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04/16/96
HICKS AHEAD IN MAVS SALE, COULD SEEK VENTURE WITH PEROT

Stars Owner Tom Hicks pulled ahead of Ross Perot Jr. in the quest to purchase the Mavericks when he exchanged a letter of intent with Owner Donald Carter. The DALLAS MORNING NEWS reports the "Carter-H

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

04/16/96
IMAGE PROBLEMS IN BIG D: COWBOYS NOT STRAIGHT- SHOOTERS?

The Cowboys'' image "crisis" this off-season was the focus of ESPN''s "Cover Story." According to OT Mark Tuinei, the transgressions of certain individuals reflect poorly on the team as a whole. Tuine

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Franchises, Walt Disney

04/15/96
SCHOTT IN THE DARK: REDS REVIVE OUT-OF-TOWN SCORES

After "much public ridicule" and a local bank offering to pay the $350 per month charge for the service, the out-of-town scoreboard was reinstated at Riverfront Park by Reds Owner Marge Schott ("Sport

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Franchises, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/15/96
DID LACK OF MEDIA COVERAGE CAUSED EXTINCTION OF MOOSE?

The period of time when an expected move of the Jets to MN "consumed the media on a daily basis" may have been a key factor in the IHL Minnesota Moose''s decision to move to Winnipeg, reports John Gil

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

04/15/96
ARRRRRGH! ISLES MUST KEEP FISHERMAN LOGO UNTIL '97- 98

The NHL has denied a request by the Islanders to change its fisherman logo and jersey design back to the team''s original "NY" look for ''96-97. The refusal is a result of the Isles missing the Octobe

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL

04/15/96
BLUE JAYS TO GO HOLLYWOOD?

Interbrew S.A. may have found a potential buyer for the Blue Jays in Zoetrope Studios, once owned by director Francis Ford Coppola, according to Bob Elliot of the TORONTO SUN. Since purchasing Labatt

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals, Labatt Brewing

04/15/96
PADRES SWINGING IN RIGHT DIRECTION

The Padres'' commitment to revive its once floundering franchise is examined by Peter Gammons in the BOSTON GLOBE. Though they are under pressure to build a new stadium, Gammons writes Owner John Moor

Tags: Franchises, San Diego Padres, Time Warner

04/15/96
HICKS GROUP TRUMPS PEROT'S BID FOR MAVERICKS

Though a group led by Ross Perot Jr. is considered the frontrunner to purchase the Mavs, Stars Owner Tom Hicks has reportedly caught the attention of Mavs Owner Donald Carter by $125M to Perot''s $115

Tags: Dallas Stars, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group

04/12/96
MAVS SALE PENDING AS PEROT AND HICKS TOP TWO GROUPS

Mavericks Owner Donald Carter said he will make a decision about the sale of his team during the next few days, perhaps as soon as today, according to Brad Townsend of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Sources

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

04/12/96
ATTENDANCE PROBLEMS FACING CELTS WITH FLEETCENTER PRICES?

The "overpriced, underfilled" FleetCenter during Celtics games is examined by Mike Szostak of the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL- BULLETIN. As the team nears the end of their first season in the FleetCenter, "emp

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises

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