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Volume 24 No. 155
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Weekend Briefs....

A crowd of 19,324 attended UFC 171 last night at American Airlines Center (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 3/16).

Five cities -- Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing; Krakow, Poland; Lviv, Ukraine; and Oslo -- on Friday "submitted their bid files" to the IOC to host the '22 Winter Games (SI.com, 3/14).

Friday's Dodgers-Cubs Spring Training game at Cubs Park in Mesa, Ariz., drew a Cactus League-record crowd of 15,191 (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 3/15).

The Flyers yesterday "unveiled a statue" of former coach Fred Shero outside Xfinity Live (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 3/16).

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott yesterday announced that the Univ. of Washington in '15 "will meet Texas in a non-conference men's basketball game in China" (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 3/16).