Where's Glazer?

Len Pasquarelli reports on Glazer at the owners' meetings in Washington:

"One of the comic-relief elements of the league meetings was watching the British media, represented considerably in Washington, try to track down reclusive Tampa Bay owner Malcolm Glazer for any comment on his pending purchase of the Manchester United soccer club. Their intrepidness was only feebly rewarded. Glazer, who apparently entered the meeting most days through a back entrance (one member of the Tampa Bay Super Bowl bid committee suggested the Bucs owner was ferried to the meeting level in a freight elevator one day), is a tough guy to nail down. Even when he appeared at the news conference after his city's bid for Super Bowl XLIII was chosen, he declined to answer queries about the Man U situation."

It seems like the British media are figuring out what the Tampa Bay media have known for awhile, the Glazers are infamously unavailable to the media.

The NFL does not have a problem with Malcolm Glazer's purchase of the Manchester United, but it does have a problem with his relationship with gambling. Writes Pasquarelli, "League rules prohibit an owner from having a stake in a casino. But Glazer apparently did a reasonable job of addressing concerns in that area, although there is still some work to be done."

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