Former National Football League coach Oail Andrew “Bum” Phillips, who had an 82-77 record in 12 seasons leading the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints, died last night, the Associated Press reported. He was 90.
Hugh E. McGee III, a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. oil banker, fired his gun into upstate New York’s sky last year. Clients and colleagues, who know him as Skip, watched the one duck tagged with a ribbon fall.
Mediocrity looks to be enough to win the National Football Conference East, where the New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins have a combined 4-12 record this season.