The Bucks plan to make a bid to host the NBA Draft as early
as '98 (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 6/28)....The NPSL Detroit
Rockers will play all home games this season at Joe Louis Arena.
The had played home games at Cobo Arena (DETROIT NEWS,
6/28)....Wayne Gretzky will become a free agent for the first
time in his career (ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH, 6/28)....The Ravens
will have two record books in the publication of its media guide,
including one for the Ravens and another for "Baltimore Pro
Football History." Excluded will be CFL and USLF teams that
carried the Baltimore nickname (Baltimore SUN, 6/28)....The Palm
Spring Suns have cancelled a clothing optional night at the park
claiming that too many people wanted to participate. "Nudist
Night" was scheduled for July 8, but the demand exceed the
stadium's 4,400 seat capacity. Event Sponsor Tom Mulhall: "We
were concerned that we might have a safety and security problem"
(WASHINGTON POST, 6/28).