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SPORTSNET's Dave Zarum writes, "With the Raptors' ticket to the playoffs booked a long time ago, fans of Canada's basketball team are back in droves , supporting their squad in a way we haven't seen since, well, the last time Toronto was playoff-bound – six years ago" ( SPORTSNET.ca ). Also, ...

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08/08/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: National League Attendance Through August 4 HOME ''96 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM DATES AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''95 TOTAL ''94 AVG. COL^ 56 48,004 2,688,210 96% + 3% 58,598 -18% LA 56 39,255 2,198,3

Tags: The Back of the Book

08/08/96
SPORTSCHANNEL FLORIDA AND PANTHERS COME TO TERMS

SportsChannel Florida and the Panthers announced a multi- year agreement yesterday which enables the RSN to televise up to 65 regular season games starting this season. The schedule will make up the l

Tags: Miami Heat, Media

08/07/96
MAPLE LEAF GARDENS SHUTS ITS GATES TO THE PUBLIC

Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd.''s final official shareholder meeting brought an end to Steve Stavro''s five-year battle to get control of the company. During Tuesday''s meeting, minority shareholders upset w

Tags: Franchises, NHL

08/07/96
LEAGUE NOTES: MONTERREY'S BIG AUDITION

MLB officials will be "watching closely" next week when the Padres and Mets play a three-game series in Monterrey, Mexico. During MLB''s last expansion, Monterrey got serious consideration. The series

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Mets, NFL, San Diego Padres

08/07/96
ICE, ICE BABY: KERRIGAN HEADS FOR HOLLYWOOD

Two-time Olympian NANCY KERRIGAN is profiled in BOSTON Magazine by Yvonne Abraham, who writes that Kerrigan -- while "incensed and mystified" by her celebrity status -- still pursues projects that "ha

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/07/96
CRAZY LIKE A FOX: PHILLY MAG EXAMINES SIXERS' PAT CROCE

New 76ers President Pat Croce is profiled by Larry Platt in the current issue of PHILADELPHIA magazine, with a focus on Croce''s role in getting Harold Katz to sell the team. Croce "conceived and pull

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia 76ers

08/07/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Citing negative fan reaction, Ravens Exec VP David Modell said the team will "scale back" future use of an authentic "caw" recording played repeatedly at Saturday''s preseason opener (Baltimore SUN, 8

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs

08/07/96
L.A. ATHLETIC CLUB SIGNS TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE WOODEN AWARD

The L.A. Athletic Club yesterday announced it has signed Newport Beach-based Urohealth Systems, Inc. to a five-year agreement to become title sponsor of the "John R. Wooden Award," presented annually

08/07/96
POST-OLYMPIC NOTES: CLEANING OUT THE ATLANTA FOLDER

ACOG COO A.D. Frazier predicted the Atlanta Games would turn "a slim profit." Frazier: "There''s not going to be a big windfall for anyone, I''ll tell you that right now. If there''s anything at all,

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Bank of America, NBC, Olympics, Time Warner

08/07/96
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Sometimes I say to her, Nancy, just because you can skate doesn''t mean you can do everything else." -- Brenda Kerrigan, on her daughter''s aspiring acting and dancing careers (BOSTON magazine, 8/96

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