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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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08/03/95
SAVE THE JETS GROUP GETS ANOTHER CHANCE

The Winnipeg City Council has agreed to take another look at a request by the Spirit of Manitoba, the group trying to save the Jets, to use the city''s charitable tax status for an endowment fund. The

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

08/02/95
TWO NEW PARTNERS EXPECTED TO JOIN EAGLES' LURIE

Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie is expected to be joined by two "soon-to-be" minority partners, according to S.A. Paolantonio of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. The sale of the partnerships to banker Richard Gr

Tags: Franchises, Philadelphia Eagles

08/02/95
SPIRIT VOWS TO "INTENSIFY" QUEST TO SAVE THE JETS

The Spirit of Manitoba emerged from a four-hour meeting last night vowing to "intensify its quest" to keep the Jets in Winnipeg, according to John Douglas of the WINNIPEG FREE PRESS. Members said "the

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

08/02/95
A'S GET CONCESSIONS FROM COLISEUM; WHY WON'T DAVIS SIGN?

The A''s "will receive substantial new concessions under an agreement that won the blessing of Oakland City Council members on Tuesday," according to this morning''s SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. If the Raid

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

08/02/95
AVALANCHE'S COLORS INCLUDE RAIDERS-LIKE SILVER AND BLACK

The team formerly known as the Nordiques will be named the Colorado Avalanche -- not Rocky Mountain -- and sport silver, black royal blue, and crimson as its colors, according to Norm Clarke in this m

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Franchises

08/01/95
FRANCHISE NEWS & NOTES

Former Blues Owner Harry Ornest is reportedly part of a group trying to "outmaneuver" CO developer Philip Anschutz for control of the L.A. Kings. Ornest has allied with fellow Hollywood Park exec R.D.

Tags: AEG, Carolina Panthers, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, St. Louis Blues

07/31/95
GREAT ONE SAYS IT'S GOOD TO BE A KING

Wayne Gretzky, the subject of recent trade rumors due to a combination of his high salary and the Kings'' financial difficulties, said Friday he plans to finish his career in Los Angeles after meeting

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, NHL

07/31/95
FRANCHISE NEWS & NOTES

The plight of the Carolina Panthers tickets sales is the focus of Tom Sorensen''s column in today''s CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. As of today, Panther fans will fill an average of about 47,000 of the 76,000 se

Tags: AFL, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

07/31/95
NHL TELLS SPIRIT THEY MUST RAISE MORE TO BUOY JETS

The NHL "has questioned key aspects of the Spirit of Manitoba''s business plan" to purchase the Jets, and demanded that the group come up with all of the necessary C$111M by August 15, according to th

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Wild, New York Jets, NHL

07/31/95
MAVERICKS MARKETING UNAFFECTED BY LOCKOUT

Aside from having to "revamp" radio and TV ads featuring team members, "it appears to be business as usual" when it comes to marketing the Mavericks during the lockout, according to David Moore of the

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group, St. Louis Blues, Utah Jazz

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