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03 May 2009 10:12


U.S.: Five fast facts about Jack Kemp, 1935-2009

  • one His football success was unlikely: He was a late-round pick by Detroit and a journeyman QB for years.
  • two The Buffalo Bills, the team with which he had MVP-level success, picked him up on a $100 waiver.
  • three Kemp got into the political game very soon after retiring from football in 1969, getting elected in 1970.
  • four The popular nine-term Republican congressman eventually had a failed presidential bid in 1988.
  • five He’s best-known, however, for being Bob Dole’s veep choice in his failed 1996 presidential run. source

28 Mar 2009 18:51


Sports: T.O. didn’t think the Cowboys would kick him to the curb

  • You hear all the speculation, and you talk to the owner of the team, and he reassures you, you’re not going anywhere and then, out of left-field & you get blindsided.
  • Terrell Owens • Talking about his relationship with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and how, in his opinion, Jones was pressured to remove him from the team by a few people in his ear. Owens eventually landed on his feet with the Buffalo Bills. • source

07 Mar 2009 20:40


Sports: T.O. has a short, but lucrative contract with the Bills

  • $6.5 million size of the one-year contract the Buffalo Bills offered Terrell Owens
  • 100%
    of it
    guaranteed payout of the contract; if T.O. flakes, it’s still his source

07 Mar 2009 20:34


Sports: Someone’s getting back T.O. work (with the Buffalo Bills)

  • I must move on, and it’s another beginning for me. If I can be that extra added piece to get them to the playoffs, then that’s what I’m here for.
  • Terrell Owens • On agreeing to a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bills just days after the Dallas Cowboys, uh, laid him off. Despite his myriad of personal problems, he remains one of the most consistent wide receivers in the NFL. • source