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Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Mayor Ed Murray Willing To Make NHL-First Deal For Arena

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray would be willing to amend the current SODO arena deal between Chris Hansen and the city council in order to allow construction for an National Hockey League tenant first.

02/26/2015

Gary Bettman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NHL Commissioner Suggests Bellevue, Tukwila For Potential Arena

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says there are people other than Chris Hansen who may be willing to take charge in securing a hockey team and building an arena.

1090 The Fan–02/04/2015

Gary Bettman  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

NHL Commissioner: ‘I Don’t Know That There’s Any Prospect Of Building In Seattle’

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday he is not sure what the future holds for the league to come to Seattle because of the arena complications.

1090 The Fan–06/05/2014

Chris Hansen (Jesse D. Garrabrant)

Hansen Feels No ‘Time Pressure’ On NBA Team, ‘Willing To Be Patient’

Chris Hansen told The Associated Press on Monday that he is confident he’ll be able to find investors to take Ballmer’s place in his group that is trying to build a new arena and last year nearly bought and moved the Sacramento Kings to Seattle.

1090 The Fan–06/02/2014

Steve Ballmer (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Making Sense Of The Clippers Sale: What Does It Mean For Seattle?

Ballmer is even richer than Sterling — with a net worth estimated at nearly $20 billion — but there’s no way he was thinking in dollars and cents when he made his offer for the Clippers. Is this all part of a longer-range plan to get his hands on a franchise that could be moved to his adopted home in Seattle sometime down the road?

CBS Seattle–05/30/2014

Chris Hansen (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chris Hansen Remains Committed To NBA In Seattle

Investor Chris Hansen says he remains committed to getting the NBA back to Seattle even though he just lost one of his biggest partners in the process

CBS Seattle–05/30/2014

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Vote Makes Building New Arena In Sacramento A Reality

The Sacramento City council voted 7-2 on the package during a late-night meeting Tuesday that caps off the city’s yearlong tussle to keep the team from moving to Seattle. Mayor Kevin Johnson, a former three-time NBA All-Star, declared “Long live the Kings” after the final vote, and the chamber erupted in cheers along with team owners.

1090 The Fan–05/21/2014

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NHL Commissioner Visits Seattle Regarding Arena Status

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman made a visit to Seattle to meet with local elected leaders to get an update on the status of a possible new arena

1090 The Fan–05/13/2014

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2 NBA Arena Bills Await Fate In Calif. Legislature

Two NBA teams in Northern California will be closely watching the final days of this year’s legislative session, when state lawmakers will consider measures that would aid construction of new arenas for the franchises.

1090 The Fan–09/06/2013

Chris Hansen addresses the media (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hansen Funds Drive To Defeat Kings Arena

California’s campaign watchdog agency says Seattle billionaire Chris Hansen is behind a secretive effort to block Sacramento’s attempt to build a new downtown arena for the city’s professional basketball team.

1090 The Fan–08/16/2013

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