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Kenneth Stanley 'Bud' Adams dies at 90; owner of Tennessee Titans

Kenneth Stanley 'Bud' Adams dies at 90; owner of Tennessee Titans

Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, owner of the Tennessee Titans and one of the founders of the American Football League, was found dead Monday at his Houston home. He was 90. Adams, an eccentric Texas oilman, lived alone and reportedly had not been seen since Saturday. He died of natural causes, the Titans announced. A sharply controversial figure in Houston, Adams moved the Oilers to Tennessee after the 1997 season because he could not strike a deal for a new, publicly funded stadium to replace the aging Astrodome. He eventually got that stadium in Nashville, changing the name of his franchise to the Titans in 1999. Adams was one of only four NFL owners to win at least 350 games,...

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