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FRANCHISE NOTES: JETS OWNER TO TALK WITH ST. PAUL MAYOR
Published December 1, 1995
In Minneapolis, Jay Weiner notes Jets buyer Richard Burke plans to talk with St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman about the future of the NHL franchise today, as Burke denied he and partner Steven Gluckstern are close to a deal to move the team to Phoenix (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 12/1)....The MLB Rangers announced some of their tickets for next season will be cheaper. Terrace Club Box seats will be $15, down from $18 of last season. The team is also offering a $100 discount over single-game prices for full-season ticket purchasers (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 11/29)....The NFL has pushed back the due date for the Rams' payment of their $20M relocation fee. The deadline, already extended from November 22, is now December 7 (ST. LOUIS POST- DISPATCH, 12/1)....Blue Jays GM Gord Ash said the team will leave its Dunedin spring training site if they don't get more space. Dunedin City Manager John Lawrence said the city will work to try an accommodate the team (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 12/1)....The Broncos have instituted a new policy in an attempt to end the selling of season tickets by ticket holders. The new policy, which starts January 16, will require proof of both parties' relationship, or for corporate tickets, proof of a buyout or merger (AP/Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 12/1).