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Published September 15, 1997
NHL: In Hockey Player magazine, Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen is mentioned as a possible suitor of the Oilers. Bowlen, a native of Alberta: "I don't have any comment on it at this time" (Sam Adams, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 9/14). NFL: Nancy Irsay filed suit on Friday "seeking at least" $13M in damages from the Colts and the executors of her husband's estate (Susan Schramm, STAR-NEWS, 9/13). NBA: In Toronto, William Houston reported that Raptors President Richard Peddie is "writing a book" about "how he built the Raptors into what they are today." Houston also noted that current Raptor ticket ads "do not even mention the team or its players." Houston: "The largest type in the ad reads: 'Great Bulls seats'" (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 9/13). MLB: The Devil Rays "unveiled their 53-foot traveling exhibit," the Devil Rays Express, which will cost "about" $500,000 and will be used at team -- and sponsor-related events throughout the state (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 9/12).