Up until this week, the hardest thing Michael Vick had to do this season was figure out how to tell people he was a dog owner once again.
The chair never stood a chance. "You see, it's like this," Marty Schottenheimer said as he sprang to his feet in his office and grabbed the unsuspecting furniture. "If you turn this way, you lose leverage and this defensive lineman's got the advantage. But if you take a step back you see? Now you've got position."
The struggling United Football League announced Wednesday that it will play a shorter season with four teams instead of five, with the Hartford Colonials suspending operations.
The Omaha Nighthawks are giving Eric Crouch another shot at professional football.
Former Miami Dolphins and West Virginia quarterback Pat White has signed with the United Football League's Virginia Destroyers.
Eric Crouch is giving pro football yet another try.
Former NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has been hired as head coach and general manager of the Virginia Destroyers of the UFL.
Jerry Glanville, the colorful former coach of the NFL's Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons, is returning to the sidelines as head coach of the UFL's Hartford Colonials.
Tennessee coach Mike Munchak is closer to filling out his coaching staff after hiring four new assistants, including Dave Ragone as wide receivers coach.