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Topic - Bill Parcells
Forcefully and emotionally, Cris Carter summed up the 50th induction ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
Bill Parcells unofficially spoke for everyone in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and all the people gathered to see him and six others inducted Saturday night.
There's Bill Parcells, winner of two NFL titles as a coach and master of the franchise turnaround. Jonathan Ogden, one of the premier offensive tackles of his time and owner of a Super Bowl ring. Larry Allen, to whom the same accolades can be applied, and a 1995 champion.
While his six other classmates for this weekend's enshrinement sported blue golf shirts given them by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Cris Carter was dressed in suit and tie.
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After the marathon bombings, the cities of Boston and New York put aside their bitter rivalries and joined in their mutual love of sports and country.
The night game at Fawcett Stadium will follow the induction ceremonies the previous day. Entering the Hall of Fame will be former Cowboys offensive lineman Larry Allen, former Dolphins wide receiver Cris Carter, and Bill Parcells, who coached in Dallas and later was Miami's vice president of football operations.
When the news of Pope Benedict XVI’s unexpected, nearly unprecedented resignation broke Monday morning, the Twitter community responded by doing what they do best. Making lots and lots of jokes.
Bill Parcells was a winner everywhere he coached. Time and time again, he took over struggling franchises and showed them what it takes to be a success, including a pair of Super Bowl titles with the New York Giants.
Warren Sapp, Cris Carter, Larry Allen, Dave Robinson and Curley Culp make up the rest of the Class of 2013 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Single-season sacks leader Michael Strahan and two players who tried to block him are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The Dallas Cowboys hired former Tampa Bay defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin as the replacement for Rob Ryan on Friday.
The worn-out notebook with the blue cover that Scott Pioli drags out of pile of paperwork on his desk is from 1994. The handwriting inside of it, mostly scouting reports on college players from a bygone era, is tiny and deliberate.
Playing quarterback in the NFL used to require the football equivalent of a Class A license. Either that or you had to be certified to operate heavy machinery — a crane, say.
Willie Roaf was in an unfamiliar role _ the center of attention in front of a large crowd, being singled out for something good.
"Every organization I worked for supported me to the fullest," Parcells said. "Without that, you've got no shot."
"There's a kinship created that lasts for the rest of your life," he said about his experience as one of the NFL's most successful coaches.