December 27, 1991
NFL players' salaries increased more than 18 percent this year, with veteran quarterbacks and untested rookies getting big money, according to a survey by the players' association.The average player earned $422,149 in 1991, an all-time high, said the NFL Players Association's annual salary survey, reported yesterday by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.That is 18.5 percent higher than the 1990 average salary of $356,382 and 41 percent higher than the 1989 average of $299,616.The survey also showed 83 players -- 29 of whom are quarterbacks -- averaging $1 million or more per year in 1991, and 11 players with contracts worth at least $2 million annually.
March 21, 2013
Virginia senior midfielder and solo captain Chris LaPierre will forgo the rest of the season, Virginia coach Dom Starsia said Wednesday. "You feel for a kid in that situation," Starsia said. "He came in with this class, feels responsible to this class, but obviously he's been struggling with an ailment. " LaPierre injured his posterior cruciate ligament in the Cavaliers' first practice of the season, then appeared in games against Drexel, Syracuse and Vermont, but has not played the past two weeks.
September 7, 2008
The NFL Today Noon [chs. 13, 9] Dan Marino has an exclusive interview with Brett Favre. That guy just kind of flew under the radar when he decided to unretire, didn't he? When Marino asks Favre how much longer he expects to play, you are justified to snort at whatever the answer is.
May 12, 1992
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Dan Marino wants to make an impact off the field as well.The Miami Dolphins quarterback announced he has formed a non-profit organization to support Florida youth charities."
January 21, 2005
On January 18, 2005, JAMES "ZIN" MARINO, SR., beloved husband of the late Anna Marino (nee Dinardo); devoted father of John Marino and the late James Marino, Jr., and Donald Marino; dear brother of Rose Myers, Ida Bruno, Mollie Stallard, and the late Charles and Dan Marino and Anna Stairs; loving grandfather of eleven; great-grandfather of eleven. Friends may call at the CVACH/ROSEDALE FUNERAL HOME, 1211 Chesaco Avenue, on Thursday and Friday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, 9:15 a.m., at St. Clement Catholic Church.
September 14, 1991
When's payday?Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon hasn't collected a salary this season, while his agent -- Leigh Steinberg -- and the Oilers try to figure out the tricky escalator clause in his contract.Moon's worth is determined in part by the average salary of the three top-paid NFL quarterbacks, but it can't be determined exactly how much Dan Marino, John Elway and Joe Montana are making.Moon isn't sure how much longer he can last without a check. "I can go until my wife decides we need some money," he said.