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Published March 9, 1998
New Isles Owner Steven Gluckstern was on the concourse during the Isles-Avalanche game Saturday exchanging Islanders items with the Fisherman logo for a free T-shirt. More than 1,295 Islanders fans exchanged items (Jim Benton, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 3/8)....The Stars have increased their season-ticket base from 6,500 in '95-'96, to 11,000 this season (STAR-TELEGRAM, 3/7)....NBC's Jim Gray interviewed Magic Johnson during the Pistons-Lakers game Sunday. Johnson, asked why he is selling his stake in the Lakers: "Because I am managing athletes" ("NBA on NBC," 3/8). ...49ers co-Owner Eddie DeBartolo's brother-in-law, John York II, disputed a S.F. Chronicle report that Eddie DeBartolo "was trying to buy his sister's share of the team." York: "The facts are not right" (Mult., 3/8).