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Published November 5, 1997
NHL: The Hurricanes "are standing by" G Sean Burke, who was arrested Sunday and charged with assaulting his wife, saying that the incident "has given them no reason to suspend Burke." The team said the Burkes are being provided professional assessment and therapy through the NHL's counsel. Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford: "Until I see a reason that Sean should not be with the team I would not do that" (Greensboro NEWS & RECORD, 11/5). GENERAL: NJ-based Worldwide Entertainment & Sports said it will buy the AFL Florida Bobcats from Bruce Frey (SOUTH FL BUSINESS JOURNAL, 11/3 issue)....In Vancouver, B.C. Lions Owner David Braley has assumed ownership of the A-League soccer Vancouver 86ers (Vancouver PROVINCE, 11/4).