Mariners Hope Cano Draws Fans, Other FAs Source: Shanahan Nearly Left Redskins NBA Kings Shopping Arena Naming Rights O's Raising Season-Ticket Prices ESPN Unveils New Details On SEC Network Texans' McNair Hopes For Short Turnaround NFL Franchise Notes ESPN's Jed Drake Talks World Cup Prep Sporting KC Becomes Envy Of City, League Is Angelos Becoming More Hands-On?
Published April 29, 1997
Toronto businessman Lawrence Heisey confirmed that he is part of the consortium headed by Murray Frum that is bidding to acquire the Blue Jays (TORONTO STAR, 4/29)....NBA Commissioner David Stern said he "doesn't plan to pressure" the Clippers, who finished last in the league in attendance, to move to the Pond at Anaheim (L.A. TIMES, 4/29)....ESPN's "SportsCenter" examined the success of the Mariners. Post- Intelligencer columnist Art Thiel: "Their campaign, 'You've got to love these guys,' has worked very, very well because you do." Pitcher Norm Charlton: "We've got a bunch of players that are very likeable by the fans, kids can look up to them. They're not getting into a fight twice a week, or they're not getting pulled over with a gun in their car or drugs in their car" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 4/28).