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Published October 1, 1997
Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner told N.Y. radio station WCBS-AM yesterday that "he might diminish his role" as team owner if they win the World Series: "I think that might be the time to think about a lot less involvement. I'm thinking of less involvement every day" (AP, 10/1). ...MLS Commissioner Doug Logan, on the Dallas Burn, whose attendance dipped 40% this year, the biggest drop in the league: "I can offer iron-clad assurances that Dallas will be part of this league for as far as the eye can see. MLS soccer will work in Dallas" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 10/1). ...The AFL will expand to Buffalo for the '99 season. The franchise will be headed up by Mark Hamister, Chair & CEO of Buffalo Sports Enterprise, who will be the owner of the AFL team and sit on the AFL Board of Directors (AFL).