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10/15/96
LIGHTNING LOOK TO STRIKE A DEAL -- IF THE PRICE IS RIGHT

Kokusai Green, the Japanese company which owns the Lightning, has announced several weeks ago it was searching for one or more minority partners to join its investor group, according to Arthur Frederi

Tags: Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

10/15/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Packers President Bob Harlan, on the team''s public ownership: "We haven''t sold stock since 1950. We sold it for $25 a share and if someone wanted to sell that stock back to us today, we''d send ''em

Tags: Franchises, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots, Oakland Athletics

10/11/96
SHINN DENIES TV BUZZ THAT HAS HIM SELLING HORNETS

Hornets Owner George Shinn has "adamantly denied" a Charlotte TV report that he is fielding an offer from NASCAR team Owner Felix Sabates to buy the team, according to Bonnell & Laye of the CHARLOTTE

Tags: Franchises, NASCAR, New Orleans Pelicans

10/11/96
SPANO CONFIRMS DEAL TO BUY ISLES. SAYS CLUB WON'T LEAVE L.I.

Dallas businessman John Spano confirmed yesterday he has reached a tentative agreement to buy a majority interest in the Islanders, according to Jason Diamos of the N.Y. TIMES. The deal is believed to

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL

10/11/96
DOES OAKLAND EVER WISH THEY COULD RETURN RAIDERS TO SENDER?

Oakland and Alameda County officials have revealed "up to" $9.3M in new costs related to the Raiders return to Oakland, according to Renee Koury of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. County Auditor-Controller

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

10/11/96
SABRES: NEW BUILDING, NEW UNIFORMS ... SLOW SALES?

The Sabres have sold out all 18,500 seats for their home opener at Marine Midland Arena Saturday night, but none of the other 40 games are sell-outs and club officials figure there will be "about" 4,5

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Franchises

10/10/96
BOSTON HERALD CONDUCTS FIRE-SIDE CHAT WITH CELTS' GASTON

Celtics Chair Paul Gaston addressed a number of team and league related issues in a Q&A with Steve Bulpett of the BOSTON HERALD. Gaston said he is "bullish" on the NBA, as he does not feel the league

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Franchises, NBA, New England Revolution, NHL, Arizona Coyotes

10/10/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

48,686 attended NLCS Game One last night at 52,710-seat Fulton County Stadium (THE DAILY)....Several sources reported on the Coyotes inaugural home game in Phoenix tonight against the Sharks. While VP

Tags: Franchises, Arizona Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks

10/10/96
NFL TO TORONTO? THE ANSWER IS YES IF GODFREY HAS HIS WAY

Speaking to the Toronto Entertainment District Association yesterday, Sun Media Corp. President Paul Godfrey, who has been "spearheading" an attempt to obtain an NFL franchise for Toronto since ''89,

Tags: Franchises, NFL

10/10/96
N.Y. POST REPORTS ISLANDERS SOLD TO SPANO

Islanders majority Owner John Pickett has agreed to sell the "beleaguered, underfinanced" team to 32-year-old TX billionaire John Spano, according to Brooks & Botte of the N.Y. POST. Terms of the sale

Tags: Cablevision, Dallas Stars, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Islanders, New York Mets, Southwest Sports Group

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