Q&A With Blackhawks Chair Rocky Wirtz Angels, Red Sox Eliminate Pension Plans AHL OKC Barons To Cease Operations MLB Franchise Notes Cavs Happy With Ticket Lottery Process Rams' Move To L.A. Unlikely For '15 Drake Continues Working On Raptors' Rebrand 49ers Cut McDonald Following Assault Probe Stars' Gaglardi Purchases Team's AHL Affiliate Franchise Notes
Published August 27, 1996
New England Blizzard GM Pam Batalis of the women's ABL hopes to meet this week with Rebecca Lobo and her agent, Kenton Edelin, about playing for the team (HARTFORD COURANT, 8/27). The ABL Richmond Rage signed Brazilian Marta Sobral to a two-year contract. Sobral will most likely take the place of U.S. Women's Basketball team member Lisa Leslie (RICHMOND TIMES DISPATCH, 8/27)....In Charlotte, columnist Ron Green notes "second-hand" information that Hornets Owner George Shinn and Speedway Motorsports Chair Bruton Smith had a deal for the sale of the Hornets, but "Shinn nixed it at the 11th hour" (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 8/27)....The Ottawa Rough Riders have until September 9 to raise at least C$1.6M to continue operations (TORONTO SUN, 8/27).