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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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09/26/95
FRANCHISE NOTES

Oilers Owner Bud Adams and his struggle with Houston officials is profiled in the October 9 issue of FORBES. Adams, on his lease: "They called the Astrodome the eighth wonder of the world. Then my lea

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Falcons, Edmonton Oilers, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Houston Astros, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Pittsburgh Pirates

09/25/95
TWIN KILLING -- STRIKE & DOME TO BLAME FOR $11M LOSS IN '94

The Twins lost about $11M in ''94 and "fell out of compliance" with AL financial stability guidelines, according to an independent audit of the team obtained by the Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE. Jay Weine

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, MLB, NFL, Oakland Athletics

09/25/95
AND NOW A WORD FROM THOSE CITIES TRYING TO ATTRACT BASEBALL

Virginia Baseball officials said they "are not ready to discount the Pirates still being available," writes Thom Loverro in the WASHINGTON TIMES. Virginia Baseball spokesperson Mike Scanlon said, "If

Tags: Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Pittsburgh Pirates, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rays

09/25/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: WILL JAGS RETURN TO CHEESE LEAGUE?

WI Gov. Tommy Thompson met with Jaguars Owner Wayne Weaver during last night''s Packers-Jaguars game in Jacksonville in an effort to persuade the team to return to Stevens Point, WI, for training camp

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Royals, Palace Sports & Entertainment

09/25/95
MCCLATCHY BELIEVES HIS BID WILL KEEP PIRATES IN PITTSBURGH

Newspaper heir Kevin McClatchy "presided over a media spectacle" in Pittsburgh Saturday, announcing that he beat a Friday deadline to put an ownership group together for the Pirates. The group include

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates, Time Warner

09/25/95
M'S SWEAT OUT STADIUM VOTE FROM NEW POSITION -- 1ST PLACE

In a count released Friday, the vote on a new stadium for the Mariners remained tight, with 235,591 in favor and 235,281 opposed. The official and final vote count will be released Friday, with 18,000

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners

09/22/95
REMEMBER THE ALAMODOME? SPURS TO WORK WITH CITY ON REVENUES

Spurs President Jack Diller said the team will continue to talk with the San Antonio City Council, despite the council''s opposition to renegotiating terms of the Alamodome lease. Asked if he was disa

Tags: Franchises, San Antonio Spurs

09/22/95
REALLY SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE: ABSENTEES GNAW AT STADIUM LEAD

The latest from Seattle: The tally of 36,000 absentee ballots yesterday has dropped the lead for approval of a new Mariners stadium to only 310 votes. About 15,000 ballots are yet to be counted. The r

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners

09/22/95
AS PIRATES DEADLINE NEARS, MCCLATCHY LINES UP INVESTORS

Kevin McClatchy, the 32-year old heir to the McClatchy newspaper chain, is "expected to reveal today the three or four investors who may help him buy the Pirates," according to Steve Halvonik in today

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Miami Dolphins, MLB, New York Liberty, Pittsburgh Pirates

09/21/95
SPURS PROJECT LOSSES OF OVER $3M FOR UPCOMING YEAR

In a presentation yesterday, the Spurs projected a $3.26M loss of ''95-96 while reporting earnings of $4.51M for the ''94-95 season (which includes more than $4M from the playoff alone), according to

Tags: Franchises, NBA, San Antonio Spurs

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