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The Daily's Hot Reads For Tuesday: Judge And Jury

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 14

The BOSTON GLOBE’s Gary Washburn writes of Vikings RB Adrian Peterson using a switch to punish his children : “Is Peterson a child abuser? That’s uncertain, but what is certain is the philosophical divide that causes some to judge too quickly, especially when they haven’t ...

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COLTS READY TO LEAVE THEIR RANCH AGAIN?

The Colts are "pressing" Indianapolis officials for "major changes" in the team''s RCA Dome lease and say without a new deal, there is a possibility they could move again, according to Lanosga & Koeni

Tags: Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

11/08/96
IN OAKLAND, OFMA AIMS TO CUT PSL FEES TO BOOST ATTENDANCE

In an attempt to "jump-start" PSL sales at Oakland Coliseum, the Oakland Football Marketing Association (OFMA) has voted to offer PSLs "for a cut rate next season, but it could mean less money for the

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

11/08/96
RAPTORS RUMOR DU JOUR: CLAIRVEST GROUP CEO ROTMAN INVOLVED

With the Raptors "boardroom shotgun set to go off" November 14, Toronto businessman Joseph Rotman has "surfaced as a potential trigger-man" to provide team President John Bitove Jr. with enough money

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

11/08/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Ravens Owner Art Modell said team minority partner Al Lerner is considering divesting his 9% stake in the Ravens so that he can lead a drive to bring an NFL expansion club to Cleveland (Akron BEACON J

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, MLB, NFL, Ottawa Senators, Portland Trail Blazers, San Francisco 49ers, Toronto Blue Jays, Vulcan Ventures

11/07/96
AFL LANDS IN BIG APPLE AS MSG PURCHASES CITYHAWKS

Madison Square Garden has purchased an Arena Football League expansion team, which will be called the New York CityHawks and begin play in April ''97. Frank Murphy, who has worked with the Knicks and

Tags: AFL, Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

11/07/96
MAGIC'S CARPET RIDE CONTINUES DESPITE SHAQ-EXODUS TO L.A.

The financial health of the Magic in the wake of the loss of Shaquille O''Neal to the Lakers is examined by ESPN''s David Aldridge on "Outside the Lines." Aldridge: "Ironically, the Magic expect to ma

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

11/07/96
VA BASEBALL: WHERE HAVE ALL THE MLB TEAMS GONE?

Now that the Astros "almost certainly" will remain in Houston with the passage of Proposition One, VA Baseball Inc. is left "looking toward the next round of expansion" in its bid to land an MLB club

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

11/07/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

CFL Commissioner Larry Smith yesterday announced the termination of the Ottawa Rough Riders, following the revelation that Revenue Canada has seized all the team''s assets because owner Horn Chen owes

Tags: CFL, Franchises, NHL

11/06/96
ZZZZ!! BLUES FANS CONTINUE TO STAY AWAY FROM KIEL CENTER

The attendance at Blues games and "finding a pulse at Kiel Center" is examined by Tom Wheatley of the ST. LOUIS POST- DISPATCH. The club has yet to sell out the 19,260-seat Kiel Center and six of seve

Tags: Dallas Stars, Franchises, Montreal Canadiens, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Arizona Coyotes, Southwest Sports Group, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning

11/06/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

In New York, Rich Cimini writes Jets officials are "concerned by the amount of no-shows at home games." While the Jets sell out every game, the club is averaging 18,900 no-shows (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/6

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Columbus Crew, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, New York Jets, Philadelphia 76ers, Time Warner

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