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Hyundai wins Car of the Year

DETROIT, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- South Korean automaker Hyundai has been awarded the North American Car of the Year for its Genesis luxury sedan.

Ford to cut 15 percent of salaried workers

DEARBORN, Mich., June 5 (UPI) -- Dearborn, Mich., automaker Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that workforce reductions would include 15 percent of its salaried North American employees.

Ford pays top executives top dollar

DEARBORN, Mich., April 4 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. paid Chief Executive Alan Mulally $21.7 million in 2007, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed Friday.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Ford exec plans to keep mullet hairstyle... Good Samaritan winds up in jail... $90,000 in pot shipped to clothing store... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Mullet-wearing Ford exec plans to keep it

DETROIT, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Ford executive Mark Fields says he has no plans to change one of his most recognizable attributes -- his mullet hairstyle. Although Fields, executive vice president and president of Ford's Americas division, says he does not believe his hairstyle counts a

Ford revives Taurus, Sable for 2008

CHICAGO, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. confirmed at the Chicago Auto Show Wednesday it will revive the Taurus name, putting it on the 2008 version of the Five Hundred. In addition, an upgraded version of the Freestyle crossover sport utility station wagon will be renamed the Tau

Ford Motor exec gives up corporate jet

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co.'s North American head said Thursday he would give up his free use of a company plane to fly home to south Florida from Detroit on weekends.

Ford Motor critic: End the family control

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Word of another huge loss at the No. 2 U.S. automaker has renewed calls for shareholders to cut the founding family's control.

Ford to cut 25 percent of its capacity

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. plans to close at least 10 factories across North America and eliminate 25,000 hourly jobs.

Ford VP rallies for bold moves

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The new head of Ford Motor Co.'s struggling American unit said Detroit's automakers must "change or die," The Detroit News reported Thursday.

Ford Motor solicits employee ideas

DETROIT, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- With sales lagging, Ford Motor Co. has turned to employees for advice, actively seeking ideas to turn North American operations around.

Three Ford execs departing

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. has announced that three of its top executives are leaving.

Ford shuffles executive suite

DEARBORN, Mich., April 22 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. Thursday named Jim Padilla chief operating officer and chairman of automotive operations in a major executive shakeup.

Knee injury fells Caldwell

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Carolina Panthers linebacker Mike Caldwell is expected to be sidelined for up to a month with a left knee injury.

Panthers ink Mike Caldwell

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The Carolina Panthers have signed linebacker Mike Caldwell, who was released Sunday by the Chicago Bears.
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Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green (30) darts between Carolina Panther linebackers Mark Fields (58) and Will Witherspoon (54) in first hal action in Bank of America Stadium. (UPI Photo/Bob Carey)
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Mark Anthony Fields (born November 9, 1972 in Los Angeles, California) is a former American football linebacker of the National Football League.

Fields played college football for Washington State University. He was selected in the first round (13th overall) of the 1995 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. He played six years in New Orleans, leading or coming close to the team lead in tackles. He later played one year with the St. Louis Rams before signing with the Carolina Panthers before the 2002 NFL season. However, before the start of the 2003 season, he learned he had Hodgkin's disease, and he was forced to sit the season out. Both he and linebackers coach Sam Mills were sources of inspiration for the team, who made it to Super Bowl XXXVIII before losing to the New England Patriots. Fields returned to play in the 2004 NFL season, and made the NFC team at the 2005 Pro Bowl. However, he learned before the start of the 2005 season that his Hodgkin's had returned, and so he turned down a new contract offer from Carolina.

He was arrested August 9, 2010 in Goodyear Arizona for Domestic Violence assault and six other chargers. He attempted to strangle the mother of his 7 yr. old daughter at the child school and plead guilty to Domestic Violence Dis-orderly conduct on March 29, 2011.

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