Chris Ilitch Talks As New Tigers Owner Bettman Praises Penguins Owners For Staying Blue Jackets Consider Hosting Outdoor Game Fans Upset Stars Failed LGBTQ Tribute Rays CF Kevin Kiermaier Building Up Portfolio Sources: Warriors Contacted Turner About Shaq Feud Tony Gwynn Jr. Expected To Join Padres' Broadcast MLB Giants Payroll To Top $200M For First Time Mitt Romney In Talks With Yankees For Small Stake Manfred: Talking To Players About Rules "Difficult"
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).