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November 24, 1994 | LISA DILLMAN
A look at the array of problems for Jeffrey Sudikoff since he and partner Joseph Cohen bought a 72% stake in the Kings for $60 million in May. - Team president Bruce McNall is going to plead guilty to federal charges that he defrauded banks for more than $236 million. - In June, the stock in Sudikoff's company, IDB, plummeted 51% after its longtime auditors abruptly resigned in a dispute over a first-quarter earnings report.
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March 31, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Paul Joseph Cohen, a leading mathematician known for his work on set theory, has died. He was 72. The recipient of several of the world's leading math awards, Cohen died March 23 at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto of a rare lung disease, according to Stanford University, where he taught for four decades. "Paul Cohen was one of the most brilliant mathematicians of the 20th century," said Peter Sarnak, a Princeton professor who received his doctorate from Stanford in 1980 under Cohen.
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September 23, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
King owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen will not be involved with the team after they sell it to Denver billionaire Philip F. Anschutz and developer Edward P. Roski Jr., a transaction expected to close in October. Cohen, who has been the team's chairman, will join Madison Square Garden, it was announced Friday. A King spokesman said Cohen was en route to New York and unavailable for comment.
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September 23, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
King owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen will not be involved with the team after they sell it to Denver billionaire Philip F. Anschutz and developer Edward P. Roski Jr., a transaction expected to close in October. Cohen, who has been the team's chairman, will join Madison Square Garden, it was announced Friday. A King spokesman said Cohen was en route to New York and unavailable for comment.
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June 17, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the contentions behind the attempt of Bruce McNall's bankruptcy trustee to have last year's sale of the Kings voided is that co-owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen failed to live up to an earlier agreement to put $20 million into the franchise. This allegation is included in a lawsuit filed last week by R. Todd Neilson--the bankruptcy trustee controlling L.A. Kings Ltd., which is 28% of the team. Portions of the litigation were ordered unsealed earlier this week by U.S.
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June 8, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The intrigue that has surrounded the beleaguered Los Angeles King hockey franchise for the last year continued with an unusual development Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Team owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen were prevented--at least temporarily--from selling their 72% stake in the franchise to an investment group led by Colorado billionaire Philip F. Anschutz and developer Edward P. Roski Jr.
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June 16, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a twist to the ongoing legal battle involving the Kings, the bankruptcy trustee of Bruce McNall is trying to have last year's sale to Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen voided. L.A. Kings, Ltd., the 28% of the franchise controlled by bankruptcy trustee R. Todd Neilson, filed suit last week in U.S. Bankruptcy Court--and made public on Thursday--alleging that the 72% transfer of the team to Sudikoff and Cohen in May of 1994 is voidable.
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May 2, 1994 | JAMES BATES and LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Telecommunications executive Jeffrey P. Sudikoff and partner Joseph Cohen cleared a major hurdle toward salvaging their $60 million bid to buy a majority interest in the Kings from Bruce McNall by arranging for Bank of America to fund the deal temporarily, sources close to the talks said Sunday. But the deal still isn't a sure thing.
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May 17, 1994 | JAMES BATES and LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Bruce McNall's era as sole owner of the Kings ended Monday as the financially ailing sports executive formally sold 72% of the franchise for $60 million to telecommunications executive Jeffrey P. Sudikoff and entertainment executive Joseph M. Cohen. The sale came despite an unsuccessful eleventh-hour attempt by three of McNall's creditors to have a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge appoint a trustee to seize control of McNall's assets. "We're very happy that it's all done.
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March 10, 1994 | STEVE SPRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jerry Buss, owner of the Lakers and the Forum, is negotiating with Bruce McNall and the Kings' prospective majority partners to sell the arena, the property on which it sits and the building's leases with the Kings and Lakers for about $200 million, sources close to the talks said. The purchasers--McNall, Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen--would build a new arena if the deal is completed.
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June 17, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the contentions behind the attempt of Bruce McNall's bankruptcy trustee to have last year's sale of the Kings voided is that co-owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen failed to live up to an earlier agreement to put $20 million into the franchise. This allegation is included in a lawsuit filed last week by R. Todd Neilson--the bankruptcy trustee controlling L.A. Kings Ltd., which is 28% of the team. Portions of the litigation were ordered unsealed earlier this week by U.S.
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June 16, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a twist to the ongoing legal battle involving the Kings, the bankruptcy trustee of Bruce McNall is trying to have last year's sale to Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen voided. L.A. Kings, Ltd., the 28% of the franchise controlled by bankruptcy trustee R. Todd Neilson, filed suit last week in U.S. Bankruptcy Court--and made public on Thursday--alleging that the 72% transfer of the team to Sudikoff and Cohen in May of 1994 is voidable.
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June 8, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The intrigue that has surrounded the beleaguered Los Angeles King hockey franchise for the last year continued with an unusual development Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Team owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen were prevented--at least temporarily--from selling their 72% stake in the franchise to an investment group led by Colorado billionaire Philip F. Anschutz and developer Edward P. Roski Jr.
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November 24, 1994 | LISA DILLMAN
A look at the array of problems for Jeffrey Sudikoff since he and partner Joseph Cohen bought a 72% stake in the Kings for $60 million in May. - Team president Bruce McNall is going to plead guilty to federal charges that he defrauded banks for more than $236 million. - In June, the stock in Sudikoff's company, IDB, plummeted 51% after its longtime auditors abruptly resigned in a dispute over a first-quarter earnings report.
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May 17, 1994 | JAMES BATES and LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Bruce McNall's era as sole owner of the Kings ended Monday as the financially ailing sports executive formally sold 72% of the franchise for $60 million to telecommunications executive Jeffrey P. Sudikoff and entertainment executive Joseph M. Cohen. The sale came despite an unsuccessful eleventh-hour attempt by three of McNall's creditors to have a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge appoint a trustee to seize control of McNall's assets. "We're very happy that it's all done.
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May 3, 1994 | JAMES BATES and LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
King owner Bruce McNall, plagued by legal and financial trouble, will operate the team for pending majority owners Jeffrey P. Sudikoff and Joseph M. Cohen under a revised sale agreement that will reduce McNall's ownership of the club to only 28%. The agreement coincided with an announcement Monday by King President Roy A. Mlakar, who handled day-to-day operations, to his staff that he is leaving the club for a similar position with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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May 3, 1994 | JAMES BATES and LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
King owner Bruce McNall, plagued by legal and financial trouble, will operate the team for pending majority owners Jeffrey P. Sudikoff and Joseph M. Cohen under a revised sale agreement that will reduce McNall's ownership of the club to only 28%. The agreement coincided with an announcement Monday by King President Roy A. Mlakar, who handled day-to-day operations, to his staff that he is leaving the club for a similar position with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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March 31, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Paul Joseph Cohen, a leading mathematician known for his work on set theory, has died. He was 72. The recipient of several of the world's leading math awards, Cohen died March 23 at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto of a rare lung disease, according to Stanford University, where he taught for four decades. "Paul Cohen was one of the most brilliant mathematicians of the 20th century," said Peter Sarnak, a Princeton professor who received his doctorate from Stanford in 1980 under Cohen.
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May 2, 1994 | JAMES BATES and LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Telecommunications executive Jeffrey P. Sudikoff and partner Joseph Cohen cleared a major hurdle toward salvaging their $60 million bid to buy a majority interest in the Kings from Bruce McNall by arranging for Bank of America to fund the deal temporarily, sources close to the talks said Sunday. But the deal still isn't a sure thing.
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March 10, 1994 | STEVE SPRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jerry Buss, owner of the Lakers and the Forum, is negotiating with Bruce McNall and the Kings' prospective majority partners to sell the arena, the property on which it sits and the building's leases with the Kings and Lakers for about $200 million, sources close to the talks said. The purchasers--McNall, Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen--would build a new arena if the deal is completed.
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