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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14

Broncos VP/PR Patrick Smyth posted this photo of coach John Fox congratulating Sports Authority Field at Mile High electrician  Mike Gray on his 13 years with the team.

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08/15/96
MEXICO: NEVER REALLY BEEN THERE, BUT THEY'D SURE LIKE TO GO

The Padres-Mets series in Monterrey, Mexico, will start Friday and will be the first regular season major league games ever played outside the USA or Canada. The game will be played at 26,500-seat Mon

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08/15/96
KINGS OWNERSHIP UNDERGO ALTERATIONS IN SACRAMENTO

Kings owner Jim Thomas announced that his longtime partnership with Robert Maguire has ended, according to Gary Delson of SACRAMENTO BEE. Thomas has established a new company, Thomas Development Partn

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08/15/96
ASTROS OWNER OFFERS FINANCIAL AUDIT TO STIFLE DISBELIEVERS

Becoming "weary of people questioning the magnitude of his losses," Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr. produced a certified audit indicating his team lost $61.3M during the first three years of his owner

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

08/15/96
PACKERS SEARCHING FOR MORE GREENBACKS

The Packers efforts to generate more revenue is examined by Bob McGinn of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Part of the plan is a new exclusive deal with Miller Brewing, who own exclusive rights for bee

Tags: Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Nike

08/14/96
FOOTBALL TALKS TAKE A BACK SEAT TO ASTROS IN HOUSTON

When asked about a new NFL franchise in Houston, Harris County Judge Robert Eckels said, "Right now, we don''t know what direction to take until the baseball issue is decided. It''s really on the back

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros, NFL

08/14/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Devil Rays plan to open a regional headquarters in Sarasota this fall, with more stores to follow in Hillsborough and northern Pinellas counties later. The Sarasota location will open in September

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08/14/96
LESS IS MORE WITH MOORES: PADRES OWNER SEES $8M LOSS

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08/13/96
OILERS EYE THEIR LIBERTY: '98 SEASON IN MEMPHIS

Oilers Exec VP Mike McClure said it''s "all but certain" the team will play its first season of Tennessee home games in Memphis instead of Nashville, as they are "fairly confident" about playing in th

Tags: Cablevision, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, New York Liberty

08/13/96
TICKET TRACKER: BRAVE NEW PRICES FOR OLYMPIC STADIUM

Instead of an across-the-board increase on tickets when the Braves move into Olympic Stadium next season, the team has raised two-thirds of their "already priciest" seats by an average of about 20%, a

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