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  1. Wish you were here, Campbell and Phillips

    Tania Ganguli

    The problem with defining a player's career by how many Super Bowls he won, or whether or not he played in one, is best illustrated by those who never got there. At the start of this week, ESPN.com ran this package on some of the greats of the spo...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  2. Emotional Phillips expects 'special' game

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Asked about the tribute planned for his late father during Sunday night's game, Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was overcome with emotion. He didn't know that was happening. "Don't get me going there," Phillips said. "It g...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
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  4. Bum Phillips' words meant a lot to J.J. Watt

    Tania Ganguli

    A few of Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips' players attended his father's memorial service Tuesday night at Lakewood Church. For J.J. Watt, celebrating Bum Phillips' life was an invigorating experience. "For a memorial, this mi...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  5. RTC: Bum Phillips remembered

    Tania Ganguli

    Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans... Again we begin with something that isn't exactly about the Texans, but is part of Houston's pro football history. A memorial service for Bum Phillips was held on Tuesday evening at Lakewood Church. The...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  6. McNairs to match donations for Phillips

    Tania Ganguli

    The charitable foundation bearing the names of Texans owner Bob McNair and his wife Janice will match a donation to Bum Phillips' charities once donations reach $150,000. Phillips, the legendary former Oilers coach, died at his ranch in Goliad, Te...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  7. Bum Phillips remembered in Houston

    Bum Phillips, the folksy Texas football coach who led the Houston Oilers during their Luv Ya Blue heyday, is being remembered as a one-of-a-kind character who touched the lives of scores of people.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  8. Memorial services for Adams, Phillips

    Tania Ganguli

    The memorial services for late Tennessee Titans and Houston Oilers owner Bud Adams and for the late former Oilers coach Bum Phillips will be held this week in Houston. Adams will be remembered in a service at 1 p.m. CT today at the Second Baptist ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  9. Carroll praises two coaching legends

    Terry Blount

    Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll talked about the recent passing of two legendary football coaches -- former Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints coach Bum Phillips and former University of Washington coach Don James. "It's a tough time for co...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  10. Jason Garrett reacts to Bum Phillips' death

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Former NFL coach Bum Phillips died on Friday. Phillips, 90, was a beloved figure around the NFL for his Cowboy hat and for the good teams he coached with the Houston Oilers in the 1970s. "He's certainly a legend," said Cowboys ...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  11. A tough goodbye for Wes Phillips

    Todd Archer

    PHILADELPHIA -- On Friday, Wes Phillips lost his grandfather, Bum. On Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field, Phillips knew the Texas legend was watching. "It's been tough," said Phillips, the Dallas Cowboys tight ends coach. "As much as I feel I know ...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  12. Twitter Mailbag: Saying goodbye to Bum

    Tania Ganguli

    Before we get to today's Twitter mailbag, wanted to spend a moment on a man who shaped Houston's professional football history. Bum Phillips, a man as Texas as can be, died Friday evening at the age of 90. I'd urge you to read the stories by the H...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  13. Phillips characterized a time and a place

    Paul Kuharsky

    Bum Phillips was one of those people who transcended his job and came to symbolize and characterize a time and a place. "Luv Ya Blue" in Houston with the Oilers was, in many ways, loving Phillips -- his drawl, his style, his hat and the team he co...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  14. NFL - Bum Phillips a character who will be missed

    John Clayton

    Longtime Oilers coach Bum Phillips, who died Friday at age 90, was one of the game's great characters, John Clayton writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  15. Bum Phillips, former coach of Houston Oilers and New Orleans Sain...

    Bum Phillips, the folksy Texas football icon who coached the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints, died Friday. He was 90.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  16. Why Bud Adams isn't a Hall of Famer

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams is a Hall of Fame candidate who has a case and some support. But the crowd in front of the 90-year old Adams and voters' understandable propensity to elect players ahead of contributors is likel...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  17. Wes Phillips has made his own name

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Before Wes Phillips joined the Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff in 2007, he was a quarterbacks coach at Baylor for one year and spent two years coaching the position at West Texas A&M. His first official coaching job was as a studen...

    Blog | August 29, 2013