March 5, 2012 |
Memphis Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley and Los Angeles investor Tony Ressler have joined forces and reentered the bidding for the Dodgers, a person familiar with the sale process said Monday. Ressler, a minority investor in the Milwaukee Brewers, is believed to be the only remaining bidder currently involved in MLB. The Heisley-Ressler bid would be the eighth submitted to Major League Baseball for consideration. MLB has agreed to approve up to 10 bidders, after which outgoing owner Frank McCourt will select the winner.
March 11, 2001 |
The owner of the Vancouver Grizzlies is scheduled to visit Memphis, Tenn., and Louisville, Ky., this week, cities strongly vying with Anaheim to lure the NBA team. The Memphis visit is of particular concern to Anaheim officials. When Grizzly owner Michael Heisley toured the Arrowhead Pond last month, he said he was considering Memphis "to a limited extent" and had no plans to visit. Since then, Vancouver newspapers have reported that the NBA is pushing Heisley to consider Memphis.
February 25, 2001 |
With four days left until Vancouver Grizzly owner Michael Heisley is supposed to tell the NBA where he would like to move his team next season, Heisley has all but dropped St. Louis from consideration. As officials from the city of Anaheim and the Arrowhead Pond worked through the weekend to prepare for Heisley's Tuesday visit, the finalists to land the Grizzlies appear to be Anaheim, Louisville and New Orleans. In an interview with the Vancouver Sun, Heisley said a move to St.
March 20, 2001 |
The owner of the Vancouver Grizzlies is extremely interested in moving his team to Anaheim but has not yet been persuaded the team can be profitable playing there, a colleague said Monday. Grizzly owner Michael Heisley resumed negotiations Monday with Arrowhead Pond General Manager Tim Ryan and Anaheim City Manager James Ruth, who hope to lure the Grizzlies to Orange County.
March 19, 2001 |
The future home of the Vancouver Grizzlies could be revealed as soon as Thursday, when NBA Commissioner David Stern and Vancouver owner Michael Heisley are scheduled to meet in New York. Heisley met Sunday with chief corporate counsel Stan Meadows and Andy Dolich, the Grizzlies' president of business operations, to discuss bids submitted by Anaheim, New Orleans, Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn.
February 24, 2001 |
Vancouver Grizzlies' owner Michael Heisley is scheduled to visit Anaheim on Tuesday, the most significant step in five years toward securing an NBA team for the Arrowhead Pond. Heisley is expected to meet with Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly, City Manager James Ruth and Pond General Manager Tim Ryan. Heisley, searching for a new home for his money-losing team, visited St. Louis and New Orleans this week and Louisville last week.