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Bucks' New Owners Committ To Adding Local Investors To Group

04 / 18 / 14

Speculation about investors "with Wisconsin ties" buying into the Bucks "may still come true despite Herb Kohl’s plan to sell the team " for $550M to N.Y.-based Fortress Investment Group co-Founder Wesley Edens and Avenue Capital Group Chair & CEO Marc Lasry, according to Rich Kirchen of ...

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04/25/96
STERN'S NET OUTLOOK: GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER

At the NBA Board of Governors meeting yesterday, Commissioner David Stern stated even if the Nets ownership decides not to sell the team, there should be "a restructuring in ownership and its mode of

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04/25/96
WHALERS OPTIMISTIC DESPITE LOW EARLY SALES FIGURES

According to numbers released by the Whalers yesterday, the team''s season ticket drive "would need to produce more than 6,600 new sales in its final eight days to reach its goal of 11,000." Organizer

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04/25/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

New L.A. Kings President Tim Leiweke''s three-year deal with the club could be worth as much as $450,000 annually (L.A. TIMES, 4/25)....The MLB Cardinals are considering leaving St. Petersburg, their

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04/25/96
CHA-CHING! THE RICH GET RICHER IN NBA PLAYOFFS

The economic perks of the NBA playoffs are examined in the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Gene Yasuda reports, as opposed to the regular season where the NBA takes 6% of net gate receipts and the home team keeps 9

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04/25/96
PATRIOTS PICK PRINCIPLES OVER PETER

The Patriots released their rights to fifth-round pick Christian Peter after details of "the extent of his record as a sex offender" were published in yesterday''s BOSTON GLOBE. According to Patriots

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04/24/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Lightning set an NHL attendance record of 28,183 last night at the ThunderDome. That mark broke the record of 27,227 set in ''93 at the ThunderDome (NHL)....The Ravens'' colors and logo will be de

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, NFL, NHL, Nike, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

04/24/96
PITINO REJECTION OF NETS POSITION COULD HASTEN SALE

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04/24/96
THE NIGHT THAT THE KNIGHTS WENT OUT OF GEORGIA

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04/24/96
LEIWEKE SLIDES INTO KING'S THRONE

Tim Leiweke, who left his position as President & CEO of U.S. Skiing, was introduced yesterday as the new President of the L.A. Kings. The 39-year-old Leiweke will head the team''s day-to- day busines

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04/24/96
WHALERS LATEST SALES NUMBERS COULD BE LOWER THAN EXPECTED

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