BRIEFLY : NO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN WRESTLER'S DEATH.
No criminal charges will be filed in the death of University of Michigan (body, education) University of Michigan - A large cosmopolitan university in the Midwest USA. Over 50000 students are enrolled at the University of Michigan's three campuses. The students come from 50 states and over 100 foreign countries. wrestler Jeff Reese, who collapsed Dec. 9 following a severe weight loss regimen. Washtenaw County Prosecutor Brian Mackie announced the decision Friday following a two-week investigation into a case that has helped generate calls for reform in collegiate wrestling.
An autopsy concluded Reese died of a ``metabolic derangement'' from his efforts to rapidly shed pounds to qualify to wrestle at a 150-pound weight class.
The Oakland Athletics, unhappy with changes at the Oakland Coliseum, have made a veiled threat to leave the region next year if their demands are not met, the San Jose Mercury News The San Jose Mercury News is the major daily newspaper in San Jose, California and Silicon Valley. The paper is owned by MediaNews Group. Its headquarters and printing plant are located in North San Jose next to the Nimitz Freeway (Interstate 880). reported.
The Athletics' demands - over utilities, advertising and luxury suites - have been overshadowed by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority's problems with the Oakland Raiders and the Golden State Warriors The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. The team plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Franchise history
Philadelphia Warriors , the two other professional teams who use the stadium and arena.
HOCKEY: Fred Page, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to the history of ice hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with interactive activities. as a builder in 1993, died at the age of 82 on Monday. Page was first vice-president of the International Ice Hockey Federation The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) was founded in 1908 as the Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace and is the worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey. It is based in Zurich, Switzerland and has 65 members. from 1968 to 1972 as well as chairman of hockey for the 1972 Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.
He was president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association from 1966 to 1968. Before his retirement in 1996, he spent 23 years on the executive board of the British Columbia Junior Hockey League.