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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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ANGELS HAPPY TO BE CALLED A MICKEY MOUSE OPERATION

The Angels are looking forward to the transition as Walt Disney completes the purchase of 25% of the team, according to Chuck Johnson in USA TODAY. With an option to buy the remainder later, Disney no

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Franchises, Walt Disney

06/08/95
JAYS AWAIT FATE AFTER PURCHASE OF LABATT'S BY BELGIAN BREWER

"Rumors" swirled in Toronto yesterday surrounding the fate of the Blue Jays following parent-company Labatt''s purchase agreement with Belgian brewer, Interbrew SA. Art Chamberlain of the TORONTO STAR

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06/08/95
DEVILS' MCMULLEN REJECTS OFFER FROM JERSEYITE; WHAT'S NEXT?

Devils owner John McMullen has rejected an offer from a local buyer to purchase the team and keep it in NJ, according to Larry Brooks in today''s N.Y. POST. Brooks reports that the offer from NJ Busin

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Franchises, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Jets, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/08/95
NFL UPDATE: BROWN TO MEET WITH BALTIMORE OFFICIAL

Bengals Owner Mike Brown will meet with Maryland Stadium Authority Chair John Moag this week regarding an offer to move the team East (Mult., 6/8). Meanwhile, MD Gov. Parris Glendening said yesterday

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Walt Disney

06/07/95
THESE 'HAWKS DON'T WANT TO FLY SOUTH ... OR DO THEY?

Seahawks President David Behring said the team doesn''t want to leave Seattle, but he "stopped short of saying it would never happen," according to Clare Farnsworth of the SEATTLE POST- INTELLIGENCER.

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

06/07/95
LABATT FINDS BUYER IN INTERBREW; JAYS FUTURE UNCERTAIN

John Labatt Ltd. agreed to a purchase by Belgian beer maker Interbrew SA, for C$28.50 per share or C$2.7B, topping an earlier offer from Toronto-based Onex Corp. for C$24 per share. The WALL STREET JO

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Labatt Brewing, NFL, Toronto Blue Jays

06/07/95
THE JETS ARE BACK ON THE RUNWAY AMID FAILING NEGOTIATIONS

"Squabbling between the team''s owners and a group of entrepreneurs trying to buy the team" could end up driving the Jets out of Winnipeg, according to a report in this morning''s WINNIPEG SUN. Bob Ko

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06/07/95
KEY COUNTY OFFICIAL GETS OFF BUCKS-FOR-BUCS BANDWAGON

Hillsborough County Commission Chair Jim Norman, a key "swing vote" behind the proposal to guarantee Bucs ticket sales, said that voters will have to approve the plan in a referendum before he will th

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06/07/95
IHL SPIDERS HOPE NEW ADS WILL LURE FANS INTO THEIR WEB

Ad agency Hyett, Broadbent & Heimbrodt has created a campaign for the IHL San Francisco Spiders that is "highly unusual." The ads include footage and photos of real spiders in their natural habitat, c

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, Franchises, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

06/06/95
RUMORS FLY OVER LABATT'S "WHITE KNIGHT"

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