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Published June 5, 1998
For the second straight year, the Mavericks will not raise ticket prices (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 6/5)....Sixty-five Eagles staff members, along with 31 players, helped students from five area schools put together playground equipment and set it in place at the Eagles Unity Playground, six blocks from Veterans Stadium (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 6/5). ...Prospective Lightning Owner Art Williams met with the NHL Exec Committee in New York on Thursday, and when the meeting ended, "several members of the committee, composed of team owners, told him 'Welcome aboard.'" The official vote on his ownership comes June 25, but Williams "expects the vote to be 'no more than a formality.'" Williams: "I think the meeting went very, very well" (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 6/5). ...In Chicago, Michael Sneed reports that Bulls F Scottie Pippen "is singing his swan song at a party he is planning June 17 ... [which is] being billed as 'The Last Dance' and it's supposed to be the current Bulls' last goodbye event." Sneed: "It's done" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 6/5)....The ECHL Greenville Grrrowl announced the formation of a health care partnership with the Greenville Hospital System (Grrrowl).