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Grant Hill Joins An Ownership Group To Purchase The Baltimore Orioles For A Stake Valued At $1.7B

Former NBA star Grant Hill is looking to become an owner in a new league. Hill, who currently is a team owner of the Orlando City Soccer Club and the National Women’s Soccer League’s Orlando Pride in Florida alongside his wife, Tamia, has joined an ownership group to purchase MLB’s Baltimore Orioles, ESPN reports. The group is led by billionaires David Rubenstein and Mike Arougheti and also includes baseball Hall of Famer and former Orioles player Cal Ripken Jr., former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Baltimore, MD, mayor Kurt Schmoke, and entrepreneur Michele Kang. According to a news release, the transaction was approved by majority owners, the Angelos family, as they agreed to sell their controlling stake in the team for $1.73 billion. Club Chairman John Angelos will remain as a senior adviser, per ESPN. NEWS: The Baltimore Orioles are being sold to a group led by billionaire David Rubenstein for $1.725 billion. The investors include Orioles legend Cal Ripken, Jr.,...

Feb 1, 2024

Former NBA Player Grant Hill Joins Wife Tamia To Become Limited Partners In 2 Sports Teams

Former basketball athlete Grant Hill joins his wife,Tamia, to become limited partners in two sports teams.

Oct 31, 2023

Grant Hill Recalls Signing An $80M, 7-Year Shoe Deal With Fila After He Says Nike 'Kind Of Lowballed' Him

Similar to how Michael Jordan’s name and likeness helped Nike to become heavy in the culture, Grant Hill rocking Fila made the footwear company blow up in the ’90s. Though the former NBA star signed with the brand, there was once a Nike deal on the table. During an interview on “Knuckleheads” podcast, Hill recalled initially being sold on Nike and speaking with its founder Phil Knight, who had the vision for the brand’s global expansion.

May 2, 2023

Grant Hill Partners With Dendreon Pharmaceuticals To 'Educate Black Men About The Burden Of Prostate Cancer'

Dendreon Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the fight against prostate cancer, has announced a new partnership with Grant Hill. In a press release announcement, it was revealed that the immunotherapy company and the seven-time NBA All-Star and sports broadcaster have teamed up to launch Start Strong, a new initiative to help individuals make decisions with health in mind. Start Strong aims to empower the prostate cancer community to learn about the racial disparities within prostate cancer incidence in the United States and encourage patients to talk to their physicians about the best treatments for them. Statistically, one in seven Black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. What’s more, Black men tend to be diagnosed at a younger age and with a more severe prognosis compared to other men. And for this reason, Dendreon enlisted the aid of Grant Hill to help spread the word. “Prostate cancer is a risk for all men, but it disproportionately impacts Black men. In...