Cuomo: "Impractical" To Play Game In Buffalo With Stanton Deal, Loria Gets Chance To Reboot Browns Ink TV Deal With Local ABC Affiliate NFL's Jeff Pash Addresses Peterson Suspension Vikings Ready To Move On Without Peterson NFL Concussion Case Approval Still A Ways Off Yanks Expect Good Ticket Sales, Exceed Luxury Tax Falcons To Start Selling PSLs In Early '15 Leafs Execs Criticized For Poor On-Ice Results MLS Atlanta President Gives First Interview
MINORITY GROUP SEEKS CFL FRANCHISE ON LONG ISLAND
Published October 11, 1994
A Long Island businessman has submitted a $100,000 deposit to the CFL for an expansion team in 1995. Perry Carter, 39, said he wants to "replicate on Long Island" what the CFL has done in Baltimore. Carter's "minority-dominated investment group includes former NFL players Ottis Anderson, Rich Caster," and financial adviser Winston Thompson. Carter will meet next week with representatives from Hofstra University to discuss use of its stadium in Uniondale, NY. A team in Long Island would "enhance the league's bargaining position in negotiations for a U.S. TV contract." The league fee for an expansion team in '95 is $6M (Ken Murray, Baltimore SUN, 10/8).