7:15 PM: After hearing UAB was dropping football over financial issues, five-year-old Bennett Williams sent the Blazers his $1 allowance with a note: "I love Ohio State, but I think you should have football too. Here is one dollar to help!"
6:45 PM: Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas has been accused of committing multiple environmental violations on his Wisconsin hunting land, including construction work without permits and dumping manure into a wetland.
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".
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