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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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05/17/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

In addition to a relocation bonus of $20M, an NHL team moving to Nashville would receive all revenues from tickets, in- arena advertising and TV and radio revenues, 75% of gross parking revenue, 97.5%

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Pittsburgh Pirates

05/17/96
EMPTY SEATS WON'T CAUSE TIGERS TO LOWER TICKETS

Despite poor attendance at Tiger Stadium, team president John McHale says he has no plans to reduce ticket prices, according to John Lowe of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. Though the Tigers have a number of

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Franchises

05/17/96
CALIFORNIA DREAMING: BUCS FLIRTING WITH CITY OF ANGELS

One day after Buccaneers officials announced they had reopened talks with Osceola County about building a new stadium in that area, the sons of team Owner Malcolm Glazer were in L.A., reportedly discu

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

05/17/96
BALTIMORE TEAM "RAVEN" ABOUT PSL PRICES

The Ravens announced their PSL policy and Baltimoreans learned "the NFL has gotten more expensive" than the days when Colts bleacher seats sold for $4, reports Jon Morgan of the Baltimore SUN. PSL pri

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

05/16/96
PHILS ATTENDANCE WOES HAVE GILES CONCERNED

In an extensive piece in today''s PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jayson Stark examines the "staggering" drop in Phillies attendance and its possible causes. The team''s 22% drop is the largest decrease of any

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

05/16/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Anaheim City Council voted 3-2 to keep the Angels in Anaheim for 20 years under the management of Disney (L.A. TIMES, 5/15)....The Spurs "most likely" will open upper-level seating for a possible

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney

05/16/96
BEACHED WHALERS STUCK IN HARTFORD FOR TWO MORE YEARS

The Whalers officially announced yesterday that they will honor their Civic Center lease and remain in Hartford through ''97-98, according to this morning''s HARTFORD COURANT. Owner Peter Karmanos sai

Tags: Franchises, NHL

05/16/96
SENATORS HOLD WORLD CUP RANSOM WITH 11,000-TICKET GOAL

In an effort to sell 11,000 season tickets next season, the Senators are using the World Cup of Hockey "as bait," since only Senators season-ticket holders will be guaranteed seats for September''s ga

Tags: Franchises, Ottawa Senators

05/16/96
ASCENT: HERE'S TO YOU, MS. ROBINSON

Ascent Entertainment Group, owner of the Nuggets and Avalanche, announced that it has created a new division, Ascent Sports Group, to oversee the two teams. Ascent also announced that Ellen Robinson,

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, PepsiCo

05/16/96
RAVENS READY WITH PSL DETAILS

The fact the Ravens are already in Baltimore has caused the team to scale back the prices of its PSLs, writes Jon Morgan of the Baltimore SUN. While other teams that have sold PSLs "have demanded a ne

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises

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