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04/30/96
SEAHAWKS '96 TICKETS: HUT ONE ... HUT TWO ... HIKE!

Citing the rising cost in player salaries, the Seahawks, ranked 25th in the league in average ticket prices last season, announced a ticket price hike yesterday, according to the SEATTLE POST INTELLIG

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

04/30/96
MAGIC SHAKES UP EXECUTIVE LINE-UP

John Gabriel, responsible for building the Magic''s roster during their first six seasons as VP of Basketball Ops/Player Personnel, has been promoted to GM. The team also announced that GM Pat William

Tags: Franchises, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

04/29/96
PATRIOTS CONTINUE TO FEEL THE HEAT OVER CHRISTIAN PETER

The Patriots'' handling of the drafting -- and subsequent release -- of fifth-round pick Christian Peter was the focus of more media attention over the weekend. Peter, whose rights the Pats released a

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, New England Patriots, NFL, Walt Disney

04/29/96
RAVENS MAY INSTITUTE PSL PLAN FOR FANS AT MEMORIAL STADIUM

The Ravens are finalizing prices and details of their ticket policy for their inaugural season in Baltimore, with fans at Memorial Stadium possibly being required to buy a seat license at the new stad

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises

04/29/96
NFL PULLING THE WOOL OVER HOUSTON'S EYES?

The NFL is not seriously interested in giving Houston another team, according to John McClain of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE, who believes the city''s "chain is being yanked" so it will release Owner Bud Ad

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, New York Liberty, NFL

04/29/96
BREWERS DENY DEFERRALS ARE RELATED TO STADIUM FINANCING

The Brewers have asked several players who make over $1M to defer portions of their salary until after the season, but team officials deny the appeal involves financing for a new stadium. Drew Olson o

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Milwaukee Brewers

04/29/96
NBA FRANCHISE NOTES: SPURS PLAYOFFS NOT A HOT TICKET

The Spurs had an announced crowd of 19,507 for yesterday''s win over the Suns, up from 16,545 on Friday, the smallest playoff crowd in Alamodome history. Spurs CEO Jack Diller said on Friday he was "c

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, Franchises, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Phoenix Suns, San Antonio Spurs

04/29/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Cowboys'' tumultuous off-season is profiled in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES. The events are "already chipping away at the Cowboys'' carefully public image and exacerbating the team''s contentious relation

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Franchises, Milwaukee Brewers, NFL, Toronto Blue Jays

04/29/96
ROCKETS' ALEXANDER GAINS FULL OWNERSHIP OF TEAM IN PURCHASE

Rockets Owner Les Alexander assumed full ownership of the team by buying out minority partner Gary Bradley, according to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Rockets attorney Michael Goldberg confirmed Bradley sold

Tags: Franchises, Houston Rockets

04/29/96
IHL FRANCHISES IN A STATE OF FLUX

Poor ticket sales, an unattractive venue and "front-office bungling" are reasons the IHL Spiders'' first year in San Francisco may be their last, according to Tony Cooper of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The te

Tags: ECHL, Franchises, NHL, Tampa Bay Rays

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