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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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05/22/95
JETS APPEAR GROUNDED IN WINNIPEG ... FOR NOW

The Jets, seemingly on their way to the Twin Cities after an announcement by club Owner Barry Shenkarow on Friday, will stay in Winnipeg for at least another year after Canadian officials squashed the

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NHL

05/22/95
YEA, MICKEY! THE DAY AFTER DISNEY'S PLAY FOR THE ANGELS

Reports that Tony Tavares, President of the Mighty Ducks and Disney Sports Enterprises, will oversee both Duck and Angel operations are "fairly accurate," according to Mike DiGiovanna of the L.A. TIME

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, AEG, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Franchises, Los Angeles Clippers, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/19/95
LABATT FACES UNSOLICITED BUYOUT OFFER FROM ONEX CORP.

Onex Corp., a Canadian investment firm and Quilmes Industrial S.A., Argentina''s largest brewer, "fired the first shot" for John Labatt Ltd. yesterday by offering C$2.3B for the beer and entertainment

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Labatt Brewing, News Corp./Fox, Toronto Blue Jays

05/19/95
DEADLINE PASSES WITHOUT DECISION ON JETS: DEAL IN LIMBO

Yesterday''s noon deadline for a local group to buy the Jets from Barry Shenkarow and keep them from moving to Minnesota came and went without a decision. Local buyer Izzy Asper released a statement s

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

05/19/95
FIRST THE MIGHTY DUCKS, NOW ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD?

The Walt Disney Co. and the Angels yesterday announced that Disney has agreed in principle to buy a 25% interest in the team, with an option to purchase the rest of the team upon the death of Owner Ge

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, MLB, Walt Disney

05/19/95
COULD NORDS FIT IN WELL IN DENVER MARKET?

The ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS'' Curtis Eichelberger has been covering the potential move of the Nordiques to Denver since rumors about the team''s move to the area began. He told THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY t

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, NHL

05/19/95
RIGAS, PIRATES REACH PRELIMINARY AGREEMENT

Cable TV exec John Rigas and the Pirates yesterday reached a preliminary agreement for him to buy the team. Rigas will reportedly pay $25.15M in cash and assume $60M in debt for the franchise. He will

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates

05/19/95
IS CHRIS FORD ONLY THE FIRST IN A CELTIC HOUSECLEANING?

The firing of coach Chris Ford "might be the start of wholesale changes in the Celtics organization that could include the axing" of GM Jan Volk, according to Steve Bulpett in the BOSTON HERALD. The C

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises

05/18/95
CANADIENS, MAPLE LEAFS HIT HARD BY LOCKOUT

MLG REPORTS LOSSES: Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd. reported yesterday a loss of C$565,219, or C$.15 a share, on revenues of C$33.9M for the nine months ended March 31. Compared to last year, during a 10-mont

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Montreal Canadiens, NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs

05/18/95
KALAMAZOO WINGS CHANGE NAME, LOGO

The IHL Kalamazoo Wings announced this week that they have changed their name and logo. The change to the "Michigan K- Wings" is an effort to expand the team''s regional reach. The new logo contains t

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