Quote of the Day

"When you don't win enough it's disappointing. Your energy level goes down. Your enthusiasm. Because you're in it to win."
–- Bucks Owner Herb Kohl, who yesterday agreed to sell the team after 29 years. (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 4/17)
Thursday April 17, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 151 Print This Issue

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  • Milwaukee's Best

    Estimated costs for a new downtown Bucks arena have been set at $500M

    N.Y.-based Fortress Investment Group co-Founder Wesley Edens and Avenue Capital Group Chair & CEO Marc Lasry have "agreed to buy" the Bucks for $550M from Herb Kohl and to dedicate at least $100M to "construction of a new arena" in Milwaukee, according to Sean Ryan of the MILWAUKEE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Kohl also will give $100M "of his own money toward construction" of a new facility. Kohl yesterday said, "I believe these two men are the right people with the right fit at the right time." The new owners "come on board as Milwaukee debates how to raise money to build a new arena to replace" the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The cost of building a new arena downtown "has been estimated" at about $500M ( BIZJOURNALS.com, 4/16 ). FS Wiscon ...

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