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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).