In K.C., prospective owners "are supposed to submit
their initial bids today for the Royals" (K.C. STAR,
4/28)....The Red Sox, "joining an industry trend," have
placed signage on the padding behind home plate, a house ad
promoting a number to call for tickets (BOSTON GLOBE, 4/28).
...In K.C., Jeffrey Flanagan writes that a source said IHL
Blades Owner Dan DeVos and the Blades "could be looking to
boost their image in the city by asking" George Brett to
become a partial owner of the team (K.C. STAR, 4/28)....In
Philadelphia, columnist Bill Lyon calls on the 76ers to re-
sign President Pat Croce: "Under Croce's stewardship, the
Sixers have recaptured fan interest. It would be foolhardy
not to retain him" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 4/28).