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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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05/26/95
COMSAT PURCHASES NORDIQUES, BRINGS NHL TO MOUNTAIN TIME ZONE

Nuggets owner Comsat Entertainment Group yesterday acquired the Nordiques from a Quebec group led by Marcel Aubut for $75M and announced the team''s move to Denver. THE DEAL: For the $75M, Comsat rece

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PepsiCo, Walt Disney

05/26/95
AU REVOIR, AU REVOIR, LIFE GOES ON: QUEBEC DEALS WITH LOSS

In Quebec City, only "a handful" of fans protested outside of the hotel where the deal was announced. Most blamed the failure of the team on team President Marcel Aubut rather than Quebec Premier Jacq

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers

05/26/95
DEVILS SPORTSCHANNEL DEAL NO INCENTIVE TO STAY

In New York, Richard Sandomir examines the Devils'' current TV deal and how it may contribute to a possible move to Nashville. The Devils'' SportsChannel deal expires in ''97-98, but Devils Owner John

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Liberty, New York Yankees, NHL, YankeeNets

05/26/95
EXPOS COULD BE SOON SINGING THE AMERICAN NATIONAL ANTHEM

"Barring a dramatic increase in their popularity this summer," the Expos will be based in the U.S. next season, according to Marty York in today''s Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Sources said yesterday that Ex

Tags: Franchises

05/25/95
DEVILISH PLOT TO TAKE CONTROL OF BRENDAN BYRNE ARENA?

The Devils, who have been conducting an audit of the NJSEA''s books, may be "seeking to replace the NJSEA and become the [Brendan Byrne] Arena''s managing agent," according to this morning''s N.Y. POS

Tags: Franchises, New Jersey Devils, NHL, YankeeNets

05/25/95
JETS DEAL READY TO BE SIGNED -- SHENKAROW LOOKING FOR MORE?

Some close to the Jets negotiations "are concerned" that Owner Barry Shenkarow may be "trying to put off signing the final agreement" to sell 42% of the team to a local group "in hopes of upping the a

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

05/25/95
MULTIPLE NEWS REPORTS SAY NORDS-TO-DENVER DEAL IS DONE

Montreal''s LA PRESSE, Quebec City''s LE SOLIEL, LE JOURNAL DE QUEBEC, the DENVER POST, and Denver''s CBS Affiliate all report that the Nordiques have been sold to Comsat Video Enterprises, owner of t

Tags: CBS, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, Viacom

05/24/95
AUBUT DELAYS MEETING WITH PARIZEAU, TWO COULD MEET TOMORROW

Nordiques spokesperson Jean Martineau said yesterday''s scheduled meeting between Nordiques President Marcel Aubut and Quebec Premier Jacques Parizeau was postponed because Aubut was out of town on bu

Tags: Franchises

05/24/95
CARLSBERG BREWERY OF DENMARK TO EMERGE IN LABATT DEAL?

Shares of John Labatt, Ltd. "continued to rise to record highs for the year as investors expect a bidding war for the brewing and entertainment giant," writes Marina Strauss in this morning''s Toronto

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Labatt Brewing

05/24/95
PUBLIC'S SUPPORT WILL EARN THEM TWO SEATS ON JETS BOARD

The new owners of the Jets, "in a gesture of appreciation for the grassroots campaign" that raised C$13M to help keep the team in Winnipeg, will likely add two fans to the team''s board of directors.

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

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