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Published October 5, 1994
Hartford's AFL franchise will be called the Connecticut Coyotes, with midnight blue, silver and red as their colors. The Coyotes will play at Hartford Civic Center, beginning in May 1995 (HARTFORD COURANT, 10/5)....The ongoing sale of the Harrisburg Senators, a AA-franchise, has taken "far longer to complete than anticipated." Owners Jerome Mileur and Scott Carter had agreed to sell to William Collins, but they are reportedly turning to another unknown ownership group. Collins, whose group owns Class A teams in Greensboro, NC and Madison, WI, has threatened litigation if the team is not sold to him as promised (Harrisburg PATRIOT-NEWS, 10/3)....The first-year CFL Shreveport Pirates are asking taxpayers to guarantee a loan of up to $4.5M, but are getting a "cool response" from city and state officials. Team officials say the Pirates are expected to lose up to $2M more than anticipated (AP, 10/5).