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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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01/22/96
BUCS RESUME TALKS WITH TAMPA OFFICIALS ON STADIUM ISSUE

Following their last meeting on January 12, officials from the Bucs and Tampa plan to meet again as early as this week, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The talks come even though the Bucs have publicl

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01/22/96
NHL TAKES FOR SALE SIGNS DOWN IN WINNIPEG AND DALLAS

On Friday, the NHL Board of Governors approved the sale of the Jets to a group headed by Richard Burke and Steven Gluckstern, as well as relocation of the team to Phoenix. The Board also approved the

Tags: Dallas Stars, Franchises, New York Jets, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

01/22/96
"BASEBALL LIKE IT OUGHTA BE": CARDINALS LAUNCH AD CAMPAIGN

The Cardinals are investing more than $500,000 on an ad campaign with the theme, "Baseball Like It Oughta Be," according to the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. TV ads began Sunday and will be complemented by

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises

01/22/96
WHO'S GOING TO PAY WHEN MICHAEL JORDAN'S CONTRACT EXPIRES?

Pacers GM Donnie Walsh said speculation that Michael Jordan''s next contract with the Bulls could be subsidized by Nike is something that could be an area of "real concern" because it would give the B

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Franchises, Indiana Pacers, NBA, Nike

01/19/96
FORMER EMPLOYEE CLAIMS SUPPORT IN CLAIMS AGAINST MAGIC

George Scholz testified Thursday that former Magic Coach Matt Guokas supports his claims that Magic officials made up reasons to fire him, according to the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Scholz, who is suing the t

Tags: Franchises, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

01/19/96
JORDAN MAKES A SPLASH IN TORONTO; RAPTORS MAKE A KILLING

A record Canadian basketball audience of 36,118 showed up last night in Toronto to watch Michael Jordan and the Bulls take on the Raptors, according to the SPECTATOR. Using Raptors VP Brian Cooper''s

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors

01/19/96
MLB APPROVES WALT DISNEY CO.'S BID TO ACQUIRE ANGELS

MLB announced yesterday that owners approved the Walt Disney Co.''s acquisition of a 25% interest in the Angels, effective March 18. Disney will also assume the role of managing general partner. The A

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

01/19/96
THE REAL BUD BOWL IS GOING TO BE IN NASHVILLE

Oilers Owner Bud Adams gave a brief update Thursday at the NFL owners meetings on his plans to move his team to Nashville. Following the update, most NFL owners said Adams "easily will be able to get"

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders

01/19/96
HORNETS OFFICIALS TAKE ACTION AS HIVE IS NOT AS ALIVE

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01/18/96
THE SALE OF THE PIRATES ALSO A HOT TOPIC IN L.A.

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