Sport AP source: Marlins sign agreement to sell to Jeter group

20:37  12 august  2017
20:37  12 august  2017 Source:   Associated Press

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MIAMI — The Miami Marlins signed an agreement to sell the team to a group featuring former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter , a person familiar with the deal said Saturday. The person confirmed the Friday night signing to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Marlins

MIAMI — A person familiar with the deal says the Miami Marlins have signed an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter . The person confirmed the signing to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the Marlins

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter smiles as he works out prior to the game against the Rays at Tropicana Field on Aug. 15 in St. Petersburg, Fla. © Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter smiles as he works out prior to the game against the Rays at Tropicana Field on Aug. 15 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

MIAMI (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the Miami Marlins have signed an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter.

The person confirmed the signing to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the Marlins have not confirmed the agreement. The person said the Marlins signed it Friday night.

Another person familiar with the agreement said Friday that Jeter would be a limited partner in the group led by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman. That person said Major League Baseball was told owner Jeffrey Loria will receive about $1.2 billion from the Jeter-Sherman group, which includes more than 10 entities.

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By steven wine, ap sports writer. A person familiar with the deal says the Miami Marlins have signed an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter .

MIAMI ( AP ) — A person familiar with the deal says the Miami Marlins have signed an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter .

Sherman will be the controlling owner. He spent much of his financial career in New York.

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Officials: 'No foreigners' sale sign violates civil rights .
A veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal anti-discrimination laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners, according to Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials. The sign in front of James Prater's home in Mason says "Terms No foreigners Iraq vet" next to "For Sale by Owner," a column in the Lansing State Journal said .Department spokeswoman Vicki Levengood said the sign violates the federal Fair Housing Act that prohibits "any notice, statement or advertisement" in real estate transactions that discriminates based on national origin.

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