Sports team ownership changes

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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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 - 11:22 am
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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February 06, 2018 - 6:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty are no longer for sale, with New York Knicks owner James Dolan and Madison Square Garden saying they are going to keep the team. An MSG executive confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that Dolan's group will still own the WNBA team after putting it up for...
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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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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks in front of Orlando Magic's Jonathon Simmons during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Milwaukee. AP basketball writer Brian Mahoney would take Antetokounmpo in the first round of the All-Star Game draft. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
January 24, 2018 - 5:26 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo grew from a reed-thin, inexperienced teenager into one of the NBA's dominant players under the tutelage of coach Jason Kidd, whom the Milwaukee Bucks fired earlier in the week with the team mired in mediocrity despite high expectations. Kidd's abrupt and...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks toward the field to warm up before the AFC championship NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
January 21, 2018 - 2:56 pm
The Latest on the NFL conference championships. (all times local): 2:45 p.m. New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft says the team needs to guard against "jealousy and envy" from people who are trying to tear apart one of the most successful dynasties in NFL history. Speaking on the pregame show...
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January 10, 2018 - 8:38 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The fraud trial for four former executives and sales staff at the truck stop chain Pilot Flying J took a detour Wednesday when prosecutors played a portion of secret recordings that included one of the defendants saying the n-word and disparaging his boss' NFL team. A...
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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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