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Published July 23, 1996
Spurs Chair Peter Holt's net worth is estimated at around $40M (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 7/20)....An article in the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS claims that San Jose is becoming "a mecca" for pro sports. The MLS Clash average 19,200 per game, the AFL SaberCats over 15,000, and the RHI Rhinos 4,600 (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 7/21)....The S.F. Giants unveiled Virtual Views -- a free Web site that gives on-line ticket buyers the ability to see the view from their seats before buying tickets (Giants)....ESPN's Bob Ley reported Lakers officials are "angry" at Magic Johnson for his "numerous comings and goings." Johnson could not return until January because of cap rules -- and then only if 3/4 of NBA owners approve. Johnson has yet to repurchase the percentage of the Lakers he resold to Owner Jerry Buss upon his comeback last season ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 7/22).