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12-04-2009, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Winger98 View Post
We do? The most recent Forbes list of the 400 richest in America have Ilitch pegged at $1.4B. He's backed a monster payroll for the Tigers, who also haven't had the much rumored fire sale that sports writers are using to fill their column quota, and we all know the Wings payroll is routinely within shouting distance of the cap.

There might be rumblings but rumblings sound a lot like gossip.
he took over sponsorship of the Motor City Bowl, pretty much out of the goodness of his heart. and didn't charge the big 3 for their ads at Comerica.
i think he's felt the brunt of Detroit's recession, but i don't think he's in any kind of trouble financially.

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