Sources: Islanders Sale Price Was $485M Future Of NHL Panthers Questioned Dodgers' Friedman Mum On Details For '15 Extra Revenue Could Boost Cardinals' Payroll Glass' New Approach Key To Royals' Success Giants Relish In Organizational Consistency Popovich Responds To Sarver's Comments Royals' Glass Satisfied Long Journey Has Paid Off Demand High For Royals Merchandise Challenges Await Ballmer In Running Clippers
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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).