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Samson Says Marlins' Talks With Kushners "Over," But Many Groups Still Interested

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 20 / 17

Marlins President David Samson on Friday said the discussions the team was having with N.Y.-based venture capitalist Joshua Kushner about buying the club are "over now," according to Tim Healey of the South Florida SUN-SENTINEL. Samson: "There are many groups who are interested. We field offers ofte...

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