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07/11/96
CHANGES IN BIG-D: MAVERICKS NAME TOP TEAM OFFICIALS

Keith Grant, originally the Mavericks'' equipment manager, was named VP of Basketball Operations for the Mavericks, according to the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. In addition, Jim Livingston was promoted f

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group

07/11/96
FOR THE THIRD TIME, THE HORNETS ARE NOT FOR SALE

Charlotte attorney David Caudle says he represents two Florida businessmen who offered Hornets Owner George Shinn $160M for the NBA team, according to the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Caudle says Hornets reps

Tags: Franchises, NASCAR, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, NHL

07/10/96
TIGHTEN 'EM SPURS: GEN. MCDERMOTT READY FOR BATTLE ON SALE?

Spurs Chair Robert McDermott revealed details yesterday of a deal to sell the team to the Maloof family of NM for $120M to be paid over a period of years, according to today''s San Antonio EXPRESS-NEW

Tags: Franchises, NBA, San Antonio Spurs

07/10/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Delta Center GM Scott Williams has "basically come to terms" with prospective owners who would bring an AFL team to Salt Lake City next spring. The investors are considering buying the Charlotte Rage

Tags: AFL, Franchises, Milwaukee Brewers

07/10/96
TEXAS, PART II: MAVERICKS STRESSING NEWNESS IN MARKETING

The Mavericks are stressing new ownership and new coach Jim Cleamons in their off-season marketing, according to Dan Piller of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. Radio and newspaper ads with the theme, "Und

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group

07/10/96
NBA MARKETING 101? BULLETS TRY EVERY ANGLE TO KEEP HOWARD

The delay of the NBA''s free-agency period due to labor talks postponed the Bullets planned p.r. moves in an effort to convince free agent Juwan Howard to stay with the team. The Bullets had scheduled

Tags: Franchises, NBA

07/09/96
ROCKIES MINORITY OWNER MAY BE FORCED TO SELL STAKE

Orel Benton, the "bankrupt uranium trader" and a partner in the Rockies, will have to sell his stake in the team to help pay off debt, according to the DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL. A group of his "largest

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Franchises

07/09/96
KARPE DIEM: REAL ESTATE MOGUL WOULD FIT THE SOX

Steve Karp, real estate developer and one time partner with Patriots Owner Robert Kraft, will likely become either a partner in a new Red Sox ballpark or owner of the team, according to Nick Cafardo o

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Franchises, New England Patriots

07/09/96
WOULD SPURS OFFER BE THE LAST STAND FOR GEN. MCDERMOTT?

Spurs Chair Robert McDermott is "trying to push through" the sale of the team for $120M to an Albuquerque-based family who owns a Las Vegas casino, according to this morning''s San Antonio EXPRESS-NEW

Tags: Franchises, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs

07/09/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The L.A. Kings have named Rubin Postaer and Associates to create a multi-faceted ad and marketing campaign (Kings). ....In Toronto, Stephen Brunt writes on the Blue Jays at midpoint in the MLB season.

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Franchises, MLB, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

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