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Marlins confirm sale agreement with Derek Jeter group
13 August 2017, 06:21 | Anna Jefferson
Jeter poised to take the next step
Jeter's team reportedly consists of about 16 investors with varying stakes in the team, with the largest investment coming from NY businessman and venture capitalist Bruce Sherman.
Jeter and Jordan (along with NY businessman Bill Sherman) are a part of the 16 investors looking to purchase MLB's Miami Marlins. The group finalized a $1.2 billion purchase agreement with Loria on Friday and submitted it to the Major League Baseball office. Bush. Jeb! and Jeter were originally in on an effort to buy the team together, but that attempt fell apart in a power struggle when Jeb! realized that Jeter wanted to run the business and baseball sides of the franchise. In addition to Jeter, the ownership group has an athletic dimension thanks to a stake from Michael Jordan, who invested an unknown amount of money with the group. Several groups were interested, but the Jeter-Sherman team beat out two other rivals in the final weeks of negotiations. They'll discuss the Marlins next week in Chicago at a meeting but aren't likely to vote on the matter for another few weeks.
Facebook Secretly Launches App 'Colorful Balloons' In China
Facebook has long eyed China's more than 700 million internet users, who now use homegrown social networks including We-Chat. Facebook's intent to return and relaunch in the Chinese region is not a secret especially to the government of China.
KKR Real Estate posts 2Q profit
The stock of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:AX.UN) earned "Sector Perform" rating by Scotia Capital on Friday, August 7. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation in a research note on Friday.
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"For sure they are trying to take another step and to try to fight for the title, to try to fight for the Champions League". I am the coach of this team and my aim is to improve my players and my team. "The red card was a key moment".
Jamaican team hold Usain Bolt's fate in their hands
I did it for the fans. "I don't think it gets any worse than that", he said, referring to the problems in Russian Federation . Bolt admitted he was disappointed but would never change his idea of retiring because the new life ahead is more inviting.
Meteor shower visible this weekend
According to EarthSky, you'll be able to see the Perseid's through sunrise on August 19th but peak viewing occurs this weekend. With only a few clouds in the forecast tonight, some of us could see a few meteors streaking across the Valley.
In phone call with Trump, China's Xi reiterates calls for calm
Damian Green, First Secretary of State, said today it is "obviously" in Britain's interests for the two nations not to go to war. Instead he promised to respond to the next provocation from North Korea with what many assumed to mean nuclear force.
As Trump Threatens, US Negotiates With North Korea
As for his take on what he believes Trump's master plan entails, Limbaugh said , "I think Trump is employing the madman strategy". Zakaria said, "What you have in Donald Trump is something absolutely extraordinary".
Svitolina rallies to secure spot in Rogers Cup final
Wozniacki will play defending champion Simona Halep or Elina Svitolina for the championship on Sunday at Toronto's Aviva Centre. All of the delays came in the first set and Wozniacki seemed to gain encouragement as she bounced back from 3-0 down.
OpenAI's Dota 2 bot defeats world's best pro player
While its actions per minute aren't any better than that of an average flesh-and-bone player, the choices make a huge difference. It was a 1 vs 1 Dota 2 match in a controlled environment but the AI's success is still remarkable.