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Deteriorating Relationship With Bulls Management At Heart Of Tom Thibodeau FiringPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15
The Bulls "fired coach Tom Thibodeau on Thursday" despite two years and roughly $9M remaining on his deal, with GM Gar Forman "citing a need for 'a culture of communication that builds a trust throughout this organization,'" according to Greenstein & Johnson of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Bulls Exec VP...
Wayne Huizenga''s FL Panthers Holdings has purchased Incredible Ice, a new two-rink skating and entertainment center in Coral Springs, FL, in a deal valued at more than $15M, according to Larry Lebowi
Seattle city officials are considering partial public ownership of the Seahawks and Mariners as a means to raise money for stadiums and help prevent local teams from relocating. Seattle Mayor Norm Ric
Former Bears coach and NBC analyst Mike Ditka yesterday signed a three-year contract that will pay him $5.5-6M to be the head coach of the Saints, according to Leonard Shapiro in the WASHINGTON POST.
Former Raptors President and part Owner John Bitove Jr.''s absence from the team will be "short-lived," sources tell Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. A source close to the Bitove family: "It''s
Speculation continued on potential buyers of Madison Square Garden, the Knicks and Rangers if Hilton Hotels Corp. succeeds in its hostile takeover bid of ITT Corp. and sells off ITT''s non-gambling en
Houston Mayor Bob Lanier rejected the Oilers'' offer to donate their practice facility in exchange for early release from the team''s Astrodome lease, according to Mason & Williams of the HOUSTON CHRO
Hilton Hotels Corp. launched a "hostile takeover bid" for rival ITT Corp. valued at $55/share in stock and cash, or $6.5B, plus the assumption of $4B in debt, according to Lipin & Orwall of the WALL S
In L.A., Ross Newhan looks at the Dodgers sale by examining the aftermath of the five most recently sold MLB teams, including the Pirates, Padres, Cardinals, A''s and Angles (L.A. TIMES, 1/28)....N.Y.
Saints Owner and NFL Finance Committee Chair Tom Benson said the Vikings'' ten owners have signed an agreement guaranteeing that one of the ten will own at least 30% of the team, according to Sid Hart
Bankrupt uranium trader Oren Benton has offered to buy his major assets out of bankruptcy court for $110M, including a 23% share of the Rockies (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 1/25)....In Charlotte, Panthers Ow