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Bucks' New Owners Committ To Adding Local Investors To Group

04 / 18 / 14

Speculation about investors "with Wisconsin ties" buying into the Bucks "may still come true despite Herb Kohl’s plan to sell the team " for $550M to N.Y.-based Fortress Investment Group co-Founder Wesley Edens and Avenue Capital Group Chair & CEO Marc Lasry, according to Rich Kirchen of ...

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08/28/95
PRESSURE'S ON -- 15,000 TICKETS REMAIN FOR RAIDERS OPENER

As the Raiders look to sell 15,000 tickets to avoid a non- sellout for their return to the Bay Area, Mark Purdy writes in this morning''s MERCURY NEWS that Coach Mike White "must shoulder" the burden

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders, TBS/TNT

08/28/95
IN MIDST OF OILERS STRUGGLE, HOUSTON EXAMINES SPORTS' PLACE

A group of downtown Houston consultants has designed a plan to keep the Oilers in Houston and increase profitability for owner Bud Adams. The "Fourth Down Plan" calls for: guarantees for Adams -- eith

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, NBA, NBC, NFL, NHL

08/25/95
COLISEUM PROJECTIONS PAINT A ROSY PICTURE -- ARE THEY LEGIT?

Under a court order obtained by the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, Alameda County and the city of Oakland released financial documents detailing plans to pay for the Raiders deal. The MERCURY NEWS'' Witt & Ko

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

08/25/95
STACK'S HOUSE SHOULD BE JUMPIN'

The Sixers announced that their season-ticket renewal rate is running at slightly over 90% for next season -- the highest since ''83. New season tickets are up 40% (76ers).

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia 76ers

08/25/95
RILEY REPORTEDLY SENT HEAT DEMANDS BEFORE LEAVING N.Y.

Former Knicks coach Pat Riley "was already laying the groundwork" to become the next Heat coach when he resigned over "philosophical differences" over control of the Knicks on June 15, according to th

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks

08/25/95
NASHVILLE DEMANDS OILERS DECISION BY OCT. 20, OR NO DEAL

Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen told the TENNESSEAN that if the Oilers cannot decide on a move by October 20 -- the end of the two parties'' exclusive negotiating period -- all deals are off. Bredesen:

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL

08/25/95
BUCS MAY INTRODUCE PSL ALTERNATIVE -- SEAT DEPOSIT

Because Bucs fans opposed permanent seat licenses to help fund a new stadium, the team may substitute a "ticket deposit" plan. Ken Koehn reports in the TAMPA TRIBUNE that the ticket deposits would be

Tags: Franchises, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

08/25/95
ORLANDO OFFICIALS TO HERRICK: ONE OF THESE DAYS, NORTON ...

Orlando developer Norton Herrick is seeking additional money from city and Orange County officials in his bid to bring baseball to Central FL. According to Lawrence Lebowitz in this morning''s ORLANDO

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Rays

08/24/95
"SMALL MARKET" PADRES LOOK TO IMPROVE FAN RELATIONS

Even before the onset of fan apathy after the strike, the new ownership of the Padres was facing an uphill battle in building their fan base. As one of the so-called "small market" teams, the Padres a

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Franchises, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres

08/24/95
RAIDERS FANS MAY GET A CHANCE TO BUY INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS

Because sales of PSLs for the Raiders dropped below expectations, Raiders fans will likely get a chance to buy single game tickets without owning a PSL. However, the team expects to sell out the remai

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