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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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02/21/96
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ESPN''s Chris Mortensen reported that at least one NFL team has filed a complaint with the league that Jaguars VP of Football Operations Michael Huyghue "has bent the free agent rules," such as when h

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02/21/96
ROYALS MARKETING PLAN GIVES FANS A FLASHBACK, PREVIEW

The Royals will launch a new marketing campaign with the tagline "Get in the Game," featuring legend George Brett and "wunderkind" Johnny Damon in a TV spot they hope mixes "the Royals'' winning tradi

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02/21/96
BEHRING DOWN: WILL KEN DUMP HAWKS, BUY SHARE IN A'S?

Although "he won''t admit it publicly," Seahawks Owner Ken Behring "appears ready to listen to sales pitches" from potential buyers willing to keep the team in Seattle, according to John Clayton of th

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02/21/96
DO OIL AND WATER MIX? NASHVILLE RESIDENTS SAY YES

A poll in the Nashville TENNESSEAN shows that the deal to finance the Oilers'' move has support among Davidson County voters. In Houston, John Williams reports that 53% of Nashville- area residents ap

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02/21/96
FLORIDA'S UNCIVIL WAR: COUNTIES BATTLE FOR BUCCANEERS

Osceola County, a largely rural area just south of Orlando, offered Hillsborough County "an olive branch" Tuesday after Tampa area officials threatened a $500M lawsuit over attempts to lure the Bucs f

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02/20/96
THE WASHINGTON "NONE-OF-THE-ABOVE'S?" POST CALLERS SAY YES

The Washington Post, a sponsor of the Bullets'' contest to change their name, conducted an unofficial call-in survey gauging fan response to the five possible names. Christine Brennan reports, "The wi

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02/20/96
MEDIA ATTENTION CANCELS POSSIBLE SEAHAWKS SALE TALKS

Seahawks President David Behring issued a statement late Monday "denying that meetings with a prospective buyer of the NFL team were ever scheduled." Behring said his father, Owner Ken Behring, does n

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02/20/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Astros'' lease at Osceola County Stadium expires at the end of spring training, and Owner Drayton McLane said the ''97 site is "undetermined at this point. Our intention is to stay here, but we''v

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02/20/96
ARISON SAYS HE'LL AVOID THE ICE, STICK WITH THE HEAT

Heat Owner Micky Arison said Friday he has no plans to buy the Panthers from Wayne Huizenga because he is "as far into sports as I want to get." Arison, Chair of Carnival Cruise Lines, said that he wo

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02/16/96
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The AHL Cornwall Aces have announced that the city of Cornwall, Ontario, has decided to terminate its contract with the team at the end of the season. Mayor Ron Martelle said the city was unable "to c

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