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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).