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WILL GREY CUP BE TOSSED ONTO STREETS OF BALTIMORE?

     Baltimore city officials notified Stallions Owner Jim Speros
yesterday he must move his team's equipment out of Memorial
Stadium, taking the first step to evict the CFL club in order for
NFL franchise to move into the facility.  Speros owes the city
$73,000 in back rent and is the target of three city lawsuits,
including one seeking a total of $575,000.  Baltimore NFL
officials say they will have to work out of their homes until
space at Memorial Stadium can be cleared, as their temporary
office lease runs out tomorrow (Michael James, Baltimore SUN,
2/29).
     OTHER NEWS FROM CHARM CITY:  The AHL Bandits were bought by
VA businessman Michael Caggiano.  The deal still needs AHL
approval.  Caggiano purchased the club from former owners Bob
Teck and Alan Gertner (Baltimore SUN, 2/29).
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