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Former Oklahoma QB Steve Davis dies in plane crash

...six passes per game during Oklahoma's back-to-back championship seasons.With silver-shoed All-American Joe Washington carrying the ball, the Sooners rushed 813 times in 1974 ? averaging an NCAA record 73.9 attempts per game ? and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-03-18/former-oklahoma-qb-steve-
Ex-hoops star Daugherty makes presence felt in NASCAR

...professional athletes have dabbled in NASCAR in the past, but none had the patience, financial and otherwise, to last. Joe Washington, Dan Marino, Terrance Mathis, Mark McGwire, Terry Bradshaw, Roger Staubach, Julius Erving, Florence Griffith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-10-12/brad-daugherty-fits-racetr
Ex-Falcon won't give up his quest

...actor Burt Reynolds co-owned Harry Gant's Skoal Bandit for years. Basketball's Julius Erving and football's Joe Washington co-owned a failed Busch Series team; Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw was a longtime owner in the Busch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/04/nas_118852.shtml
Nascar
NASCAR notebook

...sports ties - in the sport. Baseball's Reggie Jackson currently is a partner on a Busch Series team; football's Joe Washington and basketball's Julius Erving used to own a Busch Series team; and basketball's Brad Doughtery also used to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/18/nas_372972.shtml
Nascar
Aikman, Staubach coming to NASCAR

...Stars from other sports have not had a very good track record in NASCAR. NBA great Julius Erving and NFL star Joe Washington had a Busch team, but couldn't sustain momentum, lost their sponsor and disappeared from the stock car sport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/17/nas_364934.shtml
Nascar
Help wanted: NFL, NBA make their pitch to minorities

...number of internships. He cited the success of the Washington-Erving racing team in which ex-NFL running back Joe Washington and NBA Hall of Famer Julius Erving are partners. Auto racing is a predominantly white sport, and NASCAR's top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/15/oth_279487.shtml
Other sports
Dr. J, Washington going Winston Cup racing

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Julius Erving and Joe Washington are giving NASCAR's Winston Cup series its first minority-owned full-time racing team in 25 years. The two said Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/22/oth_208739.shtml
Other sports
Lee Roy Selmon remembered as 'gentle giant' at funeral

...San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo also attended the service. Featured speakers included former running back Joe Washington and Bucs co-chairman Bryan Glazer, who called Selmon a "gentle giant" and "Tampa Bay treasure."Selmon won...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-09-10/lee-roy-selmon-remembered-gen
Buckeyes' Pittman, Ginn are going pro

...4,045 yards in three seasons, ranking behind only 1978 Heisman winner Billy Sims (4,118) and Hall of Famer Joe Washington (4,071) on Oklahoma's career rushing list. LOUISVILLE: Quarterback Brian Brohm will return for his senior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/16/col_112704.shtml
College
Dye pays respect to past mentor

...Set numerous Division I-AA records, including single-season receptions (103) and receiving yards (1,450) Joe Washington - Oklahoma - RB (1972-75) Finished third and fifth in the Heisman Trophy balloting as Oklahoma won national championships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/11/mic_92166.shtml
Scott Michaux