Marciani Out As MLB VP/National Sales St. Pete Denies Rays' Ballpark Search Deal Q&A With Blackhawks Chair Rocky Wirtz Angels, Red Sox Eliminate Pension Plans AHL OKC Barons To Cease Operations MLB Franchise Notes Cavs Happy With Ticket Lottery Process Rams' Move To L.A. Unlikely For '15 Cuba Decision Could Impact MLB Drake Continues Working On Raptors' Rebrand
Published February 6, 1998
News Corp.'s ownership of the Dodgers "moved a step closer to reality Thursday" when Rupert Murdoch met with MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig to discuss final points of the acquisition and to set up a vote among owners when they meet in March (DAILY VARIETY, 1/6). In S.F., columnist Glenn Dickey writes under the header "Bud Selig Strikes Out Again In Handling Dodgers' Sale" (S.F. CHRONICLE, 2/6)....S.F. Mayor Willie Brown said the city won't contribute any more to the 49ers' stadium and mall project than the $100M bond issue approved by voters in June (MERCURY NEWS, 2/5).... T- Wolves Owner Glen Taylor and his partners are working on a deal to make VP/Basketball Ops Kevin McHale a stockholder provided "he signs a long-term" deal (STAR TRIBUNE, 2/6).