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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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03/21/96
PHILADELPHIA LAUDS THE ARRIVAL OF NEW SPORTS OWNERS

A sampling of reaction in Philadelphia on Comcast''s purchase of the 76ers, Flyers, and the two arenas: An editorial in today''s PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS: "There probably should be some concerns about

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers

03/21/96
ASTROS CALL ON CITY HALL TO HELP WITH NEW TV ADS

The Astros have introduced two more TV spots to their ''96 season-ticket ad campaign. Houston Mayor Bob Lanier and his wife Elyse are featured in one and Dr. Red Duke of the Univ. of Texas Health Scie

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, MLB, NBA

03/20/96
ALL IN THE FAMILY FOR THE MINNESOTA POHLADS

The sons of Twins Owner Carl Pohlad are, in fact, interested in owning the team, diminishing speculation that the Twins would be sold, according to this morning''s Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Jim Souhan

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins

03/20/96
SEATTLE BUSINESS LEADERS MEET IN SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR 'HAWKS

Thirty of Seattle''s top business leaders met yesterday to "rally round the Seahawks" and convince the NFL that "locals would support remodeling the Kingdome as part of a deal to bring the football te

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

03/20/96
DISNEY STILL LURKING IN THE OUTFIELD ON ANGELS SALE?

Former MLB Commissioner and Angels suitor Peter Ueberroth told the L.A. TIMES the Walt Disney Co. is still in discussions about buying the Angels despite the fact the company''s exclusive rights to bu

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, Franchises, MLB, Walt Disney

03/20/96
COMCAST COMPLETES DEAL FOR FLYERS, SIXERS, TWO ARENAS

Flyers Owner Ed Snider, fitness entrepreneur Pat Croce and the Comcast Corp. announced yesterday the formation of a Comcast- Spectacor venture to create a "super-regional sports partnership" to own an

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies

03/20/96
BUCS DEAL WITH TAMPA INCHES TOWARD CONCLUSION

The deal between Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer and negotiators for Tampa and Hillsborough County remains incomplete, but in the words of Glazer''s son, Bucs VP Joel Glazer, "Things are cool." According to

Tags: Franchises, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

03/20/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Chicago White Sox, Comcast-Spectacor, Miami Marlins, Franchises, NBA, NFL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Philadelphia 76ers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Rays, Vancouver Canucks

03/19/96
TAGLIABUE CONCERNED ABOUT CLEVELAND-REDUX IN STEEL TOWN

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue is "worried the same thing may occur" with the Steelers that happened to the Browns in Cleveland if a new baseball-only stadium is built for the Pirates, according to t

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

03/19/96
BALTIMORE NFL TEAM STARTS TO FAST-TRACK SALES EFFORT

The greatest obstacle the Baltimore NFL team faces in terms of getting ready for the coming season is, "pure and simple, time," according to David Cope, recently hired as the team''s VP of Sales & Mar

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, NFL

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