Sports team ownership changes

Miami Marlins chief executive officer Derek Jeter smiles as he watches the team during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
February 16, 2018 - 9:29 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Miami-Dade County is suing former Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria and the new ownership group led by Derek Jeter seeking money from the $1.2 billion sale of the team. The suit contends a 2009 agreement calls for the county and city of Miami to receive a share of profits from any sale...
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Miami Marlins baseball team CEO Derek Jeter talks with the media during a press conference at Marlins Park in Miami, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 2:25 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Speaking Tuesday at Marlins Park, Derek Jeter said he was about to jump in the car and head down to spring training, even though the Miami Marlins' camp is actually up in Jupiter, 90 miles north on Interstate 95. Now in his fifth month on the job, Jeter acknowledged he's still finding...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, pharmaceuticals billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong waves as he arrives in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. The Los Angeles Times is reporting its parent company is in talks to be sold to Soon-Shiong. The Washington Post first reported Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 that the sale was being negotiated by Tronc Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing. The Times then reported that the price was $500 million and would include the San Diego Union-Tribune. Chicago-based Tronc owns 10 U.S. newspapers. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 07, 2018 - 2:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man buying the Los Angeles Times is a 65-year-old physician-entrepreneur described by Forbes Magazine as "America's richest doctor," and one who has said his goal is to cure cancer in his lifetime. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong also is a basketball fanatic who shoots hoops on a...
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February 06, 2018 - 8:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty are remaining under the control of New York Knicks owner James Dolan and Madison Square Garden for now. The WNBA team was put up for sale in November. An MSG executive confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that Dolan's group has decided to keep the...
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The Vince Lombardi Trophy is seen before a news conference by Commissioner Roger Goodell in advance of the Super Bowl 52 football game, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Philadelphia Eagles play the New England Patriots on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 31, 2018 - 2:53 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Super Bowl activities on Wednesday including NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's annual Super Bowl week news conference. (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Commissioner Roger Goodell has reiterated his stance that it's not the NFL's place to get involved in whether Colin...
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A Chief Wahoo logo is shown on a baseball at the Cleveland Indians team shop, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, in Cleveland. Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians' uniform next year. The polarizing mascot is coming off the team's jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season. The Club will still sell merchandise featuring the mascot in Northeast Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 30, 2018 - 5:57 pm
Cleveland native Josh Hunt is not a fan of baseball. But he's showed up at Progressive Field where the Indians play for the past couple of years to protest the team name and its mascot, Chief Wahoo — confronted with fans in headdresses and face paint, some playing small drums. "Being Native...
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January 12, 2018 - 1:58 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The new owner of the Carolina Hurricanes wants his team to win — soon. Tom Dundon was introduced Friday as the majority owner of the team with the NHL's longest active postseason drought at eight years. While repeatedly describing himself as impatient, the 46-year-old Dallas...
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FILE - This Dec. 17, 2017 file photo shows Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera watching his team warm up before an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C. Rivera has signed a two-year extension keeping him under contract through the 2020 season. The team announced the extension Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, file)
January 06, 2018 - 2:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seeking stability amid an uncertain future, the Carolina Panthers signed coach Ron Rivera to a two-year contract extension on Saturday. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press the extension is worth $15.5 million over two seasons. The person spoke...
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New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman speaks after being introduced during a news conference, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
December 29, 2017 - 4:17 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Vowing to kick some butt and return the New York Giants to prominence, Dave Gettleman has taken over as general manager for the reeling franchise. Speaking at a news conference Friday, less than 24 hours after his hiring was announced, the 66-year-old Gettleman declined...
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Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates after a Green Bay Packers fumble during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 20, 2017 - 3:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quarterback Cam Newton said Monday embattled Panthers owner Jerry Richardson should be considered innocent until proven guilty. Richardson is under investigation by the NFL for sexual and racial misconduct in the workplace and announced Sunday that he's selling the team just...
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