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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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ESPN CHILTON: GRIFFEY FANS YOUNGER THAN THE AVERAGE MLB FAN

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll interviewed 1,628 MLB fans who named Ken Griffey Jr. as their favorite baseball player (interviews from January ''97-May ''98). The following compares fans who said Griffey is

Tags: ESPN, MLB, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

07/10/98
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Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer wants the city of N.Y. to "guarantee" three million admissions a year at Yankee Stadium, and he "is proposing the city buy any tickets needed" to reach that mar

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07/10/98
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The "word" in Canada is that NetStar Communications, which owns TSN and its French equivalent, RDS, among several broadcast outlets, is "up for sale and that Shaw Communications is one of the prospect

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07/10/98
IIHF INKS 13 SPONSORS FOR IN-LINE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

The IIHF In-Line Hockey World Championship has signed 13 sponsors for its tournament set for July 20-25 in Anaheim, CA. Gold level sponsors include Bauer, Toyota, Toyota''s Southern CA Dealers and Mis

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, MBNA America Bank, Toyota

07/10/98
COFFEE, RAIN AND LUXURY SUITES? SEATTLE TO HAVE LOTS OF EACH

With 79 luxury suites planned for Safeco Field, the Mariners'' new ballpark, and 82 suites slated for the Seahawks new stadium, the Seattle luxury suite market "is about to get crowded," according to

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07/10/98
THE PLAN (B) WORKED! BUCS & STEELERS TO GET NEW FACILITIES

Allegheny County''s Regional Asset District Board (RAD) last night voted 6-1 to approve local funding for an $809M plan to build two new stadiums for the Pirates and the Steelers, according to Barnes

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07/10/98
SLOC SETS JOKLIK PAY; USOC HITS 73% OF AD SALES GOAL

The SLOC set President Frank Joklik''s salary at $280,000 annually, "roughly" $50,000 a year less than paid to former SLOC President Tom Welch, according to Mike Gorrell of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. No b

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07/10/98
DEAR MR. FANTASY, I'M FEELING BLUE: CONGRESS TO BAN GAMES?

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07/10/98
A FLAME-OUT: HOTCHKISS DENIES TALKS OF CFL CLUB PURCHASE

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07/10/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

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