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“The fiscal insanity that Jeffrey was willing to be a part of for all these years is over.”
Marlins President David Samson, on Owner Jeffrey Loria cutting payroll and possibly relocating the team (PALM BEACH POST, 11/23).
In The Zone
Snyder says he has votes to oust Six Flags CEO, install himself and Shapiro on BOD.
NJSEA creates prayer area at Meadowlands facilities in response to complaints from detained Muslim fans.
Vodafone to end ManU jersey sponsorship two years early to focus on Champions League.
Old College Try
FSN posts record viewership for USC thriller; Notre Dame gives NBC best marks in a decade.
Writing On The Wall
Nike awards Wieden & Kennedy ad account in China in run-up to Beijing Games.
MLB Cardinals ownership group to buy shares held by future Reds owners.
Wachovia inks deal for first permanent signage in UNC’s Smith Center.
have been given the go-ahead by MLB to explore relocation options, and there apparently will not be a shortage of suitors with Portland and New Jersey already lining up. Las Vegas’ desire for a major-league team is also well known, though Mayor Oscar Goodman says he’ll “play it by ear.” While owners are usually vilified for threats to move their franchises, the prevailing notion among columnists is “don’t blame Jeffrey Loria.”