|12-10-2005, 03:25 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2003
Former Dallas Texans Making Rare Return By JAIME ARON, AP Sports Writer
Fri Dec 9, 1:56 PM ET
DALLAS - When the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Texans both began play in 1960, they shared the Cotton Bowl and divided the fan base.
Everyone knew one team eventually would have to go.
Although the Texans of the upstart AFL won more games, the Cowboys had the upper hand because they were in the NFL, which brought more established teams and players to town.
So after winning the 1962 AFL title but drawing only about 10,000 fans per game, Texans owner Lamar Hunt moved his club to Kansas City and renamed them the Chiefs.
Simple as that, right?
Well, 43 years later — with the Texans-turned-Chiefs about to make only their fifth visit back to the city of their birth — there's still a story circulating that Hunt left not because of a failed bid to capture Dallas' heart, but because of a failed coin toss with Cowboys founder/owner Clint Murchison.
"No, that's just one of those apocryphal stories," Hunt said. "I've heard that lots of times. What makes it apocryphal is that the loser had to leave. It should've been that the winner GOT to leave town. ...
|12-10-2005, 03:55 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Los Angeles
if you dont care, and know that we dont care, why do you post it?
heres another "who cares?" article:
By Shirley Jacques
Complete Maine News Index
ELIOT, Maine - Superintendent Jake Clockedile gave the School Board a report Wednesday on after-school activities for students grades K-12. His report also documented the steady after-hours use of the district뭩 five school buildings.
|12-10-2005, 08:23 AM||#3|
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