NHL Commissioner Suggests Bellevue, Tukwila For Potential ArenaNHL 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.
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.
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.
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?
Vote Makes Building New Arena In Sacramento A RealityThe 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.
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
2 NBA Arena Bills Await Fate In Calif. LegislatureTwo 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.
Coyotes Closer To Learning Ownership FateA 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.
Thiel In To Talk NHL [Audio]It's Thursday -- and that means Sportspress Northwest's Art Thiel is in-house to talk Seattle sports.
Hansen Congratulates Sacramento On Keeping KingsInvestor Chris Hansen has congratulated Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson on his efforts to keep the Kings in California, while also vowing to keep up his pursuit of getting the NBA back to Seattle.
Deal Reached To Sell Kings To Sacramento GroupThe Sacramento Kings' unsteady future finally seems to be settled. A person familiar with the deal says the Maloof family has reached an agreement with a Sacramento group to sell a 65 percent controlling interest in the Kings at a total franchise valuation of $535 million.