Quote of the Day

align="center">“It puts pressures on mothers to go out and buy yet another jersey. I don't want to take
that on right now.”

— Lemieux Group President Ken Sawyer, on the team dropping next season's plans for a third jersey (TRIBUNE-REVIEW, 4/4).

Friday April 4, 2003 Vol. 9 — No. 137 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Glazer The Front-Runner With
    Dodgers-Only Bid

    Reluctant to part with the profitable FSN West 2, News Corp. is reportedly leaning toward selling the Dodgers to Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer. Analysts say Glazer's bid could be about $350M for the team alone, while David Checketts' $600M offer is contingent upon inclusion of the RSN. Former Mariners Owner Jeffrey Smulyan is another suitor, but his $850M bid also comes with conditions attached, as he seeks the six Fox TV stations for which he has been negotiating with News Corp. for two years.

  • Catch-22
    Numerous MLB partners sign on for Expos' Puerto Rico sked.

    Life's A Beach
    Leonard Armato predicts year one profitability for AVP; league boasts eight corporate sponsors.

    Calling T.D. Parker?
    ESPN enters scripted series genre with pro football-themed drama.

    Again The Friendly Confines
    Cubs gracious after commission revamps Wrigley Field landmark status.

    Nothing Could Be Finer
    PepsiCo adds Panthers as 13th NFL team partner.

    Prix-empted
    DC voids ten-year deal for district's Grand Prix event.

    Ripple Effects
    Tom Hicks says war in Iraq holding up sale of Stars.

    The Cat's Out Of The Bag
    Myles Brand says NCAA nixed Miller Lite new "Catfight" ads for CBS' hoops broadcast.

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