Perry, Joe

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Perry, (Fletcher Joseph) Joe

(1927–  ) football player; born in Stevens, Ark. "The Jet," a San Francisco fullback, led the National Football League in rushing in 1953 and 1954, becoming the first to rush for 1,000 yards in consecutive years.
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JOHN HIGGINS admitted he endured a few nervy moments as he saw off Joe Perry 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the International Open.
The Rocket made an SOS call to leading sports psychiatrist Dr Peters after slipping 9-7 down overnight to Joe Perry at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre.
SNOOKER: Joe Perry became the first major casualty of the World Championships as he was sent crashing out in the first round by Jamie Cope.
The tournament looked set to lose its star attraction on day one, but opponent Joe Perry could not finish off O'Sullivan who came back from the brink of defeat to win 6-5.
Coverage of the best-of-nineframes semi-finals from Potters Leisure Centre in Norfolk, featuring Mark Selby v Stephen Hendry and Joe Perry v Ronnie O'Sullivan.
The ninth meeting of the season comes from the Sands Centre in Carlisle, as John Higgins takes on Joe Perry and Ronnie O'Sullivan faces Stephen Hendry.
Joe Perry originally met Aerosmiths' Steven Tyler in an ice cream parlour.
Defending champion John Higgins is also safely into the last four after a 5-1 win over Mark Allen and will meet Neil Robertson, who was even more impressive as defeated practice partner Joe Perry by the same scoreline.
ALI Carter last night went through to his first World Championship final after overcoming Joe Perry 17-15 at the Crucible Theatre.
Joe Perry has kept clean sheets in Merthyr's last three games
THIS week I took the opportunity to catch up with experienced and respected sea angler Joe Perry of Stanley Tackle in Bootle.