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Published March 18, 1998
NHL: In Edmonton, Alberta Treasury Branches will announce today whether it will accept a local group's offer to buy the NHL Oilers. Current Owner Peter Pocklington said that the bid will be accepted, but the deal does not include Coliseum Management Inc., which holds the lease on the Coliseum (JOURNAL, 3/18)....The Predators said yesterday they are 1,195 season tickets away from meeting the NHL's condition of 12,000 season tickets by March 31 (Predators). NOTES: NFL VP/Communications Greg Aiello said that Commissioner Paul Tagliabue "probably won't" make a decision on the Vikings ownership dispute between Tom Clancy and team President Roger Headrick "until Thursday" (PIONEER PRESS, 3/18)....Sonics Owner Barry Ackerley lent the team's plane to the Univ. of WA Huskies for their flight to Greensboro, NC, for their Sweet 16 appearance (SEATTLE TIMES, 3/17).