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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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11/30/95
COLANGELO IS BETTING HOCKEY CAN THRIVE IN THE SOUTHWEST

Jerry Colangelo is willing to play a "fool''s game" in bringing hockey to Phoenix as the sport''s history in town has "been a checkered one," writes Steve Weston of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Weston notes

Tags: Franchises, NHL

11/30/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: POLITICIANS TO BLAME FOR SEATTLE PROBLEMS?

Bart Wright notes the Seahawks'' dilemma in his Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE column: "If there was an ounce of political courage in any (county politicians), by now we would have heard one of our elected offic

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, New York Islanders, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

11/30/95
PHILLIES FACE AGE DISCRIMINATION SUIT

Frank Sullivan, the Phillies long-time Dir of Promotions, has filed an age-discrimination suit against the team in federal court, according to the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Sullivan said he was told by t

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11/29/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: L.A. BIG ON HOCKEY, NOT ON FOOTBALL

In DC, Len Hochberg writes, "Who woulda thunk it? Los Angeles, the United States''s second-biggest market, has no professional football teams and two professional hockey teams" (WASHINGTON POST, 11/29

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

11/29/95
ALBERTA BANK FORCING CHANGES IN NHL OWNERSHIP

A member of Canada''s Liberal Opposition said the provincially-owned Alberta Treasury Branches bank will be changing its corporate structure early in the new year, according to the Toronto GLOBE & MAI

Tags: Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

11/29/95
COLANGELO 90% SURE PHOENIX WILL GET AN NHL FRANCHISE

Jerry Colangelo, Suns President and Diamondbacks Managing Partner, said an NHL team in Phoenix is "90 percent sure" for next season and an announcement could come within a week, according to today''s

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, New York Jets, NHL, Phoenix Suns

11/28/95
SEAHAWKS GROWING FRUSTRATED WITH KING COUNTY OFFICIALS

Since the Seahawks first approached King County officials about ways to improve the Kingdome, the Sonics have moved into a newly remodeled Seattle Center Coliseum, and the Mariners have been promised

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

11/28/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: HOUSTON LAW FIRMS SHOWS ASTROS SPIRIT

The law firm of H.D. Caldwell, Jr. & Associates, LLP, has declared its support of the Astros by donating four season tickets to the Texas Children''s Hospital and creating an employee incentive plan t

Tags: Anheuser Busch, AEG, Baltimore Orioles, Bank of America, Cablevision, Colorado Rapids, Dallas Stars, Franchises, Houston Astros, New York Knicks, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Viacom

11/28/95
FLYERS LOOKING TO HAVE AHL TEAM PLAY IN PHILLY

Flyers President & GM Bob Clarke said Sunday the team plans to apply to have a new AHL affiliate play next door at the CoreStates Spectrum, according to the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. The Flyers are cur

Tags: AHL, Chicago Bears, Colorado Avalanche, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia Flyers

11/28/95
STALLIONS OWNER HAS "POSITIVE" MEETING WITH BALTIMORE MAYOR

While the state of MD has not made any financial promises to the CFL Stallions, Owner Jim Speros received a "warmer" reception yesterday from Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke, according to the Baltimore S

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