.... followed three days later by the 90 yo owner of the former Oilers, Bud Adams
NASHVILLE — Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, a Texas oilman who brought the National Football League to Nashville and ignited the city's love affair with the Tennessee Titans, died Monday, The (Nashville) Tennessean confirmed. He was 90.
The Houston Chronicle first reported Adams' death.
Adams founded the Houston Oilers in 1959 as part of the new American Football League. Until his death he remained owner, chairman of the board, and president and CEO of the franchise that became the Titans in 1999 after a controversial departure from Houston.
One of the most beloved of sports figures and the most hated as far as Houston was concerned die 3 days apart; both at 90.