Ownership Group

Some articles on ownership group, group, ownership:

The Double (Seattle Mariners) - Background - Relocation Rumors
... years the Mariners had been dogged by rumors that the team's ownership group led by Jeff Smulyan had been considering selling and/or relocating the team to a different city ... In 1992, Smulyan's ownership group sold the Mariners to the Baseball Club of Seattle, a consortium led by Hiroshi Yamauchi and later Nintendo of America ... Almost immediately, the new ownership group began campaigning with local and state governments to gain public funding for a new stadium ...
New Earthquakes Stadium - History and Details - Initial Planning
... The parcel is owned by iStar Financial, but members of the Earthquakes ownership group own an option to purchase the land ... On April 15, 2008, it was revealed that a deal to sell the Airport West site to the group headed by the Earthquakes ownership had been reached ... The ownership group would pay $132 million for 66 acres (270,000 m2) of the Airport West site, land San Jose purchased for $81 million in 2005 ...
Seattle Super Sonics Relocation To Oklahoma City
... to Oklahoma City was a successful effort by the ownership group of the Seattle SuperSonics to move the team to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma ... officials to provide funding to update KeyArena, the SuperSonics' ownership group, led by Howard Schultz, sold the team to Professional Basketball Club LLC (PBC), an ... After failing to persuade local governments to fund a $500 million arena complex, Bennett's group notified the NBA that it intended to move the team to Oklahoma City and ...
Seattle Super Sonics Relocation To Oklahoma City - Relocation Effort
... for public financing of a new arena, he informed NBA commissioner David Stern that the ownership group intended to move the Sonics to Oklahoma City as soon as it was legally possible ... Making this move now continues the current ownership's insulting behavior toward the Sonics' dedicated fans and the citizens of the city." Bennett ... On February 15, 2008, the Sonics' ownership group gave the City of Seattle a one-day deadline to accept a $26.5 million offer that would buy out the Sonics' lease in KeyArena and pay off what the ...
Seattle Super Sonics Relocation To Oklahoma City - Lawsuits - City of Seattle V. Professional Basketball Club LLC
... case, and cited an email conversation among members of the ownership group that suggested they were privately discussing intent to move the team while publicly insisting that they would not attempt ... The ownership group filed a motion saying that the lawsuit and the release of the emails by the city were meant to drive up the cost of leaving Seattle and force the ownership ... When Bennett's group requested that the trial also decide the team's financial obligations to KeyArena should its lease be broken, Seattle's lawyers requested a six-month delay in the trial date in order to ...

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