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03/15/96
COMCAST WEIGHING BID FOR PHILLY TEAMS AND ARENA PACKAGE

Comcast, the Philadelphia-based cable company, is negotiating to buy the Flyers, the CoreStates Spectrum, the new CoreStates Center and the 76ers in a pair of deals valued at about $500M. If Comcast,

Tags: AHL, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, NBA, New York Liberty, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers

03/15/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The White Sox say their idea of buying ads in Cleveland newspapers to sell tickets to Sox-Indians games at Comiskey Park does not indicate ticket sales are lagging (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 3/15)....The AHL B

Tags: AHL, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Ravens, CFL, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Franchises, New York Mets, NFL, Time Warner

03/14/96
OILERS LIKELY TO STAY IN HOUSTON UNTIL '98

Oilers Exec VP Mike McClure said yesterday the team will "likely" play the next two years in Houston, not TN. The team awaits final NFL approval to move the franchise to Nashville, where they will pla

Tags: Cablevision, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, New York Liberty, NFL

03/14/96
HUIZENGA WILL SIGN LETTER OF INTENT TO BE IN BROWARD

Panthers Owner Wayne Huizenga will sign a letter of intent to have his team stay in South FL and play in Broward County, but it "may not free him" from Broward''s March 28 deadline to find a buyer. Br

Tags: Franchises, Miami Heat, NHL

03/14/96
THE WHALERS LAST STAND?

A marketing effort which would include a major initiative to sell season tickets throughout CT may "ultimately decide" the fate of the Whalers, according to the HARTFORD COURANT. CT Lt. Gov Jodi Rell

Tags: Franchises

03/14/96
ANGELS LOCKED OUT OF MAGIC KINGDOM AS DISNEY DEAL DISSOLVES

Walt Disney Co. has abandoned its plan to purchase a controlling interest in the Angels, walking away from negotiations with the city of Anaheim over the renovation of Anaheim Stadium, according to th

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Los Angeles Clippers, MLB, NBA, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

03/14/96
"COLTS," "BOMBERS" OUT IN BALTIMORE; "AMERICANS" PROSPERING?

Regardless of the results of an meeting today between Baltimore NFL and NFLP officials to review polling and focus group research on possible names, "Colts and Bombers are likely to be ruled out," acc

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

03/14/96
BUCS TOLD TO WORK OUT DEAL WITH TAMPA BY APRIL

Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer has been "advised strongly" by the NFL to continue negotiations with Tampa and "hammer out" an agreement for a new $168M stadium, according to this morning''s TAMPA TRIBUNE.

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Vulcan Ventures

03/13/96
LEAGUE ACKNOWLEDGES "CONCERNS" ABOUT KINGDOME; OWNERS SCOFF

While several NFL owners continued to "snicker" over the Seahawks'' claim they must move out of the Kingdome due to seismic concerns, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said yesterday "the league has con

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

03/13/96
HUIZENGA SAYS PANTHERS LIKELY TO STAY IN SOUTH FLORIDA

South FL sports mogul Wayne Huizenga expects the Panthers to stay in the area and is weighing three different offers from investors who will not move the club, according to the MIAMI HERALD. Local bus

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA, NHL

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