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11/15/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Big Sky Holdings, an investment group led by JOE MONTANA has agreed to buy the Kansas City area''s Coors beer distriborship. Montana is a national spokesperson for Coors (K.C. STAR, 11/14)...BOB COSTA

Tags: Fila USA, SGMA, People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins

11/15/96
LEAGUE NOTES

NEWSDAY''s Shaun Powell examined minorities in sports in a two-part piece. He notes "despite progress on other levels, when it comes to ownership, blacks are still batting zero" (NEWSDAY, 11/14). ...U

Tags: AHL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA

11/15/96
AHL NAMES CHRYSLER AS TITLE SPONSOR OF ALL-STAR CLASSIC

The AHL has named Chrysler the title sponsor of the ''97 Chrysler All-Star Classic to be held in Saint John, New Brunswick on January 15-16. Highlights of Chrysler''s sponsorship include a major media

Tags: AHL, DaimlerChrysler, Dallas Stars, Southwest Sports Group

11/15/96
BLUE JAYS SALE DEADLINE EXTENDED; PRICE PUT ON SKYDOME STAKE

A "loose deadline" of today for the sale by Interbrew SA of the Blue Jays has been "extended indefinitely," according to Dave Perkins of the TORONTO STAR. If a consortium led by Toronto realtor/dentis

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Toronto Blue Jays

11/15/96
STADIUM NOTES

In DC, Andrew Cain notes that with the Astros staying in Houston, supporters of Virginia baseball "are divided" over whether to "go to bat" for a stadium financing package when the Virginia legislatur

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets

11/15/96
FISCAL PROSPECTS BLEAK AT THE FLEET

FleetCenter President Richard Krezwick said the company will ask its unionized workers for wage and other concessions to help combat "soaring" operational costs, according to Bernard Wolfson of the BO

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Facilities

11/14/96
IS ST. PAUL SLOWLY GAINING FAVOR AMONG THE DISENFRANCHISED?

With Portland, OR, "out of the running" for an NHL expansion team, St. Paul, MN, "becomes a strong contender for a club," according to sources of William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The leagu

Tags: Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Ottawa Senators

11/14/96
"PUCK" DROPS ON WALL STREET IN FIRST DAY OF TRADING

The NHL Panthers officially become a publicly traded company as stock in the club began selling on the NASDAQ market yesterday under the symbol "PUCK," according to Cindy Krischer Goodman of the MIAMI

Tags: Florida Panthers, Franchises

11/14/96
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Sources close to MLB tell INSIDE MEDIA''s Brockinton & Reynolds that a number of "blue chip companies," including Microsoft, IBM and auto manufacturers are "poised to connect" on national sponsorship

Tags: IBM, Microsoft, MLB, The Sports Authority

11/14/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MLB announced the retirement of GENE CALLAHAN, Dir of Government Relations, effective February 1, ''97 (SportsTicker)...JENNIFER MURRAY has been appointed VP, Marketing Communications for Converse. Sh

Tags: Converse, MLB, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

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