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PAYTON, MJ AND OPRAH NOT SO SWEET ON BUYING THE BEARS
Published November 17, 1997
Walter Payton, Michael Jordan and Oprah Winfrey each responded to a Friday report that they were part of a group trying to buy the Bears, according to Dan Pompei of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Payton: "I am not looking in the very near future to be the owner of a football team. ... I don't know how this got started." Winfrey's Harpo studio issued a statement that said, "Oprah is not interested in buying any sports team at this time" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 11/15). Jordan: "I've always said I'd never own a team. I'm going to hold true to that, because I can't afford to pay that money to all those athletes" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/15).