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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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08/10/95
A LONG STRANGE TRIP IN WINNIPEG DELAYED ONE MORE DAY

The Winnipeg City Council''s ruling on advancing the Spirit of Manitoba additional pre-construction arena financing has been delayed a day with a decision due late this afternoon, according to the WIN

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

08/10/95
COME HEAR UNCLE AL'S BAND: TAX MAN MAY BE IN NFL PSL BATTLE

Among the details of the "last-minute changes" in the deal returning the Raiders to Oakland are mechanisms which could cost Oakland area taxpayers if the NFL takes action to absorb Raiders PSL revenue

Tags: Franchises, HNTB, NFL, Oakland Raiders

08/09/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: PIRATES SALE, DENVER'S AVALANCHE

The fate of the Pirates sale is examined by Bob Smizik in the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Smizik says with the bids of Adelphia Communications Chair John Rigas and "newspaper heir" Kevin McClatchy "gone"

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Franchises, NHL, Pittsburgh Pirates

08/09/95
WINNIPEG CITY COUNCIL TO DECIDE TODAY ON GRANTING MORE FUNDS

Spirit of Manitoba President Cam Osler told Winnipeg City Council the Spirit of Manitoba will "give up" their quest to keep the team in Winnipeg if the Jets'' majority owners do not extend the deadlin

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

08/09/95
IT IS NOT POLITE TO MOVE A TEAM WITHOUT BEING ASKED

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner said if the state of New Jersey wants the Yankees, Gov. Christine Todd Whitman is going to have to invite the team to move, according to the Bergen RECORD. Record Col

Tags: Franchises, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

08/09/95
MARINERS OPEN THEIR BOOKS TO SHOW "EYE-POPPING" LOSSES

In their bid to secure financing for a new stadium, the Mariners "offered a look at the sea of red ink that threatens to wash away" the franchise, according to Rebecca Boren of the SEATTLE POST-INTELL

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

08/09/95
PANTHERS FACE BLACK OUT FOR FIRST GAME AT MEMORIAL STADIUM

The Panthers are 26,000 tickets short of a sellout on the final day before the NFL''s 72-hour sellout rule takes effect and the exhibition game will be blacked out in the Charlotte area, according to

Tags: Franchises, NFL

08/09/95
DAVIS ORCHESTRATES LAST-MINUTE DEAL WITH OAKLAND OFFICIALS

Raiders Owner Al Davis got a "last-minute agreement" with Oakland city officials which could cost city and county taxpayers if a referendum or court action threatens the team''s move to Oakland, accor

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders

08/08/95
RAIDERS' DAVIS SIGNS 16-YEAR LEASE WITH OAKLAND COLISEUM

After last-minute negotiations delayed the ceremony for more than 4 1/2 hours, Raiders Owner Al Davis signed a 16-year lease Monday with the Oakland Coliseum, according to this morning''s OAKLAND TRIB

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders

08/08/95
DOWN ON THE FARM: MAJOR HAPPENINGS IN THE MINOR LEAGUES

NORTHERN LEAGUE EXPANDS BY TWO: The Northern League announced that Madison, WI and Fargo, ND have been awarded franchises and will begin play next season. Fargo recently approved a financing plan for

Tags: Franchises, Philadelphia Phillies

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