MLB Postpones White Sox-Orioles Tonight Angels Eat $60M To Send Hamilton To Rangers Bell, Tanenbaum Could Buy CFL Argos Orlando City Continues Strong Ticket Sales Longtime Expos GM Fanning Dies At 87 Oilers Continue Front Office Shakeup Bucks Optimistic Arena Deal Will Get Done Ressler Saw Value In Hawks, Market Outlook Murky For Dodgers' RSN After Deal Collapse Silver Apologizes For Not Consulting Heat
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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).