Sport in Short: Baseball

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The Independent Online
MAJOR LEAGUE owners yesterday unanimously approved the sale of the San Francisco Giants to a group of investors led by Peter Magowan, who is committed to keeping the team in the city. The owners, who in November rejected the Giants owner Bob Lurie's proposed sale of the team to a Florida-based group that wanted to move the franchise, voted 27-0 in favor of the dollars 100m sale from Lurie to Magowan.