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Volume 24 No. 117
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Weekend Briefs....

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley on Friday "cleared the way ... for construction to begin" on the Kings' new $477M arena after rejecting an "attempt by the arena’s opponents to block" the project's build (SACRAMENTO BEE, 7/26).

HBO last night announced Manny Pacquiao "will return to the pay-per-view ring in November against contender Chris Algieri" in a bout that will take place in Macau (, 7/26).

Last night's UFC on Fox 12 saw fighter Robbie Lawler defeat Matt Brown "before a crowd of 11,482 at SAP Center" (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 7/27).

Colts Owner Jim Irsay yesterday appeared at training camp in Anderson, Ind., and "gave out $100 bills to some fans who came to watch the team" (, 7/26).

A crowd of 6,200 yesterday attended the Chiefs' training camp at Missouri Western for Family Fun Day. Coach Andy Reid said that it "is a record for the practice field" (K.C. STAR, 7/27).