October 17, 2000 |
The proposed ABA 2000 professional basketball league added two teams Monday, and the addition of an Anaheim team remains a possibility. Joe Newman, co-founder of the league, said the Anaheim Roadrunners did not meet a Monday deadline the league had set to confirm a playing site at the Arrowhead Pond. But the deadline has been extended until today, he said. "If our requirements are met, Anaheim will be admitted to the league," Newman said.
October 18, 2000 |
The proposed ABA 2000 professional basketball league is preparing to move ahead with a nine-team alignment without an Anaheim franchise, league co-founder Joe Newman said Tuesday. The Anaheim Roadrunners did not meet the league's requirement for confirmation of a playing site at the Arrowhead Pond Tuesday after a deadline had been extended for one day, Newman said.
October 6, 2000 |
The proposed ABA 2000 professional basketball league Thursday announced plans to begin play with eight teams in late December, and left the door open for the Anaheim Roadrunners to become the ninth. Al Howell, president of the proposed Anaheim franchise, said he "reached an agreement in principle" Thursday for his team to play at the Arrowhead Pond. Mike O'Donnell, the Pond's assistant general manager, confirmed the agreement.
January 25, 2000 |
Four Arizona businessmen pocketed a healthy profit last week by selling the franchise rights for a proposed Anaheim minor league basketball team--in a league that has yet to play a game. "We think Anaheim is a premier market," said Gary Elbogen, one of the businessmen. "We weren't going to walk away for nothing. This is a for-profit venture for all of us." Elbogen and his associates still own three other franchises in ABA 2000, a revival of the American Basketball Assn.
December 27, 1995
Sports figures were involved in 252 nationally reported police incidents, court appearances or other developments in 1995, for alleged offenses that ranged in gravity from shoplifting to murder, a Times study found. Items--involving current professional or college athletes, team employees or administrators-- are listed by date of resolution unless otherwise indicated. JANUARY Jan. 1--SHELDON KENNEDY, Winnipeg Jet player, charged with possession of marijuana. Resolution: Charges dropped.
August 14, 1998 |
The Bullfrogs' bid for a perfect Major League Roller Hockey regular season came to an end Thursday night at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, thanks to an old nemesis. Gerry St. Cyr, who throttled the Bullfrogs several times as a member of the Sacramento River Rats of the former Roller Hockey International, slipped a back-handed goal past goaltender Rob Laurie during the fourth round of a shootout and that proved to be enough for the Orlando Surge to post a 9-8 victory.