Isiah Thomas Expected Backlash Over Hiring Babcock Prepared For Tough Maple Leafs Gig NHL Coaching Salaries Likely To Change "SNF" Leads Primetime For Fourth Time Mets See Another Revenue Dip At Home MLB Looking Closer At Holding Games Abroad Ducks' Perry Miffed By Milbury's On-Air Remark Many Indifferent Toward New Extra Point Rule Goodell Open To New Info From Brady Maple Leafs Go For Broke With Babcock Hiring
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Published October 10, 1997
NHL: In N.Y., Marc Berman reports that Coyotes co-Owner Steven Gluckstern is expected to sign contract documents today for his $195M purchase of the Islanders. Berman's source said that Gluckstern will purchase 50% of the team; partner Howard Milstein, will get 40% and 10% will be divided among Stephen Ross and Dan Doctoroff. Milstein, Ross and Doctoroff are in real estate (N.Y. POST, 10/10). NFL: SI's Peter King reports that Oilers Owner Bud Adams "has informed club employees that he must approve all expenses of more than $200" (SI, 10/13 issue). MLB: In Miami, fewer than 4,000 tickets remain for Game Five of the NLCS on Sunday. More than 51,000 tickets have been sold for Games Three and Four (SUN-SENTINEL, 10/10).