Side Lines for Tuesday — November 22, 2005

• Mince team gets turkeys

Mince team gets turkeys

By The Garden Island

Eight teams took part in the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot hosted by the Kiahuna Tennis Club Saturday.

The team captained by Judy Mince emerged from a close race. Members included Klaus Kramer, Sam Dungam, Charles Piscotti, Midi Yamanaka, Helen Bice, and Sharon Zehner.

Each of them loaded a turkey in their cars as a prize.

Second place went to the team captained by Paulette Lum, with Larry MacNeill’s team earning the Cornish game hen trophy for finishing last.

Star turkey shoot winners announced

Lee George and Liko Villatora topped the Open/A division of the Mens Doubles action at the 2005 Star Market Turkey Shoot Racquetball Tournament played at the Honolulu Club.

Bob George and Emmanuel Chen topped the B/C class with Calvin Tomaye and Danny Chavarria heading the Masters class.

Sally George and Peggy Peros headed the Open/A class of the Women’s division with Michele Luke and Paul Morse topping the Open/A class of the Mixed division.

Lynette McDonald, part of the consolation winners in the Women’s Open/A class, topped the B/C class with Bulla Eastman.

A full listing can be found in the Scoreboard section on page B2.

Cablevision rejected offer for Knicks, Rangers

NEW YORK — Cablevision Systems Corp. rejected a $700 million offer from an investment group last month to buy the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers professional sports teams, a Cablevision spokesman said Monday.

Cablevision, the country’s sixth-largest cable operator, confirmed the details of the offer made in a letter dated Oct. 18 by a group led by financier Russell D. Glass, a former executive at Icahn Associates, billionaire Carl Icahn’s investment firm.

News of the offer was reported online Monday night by The Wall Street Journal.

The investment group also offered to discuss an additional bid to buy the teams’ venue of Madison Square Garden from Cablevision but did not specify a price, according to Bethpage, N.Y.-based Cablevision.

Icahn was not involved in the bid, the newspaper reported, citing people familiar with the offer.

The company played down the significance of the bid.

“Cablevision has no plan to sell the Knicks and Rangers and this did not appear to be a credible offer,” Cablevision spokesman Charles Schuler said.

He declined further comment, including whether Cablevision was still talking with the Glass-led group.


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