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Published February 27, 1998
HOCKEY: The HOCKEY NEWS named the IHL Chicago Wolves' logo as the No. 1 logo in minor league pro hockey. Rounding out the top five: No. 2, AHL Albany River Rats; No. 3, IHL Manitoba Moose; No. 4, AHL Rochester Americans; and No. 5, ECHL Johnstown Chiefs (HOCKEY NEWS, 2/27 issue). NOTES: After missing two deadlines, Marlins President Don Smiley informed Owner Wayne Huizenga that he expects to meet the $150M asking price for the team. Smiley "confirmed Huizenga is under the impression the deal will get done" (MIAMI HERALD, 2/27)....The Brewers are on pace to surpass a club record for season-tickets sales, set in the '93 season with 8,994. Brewers VP/Ticket Sales Bob Voight said that the club's move to the NL "has been a much-needed shot in the arm" (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL, 2/26).