Red Sox Willing To Go Over Luxury Tax Threshold Hurricanes Seeing Smaller Crowds So Far Orlando City's Rawlins Still A Fan First Franchise Notes Red Sox Spend Big With Ramirez, Sandoval Bills Say Stadium Will Be Ready For Sunday AHL Checkers Likely To Leave Hornets' Arena NFL Franchise Notes Bills Plan To Practice, Play In Buffalo This Week Rockies Brass Conducts Twitter Q&A With Fans
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).