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  1. Cox kicks his way into NFL record book

    Larry Schwartz

    Fred Cox ties the NFL record by scoring in his 110th straight game and also extends his league mark by kicking a field goal in his 31st consecutive contest. Cox's three field goals help the Vikings defeat the Bears, 16-13.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 02, 2001
  2. Winslow ties NFL record with five TD catches

    Larry Schwartz

    Chargers tight end Kellen Winslow ties an NFL record by catching five touchdown passes in a game, a 55-21 win over the Raiders in Oakland.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 18, 2001
  3. Campbell runs for 200 yards for third time

    Larry Schwartz

    For the third time in five games, Earl Campbell runs for more than 200 yards, rushing for 206 in Houston's 10-6 win at Chicago.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 11, 2001
  4. Halas, one of NFL's founding fathers, dies at 88

    Larry Schwartz

    George Halas, the owner of the Chicago Bears for more than 60 years and one of the founding fathers of the NFL, dies in his Chicago home after a lengthy illness. He was 88.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 25, 2001
  5. Tagliabue replaces Rozelle as NFL commissioner

    Larry Schwartz

    Paul Tagliabue is elected the NFL's seventh commissioner, succeeding 29-year boss Pete Rozelle.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 24, 2001
  6. Irvin (207 yards) sets punt return record

    Larry Schwartz

    The Rams' LeRoy Irvin returns six punts for a record 207 yards. Two returns (75 and 84 yards) go for touchdowns in the Rams' 37-35 win at Atlanta.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  7. Payton breaks Jim Brown's NFL rushing record

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Payton runs for 154 yards to bring his career rushing total to 12,400 yards, breaking the mark of 12,312 held by Jim Brown, in the Bears' 20-7 victory over the Saints in Chicago.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 05, 2001
  8. Female reporters allowed in locker room

    Larry Schwartz

    Bengals coach Sam Wyche is fined almost $30,000 by the NFL for not allowing a female reporter into the locker room.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 03, 2001
  9. Scab Players not a big hit with NFL fans

    Larry Schwartz

    Day 13 of the NFL strike. There are sparse crowds at scab games.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 02, 2001
  10. Van Brocklin's 554 yards passing still a record

    Larry Schwartz

    Norm Van Brocklin throws for an NFL record 554 yards and five touchdowns in the Los Angeles Rams' 54-14 road victory over the New York Yanks.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 24, 2001
  11. Shula's 300th win worthy of Gatorade dousing

    Larry Schwartz

    Don Shula wins his 300th NFL game as the Dolphins beat the Green Bay Packers, 16-13, in Miami.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 20, 2001
  12. Moore's NFL touchdown record reaches 18 games

    Larry Schwartz

    Baltimore's Lenny Moore scores a touchdown in his 18th consecutive game, extending his NFL record, in the Colts' 35-16 victory over the Vikings.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2001
  13. APFL - the forerunner of the NFL - is born

    Larry Schwartz

    The American Professional Football Conference, the forerunner of the NFL, is born in Canton, Ohio, Hupmobile agency owned by Ralph Hay. Canton, Cleveland, Akron, Buffalo, Rochester and Hammond (Ind.) are charter members.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 17, 2001
  14. Brown, Lombardi, five others inducted into Hall

    Larry Schwartz

    Jim Brown and Vince Lombardi are among the seven inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 25, 2001
  15. NFL Players Strike for Freedom, Bigger Voice

    Larry Schwartz

    NFL players go on strike over "freedom issues."

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 28, 2001
  16. NFL and AFL merge into single league

    Larry Schwartz

    The NFL and AFL agree to merge. The organizations merge into a single league of at least 26 teams in 25 cities in 1970.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 06, 2001