SEATTLE - The city's oldest major league franchise has been sold to a group from Oklahoma City, according to a report in the Seattle Times quoting multiple sources.Thanks to Susan for the tip. I think I need several drinks and maybe some drugs. Anyone else?
The sale is reportedly being made to an investor group led by Oklahoma businessman Clay Bennett. Bennet was instrumental in the temporary relocation of the Hornets to Oklahoma City following Hurricane Katrina. But the Hornets are scheduled to return to New Orleans following the 2006-07 season.
A news conference to announce the sale of the Seattle Supersoncis has been scheduled for 3 p.m.
from KING 5
Tuesday, July 18
The Bomb has dropped
The Sonics are heading to Oklahoma. Sonics fan suicide watch starts . . . now: