April 2, 2005 |
A state judge dismissed San Diego Padres owner John Moores and other former directors of Peregrine Systems Inc. from a lawsuit that alleges insider trading and breach of fiduciary duty at the software company. San Diego Superior Judge Joan M. Lewis said California law did not apply to the insider trading allegations because Peregrine was incorporated in Delaware.
November 10, 2009 |
Mark Cuban, the high-profile owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, said today he would consider adding the Dodgers to his portfolio. As the unusually public Dodgers' divorce saga plays out, Cuban said he has heard from many Dodgers fans appealing to him to buy the team. "More than I can count," Cuban wrote in an e-mail. Frank McCourt contends he is the sole owner of the Dodgers and insists the team is not for sale. Jamie McCourt contends she is a co-owner, and her lawyer has said she has lined up financing for a possible bid to buy out her estranged husband.
August 21, 1999 |
John Moores, owner of baseball's San Diego Padres, has approached the NFL about returning a team to Anaheim, a league official said Friday. Irvine Mayor Christina Shea has promoted a portion of the El Toro Marine Base as an ideal site but Moores apparently has not discussed the Irvine location with the league. "We have had conversations with Mr. Moores," NFL spokeswoman Leslie Hammond said. "The conversations were about Anaheim, not Irvine."
August 17, 2012 |
In a quick vote Thursday, Major League Baseball owners approved the sale of the Padres to a group that includes Kevin and Brian O'Malley , sons of former Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley . Commissioner Bud Selig announced the endorsement after the end of the owners meetings in Denver. Under the deal, the group will buy the franchise from owner John Moores for about $800 million. The sale will close by Aug. 31. Ron Fowler , a businessman in San Diego, will become the executive chairman.
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October 19, 2002 |
San Diego Padres owner John Moores, stung by a student newspaper column on his financial and legal troubles, has asked San Diego State University to stop using his name as a prominent benefactor of the school, a Padres official said Friday. But Moores, who has donated more than $30 million to San Diego State since 1994, has not broken ties to the university or withdrawn his financial support, according to Bob Vizas, vice chairman of the baseball team. "He said, 'Look, take my name off stuff.
December 10, 1998 |
John Moores feared this was coming. The software and real estate magnate who owns the San Diego Padres had cautioned that the Dodgers could become the "monster to the north" if sold to Rupert Murdoch, given his economic and global resources. Now, Moores believes Murdoch's ownership has contributed to baseball's serious payroll and revenue disparities.