New Jersey rock star Jon Bon Jovi has been in confidential negotiations with Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank in which Bon Jovi would purchase 15 percent of the NFL franchise for $150 million, according to league sources.Maybe not newsworthy, but it's been doing the rounds on various websites so I figured it's worth blogging about at least. It's no secret that Jon would like to own an NFL team someday. Read the full article here.
Blank on Sunday morning acknowledged the talks but downplayed them as "discussions that are unlikely" to produce a partnership with Bon Jovi. He would not elaborate, except to add that he did not think it was newsworthy at this stage.
Monday, February 7, 2011
JBJ's NFL aspirations
The latest on the rumour mill: