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WOULD TIME WARNER TAKE OVER OWNERSHIP OF HAWKS AND BRAVES?
Published August 31, 1995
In Atlanta, Tim Tucker writes that those who work for the Braves or the Hawks "simply don't know" what the Time Warner- Turner Broadcasting deal, "if done, might mean to the teams or to Turner's influence over them." Braves/Hawks President Stan Kasten, on Ted Turner as an owner: "Ted is the best owner in sports, bar none. ... He focuses on the long-term strategic plan. That's not an unusual way to run a good, solid, stable company. But it is unusual for sports franchises" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 8/31).