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Published: Wednesday, 5/23/2007

Cowboys get 2011 Super Bowl


NASHVILLE - The 2011 Super Bowl will be played at the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium in Arlington, Texas, where more than 100,000 fans will be able to watch the NFL's showpiece game.

NFL owners voted yesterday for the North Texas group, which had Hall of Famer Roger Staubach lobbying on its behalf. The Cowboys' $1 billion stadium will open in 2009 and will have about 27,000 more seats than those in Indianapolis or Arizona - the other finalists.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the actual crowd ticketed at the game could reach 120,000.

•GREEN BAY, Wis. - Green Bay Packers and former Ohio State linebacker A.J. Hawk wasn't happy that a photographer posted candid shots from his recent wedding on her Web site, pictures she says she had permission to use for her advertising.

Photographer Amy Harcar of the Columbus suburb of Whitehall said the couple signed a standard contract granting her permission to use photos for display or publication.

•DENVER - Ex-Detroit Lion and Broncos receiver David Kircus was ordered to stay away from the man he is accused of assaulting at a weekend party and to return to court Friday, when charges are expected to be filed.

Sheriff's investigators said Kircus got into an argument when he was asked to leave a party early Sunday, hit a man and broke bones in his face. The man was treated at a hospital.

CLEVELAND - Ohio State's David Lighty has agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge involving a jogger shot with a BB gun last year.

Lighty, 18, of Cleveland, is due in Common Pleas Court today.

Two former teammates of Lighty at Cleveland's Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School, Darryl Ruston, 19, of Euclid, and Jimmy McLeod, 19, of Cleveland, have agreed to plea guilty to disorderly conduct charges.

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