Marlins' Samson Confirms Sale of Team to Jeter Group

Derek Jeter has tentative deal to buy the Miami MLB Team

In a 2014 interview with Jack Curry of the Yes Network, Jeter called owning a team "the next ultimate goal", and that he wanted to be the guy "that calls the shots".

The Miami Herald first reported that Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria had agreed to sell the team for $1.2 billion on Friday evening, to a group led by investor Bruce Sherman and the former Yankee shortstop.

If reports are correct, "The Captain" is going to get his shot to show off what he learned from "The Boss", who was always a domineering presence in the Yankees organization.

Jeter, 43, will use just $25 million of his own money to buy a stake in the Marlins.

The Marlins are not contending for a playoff spot now, but could be a playoff team next season with the right additions.

Ben Affleck says Justice League reshoots aren't cause for concern
A new version of the synopsis for " Justice League " puts Wonder Woman ( Gal Gadot ) at the center of the film's story. Justice League hits United Kingdom cinemas on November 17th.

The person said Jeter will be in charge of baseball operations. The Marlins haven't been to the postseason since 2003, and ranked last in the National League in attendance 11 of the past 12 years.

Others have pointed out that there is a major difference between being good at playing sports and being good at running a sports team, using the example of Michael Jordan and his ownership of the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets. No word on how much Jordan will be putting in the pot, but regardless of how much he contributes, it's safe to say that the Miami will soon be a Jumpman city.

However, it may be too early for Miami fans to celebrate just yet.

Derek Jeter is coming back to Major League Baseball as an owner and it sure sounds like he won't be sitting quietly in the shadows.

Related News:

  • London 2017: Farah fails to win 5000m gold, settles for silver

    London 2017: Farah fails to win 5000m gold, settles for silver

    It doesn't quite sink in until you compete here and cross the line - I had a couple of minutes to myself - that this is it.
    Paul Scholes questions Chelsea's decision of selling Matic to Man United

    Paul Scholes questions Chelsea's decision of selling Matic to Man United

    Matic made a decision to call time on his second spell at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea emerged victorious in their chase of ex-Monaco man Tiemoue Bakayoko.
    Congress sends invites for Opposition satyagraha in Gujarat

    Congress sends invites for Opposition satyagraha in Gujarat

    On his part, Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad said NCP chief Pawar was unwell and he had spoken to him ahead of the meeting. The reason, sources said, might be the NCP being miffed with the Congress after it expressed doubt over its integrity.
  • Is this beloved Game Of Thrones character coming back from the dead?

    Is this beloved Game Of Thrones character coming back from the dead?

    Arya's acquisition of this illustrious weapon has major implications. "It was definitely hard to get it right", he said. Manhattan in The Watchmen series - being in all these places at once, in all these time zones at once.
    CNMI governor backs Trump's stance on North Korea

    CNMI governor backs Trump's stance on North Korea

    The same system is now set up in Guam, a US territory in the South Pacific that has emerged as a potential target for Kim. Missile defense is an attractive but tricky strategy in dealing with missile threats.

    Political tensions continue to weigh on world stocks

    Significant strength was also visible among software stocks, as reflected by the 1.2% gain posted by the Dow Jones Software Index. Avis Budget Group slumped 9.9 percent after the auto rental company cut its guidance following a weak second quarter.
  • Bills trades leaves club loaded for 2018 National Football League  draft

    Bills trades leaves club loaded for 2018 National Football League draft

    We've got a hot one coming in with the latest reactions on the news that broke today. "I'm sure he's hurt", said McCoy. Secondly, Sean McVay is the new head coach and didn't have a weapon like Watkins on the Redskins last season.
    Jamie Carragher predicts where Liverpool will finish this term

    Jamie Carragher predicts where Liverpool will finish this term

    Their side were trailing 2-1 at the break after Watford twice took the lead through Stefano Okaka and then Abdoulaye Doucoure. That first half was like Liverpool at their worst last season so then you've had a pre-season and nothing's changing.
    OpenAI Bot Triumphant Playing Dota 2

