Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz, who bought New Jersey Nets and Devils, dies at 72

  • by: MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 1, 2014 - 5:15 PM

PHILADELPHIA — Lewis Katz, a self-made man who built his fortune in New York parking lots, billboards and cable TV, and went on to buy the NBA's New Jersey Nets, NHL's New Jersey Devils and The Philadelphia Inquirer, died in a weekend plane crash. He was 72.

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