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FRANCHISE NOTES: ROADRUNNERS WILL STAY IN PHOENIX
Published December 15, 1995
The IHL Roadrunners plan to stay in Phoenix despite the pending arrival of an NHL team. Roadrunner GM Adam Keller: "As in Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles, where IHL teams compete with the NHL, we also pay attention to a different niche of fans" (AP/DESERET NEWS, 12/15)....The Mariners and Spring Training Tours have already sold over 620 packages for spring training games during the month of March. The previous record was 275 packages in '93 (Mariners)....In a poll of 704 Seattle residents conducted by the SEATTLE TIMES, 617 did not favor helping the Seahawks with taxes or a new lease, while 87 did (SEATTLE TIMES, 12/13).