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Published February 14, 1997
The Raptors "quietly" signed a lease agreement with the SkyDome for the '98-99 season, which "virtually confirms" that the proposed new arena will not be ready until "at least" '99 (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 2/14)....In Dallas, Tim Cowlishaw writes on the Stars under the header, "Fans Yet To Embrace Stars." Team President Jim Lites: "With a (season- ticket) base as small as we have now, about 7,500, that just leaves a ton of tickets to sell. What's going to happen is that the weekends are going to sell out. But the weeknights will be tough" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 2/14).