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FOOTBALL: USA TODAY's Gordon Forbes examines the NFL's establishment of the Browns expansion franchise and writes that the "stocking of departments, unprecedented in NHL history, has irked some ownership groups" (USA TODAY, 5/8). ...USA TODAY's Rudy Martzke writes that if NBC and Turner Broadcasting move forward on a new football league, it would "likely" include 10, 12 or "even more franchises, mostly in major markets," and begin in mid-August (USA TODAY, 5/8). OTHER NOTES: The CA Speedway announced that attendance at last weekend's CA 500 drew a record sellout crowd of 115,000, topping the record of 95,000 set last year (Penske Motorsports)....Nine members of the former Colorado Silver Bullets baseball team have signed contracts to play with the Ladies Professional Baseball League (USA TODAY, 5/8)