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Former NFL QB Joe Theisman Helps to Revive Baseball Talks in Loudoun County

Atlantic League LogoFresh attempts to bring minor league baseball to Loudoun appear to be gathering momentum. A new group, which includes former Redskins quarterback Joe Theisman is lending its support to the plans, which could finally see a stadium built in the county.  Read more here.  Are we still talking about an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise?  It’s not clear.

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One Loudoun, VIP Entertainment Finally Settle Lawsuit

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe long-running legal battle between developers of the One Loudoun complex and VIP Entertainment, the group once promising to bring professional baseball and soccer to Ashburn, was reportedly settled Tuesday in Loudoun County Circuit Court.  Read more here.

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Loudoun Hounds, One Loudoun Close to Settlement

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe years-long legal battle over the construction of the Loudoun Hounds stadium in Ashburn may be coming to a close.  That’s what attorneys for the Virginia Investment Partnership and the One Loudoun developers told a circuit court judge on Friday.  Read more here.

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VIP, Farren Trying to Delay Trial?

Loudoun Hounds LogoA Loudoun Circuit Court judge said he would not permit further delays in the trial over a soured stadium deal between One Loudoun Holdings LLC and Virginia Investment Partnership LLC’s (VIP) led by Bob Farren, unless VIP’s attorney provides a “detailed letter” from Farren’s doctor explaining why cannot participate.  Farren is reportedly undergoing cancer treatment, but One Loudoun’s attorneys have accused him of intentionally delaying the trail while he seeks an alternative location for the stadium.  Read more here.

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Loudoun Baseball Trial Delayed

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe legal saga that has stalled Loudoun’s pursuit of professional baseball will drag on a few more months after a judge on Friday granted a nearly five-month continuance because of the ailing health of Virginia Investment Partnership LLC’s (VIP) Bob McFarren. In addition, judicial order essentially scrapped VIP’s $30 million counterclaim.  Read more here.

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Atlantic League Still Optimistic About Loudoun County

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe president of the independent Atlantic League confirmed Tuesday that a membership application fee submitted by Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP) led by Bob Farren has been returned, meaning another group is free to pursue the rights to an expansion franchise with the league in Loudoun County (VA).  Meanwhile, VIP and Farren continue to battle legal and financial troubles.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Court Documents Shed Light on One Loudoun vs. VIP

Loudoun Hounds LogoCourt documents in the case pending between the developer of Ashburn’s One Loudoun and Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP) offer juicy details of the legal battle that has put the brakes on construction of a new baseball stadium for the expansion Loudoun Hounds (Indy Pro, Atlantic League).  A trial on the matter has been set for October.  Read more here.

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Hounds Miss Hearing

Loudoun Hounds LogoVirginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP), the group hat had been working to bring an indy pro Atlantic League franchise to One Loudoun, failed to show up for a hearing in a lawsuit filed by One Loudoun Holding LLC’s against VIP.  It wasn’t the most significant hearing, but it is worth noting and bringing you up to speed on the Loudoun Hounds.  Read more here.

Loudoun Hounds Ballpark Groundbreaking Rendering

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One Issue Left Standing in VIP Counterclaim

Loudoun Hounds LogoOf the half dozen reasons Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP) argues that it sustained as much as $30 million in damages because of the actions of One Loudoun Holdings LLC, a judge last week allowed just one issue to move forward.  The One Loudoun development was slated to be the location for a new ballpark for the expansion indy pro Loudoun Hounds (Atlantic League).  Read more here.

Loudoun Hounds Ballpark Groundbreaking Rendering

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One Loudoun Developers Working to Dump VIP

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe developers of One Loudoun are seeking to terminate a lease with VIP Sports and Entertainment to build a stadium on the expansive residential, commercial and entertainment development in Ashburn (VA).  Plans are reportedly in place to find new owners to lead the effort to bring professional baseball and soccer teams sports to Loudoun County.  Read more here.

Loudoun Hounds Ballpark Groundbreaking Rendering

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No Sounds from the Loudoun Hounds

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe proposed indy pro Loudoun Hounds (Atlantic League) are apparently down for the count, as their offices have reportedly been closed and lawsuits have been filed.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Interim Chairman and CEO: No Baseball in 2014 for Hounds

Loudoun Hounds LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Loudoun Hounds announce that due to stadium delays and changes in senior management the Hounds will not be playing baseball in 2014. Continue reading

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