A group of Baltimore businessmen plans to buy a majority interest in the U.S. Football League Stars, probably within two weeks, according to the Baltimore News American, with the USFL defending champions to receive $10 million for an initial two-year commitment. The club announced that Myles Tanenbaum, the managing general partner, meanwhile exercised a "buy-back" option agreed upon in November when Edward DeBartolo Sr. bought half interest, and will still be head man.
The Stars, winless in two games, play at Memphis tonight, then debut March 17 at their temporary home, Byrd Stadium in College Park . . .
Leonard Tose says, yes, he is deep into selling full interest in his NFL Philadelphia Eagles.
"I will not remain in any capacity. I don't want to remain. It's time to move on," Tose said in Florida, where he reportedly was working out details of a sale to Miami Beach auto dealer Norman Braman, a former Philadelphian who would not move the team. Tose said the deal (for a reported $65 million) "may not be settled until sometime next week" . . .
U. of Miami quarterback Bernie Kosar has taken out a $2 million insurance policy to protect future income against any injury incurred playing college football, his father told the Miami News. Kosar hasn't ruled out going into next month's NFL draft, but the policy is effective through July 1986 . . .
The USFL Players Association, locked in stalled contract negotiations with the third-year league, plans to conduct "solidarity handshakes" a la NFL '82 before the kickoff of each game this weekend.