Efforts continued yesterday toward resolving the confused ownership of the New England Patriots after Fran Murray rejected Victor Kiam's bid for a 30-day extension to buy out his minority partner.
The deadline for Kiam, who owns 51 percent of the team, to make a $38 million payment to buy out Murray passed without resolution Thursday. But a spokesman for the NFL said discussions were continuing, mainly by telephone.
* REDSKINS: Washington may activate tight end Don Warren today for tomorrow's game. Warren, who missed the first six games with a broken fibula he suffered in training camp, has been practicing this week and says he's ready to go.