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Ottawa Franchise Discussions Continue

April 3, 2006 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Ottawa Renegades News Release

TORONTO, ON - April 03, 2006 - The Canadian Football League (CFL) confirmed today that discussions regarding the sale of the Ottawa Renegades Football Club are moving forward with several organizations examining the sports franchise.

Speaking directly to Renegade fans, Commissioner Tom Wright stated: "Our first objective is to manage the process with the Committee of the Board to deliver the best solution for football in the Nation's Capital. As we go forward, I am committed to providing our fans in Ottawa-Gatineau with information on the state of their team as soon as we are able to do so. We recognize how difficult this situation is for all those involved, particularly members of the Renegades' organization, its players, our fans and our sponsors. We ask for their continued patience and understanding."

Commenting on the timing of a decision, Mr. Wright added: "It is still premature to predict the outcome, but we are making progress and I am confident that a final decision will be forthcoming by mid-month."

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