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Martha Ford Takes Over Lions Ownership, Bill Ford Jr. Will Remain In Charge Of Team03 / 11 / 14
Martha Ford, the widow of late Lions Owner William Clay Ford Sr., will "take over ownership" of the franchise, though it "remains to be seen how directly involved" she will be, according to a front-page piece by Chris McCosky of the DETROIT NEWS. The expectation is Martha Ford will "run the team muc...
The Blue Jays are expected to lose money for an unprecedented second year in a row, while in Montreal, les Expos expect to turn a profit, according to Danny Gallagher in this morning''s GLOBE & MAIL.
Alan Cohen sold his estimated 11% share in the Celtics back to the Boston celtics Limited Partnership yesterday in a deal worth about $16.3M. Cohen''s 758,444 shares were sold at around $21.50/share,
Belgian brewer Interbrew SA, which purchased Labatt''s for C$2.7B in July and promptly sold off the company''s broadcast properties, said yesterday they have not made a decision on whether to sell the
A survey in the Nashville TENNESSEAN asking for suggestions for a new name for the Oilers if they move to the Music City pegged Tornadoes as the clear winner. Over 200 readers responded to the newspap
Alameda County supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to accept complementary luxury box seats for Raider games, sparking criticism from a group opposed to the $223M bond deal to bring the team back
Each home playoff game for the Red Sox would be worth $2.5M to the local economy, officials for the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors bureau said yesterday. Steff Gelson writes in this morning''s
The NFL is conducting hearings with the Oilers and Astrodome USA officials regarding August 19th''s canceled preseason game with the Chargers and the $2M in revenues lost due to the cancelation. John
The Devil Rays are planning to hold a fanfest at the Thunderdome this fall and allow fans to make their initial ticket deposits. Bill Chastain reports in this morning''s TAMPA TRIBUNE that the team is
The Oakland Football Marketing Association said yesterday that it has sold 10,000 single-game tickets for Sunday''s Raiders opener against the Chargers, with only 4,000 still available. Max Muhleman,
In St. Louis, Bernie Miklasz reports that "insiders say Anheuser Busch may be poised to take over operation" of the city- owned Kiel Center. The Blues already report to A-B VP Jerry Ritter. Miklasz re