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11/01/95
MCCLATCHY MEETS PIRATES DEADLINE; MLB TO STUDY BID

Kevin McClatchy submitted financial documents to MLB owners and the Pirates yesterday, meeting a deadline imposed by the team''s ownership to prove "he had the financial resources to buy the team." ML

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11/01/95
RECLUSIVE AL DAVIS MEETS THE MEDIA

Raiders Owner Al Davis held a rare midseason press conference in Oakland yesterday to discuss the renovation of the Coliseum, the team''s marketing and the state of the NFL. Davis announced a new arch

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Nike, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers

10/31/95
RAPTORS LOOK FOR SUCCESS IN TORONTO; TV DEAL SEEN AS KEY

The Raptors and owner John Bitove, Jr. are featured in the current BUSINESS WEEK under "Hoop Dreams in a Hockey Town. Why success will be such a stretch for the Toronto Raptors." If Bitove has "an ace

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Raptors

10/31/95
FIRST GROUP COMES FORWARD WITH INTEREST IN CARDINALS

Andrew Baur, Chair of Southwest Bank, said Monday that he and a group of investors have the money to buy the Cardinals and keep them in Busch Stadium, according to a front-page piece in this morning''

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Franchises, NFL

10/31/95
ASTROS MCLANE KEEPS THE HEAT ON HOUSTON; REPLACEMENT FIGURES

Astros Owner Drayton McLane said yesterday he needed to know within a week if there was enough fan support to keep the Astros in Houston. McLane''s comments, made after meeting with Harris County Judg

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros

10/31/95
FRANCHISE NOTES

Blue Jays President Paul Beeston confirmed the team''s 11- person board will be disbanded. It will be replaced by a smaller committee of four or five individuals. Beeston: "It certainly wasn''t a shoc

Tags: AFL, CFL, Franchises, Toronto Blue Jays

10/30/95
ASTROS SPECULATION CONTINUES: NO BASEBALL FANS IN HOUSTON?

Attendance for the Astros has been "virtually stagnant" over the past decade, and because Astros Owner Drayton McLane doubts it will get better any time soon, he is "close" to selling the team to Will

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

10/30/95
FRANCHISE NOTES

The New York City Parks Department revealed Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner has failed to pay nearly $2M in city fees. The Yankees owe $1.25M in electric bills and parking fees since ''85, with anot

Tags: CBS, CFL, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, New York Yankees, Viacom, YankeeNets

10/30/95
MOST THINK CARDINALS WON'T LEAVE THE NEST IN ST. LOUIS

After Wednesday''s announcement of the impending sale of the Cardinals by Anheuser-Busch, "almost immediately," St. Louis fans and pundits wondered about the team moving, according to the ST. LOUIS PO

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Franchises, Kansas City Royals, NBC

10/30/95
POLL IN SAN JOSE FINDS LUKEWARM SUPPORT TO FINANCE WARRIORS

A survey of 500 San Jose residents found just 33% in support of a proposal by the city to lure the Warriors from Oakland. The poll was conducted by the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. Nearly 51% oppose Mayor S

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