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FRANCHISE NEWS & NOTES
Published October 4, 1995
With 10,000 tickets still available for the Raiders Sunday game with Seattle, the NFL extended its blackout deadline from Thursday at 4pm EDT to Friday at 9pm EDT. The extension is due to ongoing construction at the Coliseum, as the stadium's seating capacity has yet to be determined. In addition, the league will sometimes grant an extension for games that follow a week which includes a holiday (Oakland Football Marketing Association)....Manchester United, Britain's most profitable soccer team, announced a near doubling of pre-tax profits. The club attributed the additional profits to increased television revenues. Manchester is part of the Premier League, which is televised by News Corp.'s BSkyB (Tim Burt, FINANCIAL TIMES, 10/4).