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Sonics update: Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson outlines plan to keep Kings in his city

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Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson. While the deal to bring the NBA back to Seattle is extremely close to completion, Sacramento still has a chance to keep its team in town and mayor Kevin Johnson outlined his plan Tuesday afternoon. Johnson, a former NBA point guard, spoke with confidence that the...
Sonics update: Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson outlines plan to keep Kings in his city

NBA returning to Seattle thanks to Steve Ballmer

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this year. (Microsoft photo) We heard two weeks ago that the NBA might be back in Seattle. Now we have some confirmation and assurance. Several legitimate sources, including ESPN, Yahoo! Sports and The Seattle Times, were all out with stories late Sunday night that reported...
NBA returning to Seattle thanks to Steve Ballmer

Sonics: Hansen expects Ballmer to stay on investment team until NBA is back in Seattle

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From the sounds of it, Steve Ballmer appears committed to bringing NBA hoops back to the Emerald City. Chris Hansen speaks with KING5′s Chris Daniels. Two weeks after the NBA voted to prevent an investment group led by the Microsoft CEO and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen from bringing the...
Sonics: Hansen expects Ballmer to stay on investment team until NBA is back in Seattle

Village Voice spins off Backpage.com

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New York’s iconic Village Voice and a dozen other weekly newspapers are parting ways with Backpage, a controversial classified site tied to alleged sex trafficking. The split will result in the creation of a new ownership group that is focused solely on news and events. The new Denver-based operation, known as...
Village Voice spins off Backpage.com

Bidding war: Hansen, Ballmer increase bid for NBA team to $625M

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The effort to bring the NBA back to Seattle isn’t over quite yet. Hoping to convince NBA owners that Seattle is ready for a professional basketball franchise, the Seattle investment group led by Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer increased its bid for the team by $75 million to...
Bidding war: Hansen, Ballmer increase bid for NBA team to $625M

It's official: Summit Series inks the $40 million dollar deal for Utah's Powder Mountain

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About an hour’s drive from Salt Lake City, lies Utah’s Powder Mountain. The once sleepy mountain town is about to be reinvigorated as a destination for the world’s most talented creators, artists, entrepreneurs, activists, philanthropists and musicians. After 5-years of hosting epic events for entrepreneurs including Summit Basecamp, Summit at Sea and DC10, The Summit Series team decided...
It's official: Summit Series inks the $40 million dollar deal for Utah's Powder Mountain
The Sacramento Kings Are Reportedly On The Verge Of Selling For $500 Million And Moving To Seattle

A 34-Year-Old Ex-Apple Engineer Just Bought An NBA Team (AAPL)

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Yesterday in New York, the NBA board of governors approved the sale of the Memphis Grizzlies basketball team to a 34-year-old former Apple engineer.Robert Pera, the CEO of Ubiquiti Networks, won't officially join that exclusive club of 30 team owners for a few more days. He still has to finalize...
A 34-Year-Old Ex-Apple Engineer Just Bought An NBA Team (AAPL)

Ballmer, Nordstroms revealed as investors in Seattle NBA bid

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. (Microsoft photo) Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has signed on as an investor in a bid to build a new sports arena in Seattle, aiming to attract NHL and NBA franchises to the city. Chris Hansen, the hedge-fund manager who is leading the effort, disclosed Ballmer’s name...
Ballmer, Nordstroms revealed as investors in Seattle NBA bid

How social media reacted to Sonics news that left Ballmer 'horribly disappointed'

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By now, you’ve probably heard how the NBA relocation committee unanimously voted Monday afternoon to block Seattle’s bid to buy the Sacramento Kings and bring the NBA back to the Emerald City. An investment group led by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen had already reached an agreement...
How social media reacted to Sonics news that left Ballmer 'horribly disappointed'

How The $7 Billion Dodgers TV Deal Could Actually Be Good For Consumers

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Last week, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced a new television contract with Time Warner Cable (TWC). The deal, valued between $7 billion to $8 billion, calls for the creation of a new "SportsNet LA" channel that will be the exclusive home of everything Dodgers. The deal is simple: the Dodgers...
How The $7 Billion Dodgers TV Deal Could Actually Be Good For Consumers

Sonics update: Bidding war? Seattle group increases bid by $25M

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The Seattle investment group led by Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is raising its bid to bring the NBA back to the Emerald City. Late Friday, Hansen wrote that his group is increasing its purchase offer to buy the Sacramento Kings from the Maloof family by $25 million...
Sonics update: Bidding war? Seattle group increases bid by $25M

Sonics update: NHL owner and fitness guru to challenge Seattle's NBA bid

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Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson at today’s address. In his annual State of the City address, Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson named two equity investors as part of the fight to keep the Sacramento Kings in town. 24-Hour Fitness founder Mark Mastrov and Rob Burkle, co-owner of the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, are the...
Sonics update: NHL owner and fitness guru to challenge Seattle's NBA bid
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