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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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Coyotes Closer To Learning Ownership Fate

A lease agreement between a prospective owner of the Phoenix Coyotes and the City of Glendale is still in doubt with a vote less than a week away.

1090 The Fan–06/28/2013

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Thiel In To Talk NHL [Audio]

It’s Thursday — and that means Sportspress Northwest’s Art Thiel is in-house to talk Seattle sports.

1090 The Fan–06/20/2013

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Report: Group Nearing Agreement To Purchase Phoenix Coyotes

The NHL is reportedly nearing an agreement with a potential ownership to sell the Phoenix Coyotes, according to cbssports.com.

1090 The Fan–04/30/2013

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

NBA’s Decision Not Affecting Chris Hansen’s Agenda

Investor Chris Hansen has vowed to “move forward with the transaction” he has with the Maloof family to buy the Kings and move the team toSeattle despite a unanimous recommendation from the NBA’s relocation committee for owners to reject the bid.

1090 The Fan–04/30/2013

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NBA Committee Rejects Kings Move To Seattle

A committee of NBA owners voted unanimously Monday to deny the application of the Sacramento Kings to move to Seattle.

1090 The Fan–04/29/2013

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Changes To Environmental Law Could Shelter Sacramento’s Arena Project

Proposed changes to California environmental protection law unveiled Wednesday could help Sacramento’s effort to keep its professional basketball team, according to the leader of the state Senate.

1090 The Fan–04/25/2013

Joe and Gavin Maloof in 2002 (Rocky Widner/ NBAE/ Getty Images)

Letter: Maloofs Favor Seattle’s Deal For Kings

The Maloof family is asking NBA owners to approve the sale of the Kings to a Seattle group, saying there is “significant distance between us and the Sacramento group.”

1090 The Fan–04/19/2013

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Deal Reached To Ready KeyArena For Sonics Return

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says a tentative deal has been reached to ready KeyArena for the NBA’s return.

1090 The Fan–04/16/2013

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