Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductees

Privacy unrealistic for public figures

For better or worse a public life is just that- a public life. Just ask the man who would be king in Hong Kong, Henry Tang Ying-yen.

Sunday, 9 October, 2011, 12:00am

Superbowl star still packs them in

Anyone who followed American football back in the late 1970s will know Roger Staubach as the star quarterback of the celebrated multi-Superbowl-winning Dallas Cowboys, then known as America's Team. Now the athlete is a multimillionaire property developer with more than 1,300 employees.

7 Apr 2006 - 12:00am


Somewhere in the melee Alan Ameche, Baltimore's powerhouse running back, has just slammed across the goal-line to put a dramatic punctuation point on the NFL Championship game, a watershed in American football history.

28 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Detroit Lions tight end Mikhael Ricks (86) hurdles Arizona Cardinals defensive end Fred Wakefield on his way to a 27-yard gain in the third quarter. Detroit's Joey Harrington threw an eight-yard touchdown pass on the next play as the Lions swept to a 42-24 victory. 'It's a big. It's a confidence-builder,' Detroit defensive end Robert Porcher said. 'The last two years, we have how many wins?

9 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

The B team On screen and off, Jim Brown is larger than life. American football has long been his passion and that's what has brought him back to the big screen - he plays wonderfully named defensive co-ordinator Montezuma Monroe in Oliver Stone's take on the NFL, Any Given Sunday, which opens today.

15 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Marino brings curtain down

Dan Marino bit his lip, took deep breaths and leaned on the lectern.

'This isn't easy,' he said.

The men at the front of the room wore dark suits and sombre expressions, as if they were at a funeral. His wife sat in the front row crying.

15 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Dolphins quarterback intercepted five times during dismal return to lineup

On a chilly day at a Texas Stadium pledged to retribution, the Cowboys defence stole everything from Dan Marino except his underwear. Marino, the Miami quarterback and future Hall of Famer, lost everything else, including a 20-0 game and his dignity.

27 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Enter world of sport

Ask any computer sports fan to name the best PC simulations and Sierra On- line's Front Page Sports series will probably be mentioned.

This time out, in line with the series' tradition, the All Pro Collection provides plenty of entertainment and some excellent previews.

8 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

First Pacific forms overseas links

HONG KONG international property consultancy First Pacific Davies (FPD) is to expand its commercial real estate operations beyond Asia by forging links with other established European and United States property groups.

7 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Far from wedded bliss for bridesmaid Bills

AS the NFL season plods along into its seventh week, football '94 has been mostly a tale of four coaches and a funeral.

16 Oct 1994 - 12:00am