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Published August 7, 1996
Citing negative fan reaction, Ravens Exec VP David Modell said the team will "scale back" future use of an authentic "caw" recording played repeatedly at Saturday's preseason opener (Baltimore SUN, 8/7)....The financially troubled A-League Atlanta Ruckus could gain new ownership as early as today. The league has been running the franchise since former Owner Johnny Imerman dropped his investment in June (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 8/7)....The ABL's New England entry will be called the Blizzard. The team's logo will feature a polar bear (AP/WASHINGTON TIMES, 8/7)....The Spurs have teamed with seven of 13 area chambers of commerce in an effort to boost corporate season ticket sales and keep the team in San Antonio (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 8/6)....The 76ers plan to announce the location of their new practice facility at a press conference tomorrow (76ers).