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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jeff Moorad
Major League Baseball owners approved the sale of the San Diego Padres on Thursday to a group that includes the O'Malley family and pro golfer Phil Mickelson.
A group that includes former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley and pro golfer Phil Mickelson reached agreement Monday to buy the San Diego Padres from John Moores in a deal believed to be around $800 million.
Phil Mickelson wants to be more than just a fan of the San Diego Padres. He wants to help buy the team.
Tony Gwynn's agent says the Hall of Famer is joining movie producer Thomas Tull in an attempt to buy the San Diego Padres.
Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is joining with movie producer Thomas Tull in an attempt to buy the San Diego Padres.
San Diego Padres CEO Jeff Moorad has withdrawn his application to baseball to finalize his purchase of the club.
Major League owners are putting off approval of sale of the San Diego Padres to Jeff Moorad.
Bud Selig said after his last contract that he would retire from baseball. Three years later, he's about to to see his term as commissioner get extended yet again.
Baseball owners say Commissioner Bud Selig will be offered a contract extension at this week's meetings in Phoenix.
All-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman is retiring at age 43 and will take a job in the San Diego Padres' front office.
Baseball's all-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman has thrown his final changeup, deciding at age 43 to retire and return to the San Diego Padres in a front office job.
"With Opening Day less than one month away, John Moores and I believe our top priority is to ensure that Padres fans will be able to watch broadcasts of what we believe is an exciting team," Moorad said in a release.
Moorad says he and Selig tried to work out an "11th-hour" agreement to get the matter presented to the full meeting of the 30 owners on Thursday but were unable to do so.