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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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01/29/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

ESPN''s Chris Mortensen reported that new CBS college football analyst Terry Donahue is said to be Cardinals Owner Bill Bidwill''s "first choice" to replace Buddy Ryan. Mortensen reported the hiring o

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Tampa Bay Rays, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/26/96
RAIDERS TO OFFER SEASON TICKET HOLDERS CHANCE TO PICK SEATS

The Oakland Football Management Association will soon ask fans to pick their own seats for the upcoming Raiders season, according to the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. Dennis Akizuki writes in "seeking to rev

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

01/26/96
REINCARNATION OF THE ALOUETTES COULD COME NEXT WEEK

After spending a day in Montreal with CFL Commissioner Larry Smith, Olympic Stadium officials and some potential investors, Baltimore Stallions Owner Jim Speros said a move to Montreal could be announ

Tags: CFL, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises

01/26/96
HARRIS COUNTY OFFICIALS LOOK TO NEGOTIATE WITH OILERS

Harris County officials asked U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes yesterday to make Oilers Owner Bud Adams come to the bargaining table and try to keep the team in Houston, according to the HOUSTON CHRONI

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros

01/25/96
SPEROS AND STALLIONS NOW LOOKING TOWARD MONTREAL

Stallions Owner Jim Speros and limited partner Michael Gelfand were in Montreal yesterday trying to negotiate a deal to move the team there, according to the Baltimore SUN. Sources say the team would

Tags: CFL, Franchises

01/25/96
SWINDELL PITCHES IN ON ASTROS SEASON TICKET CAMPAIGN

Astros pitcher and Houston native Greg Swindell has agreed to purchase almost $15,000 worth of season tickets for Astros home games, most of which will go to the Harris County Sheriff''s drug abuse pr

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

01/25/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Oilers officials say they have sold about 40,000 PSLs in TN toward building a new stadium. The team has until February 15 to meet a goal of 44,700 PSLs (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 1/24)....Bill Cosby has deni

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, New York Mets, NHL, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia 76ers, Southwest Sports Group

01/24/96
BUCS SAID TO BE WILLING TO LISTEN TO CITRUS BOWL PLAN

Chuck Rohe, Chair of the Central Florida NFL Committee, said yesterday he has received indications the Bucs will listen to a plan to play in a renovated Citrus Bowl in Orlando, according to the TAMPA

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

01/24/96
STALLIONS OWNER TO TAGLIABUE: LET US JOIN THE NFL

In a letter delivered yesterday to NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, CFL Stallions Owner Jim Speros said the Stallions are the "best current prospective franchise" for Baltimore and asked if the team c

Tags: CFL, Cleveland Browns, Franchises, NFL

01/24/96
NEW GROUP OF INVESTORS CONSIDER BRINGING MLB TO WASHINGTON

A group of investors led by former Orioles exec and NFL player Calvin Hill is considering a bid to bring MLB to Washington, according to the WASHINGTON POST. Hill''s group would compete with Virginia

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB, NFL

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