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Published October 15, 2009
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GETTING BACK IN THE GAME? In London, Adrian Curtis reports former EPL club Birmingham co-Owners David Sullivan and David Gold are "seeking another club after selling their stake" in the team. Sullivan grew up as a fan of West Ham United, but the club's finances are "reportedly in a desperate state, and he could be put off by a possible" US$162.4M asking price. Sullivan: "The debts that appear to be at West Ham seem huge. I'm not sure I could face what is going on there" (London INDEPENDENT, 10/15).
NOTES: The MLB Rangers have told fans who purchased playoff tickets that "refunds won't be coming until sometime in November, possibly not even early November because 'the money is tied up with MLB'" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 10/15)....The Jazz prior to a scrimmage Tuesday night "used the crowd on hand at EnergySolutions Arena as a backdrop while filming three TV commercials." One spot featured F Andrei Kirilenko "handing off a 'Buy Tickets' sign" to coach Jerry Sloan "after getting called into an imaginary game" (DESERET NEWS, 10/14).