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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 14

Wild RW  Nino Niederreiter posted an image of the Swiss cover of EA Sports' "NHL 15" bearing his likeness.

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OILERS KEEP UP PUSH FOR NHL-STYLE WELFARE REFORM

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02/13/96
MODELL MAKES AN OFFER SHULA CAN REFUSE

Don Shula has rejected an offer by Art Modell to become part of the new Baltimore NFL franchise as either a coach or member of the front office, according to Mike Preston of the Baltimore SUN. Modell

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02/13/96
BULLETS CONTINUE TO TAKE HEAT OVER NAME CHOICES

The "general response" to the choices for a new name for the Bullets -- Sea Dogs, Wizards, Express, Stallions, and Dragons -- has "been on the order of: ''You''ve got to be kidding,''" according to Ke

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, NBA, Palace Sports & Entertainment

02/13/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

NBA Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik said the league "isn''t overly concerned" if the Raptors play an extra season, or part of one, in the SkyDome. He added there are no penalties in the expansion deal

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, NBA, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors

02/13/96
BASEBALL TEAM NOTES: NO FREE LUNCH, BUT A FREE RIDE

The Padres will sell discounted tickets for Sunday games during the season and include a free round-trip bus ride from Tijuana in an effort to attract more fans from Mexico. The program will be sponso

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02/12/96
PANTHERS 10,000 SHORT OF PSL GOAL; NATIONSBANK ON THE HOOK?

The Panthers have nearly 10,000 PSLs to sell in order to reach their goal, according to Erik Spanberg of the CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL. The team has produced about $125M of its $150M needed for stadi

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02/12/96
MAGIC DISCRIMINATION CASE DROPPED FOR LACK OF EVIDENCE

FL Judge Linda Gloeckner threw out George Scholz''s race- discrimination lawsuit against the Magic on Friday, citing "insufficient evidence." The decision ended a month-long trial in "which Scholz''s

Tags: Franchises, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

02/12/96
SPURS EYE OPTING OUT OF DOME BUT NO THREAT TO LEAVE TOWN?

Spurs Chair Robert McDermott said the team''s board is looking at locating the team in a new, privately funded facility between San Antonio and Austin, "drawing from a wider, more affluent population

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02/12/96
NEW ERA IN BALTIMORE: "BROWNS" SET TO START FROM SCRATCH

With his move to Baltimore approved by the NFL, Browns Owner Art Modell will now focus on getting his franchise in order. Modell said team officials will meet in their new Baltimore offices today to b

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

02/09/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

With the Senators seeking another C$20M to stay solvent, the team''s 67 limited partners may "have little profit to show" for their commitment. The partnership, which once held 48% of the team, could

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, NBA, NHL, Ottawa Senators, Washington Capitals

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