D.C. group is buying operating rights

July 27, 2005
WASHINGTON --D.C. United and Anschutz Entertainment Group will announce the widely anticipated sale of the team's operating rights in a news conference Thursday.

A local group led by Washington-area real estate developers Willi Lauterbach and Timothy Kissler and United president and CEO Kevin Payne is purchasing the rights from Colorado billionaire Philip F. Anschutz.

Anschutz also owns four other Major League Soccer teams - the Los Angeles Galaxy, the Chicago Fire, ...

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