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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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05/26/95
LUMBERJACKS UNVEIL NEW LOGO -- A "BEAVER WITH AN ATTITUDE"

The IHL Cleveland Lumberjacks unveiled a new logo yesterday. The logo contains a "beaver with an attitude" holding a hockey stick with the phrase "JACKS" in bright blue at the center position. The log

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

05/26/95
COMSAT PURCHASES NORDIQUES, BRINGS NHL TO MOUNTAIN TIME ZONE

Nuggets owner Comsat Entertainment Group yesterday acquired the Nordiques from a Quebec group led by Marcel Aubut for $75M and announced the team''s move to Denver. THE DEAL: For the $75M, Comsat rece

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PepsiCo, Walt Disney

05/26/95
AU REVOIR, AU REVOIR, LIFE GOES ON: QUEBEC DEALS WITH LOSS

In Quebec City, only "a handful" of fans protested outside of the hotel where the deal was announced. Most blamed the failure of the team on team President Marcel Aubut rather than Quebec Premier Jacq

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers

05/26/95
DEVILS SPORTSCHANNEL DEAL NO INCENTIVE TO STAY

In New York, Richard Sandomir examines the Devils'' current TV deal and how it may contribute to a possible move to Nashville. The Devils'' SportsChannel deal expires in ''97-98, but Devils Owner John

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Liberty, New York Yankees, NHL, YankeeNets

05/26/95
EXPOS COULD BE SOON SINGING THE AMERICAN NATIONAL ANTHEM

"Barring a dramatic increase in their popularity this summer," the Expos will be based in the U.S. next season, according to Marty York in today''s Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Sources said yesterday that Ex

Tags: Franchises

05/25/95
DEVILISH PLOT TO TAKE CONTROL OF BRENDAN BYRNE ARENA?

The Devils, who have been conducting an audit of the NJSEA''s books, may be "seeking to replace the NJSEA and become the [Brendan Byrne] Arena''s managing agent," according to this morning''s N.Y. POS

Tags: Franchises, New Jersey Devils, NHL, YankeeNets

05/25/95
JETS DEAL READY TO BE SIGNED -- SHENKAROW LOOKING FOR MORE?

Some close to the Jets negotiations "are concerned" that Owner Barry Shenkarow may be "trying to put off signing the final agreement" to sell 42% of the team to a local group "in hopes of upping the a

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

05/25/95
MULTIPLE NEWS REPORTS SAY NORDS-TO-DENVER DEAL IS DONE

Montreal''s LA PRESSE, Quebec City''s LE SOLIEL, LE JOURNAL DE QUEBEC, the DENVER POST, and Denver''s CBS Affiliate all report that the Nordiques have been sold to Comsat Video Enterprises, owner of t

Tags: CBS, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, Viacom

05/24/95
AUBUT DELAYS MEETING WITH PARIZEAU, TWO COULD MEET TOMORROW

Nordiques spokesperson Jean Martineau said yesterday''s scheduled meeting between Nordiques President Marcel Aubut and Quebec Premier Jacques Parizeau was postponed because Aubut was out of town on bu

Tags: Franchises

05/24/95
CARLSBERG BREWERY OF DENMARK TO EMERGE IN LABATT DEAL?

Shares of John Labatt, Ltd. "continued to rise to record highs for the year as investors expect a bidding war for the brewing and entertainment giant," writes Marina Strauss in this morning''s Toronto

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Labatt Brewing

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