Tampa Bay Rays acquire interest in United Football League team
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired an interest in the ownership of the new Florida franchise in the upstart United Football League, with one of the team's home games scheduled for Tropicana Field.
The four-team outdoor league will hold its inaugural season this October and November, playing a six-game schedule. The Florida Tuskers will play two home games at the Citrus Bowl, and their Oct. 30 matchup with the Las Vegas Locomotives is scheduled for Tropicana Field.
Tickets for the Tuskers game at Tropicana Field Oct 30 will go on sale Aug 18 at 10 a.m. at ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster charge by phone (1-800-745-3000), Ticketmaster outlets, and Tropicana Field Gate 1 box office
-- JOE SMITH, Times Staff Writer