August 28, 1994 |
ITT Corp. and Cablevision Systems Inc. will buy Madison Square Garden, two professional sports teams and a regional cable television service from Viacom Inc. for nearly $1.1 billion, sources close to the transaction said Saturday. ITT and Cablevision will pay cash, sources said. Their bid, which had been raised modestly, beat one from Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest telecommunications operation, which has had protracted and tense dealings with Viacom.
September 26, 1994
Irving Mitchell Felt, 84, a developer, executive and philanthropist who was the guiding force behind the latest incarnation of Madison Square Garden, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. The former chairman of the board of Republic Corp. and onetime head of the National Conference of Christians and Jews also had been active politically on both coasts. He had been a major fund-raiser for the late Sen.
May 3, 2007 |
Cablevision Systems Corp., a New York-area cable TV provider that also owns Madison Square Garden, said Wednesday that it had agreed to be taken private by the Dolan family, the company's controlling shareholders, in a deal worth about $10.6 billion. It was the Dolans' third attempt to take the company private in recent years, the first two having been rejected as inadequate by a two-person committee of independent directors on Cablevision's board.
March 30, 2003 |
Tuesday vs. Utah, 7:30 p.m. -- The Clippers get a look at the team that covets the services of point guard Andre Miller, a potential free agent at season's end. At least, that's one theory on what will happen if John Stockton decides to retire. Friday at Seattle, 7:30 p.m. -- Two teams expected to be competing for a playoff berth now find themselves playing out the string. The SuperSonics got a jump-start on their rebuilding process by dealing Gary Payton for Ray Allen. Saturday vs.
March 22, 1986 |
Ohio State's basketball team extended its season and the Buckeye coaching career of Eldon Miller Friday night. The Buckeyes rolled past Brigham Young, 79-68, to move into next week's National Invitation Tournament's final four in New York. The Buckeyes will face Louisiana Tech Monday in a semifinal game at Madison Square Garden. Miller's Ohio State coaching career will end with the Buckeyes' season. He was dismissed by Athletic Director Rick Bay last month.