Sports team ownership changes

National League's Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34,) singles to left field, during the first inning at the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
July 11, 2017 - 9:05 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): ___ 8:55 p.m. Don't tell Bryce Harper this game doesn't count. The Washington star made a sprawling catch out in right field to retire Salvador Perez and end the top of the second inning, and the NL and AL remained...
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Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano competes during the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
July 10, 2017 - 10:09 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 10:08 p.m. There probably were few, if any, fans at the Home Run Derby taller than Joel Embiid. And the Philadelphia 76ers big man got himself a rebound, sort of. Embiid posted a photo on Twitter of his hand wrapped around a baseball...
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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez talks to reporters during a news conference before the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
July 10, 2017 - 8:48 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Defending Home Run Derby champion Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins has been bounced in the first round of this year's event, eliminated by Gary Sanchez of the New York Yankees. The eighth-seeded Sanchez won 17-16...
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Florida Panthers' new coach Bob Boughner shares a laugh with Panthers President & CEO Matthew Caldwell Monday, June 12, 2017, in Sunrise, Fla. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
June 12, 2017 - 6:22 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers went into this offseason with a very specific plan regarding what they thought they wanted for the team's next head coach. Then they met with Bob Boughner. And their plan changed on the spot. Boughner was introduced Monday as the Panthers' 15th coach in 24...
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May 18, 2017 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The two groups bidding to buy the Miami Marlins from Jeffrey Loria are relatively even in their price offers, according to Commissioner Rob Manfred. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush leads one group, which includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who would head the team's...
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FILE- In this May 24, 2015, file photo, Derek Jeter waves to fans as he is introduced, at the dedication of a plaque for Bernie Williams in Monument Park, before the New York Yankees' baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
May 12, 2017 - 6:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball wants the groups bidding for the Miami Marlins to show their cash up front, and thus far the group led by the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appears to be ahead. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that...
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May 12, 2017 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball wants the groups bidding for the Miami Marlins to show their cash up front, and thus far the group led by the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appears to be ahead. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:07 am
BOSTON (AP) — A former NHL player who was on two Stanley Cup championship teams has been sentenced to probation for his role in the illegal sale of prescription painkillers. Kevin Stevens was sentenced Thursday in U.S District Court in Boston to three years' probation and fined $10,000. He pleaded...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) smiles as he and running back Ezekiel Elliott, right, participate in a post game interview after an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, in Arlington, Texas. Prescott and Elliott topped NFL player merchandise and products sales. The Dallas Cowboys running back who led the league in rushing, and the quarterback who was the Offensive Rookie of the Year, represent the first time two rookies led the list compiled by the NFL Players Association. The list is based on total sales of officially licensed NFL player merchandise, tracking year-end results from March 1, 2016 through Feb. 28, 2017. “It’s pretty humbling,” Elliott said. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
May 03, 2017 - 9:43 am
Here's more proof that the 2016 season was a superb one for rookies: Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott topped NFL player merchandise and products sales. The Dallas Cowboys running back who led the league in rushing and the quarterback who was the Offensive Rookie of the Year represent the first time...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush visits a polling place at Eastlan Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. Bush says he’s optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations. Speaking publicly for the first time about his efforts to purchase the team from Jeffrey Loria, Bush said Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that baseball has huge potential in Miami, and he’s pleased with the interest by potential partners. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:30 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush says he's optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations, despite stiff competition. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups remain in the mix. The second bid is led by Tagg Romney, son of...
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