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Curtis Martin Leads Charge to Hall of Fame

Bill Parcells, Jerome Bettis among those who don't make Canton's cut

(Newser) - Curtis Martin has gone from the mean streets of Pittsburgh to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The star running back with the Patriots and Jets for 11 seasons was one of six players elected yesterday to the shrine. Martin once disliked playing the game, but used it to escape... More »

Huizenga Sells 50% of Dolphins

Billionaire developer who grew up a Miami fan pays big bucks

(Newser) - Wayne Huizenga found a nice way to transition into his golden years, announcing he sold a 50% stake in the Miami Dolphins, their stadium, and surrounding land for $550 million. Buyer Stephen Ross, a billionaire real estate developer and South Florida native, will eventually assume majority ownership, reports the Miami ... More »

Belichick's Final Obstacle: His First Dynasty

Patriots mastermind carries legacy of 12 years with Giants

(Newser) - In the final game of a historic season, it is a remarkable irony that Patriots coach Bill Belichick must defeat the team he once helped lead to greatness: the Giants, with whom he won two Super Bowls as defensive coordinator under Bill Parcells. Though he has won three more with... More »

Welcome to Miami: New Coach Inks $11M Deal

Sparano makes no predictions, but says he's not concerned about the past

(Newser) - Miami's coaching hire Tony Sparano signed a 4-year deal worth almost $11 million with his new team, then told the press he wouldn't make any predictions regarding their performance under his administration. "There are no promises, there are no commitments, there are none of those things right now. That's... More »

Dolphins Tab Sparano as Coach

Miami turns to Dallas assistant to clean up 1-15 mess

(Newser) - The Miami Dolphins, coming off an NFL-worst 1-15 season, introduced Tony Sparano as head coach today, the Miami Herald reports. Sparano, most recently assistant head coach with the Dallas Cowboys and a confidante of Dolphins kingmaker Bill Parcells, gets a four-year contract for about $11 million and a heaping helping... More »

Dolphins Sack Cameron After 1-15 Season

After one miserable year, coach joins parade out of Miami

(Newser) - The Miami Dolphins have fired coach Cam Cameron after less than a year, the Miami Herald reports. Most of his coaching staff is gone, too, after a 1-15 season that also cost the general manager his job. "We needed someone in place who shared the same philosophical compatibilities we... More »

Parcells Ready to Take Reins

New VP's plan for Dolphins doesn't include coaching

(Newser) - Bill Parcells was officially introduced yesterday as the Dolphins' VP of football operations and is ready to get down to work, the Miami Herald reports. "We've got things to do," the new head honcho said of his 1-14 team. One of those things may be to find a... More »

Big Tuna Will Join Sorry Fish

Parcells to head Dolphins' football operations

(Newser) - Bill Parcells is set to run the Dolphins' football operations for the next four years. The legendary coach appeared to be on the verge yesterday of signing a contract with the Atlanta Falcons, but he changed his mind when Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga approached him with an offer, and said... More »

T.O.: Parcells Taught Me 'Nothing'

Diva wideout blithely talks smack on Hall of Fame coach

(Newser) - Cowboys receiver Terrell Owens is happy to see Bill Parcells gone.  After the famed disciplinarian made it clear in an interview that signing the controversial receiver was not his decision,Owens fired back, saying he had gotten "nothing" out of Parcells' tenure.  "A new head coach... More »

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