Vincent Viola

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    April 7, 2014

    Florida Panthers Submit Another Proposal Asking for Public Money

    The Florida Panthers' quest to get money from the county continues after their first attempt was send back with extreme prejudice. Last month, Broward County commissioners pored over the Panthers' 57-page proposal in which the team sought a hotel-tax subsidy package worth $80 million over the next ... More >>

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    March 18, 2014

    Florida Panthers Asking for Public Money, but Proposal Seems to Benefit Only the Team

    Looks like the Florida Panthers' latest proposal to Broward County has altered language that would basically screw over the county while they make the big dough, according to a rundown of the proposal by the Sun Sentinel. The first proposal the Panthers made at the beginning of the year had asked t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Florida Panthers Asking for $70 Million in Public Funds

    The Florida Panthers is the latest South Florida pro sports team that has decided to throw on some rags, put on the fingerless gloves, grab a tin cup, and start chanting. "Alms for the poor!" to the public. Yep. The Panthers -- a franchise owned by a billionaire -- much like the Marlins and Dolphin ... More >>

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    November 8, 2013

    Florida Panthers Fire Head Coach Kevin Dineen and His Staff

    The South Florida sports landscape has been a hoot this week! What with the Dolphins-Incognito thing, the Jeffrey Loria art sale thing, and now this: After seven straight losses, the Florida Panthers have announced that they've fired pretty much everybody. Head coach Kevin Dineen has been given the ... More >>

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    October 17, 2013
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    September 26, 2013

    Florida Panthers Sold to New York Businessman for $240 Million

    The Florida Panthers officially have a new owner: New York businessman and bazillionare, Vincent Viola. The Associated Press is reporting that the Panthers have been sold for $240 million by Cliff Viner and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment to a group led by Viola. The team has yet to officially ann ... More >>