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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 30 / 15

Jets House, the NFL team's official Super Bowl week hospitality venue, opens in midtown Manhattan. It will operate through Sunday. Richmond County Savings Bank will unveil an extension of its naming-rights deal for the Single-A New York-Penn League Staten Island Yankees' ballpark in St. George. T...

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02/29/96
EVERYTHING WAS FINE UNTIL THE DARN VOTERS BUTTED IN

Should the Nashville Metro Council fail to give final approval for a deal to lure the Oilers tonight, team officials said they may look elsewhere. The HOUSTON CHRONICLE reports opponents of the Nashvi

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL

02/29/96
DON'T TELL PAT BUCHANAN: BASEBALL HEADING SOUTH OF BORDER

The Padres will play a three-game series with the Mets in Monterrey, Mexico, August 16-19. The series, originally home games for the Padres, was moved in part because of scheduling conflicts with the

Tags: Franchises, MLB, New York Mets, San Diego Padres

02/29/96
BUCS PULL ABOUT-FACE, WILL ASK LEGISLATURE FOR MONEY

The Bucs pulled "an abrupt about-face" Wednesday night, announcing they would be willing to join Tampa and Hillsborough County officials in asking the FL Legislature for taxes to help pay for a new st

Tags: Franchises, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

02/28/96
THE PACK IS JACKING TICKET PRICES TO HOLD UP THEIR END

The Packers are raising ticket prices $4-7 depending on seat location, as the team feels "a need to contribute a greater share" to the NFL''s revenue pool, according to the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL.

Tags: Franchises, Green Bay Packers, NFL

02/28/96
FINAL RUMBLINGS BEFORE NASHVILLE STRIKES OIL

Nashville''s Metro Council gave its second approval of the $292M deal to lure the Oilers to that city, leaving just one final reading tomorrow before the city''s $144M contribution is finalized. The d

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises

02/28/96
FOR THE BLUES, A DEAL FOR THE GREAT ONE MEANS GREEN

The Kings traded Wayne Gretzky to the Blues yesterday, ending two months of speculation. Gretzky, a free agent after this season, did not sign a deal with the Blues, but said that one was "possible ov

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, St. Louis Blues, Walt Disney

02/28/96
RAMS SAY THEY WON'T PAY IF HAWKS USE OLD TRAINING FACILITY

The Anaheim City Council held a closed-door meeting last night to discuss the Seahawks'' plans to move into the Rams'' former training facility. "At issue," according to Clare Farnsworth in today''s S

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams, Vulcan Ventures

02/28/96
FOREIGN EXCHANGE PROGRAM? PADRES TO TRADE MORE THAN IDEAS

Officials from the Padres and the Chiba Lotte Marines, a Japanese League club, are discussing the possibility of a deal that would allow them to obtain Japanese pitchers while farming out top prospect

Tags: Franchises, San Diego Padres

02/28/96
CULVERHOUSE ESTATE MAY HELP PAY FOR NEW BUCS STADIUM

The family of late Bucs Owner Hugh Culverhouse has offered to help pay for a new stadium for the team, letting Hillsborough County assume a $20M obligation new Owner Malcolm Glazer that would help fun

Tags: Franchises, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

02/27/96
BEHRING SAYS HE WANTS TO AVOID LITIGATION

Seahawks Owner Ken Behring told Seattle''s KIRO-TV yesterday that he is "willing to do most anything" to avoid litigation, according to the SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER. Behring added that when his son,

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

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