Sports team and league operation

August 13, 2017 - 2:06 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan has a small stake in Derek Jeter's investment group that reached an agreement to buy the Miami Marlins. The person confirmed Jordan's role to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the...
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This Jan. 24, 2017 photo shows senior hockey advisor to the Ottawa Senators, Bryan Murray, holding a signed Washington Capitals jersey as he is inducted as the first member of the Ottawa Senators new "ring of honour," in Ottawa. The Ottawa Senators say former NHL coach and general manager Bryan Murray has died at age 74. He was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in 2014. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 12, 2017 - 6:32 pm
Bryan Murray, a longtime NHL coach and general manager who helped turn around the Washington Capitals and took the Ottawa Senators to the Stanley Cup Final, has died at 74. He was diagnosed in 2014 with colon cancer that he was told was incurable and became an advocate for awareness and early...
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Miami Marlins president David Samson speaks to members of the media before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 12, 2017 - 5:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins president David Samson says a signed agreement has been submitted to Major League Baseball to sell the franchise to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and the team expects to close on the deal in early October. The MLB ownership committee...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, former New York Yankees player Derek Jeter waves to fans during a ceremony retiring his number at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Miami Marlins signed an agreement to sell the team to a group featuring Derek Jeter, a person familiar with the deal said Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 12, 2017 - 5:12 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Marlins president David Samson confirms a signed agreement has been submitted to Major League Baseball to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter. Samson says the MLB ownership committee will review the transaction Wednesday at the owners'...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, former New York Yankees player Derek Jeter waves to fans during a ceremony retiring his number at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Miami Marlins signed an agreement to sell the team to a group featuring Derek Jeter, a person familiar with the deal said Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 12, 2017 - 2:02 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins signed an agreement to sell the team to a group featuring former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, a person familiar with the deal said Saturday. The person confirmed the Friday night signing to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Marlins...
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August 12, 2017 - 12:42 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Miami Marlins have signed an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter. The person confirmed the signing to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the Marlins have...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, former New York Yankees player Derek Jeter waves to fans during a ceremony retiring his number at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Miami Marlins signed an agreement to sell the team to a group featuring Derek Jeter, a person familiar with the deal said Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 11, 2017 - 11:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter wins again. The Miami Marlins told Major League Baseball they intend to sign an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes the former New York Yankees captain, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday. Jeter would be a limited partner in the group led by...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, former New York Yankees player Derek Jeter waves to fans during a ceremony retiring his number at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Miami Marlins signed an agreement to sell the team to a group featuring Derek Jeter, a person familiar with the deal said Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 11, 2017 - 7:41 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins told Major League Baseball they intend to sign an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday. Jeter would be a limited partner in the group led by venture capitalist...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2013, file photo, Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino speaks to fans during a celebration in Louisville, Ky. Louisville says the NCAA "abused" its authority when it disciplined the school for a sex scandal that could result in the loss of its 2013 national basketball championship. The school also says in a 68-page appeal released Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, that the governing body imposed "draconian" penalties and ignored the school's self-imposed discipline. Louisville banned itself from the 2016 postseason after its investigation uncovered violations. The Hall of Fame coach called the NCAA penalties "unjust and over the top in its severity" when they were announced on June 15. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
August 11, 2017 - 7:02 pm
Louisville said the NCAA "abused" its authority when it disciplined the school for a sex scandal that could result in the loss of its 2013 national basketball championship. The school also said in a 68-page appeal released Friday that the governing body imposed "draconian" penalties and ignored the...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Dan Straily (58) during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
August 11, 2017 - 6:58 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the Miami Marlins have told Major League Baseball they intend to sign an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter. Jeter would a limited partner in the group led by venture capitalist Bruce...
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