe Namath said that the human body was not 'designed to play football' during interview and claimed that concussions during his career caused brain damage.
Evan Bleier

Dog returned to Namath's daughter five years after disappearance

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The daughter of football hero Joe Namath said her dog is back at her Florida home after disappearing about five years ago.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 31, 2013.
By United Press International

NY Jets star George Sauer dead at 69

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, May 11 (UPI) -- Former New York Jets star George Sauer died in Ohio this week at the age of 69, his sister said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 31, 2012.
By United Press International
Jets to put six on Ring of Honor

Jets to put six on Ring of Honor

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 20 (UPI) -- Six names, including quarterback Joe Namath's and Coach Weeb Ewbank's, will be placed on the New York Jets' Ring of Honor this year, the team said Tuesday.

Namath dog famous -- and dangerous

PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Former U.S. football great Joe Namath found out how much bite the Palm Beach County, Fla., dog law has when his dog was sentenced to doghouse arrest for life.
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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)
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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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