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Miami Marlins confirm Jeffrey Loria considering offers for team

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Marlins president David Samson says multiple groups are interested in purchasing the team. Speaking Friday before the club's first full-squad workout, Samson confirmed owner Jeffrey Loria is being considered for nomination as U.S. ambassador to France. Loria, the former Montreal Expos owner, bought the Marlins for $158.5 million in 2002 from John Henry...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Samson says multiple groups interested in Marlins

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Miami Marlins president David Samson says multiple groups are interested in purchasing the team. Speaking Friday before the club's first full-squad workout, Samson confirmed owner Jeffrey Loria is being considered for nomination as U.S. ambassador to France. Loria, the former Montreal Expos owner, bought the Marlins for $158.5 million in 2002 from John Henry...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kushners backing out of Marlins purchase over ambassador issue

The Kushner family issued a statement on Wednesday night in which they said they were backing out of their pursuit of the Miami Marlins over an ambassador issue.The Kushners were reported to be close to purchasing the Miami Marlins from owner Jeffrey Loria. That news came out last week. Then on Wednesday, a report circulated saying Loria is going to become an ambassador for the US...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jeffrey Loria to be ambassador to France

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria appears to have quite the sweet gig lined up.The New York Post reported on Wednesday that the White House and State Department are in conflict over some ambassadorships. Within the article — which was mostly about the political battle between the sides — was a nugget saying that Loria is heading to France to be an ambassador for the Trump administration...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: A new chapter

Call me crazy, but Jeffrey Loria can brag about how he won a World Series championship as the owner of the Miami Marlins. Seriously! Yet any baseball fan will mention how poor the Marlins did during Loria’s 15 years in South Florida. The Marlins made another unbelievable run as a wild card in 2003 for their second Commissioner’s Trophy in their young history, but it was the only...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Column: Loria tries to finish off great con in South Florida

The great con in South Florida could be nearing its payoff. Jeffrey Loria persuaded the city of Miami to use hundreds of millions in taxpayers dollars to build him a glistening new stadium, all while making little effort to put a winning team on the field. Now, he's is in talks to sell the Marlins for more than 10 times what he paid for the franchise. Ain't America great! Then...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ivanka Trump’s father-in-law would not be approved as MLB owner

Charles Kushner, the father-in-law of President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka, reportedly is not involved in the bidding on the Miami Marlins, disputing a previous report. He also reportedly would not be approved as an MLB owner due to his criminal past.Earlier on Thursday, we shared a report saying that current team owner Jeffrey Loria had a handshake agreement in place to sell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Loria has preliminary agreement to sell Marlins

MIAMI (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has a preliminary agreement to sell the team to a New York businessman, but the deal could fall through because the final purchase price hasn't been determined. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the Marlins have not commented publicly...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jeffrey Loria has ‘handshake agreement’ to sell Marlins for $1.6 billion

The Miami Marlins are reportedly on the verge of becoming somebody else’s problem.Mike Ozanian of Forbes was told by two sources that Marlins president David Samson said team owner Jeffrey Loria has a “handshake agreement” in place to sell the club for $1.6 billion. The accepted offer is believed to have come from a real estate developer in New York, but there are still some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Loria reportedly willing to sell Marlins for $1.7 billion

Anyone with nearly $2 billion lying around can reportedly buy the Miami Marlins from owner Jeffrey Loria. “The latest buzz among sports bankers is that the Miami Marlins can be had for $1.7 billion,” a report from Mike Ozanian of Forbes said. Amazingly, $1.7 billion actually seems like a bargain for a few of MLB franchises. Prior to the 2016 season, a Forbes report valued...
Via Sportsnaut
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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