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06/19/96
LONG ISLAND COULD BE SOON PART OF IBL'S MAP

The proposed Int''l Basketball League, which organizers announced just this week, is looking to put a team on Long Island and have had discussions with Nassau Coliseum GM Lance Elder, according to NEW

Tags: Franchises, IBL, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

06/19/96
SOURCES INDICATE MAGIC TO OFFER SHAQ FOUR-YEARS, $54.76M

The Magic''s "opening offer" to free-agent Shaquille O''Neal is likely to be a four-year deal starting at $10.2M next season while totaling $54.76M with an average of $13.69M per season, according to

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

06/19/96
BREWERS COULD FALL INTO CHARLOTTE'S WEB

If the Brewers'' stadium plan is declared dead, Charlotte "is at the top of the list" for relocation, reports Tom Haudricourt of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. "A major factor in Charlotte''s favor"

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Bank of America, Franchises, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, MLB, New Orleans Pelicans

06/18/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Ninety-thousand fans filled the Rose Bowl to watch the MLS''s L.A. Galaxy take on the Tampa Bay Mutiny, which followed a game between the U.S. National Team and Mexico (L.A. TIMES, 6/18)....In Jackson

Tags: AEG, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, Los Angeles Galaxy, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLS, St. Louis Rams, Toronto Raptors

06/18/96
WHAT'S NEXT FOR THE BULLS? KEEPING THE CHAMPS TOGETHER

Bulls Owner Jerry Reinsdorf: "You don''t want to keep any team, at least any team that has won a championship, 100 percent together. You always need to make some changes, otherwise complacency sets in

Tags: Chicago Bulls, ESPN, Franchises, HBO, NBC, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/17/96
RAMS HAVE POTENTIAL PROBLEMS WITH FIRST ROUND PICK PHILLIPS

Rams Coach Rich Brooks said he had had a "heart-to-heart" talk with RB Lawrence Phillips just days before Phillips was arrested on a charge of drunk driving in CA, according to the ST. LOUIS POST-DISP

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, St. Louis Rams, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/17/96
KOSAR ASSEMBLING OWNERSHIP GROUP TO PURCHASE NEW BROWNS

Bernie Kosar has met with NFL officials "at least" five times in the last two months to discuss acquiring the rights to the new Browns, according to the Akron BEACON JOURNAL. Ed Meyer writes Kosar say

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, NFL

06/17/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The ARIZONA REPUBLIC reports the Coyotes may be in the hunt for free-agent Wayne Gretzky. Gretzky is said to be considering Phoenix if he doesn''t resign with the Blues (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 6/17)....For

Tags: Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Franchises, Brooklyn Nets, Arizona Coyotes, St. Louis Blues, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/17/96
EAGLES WILL RETAIN COUNSELOR TO COORDINATE PLAYER PROGRAMS

The Eagles are set to hire a former NFL player to act as a "liaison" between players and management and serve as a counselor to help players deal with on- and off-the-field problems, according to the

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Franchises, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers

06/14/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Oilers Owner Bud Adams made a "rare appearance" at the Oilers minicamp where he called Houston a "great football city" and said "they deserve to have another team" (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 6/13)...Rangers

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises

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