NFL: Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said Tuesday there are four finalists to host
the 2008 Super Bowl, Washington, New York, Arizona and Tampa.
Representatives of those cities will make presentations during an owners'
meeting Oct. 29-30 in Chicago, according to the Washington Post. Tagliabue
called the areas the "four leading contenders" to host the game and said he
expects the owners to select a host city at those meetings.
Arizona Cardinals: Prosecutors in Scottsdale decided not to pursue charges against Cardinals
running back Thomas Jones for an alleged assault last year. "I didn't think
we had a substantial case," police Det. Dan Rincon told the Arizona
Republic. "There's no doubt in my mind that the victim did get beaten up
there." But according to Rincon, Jones wasn't the man who delivered the
beating. There were no independent witnesses to the event, in which Maurice
May alleged that Jones assaulted him at Sanctuary on Nov. 17, Rincon told
New York Giants: C Dusty Zeigler's future with the team could be determined today, when he
undergoes a physical from team physician Dr. Russell Warren, reports the New
York Post. The Giants are concerned bout Ziegler's surgically repaired
right knee. Zeigler underwent microfracture surgery prior to last season
and only played in two games, both at right guard. In his two starts he
failed to distinguish himself and was soon after placed on injured reserve.