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Published May 19, 1998
The NPSL will announce today that it will bring an expansion team to Broward County, FL, for next season. The league's 14th team will play in the Broward County Arena and be owned by Milan Mandaric (Fort Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL, 5/19)....The NBA named Ed T. Rush as its Dir of Officiating, effective July 1. He replaces Darell Garretson, who will step down at the end of the season (NBA)....USA TODAY's Hal Bodley reports that with one additional game caused by expansion, Saturday's MLB attendance of 583,436 was third- highest in baseball history (USA TODAY, 5/19)....In Indianapolis, Bill Koenig reports that CART execs, sponsors and teams are looking into holding a "marquee event" for the series: "It appears there is interest in CART in trying to elevate one of its events to marquee status." Koenig writes that both CA races, the Toyota Grand Prix in Long Beach and the CART 500 in Fontana, are "contenders" (STAR-NEWS, 5/19).