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Al Harris

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  • Tony Romo's guarantee brings back memories of famous last words

    Tony Romo's guarantee brings back memories of famous last words
    It wasn't Joe Namath at the Miami Touchdown Club in 1969, but Tony Romo's Super Bowl guaranteeĀ at a recent awards dinner at the Omni Dallas Hotel certainly got our attention. It also calls to mind other memorable vows of victory -- some that turned out to...
  • Illinois State and other Illinois FCS schools load up on talent

    Illinois State and other Illinois FCS schools load up on talent
    A run to last month's FCS championship game has helped raise Illinois State's football recruiting profile and the biggest impact could be felt soon. Redbirds coach Brock Spack announced a 22-member class on national signing day Wednesday with seven from...
  • UM's Duke Johnson endures highs, lows in what could be his last game with Hurricanes

    SHREVEPORT — Before Sunday afternoon is over, Duke Johnson is expected to make it official. He presumably played his last game as a Hurricane in Miami's 24-21 loss to South Carolina in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl on Saturday, and if that'...
  • Where are they now: The Bear who turned his back on the Super Bowl

    Where are they now: The Bear who turned his back on the Super Bowl
    In 1979, the Bears made defensive end Al Harris a first-round draft pick (9th overall), out of Arizona State. Harris wound up playing 11 NFL seasons, nine with the Bears and his final two with the Eagles. At 6-5, 250 pounds, Harris was agile and athletic....
  • Saturday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Wagner's hat trick propels Admirals in season opener CNU wins in women's soccer, field hockey

    PRO HOCKEY: **Chris Wagner scored a hat trick Saturday night as the Norfolk Admirals started their AHL season by beating the Hershey Bears 5-4 before 6,229 at Scope Arena. Wagner’s first two goals -- both in short-handed situations -- enabled...
  • Cliffs Notes on St. Thomas Aquinas opponent John Curtis Christian

    FORT LAUDERDALE – It’s rare that St. Thomas Aquinas’ football team can be considered an underdog in a game. While the Raiders are ranked higher than this week’s opponent, John Curtis Christian (La.), a case could me made for John...
  • St. Thomas defense faces its toughest challenge of season at Dwyer

    In his 12 seasons at St. Thomas Aquinas, where he served as defensive coordinator before becoming head coach, Rocco Casullo has overseen some impressive defensive lines. But this year’s group, headlined by defensive end Anthony Moten (3 sacks, 6.5...
  • Saturday's multi-sport local sports roundup: Tides fall to Gwinnett

    Minor-league baseball: International League: The Norfolk Tides couldn't hold a two-run lead and fell 4-3 Saturday night to Gwinnett. Ozzie Martinez's two-run single to center field with two out in the seventh turned a 3-2 lead into a Braves victory....
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    if Lovie Smith gets fired, how long after the purge will it take the Bears to have a winning season? -- @joshohmart, from Twitter No matter what happens the rest of the way this season, I would say the chances of the Bears being worse next season would...
  • The Prospector: Young stars see no reason to wait around

    The Prospector: Young stars see no reason to wait around
    It’s becoming more and more common at the high school football level that this is not a game dominated by senior athletes. Freshmen, sophomores, and in some cases, even eighth-graders have been turning in impressive performances while seniors...
  • Chad Pennington returns to Dolphins as a "guest coach"

    Chad Pennington returns to Dolphins as a "guest coach"
    The last quarterback to take the Miami Dolphins to the playoffs returned to Davie, where he's serving as a "guest coach" for a week. Chad Pennington, the son of a high school coach, has flirted with the idea of coaching in his post-playing career. He...