6:00 PM: FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday that despite corruption allegations, there will be no re-voting on holding the 2018 & 2022 World Cups in Russia & Qatar: "There must be huge upheaval, new elements must come to the fore, in order to change this."
5:45 PM: Former #2 NBA draft pick Darko Milicic lost in his kickboxing debut Thursday night in Novi Sad, Serbia. Officials stopped his bout against Radovan Radojcic in the second round after Milicic suffered a bloody cut on his left leg.
5:15 PM: The Salt Lake Tribune reports officials at Utah's Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument are trying to figure out how to remove half of a dead cow that is stuck in a narrow hiking canyon.
5:00 PM: Authorities in Birmingham say a 23-year-old man who was struck & killed by an 18-wheeler near the UAB campus early Thursday morning was trying to jump onto the truck's flat bed but fell & was run over.
4:45 PM: 11-year-old cancer patient Bailey Leon, who was honored by New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton during Monday night's game, died Thursday morning. Payton had worn a pink "B" on his hat & coat for Bailey and promised her the game ball from the Saints' win over the Chicago Bears.
4:15 PM: During Thursday's testimony for Darren Sharper's rape charges, an FBI agent said that NFL players at a Las Vegas convention had prepared spiked drinks to give to women which they referred to as "the potion" and "horny juice".
3:30 PM: Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was given a one-year suspended sentence and no jail time after pleading guilty to DUI charges on Friday. Phelps was also given 18 months probation during which he cannot drink any alcohol.
3:15 PM: The states of Nebraska & Oklahoma are suing the state of Colorado over its legalization of medical marijuana. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says the lawsuit is "without merit".
3:00 PM: The B.C. Lions on Friday officially announced Jeff Tedford as their new head coach. The former Cal head coach had played QB for four different CFL teams and was on the Calgary Stampeders coaching staff of current Lions general manager Wally Buono.
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