Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

NFL LOG [Derived Headline]

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* 49ers (3-1) At Rams (3-0): 1 P.M., Sunday, Rca Dome, St. Louis. Tv: None. Steve Young, Who Missed The Game Against The Titans With His Fourth Concussion In Three Years, Plans To Visit His Neurologist To Decide Whether He Can Resume Playing Sunday. Even If Stanford Neurosurgeon Dr. Gary Steinberg Clears Young To Return, 49ers Coach Steve Mariucci Left Open The Possibility Of Holding The Quarterback Out For Another Week As A Precaution And Again Starting Jeff Garcia, Who Made His First Nfl Start And Led The 49ers To A 24-22 Victory Over The Previously Unbeaten Titans.


* Steelers (2-2) at Bills (3-1): 1 p.m., Sunday, Ralph Wilson Stadium. TV: KDKA. Radio: WDVE-FM (102.5), WWSW-AM (970) and Steelers Radio Network. The Steelers might be headed for another poor offensive showing since the Bills limited the Dolphins to one third-down conversion in 14 attempts and 59 yards rushing on 24 carries Monday night.


Brown sentenced: Former NFL great Jim Brown was sentenced yesterday to probation and counseling and ordered to perform community service and pay $1,700 to domestic violence groups. The lawyer for the 63-year-old Hall of Famer said his client would not accept any domestic violence counseling and intends to appeal. Brown was not at Hollywood Municipal Court for sentencing. Even if Brown appeals he must still come to court Oct. 20 to show he has enrolled in the counseling and community service programs. Brown was convicted last month of vandalizing his wife's car. But he was acquitted of a misdemeanor charge of making a terrorist threat against his 25-year-old wife during a June 15 dispute at their home that led her to call police.

* Collins gets start: Kent Graham is going to miss the Giants' game against the Cardinals on Sunday because of a concussion, and Kerry Collins will start at quarterback. Graham, who started the first four games, was injured in last Sunday's 16-15 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. Collins, a free agent who signed for nearly $17 million in the off-season despite a troubled past, was 6 of 12 for 86 yards and led the Giants to the winning field goal after replacing Graham in the third quarter.

* Final pitch for franchise: Los Angeles real estate mogul Ed Roski delivered a sealed, 11th-hour bid for an NFL team at the Coliseum, bolstered by letters of support from city and county leaders and a pledge of $100 million in public money. The proposal is the latest for an NFL team in Los Angeles and will compete with bids from Hollywood super agent Michael Ovitz, who hopes to build a stadium at Hollywood Park racetrack near Los Angeles, and Robert McNair on behalf of Houston. Roski went to Atlanta yesterday to deliver the bid containing a proposal that will be "far more competitive than anyone else in California. …

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