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Martha Ford Takes Over Lions Ownership, Bill Ford Jr. Will Remain In Charge Of Team03 / 11 / 14
Martha Ford, the widow of late Lions Owner William Clay Ford Sr., will "take over ownership" of the franchise, though it "remains to be seen how directly involved" she will be, according to a front-page piece by Chris McCosky of the DETROIT NEWS. The expectation is Martha Ford will "run the team muc...
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The Vikings will propose a partnership with the Twins and the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission (MSFC), which would result in free rent and revenue sharing at the Metrodome for University of M
Devil Rays Owner Vince Naimoli sat for a Q&A with the TAMPA TRIBUNE about his plans for the MLB expansion team. Naimoli on being fan friendly: "It''s got to be an overall fun experience for the fans.
Angels Owner Jackie Autry said this weekend that she and her husband, Gene, don''t "have the stomach to deal" with the "pressures" of baseball and will sell a minority interest in the team to former M
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Minneapolis officials finalized the buyout of the Target Center Wednesday, also completing the T-Wolves sale to Glen Taylor for $88.5M. In keeping with Taylor''s plans to make the franchise profitable
The Phoenix Firebrands are in negotiations to relocate to Austin, TX, for the ''97 season, according to today''s ARIZONA REPUBLIC. The Firebrands and Austin city officials have worked out a plan which