Marlins Fans, Baseball World Mourns Fernandez Protests Take Place Outside Panthers Game 76ers Buy Into Two E-Sports Franchises NFL Shows Desire To Keep Raiders In Oakland Ripken Looks To Sell Interest In IronBirds Comcast To Buy Snider's Stake In Flyers Dolphins Aiming To Host NFL Draft? Atlanta United To Be "Bold" In MLS Mark Davis Not Pleased By Adelson's Comments Pacers Plan Decade Celebrations For 50th Anniversary
STATE OF CONNECTICUT TAKES CONTROL OF ARENA COYOTES
Published January 23, 1995
The Connecticut Development Authority, "seeking to protect its investment in the Connecticut Coyotes, has assumed ownership" of the Arena Football team from the Hartford Sports and Entertainment Group (HSEG). According to Joseph Cohen, a spokesperson for the Authority, the state will take over the franchise with "an intent" to sell the team, and "to preserve to value of the Coyotes and the franchise." Cohen said the Authority hopes to sell the team to Hartford investors, and plans on keeping the Coyotes in CT. The team is scheduled to being play in May at the Hartford Civic Center (Roy Hasty, HARTFORD COURANT, 1/23).