DICK VERMEIL: Vermeil had a successful seven year run as coach of Philadelphia from 1976 82, taking the Eagles to their first Super Bowl following the 1980 season. But Vermeil burned out of coaching and stepped away after the 1982 season. Vermeil then launched a successful broadcast career before finally going back to the sidelines in 1997 with the Rams.
Never going to do that. Looking at the film it sickening what they get away with it. Flagrant holding every play. In making this move Peter Chiarelli and the Oilers are taking the long view, both in terms of this player and of long term implications to the salary cap and to eligibility for free agency. Assuming he makes it as an NHLer which seems a very good bet at this point his very affordable Entry Level contract (just $1.155 million per year even if maximum bonuses are attained) will run from 2018 21. Given the number of high end pacts that expire in 2021 Ryan Nugent Hopkins, Andrej Sekera, Adam Larsson and Kris Russell among them deferring that last year will be significant in the event that Yamamoto emerges as a high end player himself.
25 Toronto police officer James Forcillo was cleared of second degree murder but found guilty of attempted murder for continuing to fire after dying teen Sammy Yatim had fallen to the floor of an empty streetcar in July 2013. The shooting was captured on cellphone videos and went viral online, sparking public outrage. In July, Forcillo was sentenced to six years in prison, but was granted bail pending an appeal of his conviction..
LINE: SEATTLE by 4 1/2 A huge game but, in the end, Seattle home pedigree trumps the visiting Saints. The Seahawks have won 13 straight on this field. CenturyLink Field will be a few decibels louder than its usual raucous self. Outlook: The Panthers can get careless with a big lead, as they did against the Giants and last week against the Seahawks. They are not a team built on speed, but they can more than match muscle with anybody and almost certainly will keep the serious heat on Palmer. Carolina, 30 21..
The cold is blamed in at least nine deaths in the past week. Most recently, police in St. Louis said a homeless man found dead inside a trash bin Monday evening apparently froze to death as the temperature dropped to negative 6 degrees ( 21 Celsius).
As a parent, you spend 3 days in the hot sun watching junior run up and down the field and the last thing you want to do on a Saturday night is watch another lax game. The current senior college class would not be eligible to play until the following Spring. And that is a definite detriment.