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Published August 28, 1995
In St. Louis, Bernie Miklasz reports that "insiders say Anheuser Busch may be poised to take over operation" of the city- owned Kiel Center. The Blues already report to A-B VP Jerry Ritter. Miklasz reports that the arena has had a financial deficit (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 8/26)....The BOSTON GLOBE's Kevin Paul Dupont writes that fans shouldn't be surprised if Wayne Huizenga moves the Panthers to Nashville (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/27)....In Minneapolis, Sid Hartman reports that MN-based businessman Richard Burke has been in "constant contact" with Jets Owner Barry Shenkarow, and if state support can be generated, the Target Center definitely will get the Jets no later than '96-97 (Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE, 8/27)....Long Island's sports history and future is examined by NEWSDAY'S Steve Zipay. The Island's recruitment of a UBL, MLS, Arena Football and Roller Hockey clubs are examined, along with the possibility of the Jets moving from the Meadowlands and a renovation of the Nassau Coliseum (NEWSDAY, 8/25)....In Seattle, Ken Griffey is pleading with Mariners fans to show the team some support. Griffey: "There's so much more energy playing in front of 40,000 than there is 14,000." The M's averaged around 15,000 last week, down from their season average of 18,994 (Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 8/25)....Heat Executive VP Dave Wohl denied a CNN report the team had completed a deal with the Knicks and Pat Riley (MIAMI HERALD, 8/26).