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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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07/14/95
MAJOR LEAGUE FRANCHISE NOTES

Hal Bodley reports in today''s USA TODAY, that the Expos are not for sale and are not moving. Expos President Claude Brochu: "I consider myself a lifer in this game" (USA TODAY, 7/14)....Bodley also e

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Franchises, Brooklyn Nets, Pittsburgh Pirates, Toronto Blue Jays, YankeeNets

07/14/95
CLASS A ROCKIES FIRST YEAR IN PORTLAND A BOX-OFFICE SUCCESS

The Class A Portland Rockies drew 19,658 for their home opener, the largest Class A crowd in America this year. Through 14 home games, the team has averaged 7,202 fans for a total of 100,823, which ma

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Franchises

07/12/95
COUNTY AND CITY LAWMAKERS APPROVE PACKAGE FOR RAIDERS RETURN

The Oakland City Council and Alameda County Board of Supervisors both unanimously signed off on an $85M Coliseum renovation package and lease with Raiders yesterday, according to the OAKLAND TRIBUNE.

Tags: Denver Broncos, ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Walt Disney

07/12/95
DEVIL RAYS HAVE FALLEN BEHIND DIAMONDBACKS AS TEAMS EXPAND

Devil Rays Managing General Partner Vince Naimoli said the team is building the basis for a solid organization, but he admits the team is behind on its original schedule, according to the ST. PETERSBU

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Franchises, Tampa Bay Rays

07/12/95
KINGS FANS STILL IN PENALTY BOX OVER PLAYOFF TICKET REFUNDS

The NHL Kings are experiencing an unprecedented delay of more than two months in distributing postseason refunds for playoff tickets, according to the L.A. TIMES. This is the second delay in as many y

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Kings

07/12/95
ARENA PROBLEMS COULD PUT THE JETS NEXT IN LINE FOR DEPARTURE

Spirit of Manitoba President Cam Osler said that if construction of a new arena for the NHL Jets is delayed beyond the August 15 deadline, costs would go up and the publicly funded arena might not be

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NHL

07/12/95
BYRNE ARENA NAMING RIGHTS MAY KEEP DEVILS IN JERSEY

Sources said the Devils and the NJSEA are discussing the possibility of selling naming rights for Byrne Arena as a way to pay for renovations sought by the team, according to the Bergen RECORD. The De

Tags: Franchises, New Jersey Devils, YankeeNets

07/11/95
MCMULLEN MOVED BY FANS' EMOTION, BUT NOT MOVED FAR ENOUGH

Devils Owner John McMullen said yesterday, "I was very affected by the rally. The rally definitely had an effect." McMullen also said the state and the Devils are unlikely to reach an agreement before

Tags: Franchises, New Jersey Devils, NHL, YankeeNets

07/11/95
LOCAL LAWMAKERS CLEAR THE WAY FOR RAIDERS $85M MOVE

City and county lawmakers are poised today to approve an $85M deal that will return the Raiders to Oakland, according to the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Stacey Wells and David Li report questions about the deal

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

07/11/95
CELTICS FINALIZE SALE OF TV STATION TO FOX

The Celtics announced the completion of the sale of Boston''s WFXT to Fox Television Stations for $95M. The transaction includes a $95M cash payment and $10M in debt forgiveness. A Celtics spokesperso

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises, News Corp./Fox

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