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Published April 28, 1998
In K.C., prospective owners "are supposed to submit their initial bids today for the Royals" (K.C. STAR, 4/28)....The Red Sox, "joining an industry trend," have placed signage on the padding behind home plate, a house ad promoting a number to call for tickets (BOSTON GLOBE, 4/28). ...In K.C., Jeffrey Flanagan writes that a source said IHL Blades Owner Dan DeVos and the Blades "could be looking to boost their image in the city by asking" George Brett to become a partial owner of the team (K.C. STAR, 4/28)....In Philadelphia, columnist Bill Lyon calls on the 76ers to re- sign President Pat Croce: "Under Croce's stewardship, the Sixers have recaptured fan interest. It would be foolhardy not to retain him" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 4/28).