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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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07/28/95
CHARGERS LOOK TO CASH IN ON POST-SEASON SUCCESS

The Chargers appear ready to translate their appearance in Super Bowl XXIX into front office success. The team''s season- ticket base sits at an all-time high of 55,000 -- an increase of 13,000 from t

Tags: Franchises, San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres

07/28/95
CAPS, BULLETS TO MERGE UNDER NEW "WASHINGTON SPORTS" GROUP

Prior to the groundbreaking of his new arena in downtown DC this fall, Abe Pollin will merge the business aspects of his sports holdings into one entity, THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY has learned. That en

Tags: Franchises, Washington Capitals

07/28/95
WINNIPEG CITY COUNCIL VETOS TAX EXEMPTION FOR JETS DONORS

The Winnipeg City Council defeated a motion to grant charitable tax status to an endowment fund set up by the Spirit of Manitoba to cover losses for the Jets until a new arena is built, according to t

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

07/28/95
TWO STORIES, TWO LEVELS OF SUCCESS -- ROCKIES, MARLINS

In the second part of a two-part piece, Pat Jordan examines the on- and off-field progress of the Rockies and Marlins in this week''s THE SPORTING NEWS. Jordan writes that while the Rockies are now en

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Vulcan Ventures

07/28/95
T-WOLVES MOVE FORWARD WITH TIX SALES

Despite the lockout of NBA players, the Timberwolves "sent out letters to season-ticket holders this week asking them to pay the remaining balance on their accounts for the 1995-96 season," according

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA

07/27/95
VAIL AVALANCHE SAYS DENVER NHL TEAM WELCOME TO USE NAME

Officials of the Vail Avalanche of the American Frontier Hockey League say they have "no problem" with the Denver NHL team using the name Avalanche. Vail Team President John Packer told THE SPORTS BUS

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, NHL

07/27/95
GRIZZLIES MOVE FROM THE ROCKIES TO THE WASATCH

The IHL Grizzlies confirmed after weeks of speculation that they will move from Denver to Salt Lake City for the ''95 season. Grizzlies Owner David Elmore said the club signed a two-year lease to play

Tags: Franchises

07/26/95
RAIDERS DEAL GETS FINAL APPROVAL -- AGAIN

The Oakland City Council unanimously approved the $225M plan to renovate the Oakland Coliseum and sign a 16-year lease with the Raiders "amid contentious debate" Tuesday, writes David Li in the OAKLAN

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders

07/26/95
L.A. MAYOR NAMES FOOTBALL TASK FORCE

L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan announced the formation of Football LA yesterday, "a broad-based task force" charged with bringing the NFL back to that city. Ticketmaster President/CEO Fred Rosen was named

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Ticketmaster, Walt Disney

07/26/95
IS ROCKY MOUNTAIN AVALANCHE JUST A BIT TOO EXTREME?

Comsat Video Enterprises, the owners of the NHL team formerly known as the Nordiques, will reportedly call that team the "Rocky Mountain Avalanche," according to the DENVER POST. The POST also reports

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Franchises, NHL

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