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Published October 31, 1997
NFL Oilers Owner Bud Adams said he will change the name of his team "if the right name can be found." He also added that the idea to play in Memphis was TN Gov. Don Sundquist's (NASHVILLE BANNER, 10/30)....The U.S. Government won't appeal a U.S. Tax Court decision "absolving the heirs" of Bengals founder Paul Brown of $40M "plus in estate tax deficiency." The decision "effectively ends a 21-year crisis for the Browns in which the family's ownership of the Bengals was jeopardized" (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 10/30)....In MN, Charley Walters notes that Twins Owner Carl Pohlad "has been considering establishing a nonprofit charitable foundation ... as a way to donate the Twins to Minnesota through a trust" (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 10/31).