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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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12/04/95
JETS OWNER BURKE MULLING OVER RELOCATION OFFERS

Jets Owner Richard Burke was in Winnipeg Saturday trying to decide where to move his team next season, according to the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Burke said negotiations with Phoenix''s Jerry Colangel

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NHL, Ottawa Senators

12/01/95
COMSAT SPORTS DIVISION FLOATS THREAT OF TWO-TEAM RELOCATION

Ascent Entertainment Group Inc., a division of Comsat formerly known as Comsat Entertainment, stated in its initial public offering that "if the company decides it''s unfeasible" to build the $135M Pe

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, PepsiCo

12/01/95
BETTMAN "FRUSTRATED" AS NASHVILLE STALKS HUIZENGA'S PANTHERS

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was in Miami this week weighing the chances for a new arena for the Panthers. According to the MIAMI HERALD''s David Neal, it was "more of a fact-finding mission" than a

Tags: Franchises, NHL

12/01/95
STARS OWNER STILL TALKING TO POTENTIAL LOCAL INVESTORS

Stars Owner Norm Green said yesterday he is still talking to potential buyers for the team, even though he has an offer of more than $82M, according to the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. After five months of ne

Tags: Dallas Stars, Franchises, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

12/01/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: JETS OWNER TO TALK WITH ST. PAUL MAYOR

In Minneapolis, Jay Weiner notes Jets buyer Richard Burke plans to talk with St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman about the future of the NHL franchise today, as Burke denied he and partner Steven Gluckstern a

Tags: Denver Broncos, Franchises, New York Jets, NFL, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, St. Louis Rams, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays

12/01/95
RAIDERS MARKETING GROUP HIRES FORMER A'S EXECUTIVE

Oakland Football Marketing Association (OFMA) officials announced yesterday that Ray Krise has been appointed COO. Krise will oversee all ticket functions including PSL sales, single game ticket sales

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

11/30/95
DALLAS FINANCIER HAS INTEREST REKINDLED IN PURCHASING STARS

Thomas Hicks, a well-respected Dallas financier, is once again thinking about purchasing the Stars, according to the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. David Shoalts reports that Hicks, who dropped out of the runn

Tags: Dallas Stars, Franchises, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

11/30/95
KRAFT REVEALS LOSSES OF $48M; SAYS WELD PROMISED STADIUM

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft appeared in U.S. District Court Tuesday and said he paid $50M more for the team than they were worth in January of ''94 because Gov. William Weld "promised" Kraft a downtow

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots, NFL

11/30/95
S.I. COVER WITH MODELL ON COVER A HOT SELLER IN CLEVELAND

The current issue of Sports Illustrated, with a cover illustration of Browns Owner Art Modell "slugging a dog-faced fan," is selling out in the Cleveland area. In fact, one buyer for a Cleveland-area

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

11/30/95
COLANGELO IS BETTING HOCKEY CAN THRIVE IN THE SOUTHWEST

Jerry Colangelo is willing to play a "fool''s game" in bringing hockey to Phoenix as the sport''s history in town has "been a checkered one," writes Steve Weston of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Weston notes

Tags: Franchises, NHL

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