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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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10/18/94
SEATTLE COLISEUM AND TEAMS CONSOLIDATE MARKETING EFFORTS

Ackerley Communications Inc. has set up a subsidiary, Full House Sports & Entertainment, to market the Supersonics, Seattle''s new CISL franchise and the Seattle Center Coliseum. The 50 person staff i

10/18/94
NEW KINGDOME PLAN UNVEILED -- FINANCING UNCLEAR

The Seahawks announced a "grand plan" for renovating the Kingdome, but team President David Behring said they do not yet have a "clear-cut, concise" plan for financing the $120M, four- phase project.

Tags: Facilities, HOK Sports, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

10/18/94
FOX LOOKING TO SELL TV RIGHTS TO WORLD FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Fox Sports and Twentieth Century Fox International TV "have begun shopping European TV rights" to the "revamped" World League of American Football. Fox began selling the package in September and "will

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media

10/18/94
LIONS CONSIDER REVISITING TICKET PRICES NEXT SEASON

The Lions "will rethink their uniform ticket-pricing policy for next season." 70,000 of 80,500 seats in the Silverdome cost $30. Lions CEO Chuck Schmidt said the team plans to "take a look at whether

Tags: Detroit Lions, Franchises, General Motors, NFL

10/18/94
GE DUMPS KIDDER; IS NBC THE NEXT TO GO?

PaineWebber announced yesterday that they have signed a "definitive purchase agreement" to take over most of Kidder Peabody, the troubled investment banking subsidiary of General Electric, for $670M i

Tags: NBC, Media

10/18/94
MEDIA NOTES

Paramount sources have indicated that the company is interested in purchasing Boston station WSBK Channel 38 as an affiliate in its planned fifth network. WSBK carries the Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics,

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning, Time Warner

10/18/94
MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY: MELTING UNDER NEW-FOUND GLARE?

A mix-up in preparing the ice at The Summit in Houston left the surface "thin, soft and unplayable," causing Sunday night''s Houston Aeros-Atlanta Knights IHL game to be postponed (HOUSTON CHRONICLE,

Tags: AHL, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, St. Louis Blues, Walt Disney

10/18/94
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 68: TALKS TO RESUME TOMORROW

Sources on both sides of the baseball labor dispute indicated that the next bargaining session -- originally scheduled for today in New York -- will take place in Washington tomorrow. But it is not kn

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB

10/18/94
HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 18: REFUND ANNOUNCEMENT EXPECTED

The NHL "is likely to notify clubs either today or tomorrow of a ticket refund policy that will be the precursor of cancelling the games" (Damien Cox, TORONTO STAR, 10/18). Refunds "will be an agonizi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Time Warner

10/18/94
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Tournament officials for the Wendy''s Three Tour Challenge announced that Four Seasons Resorts and Club in Irving, TX will serve as the host for the October 24-25 event, which features three top golfe

Tags: ABC, ATT, Coca-Cola, LPGA, McDonalds, PGA Tour, Reebok, Sears, Walt Disney, Wendys

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