    OpenAI Bot Triumphant Playing Dota 2

    While its actions per minute aren't any better than that of an average flesh-and-bone player, the choices make a huge difference. Footage of those matches can be found on Dota 2 Rapier's YouTube channel.
  • East Asian nations finally give voice to concerns over South China Sea

    East Asian nations finally give voice to concerns over South China Sea

    Indeed, it's fair to wonder if China isn't the biggest victor in the United Nations sanctions decision. He also said any dialogue would deal with how North Korea can "feel secure and prosper economically".
    The Standoff With North Korea Ends One of Two Ways

    The Standoff With North Korea Ends One of Two Ways

    China, which holds enormous financial leverage against North Korea, joined the other members of the council in the 15-0 vote. Alongside the United States, Pyongyang views its neighbors South Korea and Japan as its two other main enemies.

    U.S. has been conducting back-channel talks with North Korea for months

    On Friday, he tweeted: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded , should North Korea act unwisely". Earlier in the week, he had threatened to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea.


Most liked

Red Wings explore legal action over logo used at Virginia white rally
Their responses may include pursuing legal action regarding "the disturbing demonstration". That thing inside the wheel is an SS pattern.

Interesting Facts About Usain Bolt, The World's Fastest Athlete
After a short while, though, he rose gingerly to his feet and limped across the line to huge cheers from the 56,000 crowd. It was the first time Bolt had been beaten at a major championship since the 4x100m relay at the 2007 worlds in Osaka.

Summer getaway sends Heathrow soaring to best month in history
Manchester, East Midlands and Exeter were the other airports where attention to accessibility was found to be lacking. United Kingdom traffic rose by nearly +5% on the back of recently launched Flybe flights to Scotland.

North Korea talk drags stocks lower; gold, yen rise
The reclusive state raised the stakes further with a detailed plan to send a salvo of missiles towards the U.S. territory of Guam. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 2.29-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 2.47-to-1 ratio favoured decliners.

Paul Pogba addresses his relationship with Man United's new signings
He added: "If you look at the games that he played under Louis van Gaal and now under Jose Mourinho, he's vital". Winning everything! A player has a great season when the team does great.

Facebook discretely fields China photo-sharing app
CEO Mark Zuckerberg has courted Chinese officials for years, and even spent one year learning to speak Mandarin. It was unclear if China's various internet regulators were aware of the app's existence, the Times said.

Beijing slams U.S. 'freedom of navigation' exercises in South China Sea
The operation occurred at an awkward and tense moment, amid the war of words between the United States and North Korea. McCain illegally entered the waters near the Meiji Reef Islands without permission of the Chinese government.

Alexis Sanchez is now more likely to consider staying at Arsenal
While Ozil and Ramsey missed the Community Shield, Mertesacker was taken off injured after sustaining a head injury. He's not going to come back and hurt you.

North Korea standoff wipes $1trn off global stocks
Macy's was down 9.7 percent after the company said its sales continued to decline in the second quarter. The Dow slumped by 1.1%, while the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 tumbled by 1.5% and 1.4%, respectively.

Burnley Stun Nine-Man Chelsea At The Bridge
The 2017/18 Premier League season is finally under way and here's what happened on the opening Saturday... After just 15 minutes, they were also reduced to ten men when Gary Cahill was given a straight red card.

Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brew
In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 dropped nearly 0.7 per cent to 5,081.92 points compared with the closing level on Thursday. It was 0.2 percent lower at 1.1310 francs, compared with highs of 1.1537 francs hit a week ago.

N.Korea can expect "big, big trouble" if Guam attacked
Tensions between North Korea and the U.S. escalated this week amid increasingly heated rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang. Trump says he has yet to speak with the governor of the territory, but says, "I feel that they will be very safe, believe me".

2 people seriously hurt in Lenawee County small plane crash
Both sustained non-life threatening injuries and taken to University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center for treatment. It was flying in from Wadsworth the airport's Veterans Appreciation Day festivities.

Trisha Paytas has left the building
And Trisha took to Twitter to call her time in the house the "worst experience" of her life. The fallout from her exit will be shown on Saturday night's show on Channel 5 at 10.30pm.

Quarterly Financial Review of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR)
BidaskClub upgraded Physicians Realty Trust from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.