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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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03/05/96
SAND THROUGH THE HOURGLASS, A DAY IN THE SEAHAWKS SOAP OPERA

While rumors on Seattle radio stations claimed that Seahawks Owner Ken Behring was ready to sell the club rather than fight King County in court over his lease at the Kingdome, the SEATTLE POST-INTELL

Tags: Franchises, Microsoft, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams, Vulcan Ventures

03/05/96
BREWERS COULD HIT SEASON TICKET RECORD DESPITE SLOWDOWN

Brewers season ticket sales "dropped off by half" after the team asked to restructure the financing of a new stadium deal two weeks ago, according to Kenneth Lamke of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. S

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers

03/04/96
TAMPA DEADLINE COMES AND GOES; BUCS FUTURE STILL UNKNOWN

Negotiations between Hillsborough County and the Bucs over a new $168M stadium further "melted down" early Friday, "just when both sides appeared near agreement." According to the TAMPA TRIBUNE, local

Tags: Franchises, New York Yankees, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/04/96
TICKET PRICE WATCH: INCREASES LOOM FOR SKINS, MLB GIANTS

The Redskins announced Friday they have raised ticket prices (currently $35-50) by $5 per seat for ''96. Also, season ticket holders will now be required to buy tickets for the one preseason game at R

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Franchises, Washington Redskins

03/04/96
NEWS BY-THE-BAY: MODELL'S PRESEASON CUTS; ANGELOS' AGENDA

Baltimore''s NFL team announced it was laying off more than half of its full-time front office staff in Cleveland. Owner Art Modell said the team plans to do a lot of "local hiring" in Baltimore (Gary

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Franchises, NFL

03/04/96
ARGOS TO OFFER FLUTIE SHARE OF GATE AND 100% ENDORSEMENTS

The Toronto Argonaunts will reportedly obtain Doug Flutie in a trade this week from the Calgary Stampeders, according to Marty York of the GLOBE & MAIL. The Argos have agreed to pay the Stampeders bet

Tags: Franchises

03/04/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

With a goal of 17,200 season tickets to be sold to meet Astros Owner Drayton McLane''s attendance goals to keep the team in Houston, the Greater Houston Partnership effort has sold only 9,590 (HOUSTON

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Phoenix Coyotes, Tampa Bay Lightning, Time Warner, Walt Disney

03/04/96
SEAHAWKS SUITORS LINE UP IN TWO LOCALES

Microsoft Chair Paul Allen is "trying to decide" how much to offer for the Seahawks, according to the SEATTLE POST- INTELLIGENCER. Susan Pierson, a spokesperson for the Blazers Owner and Microsoft co-

Tags: Franchises, Microsoft, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

03/01/96
NOT ALL ACTION AT THE VET THIS SUMMER WILL BE ON- THE-FIELD

Attending a game at Veterans Stadium this season will be like "walking into an amusement park wrapped around a baseball game," according to the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. Edward Moran writes the Phillie

Tags: Franchises, Philadelphia Phillies

03/01/96
BUCS NEGOTIATIONS STALL; ULTIMATUM SET FOR SUNDOWN TODAY

"The drive to build a new football stadium in Tampa appeared to stall" last night, as the Bucs gave Tampa and Hillsborough County a 5pm ultimatum. According to this morning''s TAMPA TRIBUNE, officials

Tags: Franchises, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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