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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 new San Antonio CFL team has changed its name to the Texans. Formerly the Gold Miners, team officials attributed the change to "public pressure" after the team relocation from Sacramento. The team
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Dave Checketts officially became President of Madison Square Garden -- which includes the arena, tyhe Knicks and Rangers, and MSG Network -- yesterday after almost six months of being the corporation'
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Expos President Claude Brochu denied a report Friday that linked the Expos to one of the losing Northern VA baseball groups. Brochu: "I want to reassure people that the Expos are not for sale. We have
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Celtics Chair Paul Gaston backed away from a comment made during a Thursday press conference that the Wall Street Journal article on Reggie Lewis'' death was racist. Gaston told WEEI''s Dale Arnold: "