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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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DOWN ON THE FARM: MAJOR HAPPENINGS IN THE MINOR LEAGUES

NORTHERN LEAGUE EXPANDS BY TWO: The Northern League announced that Madison, WI and Fargo, ND have been awarded franchises and will begin play next season. Fargo recently approved a financing plan for

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08/08/95
IT'S GONNA COST A LITTLE MORE TO TOSS A OCTOPUS ON THE ICE

The Red Wings raised prices of premium tickets for next season. Prices will be increase by 40% on the 1600 seats that constitute the first seven rows of Joe Louis Arena. Those seats are now $60, up fr

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08/07/95
TWO FIRMS USED AS COLLATERAL IN BUCS SALE

Documents filed Thursday show that Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer "borrowed heavily against his ownership stake in two companies to raise money" for his purchase of the team, according to Rex Henderson of

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08/07/95
EXECUTIVES ANNOUNCED FOR BULLETS/CAPS REORGANIZATION

With the formation of Washington Sports to oversee all aspects of sales, communications and community relations for the Bullets and Capitals, Bullets and Capitals Owner Abe Pollin as expected appointe

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08/07/95
MONDAY, MONDAY: DAVIS TO MAKE RAIDERS RETURN OFFICIAL

Raiders Owner Al Davis is scheduled to sign an agreement with the city of Oakland and Alameda County at the Coliseum this afternoon that will make the team''s return from L.A. official. Those expected

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08/07/95
PIRATES' SALE MAY BE DELAYED UNTIL THE OFFSEASON

Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy said Friday the Pirates may not be sold until the offseason. Murphy believes both Kevin McClatchy, the California newspaper heir who met with Pirates officials for the thir

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08/04/95
COMSAT TO SPIN OFF ENTERTAINMENT ASSEST TO ATTRACT INVESTORS

Comsat, the satellite communications company that owns the Nuggets and the Denver NHL team is ready to "spin off its entertainment assets as a new subsidiary," according to James Sterngold of the N.Y.

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08/04/95
WINNIPEG CITY COUNCIL REVERSES EARLIER DECISION ON JETS

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08/03/95
INDIANS GUARANTEED TO CONTINUE STREAK OF PACKED HOUSES

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