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September 01, 2009

Coyotes sale even more confused than ever

The Phoenix Coyotes auction is still nine days away, but already all hell has broken loose in the race to decide the team's new owner (and where it will play). In the past week, we've seen:

Meanwhile, Bankruptcy Judge Redfield Baum has yet another hearing scheduled tomorrow to decide yet again whether Blackberry zillionaire Jim Balsillie will be allowed into next week's auction, after the NHL preemptorily rejected him as a prospective owner. Who, if anyone, will end up with the team after next week's auction remains anyone's guess, but it's probably a safe bet to put your money on there being further lawsuits ahead no matter what.

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