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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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12/12/96
BREWERS RAISE TICKETS; ARE METS TOUGH ENOUGH FOR INCREASE?

The Brewers are raising ticket prices on a number of seats, although season ticket holders can still buy ''97 tickets at ''96 prices if they pay in full by January 15. Among the increases: Lower grand

Tags: Franchises, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets

12/12/96
ROYALS LOOK FOR LOCAL OWNERSHIP GROUP TO STEP FORWARD

The possibilities of the Royals being sold to a local buyer are examined by Jeffrey Spivak of the K.C. STAR. The team is expected to be sold next year and its board of directors would prefer to sell l

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals, MLB, Wal Mart

12/11/96
BAD BOY, BAD BOY, WATHCHA GOIN' DO WHEN THEY COME FOR YOU

The Bulls suspended Dennis Rodman after his "profanity- laced tirade" following his ejection from the Raptors-Bulls game Sunday, according to Terry Armour of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The suspension will c

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

12/11/96
METS RAISE TICKET PRICES IN CERTAIN SECTIONS

The Mets informed season-ticket holders on an increase in some ticket prices for the ''97 season, according to the N.Y. TIMES. The largest increase will be for premium field boxes, going from $17 to $

Tags: Franchises, New York Mets

12/11/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The "expected rubber-stamp approval vote" that would officially transfer ownership of the Islanders from John Pickett to John Spano is not on the agenda for this weekend''s NHL Board of Governors meet

Tags: Anheuser Busch, AEG, Colorado Rapids, Franchises, Los Angeles Kings, MLS, NBA, New York Islanders, NHL, PepsiCo

12/10/96
GATEWAY REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CAVS. TRIBE DEAL NEXT?

Gateway Economic Development Corp.''s Board of Directors approved a formal agreement yesterday in which the Cavs would pay $7M in "disputed construction costs," plus another $1M in costs incurred thro

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Franchises

12/10/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

USA TODAY''s Mel Antonen reports that nearly two-thirds of MLB''s teams will raise ticket prices for the ''97 season. Seventeen teams are increasing prices on selected tickets and reducing or holding

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Franchises, MLB, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics

12/10/96
PENGUINS RESPOND TO POST-GAZETTE ARTICLE ON ARENA TALKS

Chuck Greenberg, attorney for Penguins Owner Howard Baldwin, told THE DAILY that the Penguins are "exasperated" by an article in Friday''s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette based on a confidential Public Audito

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

12/09/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The "Disney" is officially out of the Disney Sports Enterprises name. Disney Sports has been renamed Anaheim Sports Inc. reportedly for "tax purposes and to reflect the decision to include Anaheim in

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, New York Yankees, NFL, NHL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

12/09/96
FALCONS DENY RUMORS OF BILLY PAYNE COMING ON BOARD

Falcons officials "reiterated" yesterday that former ACOG CEO Billy Payne "will not be joining the team in a management capacity," according to Len Pasquarelli of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The team is

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Franchises

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