Derek Jeter’s group has closed on its purchase of the Miami Marlins. Major league owners last week unanimously approved the $1.2 billion sale of the franchise by Jeffrey Loria to the investment group led by Jeter and new controlling owner Bruce Sherman. The Marlins concluded their eighth consecutive losing season yesterday, the longest streak in the majors.
Jaromir Jagr could be a member of the Calgary Flames this time tomorrow. A Sportsnet report says he has signed a one-year, one million dollar (US) deal to join Calgary.
The Holland Hurricanes men’s and women’s soccer teams hosted the MSVU Mystics on Saturday and the UKC Blue Devils Sunday. On Saturday, the men’s canes won 3-1 over the Mystics, and then won 2-0 Sunday over the Blue Devils. The women’s Hurricanes and Mystics tied 1-1, while on Sunday the Canes lost 4-0 to UKC.