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JETS ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO PLAY IN PHOENIX NEXT SEASON
Published December 20, 1995
Jets Owners Richard Burke and Steven Gluckstern officially announced an agreement yesterday with Suns Chair Jerry Colangelo to have the team play in America West Arena next season. The team's lease at America West will run 15 years, depending on undisclosed renewal options (USA TODAY, 12/20). According to a the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, Jets President Barry Shenkarow has signed a 10-year agreement to be a consultant to the club in Phoenix. It was also announced yesterday that a contest will be held to decide the name of the team. The team colors will include purple (a staple of Colangelo teams), and the name will include "Phoenix" rather than "Arizona." Gluckstern said some names mentioned have been the Coyotes, Scorpions, Mustangs, Posse, Outlaws, Dry Ice ... and Jets (GLOBE & MAIL, 12/20). HOT SPORTS MARKET (BUT IT'S A DRY HEAT): ESPN's Bob Ley called Phoenix "the newest burgeoning sports capital of the U.S." ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 12/19).