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World Peace delayed until September 16

Thursday you read Yahoo! Sports' Marc J. Spears' hilarious report on Ron Artest's(notes) attempt to change his name to "Metta World Peace," and how he planned to make the official switch on Friday at 9 in the morning, Pacific time.

Well, it appears as the long, delayed "so long" to the name "Ron Artest" will have to wait a little longer. Until Sept. 16, as it turns out.

From the Twitter account of Los Angeles Times Lakers beat writer Brad Turner:

World Peace delayed until September 16
World Peace delayed until September 16

"Outstanding traffic warrants." Outstanding.

The world continues apace, somehow ...

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