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05/10/96
PLAYOFF PURSE HAS PANTHER CASH REGISTER RINGING

Whether or not the Panthers beat the Flyers in their second- round playoff series, the team will win at the cash register, writes Larry Lebowitz of the FT. LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL. Although the Panthe

Tags: Boston Bruins, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia Flyers

05/09/96
CALVIN HILL MOVING FORWARD WITH BASEBALL IN DC BID

Calvin Hill, former NFL player and Orioles exec, is moving forward with plans to bring an MLB team to Washington, according to the WASHINGTON POST. Hill yesterday identified two of his investors, both

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

05/09/96
MINOR LEAGUES START WHALERS DEATH WATCH IN HARTFORD

Both the AHL and IHL are keeping a close eye on the Whalers campaign to sell 11,000 season tickets, which is just shy of 8,000 with a week to go. According to Michael Arace of the HARTFORD COURANT, AH

Tags: AHL, Colorado Avalanche, Detroit Tigers, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins

05/09/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Royals Manager Bob Boone claims fans unrest in Kansas City could be a result of improper marketing of the team''s younger players. Boone: "Our marketing might be a bit misplaced. We''re promising John

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, Franchises, Kansas City Royals, NBC, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Time Warner

05/09/96
SOLAR BEARS REAPING COOL FINANCIAL REWARDS

The financial success of the IHL Solar Bears is examined in the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Gene Yasuda writes the Solar Bears have exploited "the soaring popularity and success of hockey on all levels" by offe

Tags: Chicago Bears, Franchises, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

05/08/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

J.L. "Sonny" Williams, President of Minyard Food Stores, is purchasing an equal stake in the CISL Dallas Sidekicks from Owner Donald Carter. Carter and Williams will both own 45% with coach Gordon Jag

Tags: CBS, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Viacom

05/08/96
ST. PAUL TARGETS NHL'S POTENTIALLY DISENFRANCHISED

St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman is preparing another bid to bring the NHL to the city, "this time with stronger corporate backing and a more vibrant downtown than the league could have expected only five

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NHL

05/08/96
PISTONS SET TO INTRODUCE NEW LOGO AND COLORS IN MAY

The Pistons will unveil their new logo and team colors on May 21 in a special invitation-only unveiling at The Palace Atrium. More than 400 people are expected for the event. Grant Hill, Joe Dumars an

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment

05/08/96
MUSIC CITY U.S.A. VOTES TO BE HOME TO OILERS

Davidson County, TN, voters turned out in large numbers to approve the issuing of $80M in bonds to complete a $292M relocation package paving the way for Oilers move to Nashville, according to John Wi

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, New York Liberty, Walt Disney

05/08/96
NBA PLAYOFF NUMBERS: SPURS CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE AT THE GATE

For the second straight playoff series, attendance at the Alamodome was below the Spurs''s expectations, according to Neil Hohlfeld of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Last night''s opening Western Conference s

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Franchises, NBC, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, RDV Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Time Warner, Utah Jazz

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