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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008.
By United Press International

Report: U.S. immigration agents reassigned

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Some 1,000 U.S. immigration agents are being redeployed as customs inspectors, agency documents seen by the Washington Times say.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007.
By United Press International

NFL: San Diego 35, Denver 27

DENVER, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 108 yards and three TDs, and scored a fourth TD through the air Sunday night, as the San Diego Chargers beat Denver, 35-27.

Hickerson, Sanders get Hall of Fame nods

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Guard Gene Hickerson and tight end Charlie Sanders have been chosen by the Seniors Committee as finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2007 class.

Hollywood to revisit the 'Dirty Dozen'

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- "V for Vendetta" filmmaker Joel Silver is reportedly writing and producing a Hollywood remake of "The Dirty Dozen" for Warner Bros. pictures. Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec of TV's "Alias" will help with the writing duties, Daily Variety reports.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2006 with 317 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2005 with 317 to follow.
By United Press International

Mitchell retires as a Redskin

ASHBURN, Va., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Kick returner Brian Mitchell retired from the NFL Wednesday as a Washington Redskin.

NFL: New England 13, NY Jets 7

FOXBORO, Mass., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Tom Brady completed 20-of-29 passes for 230 yards and a touchdown Sunday to lead the New England Patriots to a 13-7 win over the New York Jets.

Clear Channel TV plans benefit for GIs

LOS ANGELES, July 26 (UPI) -- Clear Channel Entertainment TV is pitching a TV special to benefit families of U.S. military people in Iraq and Afghanistan, Daily Variety said Monday.

Ruth to be in World Sports Hall of Fame

TORONTO, June 2 (UPI) -- Babe Ruth, Joe Louis and Jim Thorpe were among the 17 athletes chosen Wednesday to make up the first class of the World Sports Hall of Fame.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2004 with 318 to follow.
By United Press International

La. insurance commissioner to step down

BATON ROUGE, La., April 1 (UPI) -- Suspended Insurance Commissioner Jim Brown will officially leave office Friday after losing a final appeal of his conviction for lying to FBI agents about a failed insurance company.

La. insurance commissioner to step down

BATON ROUGE, La., April 1 (UPI) -- Suspended Insurance Commissioner Jim Brown will officially leave office Friday in Louisiana after losing a final appeal of his conviction for lying to the FBI.
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Jim Brown
LAP99091004 - 10 SEPTEMBER 1999 - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: Former professional football player Jim Brown, 63, left, speaks with reporters outside Hollywood Municipal Court September 10 after a jury found him guilty of vandalizing his wife's car during a domestic violence incident in June at their Hollywood Hills home. To his right is his 25-year-old wife Monique. . jr/Jim Ruymen UPI........................................................
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James Nathaniel "Jim" Brown (born February 17, 1936) is an American former professional football player who has also made his mark as an actor. He is best known for his exceptional and record-setting nine-year career as a running back for the NFL Cleveland Browns from 1957 to 1965. In 2002, he was named by Sporting News as the greatest professional football player ever. He is considered to be one of the greatest professional athletes the U.S. has ever produced.

James Nathaniel Brown was born to Theresa (a housekeeper) and Swinton Brown (a professional boxer).

At Manhasset Secondary School, Brown earned 13 letters playing football, lacrosse, baseball, basketball and running track.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jim Brown."
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