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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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11/14/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: INDIANS ANNOUNCE '96 TICKET SALES

Single game tickets will go on sale for Indians home games November 24, the earliest ever. The club announced season tickets will be capped at 25,000 in ''96, leaving approximately 17,000 per game ava

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, NBC, Ottawa Senators

11/14/95
ASTROS WOULD MAY NOT BE OPPOSED TO SEEING THE OILERS LEAVE

Astros Owner Drayton McLane, who controls the Astrodome, may be willing to negotiate a deal for the Oilers to move to Nashville early, according to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. John Williams writes, "Withou

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros

11/14/95
BLAZERS PRESIDENT MARSHALL GLICKMAN HANDS IN RESIGNATION

Trail Blazers/Oregon Arena Corp. President Marshall Glickman resigned Friday saying he wants to explore other sports and entertainment business opportunities outside of his native Portland, according

Tags: Franchises, Portland Trail Blazers, Vulcan Ventures

11/13/95
FRANCHISES - BOTTOM OF THE NINTH: ONE LAST CHANCE FOR ASTROS

Astros Owner Drayton McLane announced Friday the Astros will stay in Houston next season, according to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. McLane added if attendance doesn''t rise by 40% next season to at least 2.

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

11/13/95
BROWNS TO BALTIMORE: CLEVELAND WON'T GIVE UP THAT EASILY

Cleveland Mayor Mike White addressed a Saturday rally of about 300 fans starting a campaign to mobilize a national "Save Our Browns" effort. Strategies include wearing orange armbands, organizing an a

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Continental Airlines, ESPN, Franchises, NBC, NFL, Walt Disney

11/13/95
@ FRANCHISE NOTES: MORE BULLETS NAME CHANGE NEWS

In New York, George Vecsey''s notes while Bullets Owner Abe Pollin had been thinking of changing the team''s name for years, the assassination of his friend, Yitzhak Rabin, convinced him to carry out

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NBA, New York Jets

11/13/95
FRANCHISES - OILERS ASK FOR MORE TIME BEFORE SIGNING WITH NASHVIL ...

Oilers Owner Bud Adams has asked for more time before signing a detailed agreement to move his team to Nashville, according to the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. This request postpones a scheduled meeting t

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, Cleveland Browns, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros, NFL, Viacom

11/13/95
FRANCHISES - DISNEY AND DODGERS TALK NFL PARTNERSHIP

The Walt Disney Co. and Dodgers Owner Peter O''Malley are considering a joint venture to buy an NFL team and build a new stadium at Chavez Ravine, according to the L.A. DAILY NEWS. While it was believ

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Walt Disney

11/10/95
CLEVELAND AREA BUSINESSES CUT THEIR TIES TO THE BROWNS

McDonald''s Restaurants of Northeast Ohio, which represents the owners and operators of 257 area McDonald''s restaurants, has asked Browns Owner Art Modell to remove all McDonald''s signs from Clevela

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Franchises, HBO, McDonalds, New England Patriots, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Wilson Sporting Goods

11/10/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: MN ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE TEAM HAS NAME

The Minnesota "Fighting Pike" will be the name of the newest team in the Arena Football League. Pike President Tom Scallen: "This isn''t just about high-speed, in-your-face football action, it''s abou

Tags: AFL, Boston Celtics, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises

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