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Volume 24 No. 158
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Weekend Briefs....

The Titans took out a full-page ad in today's Nashville Tennessean honoring late team Owner Bud Adams. The ad reads in part, "The NFL Lost A Legend, We Lost A Friend" (THE DAILY).

Arizona State Univ. has hired search firm Korn/Ferry Int'l to "find and reach out to candidates" for its vacant AD position with Steve Patterson leaving for the men's AD job at the Univ. of Texas (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 11/10).

FIFA President Sepp Blatter yesterday said that the int'l governing body has "ruled out any possibility that Qatar could co-host" the '22 World Cup with neighboring countries (REUTERS, 11/9).

NHL GMs during league meetings on Tuesday will discuss "adding a rule that gives a goalie a 10-game suspension for leaving his area and instigating a fight" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 11/10).

The Bobcats on Friday began their season-long Yellow Ribbon Program, a Wells Fargo-sponsored initiative in which the team will honor U.S. military veterans during one home game each month (Bobcats).

Columnist Leigh Montville has returned to the Boston Globe and today pens his first column for the paper since '89 (, 11/10).

Nike co-Founder & Chair Phil Knight "was walking the sideline wearing Alabama apparel" at last night's LSU-Alabama college football game (, 11/10).

The Saints during halftime of tonight's game against the Cowboys will recognize Archie Manning, Rickey Jackson and Willie Roaf as the introductory class of the team's Ring of Honor (Saints).

The NFL Cardinals today surpassed 5 million fans for home games in the history of University of Phoenix Stadium (Cardinals).