1:00 PM: New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson said about fans who plan on protesting at Sunday's home finale against the New England Patriots: "I don't call them fans, won't call them fans. I don't have anything to say about them."
12:45 PM: UTEP cheerleading coach David Vasquez missed the Miners' New Mexico Bowl game on Saturday after being arrested on DWI charges in Albuquerque Thursday night.
12:15 PM: A 20-year-old man was struck & killed while crossing a highway near the Izod Center after leaving Thursday's Duke-UConn basketball game.
12:00 PM: A Virginia high school basketball game between Martinsville & George Washington ended five minutes early Friday night after fans rushed onto the floor in an all-out brawl. After the court was cleared George Washington was awarded a forfeit victory.
8:00 PM: Jessie Roach, a 31-year-old mentally disabled Milwaukee man who did not receive his promised $50 and a medal for fighting in an unsanctioned kickboxing bout at a Harley Davidson dealership, was sent money & medals from strangers who saw his story.
7:45 PM: On his final show Thursday Stephen Colbert gave a shout-out to Stephen Colbeagle The Eagle, mascot of the Saginaw Spirit Ontario Hockey League team that was named after him in 2006: "I don't remember (Walter) Cronkite ever having a mascot."
7:30 PM: Central Michigan freshman football player Derrick Nash, who has not played this season due to his battle with leukemia, has been named the Chippewas' honorary captain for their December 24 Bahamas Bowl game against Western Kentucky.
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.
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