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FCC Refuses To Block Dan Snyder Radio Station License Renewal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The FCC has “dismissed an attempt to block the broadcast license renewal of a radio station that belongs” to Redskins Owner Dan Snyder ( WASHINGTON POST, 12/19 ). An activist attorney was “seeking to strip” the license of a Virginia radio station “because the outlet...

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02/06/97
MLB NEWS & NOTES: DESPITE ROCKET'S TAKEOFF, SOX SALES STRONG

D''Backs officials were at the Caribbean World Series in Sonora, Mexico yesterday to "demonstrate that Sonora sits firmly on its marketing and scouting maps," according to Bruce Pascoe in the ARIZONA

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Franchises, San Diego Padres

02/05/97
OILERS MAKE "FINAL OFFER" TO LEAVE HOUSTON ONE YEAR EARLY

The NFL Oilers made what they call their "final offer" for buying their way out of Houston early, telling Harris County officials the team will pay $3M and donate a $1.5M practice facility, according

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL

02/05/97
NEW BIG BLUE IN DENVER: BRONCOS UNVEIL NEW UNIFORMS

The Broncos unveiled their Nike-designed new uniforms and logo yesterday, and the team now has navy blue helmets, featuring the "untamed" white horse, but without the "D" logo, according to Adam Schef

Tags: Denver Broncos, Franchises, Nike

02/05/97
NFL TICKET NEWS & NOTES: FOUR TEAMS ALTER PRICING

As the NFL begins its offseason, some teams announced ticket policy changes for the ''97 season. Among the moves: BUCS: The Bucs raised single-game ticket prices for the second time in two years. Prem

Tags: Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

02/05/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Toronto, Ian McDougall notes reports that NHL Oilers Owner Peter Pocklington "is poised" to offer shares of the team and that "doesn''t sit well with the Alberta Liberals." Percy Wickman, Liberal l

Tags: CFL, Edmonton Oilers, Miami Marlins, Franchises, NHL

02/04/97
FIT FOR KINGS? SACRAMENTO GIVES TEAM "BEST OFFER"

Sacramento city officials Monday night came up with what they call "the city''s best offer" on a loan to keep the Kings in town indefinitely, according to Bizjak & Delsohn in the SACRAMENTO BEE. The d

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02/04/97
ROYAL TREATMENT: TEAM TO PROVIDE HOUSES FOR PLAYERS

The Royals will announce this week that they have received support from MLB and the MLBPA to buy homes for their players in return for off-season community service, according to La Velle Neal in the K

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals, MLB

02/04/97
FOLLOW THE PACK: NHL OILERS OWNER CONTEMPLATES PUBLIC SALE

NHL Oilers Owner Peter Pocklington "could outline plans" to put as much as 49% of the team up for stock option at a press conference tomorrow, according to MacDonald & Matheson in the EDMONTON JOURNAL

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL

02/04/97
MARLINS' NEW DEPARTMENT FOCUSES ON HISPANIC MARKETING

Noting that 30% of the fans attending last season''s Marlins games were Hispanic, Tom Weir examines the team''s new Hispanic marketing department in USA TODAY. Even though Metro Dade County estimates

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises

02/04/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Pirates unveiled their new logo and uniforms for the ''97 season, with the logo featuring a modernized buccaneer in front of crossed bats and new "Pirates" lettering in red, gold and black. Home u

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Lightning

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