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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS DELAY MAVS' SALE

The Mavericks will not officially announce their change-of- ownership at a Monday press conference as planned due to continuing delays in completing the legal aspects of the deal, reports Brad Townsen

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Franchises, NBA, Southwest Sports Group

04/19/96
PAPERWORK CLUTTERS MAVS' SALE

Citing "mounds of paperwork," outgoing Mavs Owner Donald Carter and the incoming group led by Ross Perot Jr. agreed to delay the announcement of the team''s sale until Monday rather than last night. T

Tags: Franchises

04/19/96
NEW JERSEY'S WAVERING OWNERS WON'T YIELD NET DECISION

Indecision on the part of Nets ownership has delayed negotiations to sell the team, reports Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Though the team received a $96M from Devils Owner John McMullen last mon

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Blue Jays, YankeeNets

04/19/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Only 5,192 fans attended the IHL Orlando Solar-Bears'' playoff opener on Wednesday. GM Don Waddell: "I was very disappointed and very frustrated. All year long you talk about family affordable and fam

Tags: Chicago Bears, Franchises, Kansas City Royals

04/19/96
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME: IN VIRGINIA OR THE DISTRICT?

Efforts to bring MLB to the Washington area are profiled in the WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL. Former NFL star Calvin Hill is "stepping up" his efforts to bring an MLB team to DC, while District officia

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04/18/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Chicago, Jay Mariotti writes there is only one "applicable slogan for the local mood toward postseason hockey. Cup Comatose." He writes fan interest is down because Owner Bill Wirtz "still has no c

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

04/18/96
KARMANOS HAVING WHALE OF A TIME WITH RELOCATION RUMORS

Whalers Owner Peter Karmanos labeled as "accurate" a N.Y. TIMES report that he has discussed moving his team to MI to share the Palace at Auburn Hills with the Pistons. However, Michael Arace of the H

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Wilson Sporting Goods

04/18/96
PEROT'S PIECE OF MAVS PIE MAY BE LESS THAN 40 PERCENT

Though details of the sale of the Mavericks to Ross Perot Jr. have yet to be completed, sources indicate that the breakdown of new ownership will see former owner Donald Carter retaining "about 21%,"

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

04/18/96
PISTONS TO CHANGE LOGO, UNIFORMS AND COLORS NEXT SEASON

The Pistons will change their logo for the first time in 18 years and have new team colors and newly designed uniforms for the ''96-97 season, according to Jim Spadafore of the DETROIT NEWS. The color

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment

04/17/96
ANGRY WHALES DENY ESPN REPORT OF MOVE TO NASHVILLE

Whalers and CT state officials denied an ESPN report citing NHL ownership sources that the team was preparing to announce a move to Nashville. Whalers Owner Peter Karmanos said he was "astonished" by

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