Yankees Spend Big On Jacoby Ellsbury Bills' Brandon Discusses Future Of Toronto Series Tony Clark Named MLBPA Exec Dir Tropicana Field Upgrade Plans Unveiled Five Former Chiefs Sue Team Over Concussions Indians To Close Three Team Shops Rays Introducing Paperless Flex Pass Source: MLB Wants Cap For Posting System Orioles' Spring Training Deal Helps Tourism Chargers Face Second-Straight Blackout
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).