Renderings Released For Raiders-Chargers Stadium Leafs Optimistic Fans Will Buy Rebuild Sharks Owner Backs Execs In Letter Ticket Sales Up Minnesota United FC Bills Could Cap Season-Ticket Sales Hawks Sold For Second Highest Price In NBA History Orlando City Sells 14,000 Season Tickets Yankees Not Celebrating A-Rod's Milestones Teams Going Green With Composting Franchise Notes
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Published October 25, 1995
In an effort to boost "sluggish" sales of PSLs, the Raiders will announce two new programs today -- one enlisting companies to buy blocks of tickets and sell them to their employees through payroll deductions; the other would allow only PSL owners to buy extra tickets for the November 19 Cowboys game (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 10/25).... The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court decision which restricted access to bank documents by the Public Trustee in its civil suit against Maple Leaf Gardens Chair Steve Stavro and his company, MLG Ventures. The Trustee is suing Stavro over his acquisition of 60% of MLG from the estate of former owner Harold Ballard. The trial starts in February (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 10/25)....USA TODAY profiles the Whalers' quick start and how it may affect the team's long-term standing in the small market of Hartford (USA TODAY, 10/25)....The WINNIPEG FREE PRESS notes that the official closing date for the sale of the Jets is July '97 -- not '96 as widely believed. Provincial Finance Minister Eric Stefanson called the date a "technicality" and assured taxpayers they will not have to cover the team's losses for an extra year (WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, 10/25).