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Published January 12, 1998
Former Seahawks coach Chuck Knox has filed a $6M lawsuit against Seahawks Owner Paul Allen in L.A. Superior Court, claiming "he helped broker" Allen's $200M purchase of the team "and didn't get the commission he was promised" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/12)....Detroit's WNBA team will be called the Shock and be coached by Nancy Lieberman-Cline (DETROIT NEWS, 1/11)....The ABL StingRays drew 6,006 Saturday at The Pond in Anaheim, but StingRays GM Bill McGillis said, "We're still committed to Long Beach as our home" (L.A. TIMES, 1/11)....In Philadelphia, Phillies Chair Bill Giles: "Somebody told me they heard on TV we'd be sold by opening day. I can tell you unequivocally that nobody is talking to us, and even if they did, we have no interest whatsoever" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 1/11).