Blank bids for MLS expansion franchise

October 14, 2008
ATLANTA -- Arthur Blank, who already owns two pro sports franchises in Atlanta, is aiming for a third.

Blank's management and investment company, the AMB Group, announced Tuesday it has submitted a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion franchise. He already owns the Falcons and the Arena Football League's Georgia Force.

"Filing this application represents an important next step as we continue to explore the possibility of bringing Major League Soccer to fans throughout ...

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