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CFL COMMISSIONER DENIES REPORT OF A FOLD-UP AND REOPEN PLAN
Published February 17, 1995
CFL commissioner Larry Smith denied a report yesterday that the league will fold within six weeks and then begin play under a new name to "eliminate Canadian content." Smith: "The league finds this story totally preposterous" (Toronto GLOBE AND MAIL, 2/17). IN OTHER CFL NEWS: The Gold Miners will become the San Antonio Gold Miners as San Antonio's city council yesterday approved a five-year deal for the team to play in the Alamodome (Mike Ganter, TORONTO SUN, 2/17)....The board of directors for the Las Vegas Posse are scheduled to meet this weekend to determine where the team will move. Los Angeles and Jackson, MS, are the two cities reportedly interested in landing the franchise (Eric Noland, L.A. DAILY NEWS, 2/17).