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MLB Owners To Look At Marlins Bid; Should Jeter/Sherman Look To Copy Lemieux/Burkle?

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 16 / 17

MLB owners today begin a two-day quarterly owners’ meeting in Chicago and will conduct an initial review of the proposed Marlins sale from Jeffrey Loria to a group led by Derek Jeter and businessman Bruce Sherman leading the agenda. Owners will not take a formal vote on the $1.2B deal, with th...

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