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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 30 / 15

Jets House, the NFL team's official Super Bowl week hospitality venue, opens in midtown Manhattan. It will operate through Sunday. Richmond County Savings Bank will unveil an extension of its naming-rights deal for the Single-A New York-Penn League Staten Island Yankees' ballpark in St. George. T...

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08/13/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Cowboys have signed RB Emmitt Smith to an eight-year, $48M deal, including an NFL record $15M signing bonus (Mult., 8/13)....Comcast Corp., owner of the 76ers and Flyers, reported a jump in net in

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Cowboys, Franchises, NFL, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Walt Disney

08/12/96
MODELL MEETS FIRESTONE IN FIRST NATIONAL INTERVIEW

Ravens Owner Art Modell was featured on ESPN''s "Up Close Prime Time" with Roy Firestone, his first nationally televised interview since he moved his club from Cleveland earlier this year. After Fires

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

08/12/96
BULLETS GET THEIR MAIN MAN; MIAMI SMELLS A SECRET DEAL

The NBA, NBPA and Heat resolved all disputes regarding the NBA''s disapproval of the Heat''s contract with Juwan Howard on Saturday. As part of the deal, Miami will not contest Howard''s contract, as

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks, Walt Disney

08/12/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

ESPN''s David Aldridge noted the Magic "are thinking about" filing tampering charges against the Lakers on the Shaquille O''Neal signing. Aldridge: "After three weeks of investigating, they aren''t su

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, MLS, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

08/12/96
JOHN ALLEN STAYS: REDS INTERIM CEO NAMED MANAGING EXEC

NL President Leonard Coleman announced Friday that interim Reds CEO John Allen was named Managing Executive of the team. He assumed the full-time managing executive role on Friday (National League). R

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Franchises, Walt Disney

08/09/96
HOWARD'S END? HEAT STILL UNDECIDED ON ARBITRATION

No new talks have been scheduled between the Heat and the NBA on the contract status of Juwan Howard, whose contract with the Heat was voided by the NBA and who subsequently re-signed with the Bullets

Tags: Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA

08/09/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Montreal Alouettes Owner Jim Speros says his threat to pull the team out of the city with more than half the season remaining was a "ploy" to force the hand of political leaders who had agreed last Ma

Tags: AFL, Baltimore Ravens, Boston Red Sox, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

08/09/96
PIRATES' MCCLATCHY DENIES REPORT OF FINANCIAL TROUBLE

Pirates Managing General Partner Kevin McClatchy said the team will lose $7 to $8M this season -- "twice as much as projected" -- but he maintained the team is not in financial trouble. McClatchy''s c

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Pirates

08/09/96
INTERBREW TO HOLD OUT FOR CANADIAN DOLLARS FOR JAYS

A group involving Toronto real estate developer Murray Frum is preparing to bid for the Blue Jays -- "but is unlikely to succeed," according to a baseball source cited by Canada''s FINANCIAL POST. The

Tags: Franchises, MLB, New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, YankeeNets

08/08/96
NEXT NBA CONTRACT IMBROGLIO? MAGIC PROBE LAKERS- SHAQ DEAL

The Magic "have moved closer to filing tampering charges" with the NBA against the Lakers over the signing of Shaquille O''Neal, according to this morning''s ORLANDO SENTINEL. Since the signing, the l

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

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