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07/23/96
LURIE TRIES TO KEEP PHILLY HONEST WITH "REGIONAL" CLAIM

Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie said fans "can feel very, very safe in knowing that this franchise will be in this area," but he indicated as a "regional franchise" the team could move outside the city and

Tags: Franchises, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies

07/23/96
PANTHERS PSL'S CONSIDERED A "HOT COMMODITY" IN CHARLOTTE

Panthers season ticket holders are seeing a "fast return" on their NFL PSLs -- some valued as much as 70% or more on the resale market, according to this week''s Charlotte BUSINESS JOURNAL. While the

Tags: Franchises, NFL

07/23/96
RED STORM RISING: ALLEN NOT MARGE'S CUP OF TEA

Despite learning that Marge Schott plans to replace him as CEO when his interim period ends in three weeks, John Allen plans to continue ticket discounts -- a practice that reportedly "irked" Schott -

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, MLB

07/22/96
WILL COMSAT'S PLUNGE SEND NUGGETS, AVS OVER THE EDGE?

Comsat Corp., owner of the Nuggets and Avalanche through its Ascent Entertainment division, has named Betty Alewine as its new CEO, replacing Bruce Crockett, "who lost the confidence of Comsat''s dire

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises

07/22/96
RAIDERS' PSL PROBLEMS PUT PUBLIC IN THE HOLE

Oakland officials admit that Raiders PSL sales have "taken in far less cash than expected," and city and county officials are conducting an audit to find out "how deep a hole they are in," according t

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

07/19/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Twins plan to retire Kirby Puckett''s jersey number as part of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the ''87 World Series (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 7/19)....A source close to Wayne Gretzky'

Tags: AFL, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks

07/19/96
KAZAAM ABDUL-JABBAR? SHAQ OFF TO LALA LAND

While saying, "It wasn''t about money," Shaquille O''Neal turned down a 7-year, $115M deal from the Magic to sign a 7-year $121M contract to play in L.A. The ORLANDO SENTINEL''s L.C. Johnson notes the

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

07/18/96
QUOTH THE WHEELCHAIR RAVENS: NEVERMORE!

The Baltimore Raven Wheelchair Basketball Club filed suit in U.S. District Court yesterday against the NFL''s Baltimore Ravens over exclusive rights to that nickname, according to the Baltimore SUN. T

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, NFL

07/18/96
BAY AREA COUNTIES TRY TO GET HANDLE ON SLIPPERY PSL PLAN

Oakland and Alameda County officials are "scrambling for control" over the marketing of Raiders tickets in wake of a plan to allow fans to purchase season tickets without a PSL. In San Jose, Renee Kou

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

07/18/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Hamilton AHL Hockey Club announced its name and logo yesterday -- the Bulldogs (Bulldogs)....Former Ottawa Mayor Jim Durrel was introduced as the new President & CEO of the CFL Ottawa Rough Riders

Tags: AHL, Boston Red Sox, CFL, Franchises, New Orleans Saints, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

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