49ers Take Another Image Hit With Brooks Charge Questions Remain In Phillies' Front Office Ballmer Reportedly Declines Prime Ticket's Extension Jim Buss Remains Optimistic About Lakers Leonsis Weighing Wizards Practice Facility Spots White Sox To Host Faith Day Franchise Notes Bayern Munich Partners With Columbia Univ. Blank Hiring CEO To Oversee Teams, Business Redskins, Native Americans Ordered To Mediation
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).