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Colts Owner Jim Irsay, Wife Filing For Divorce

Last updated on Friday, November 22, 2013

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Colts owner Jim Irsay and his wife Meg are filing for divorce. According to court documents, Jim Irsay will retain completecontrol over the Indianapolis Colts.

Through their attorneys, the couple issued this statement:

"After 33 years, we have mutually agreed to end our marriage. Meg will continue to pursue her professional interests and her commitment to our children and grandchildren, while Jim will maintain 100 percent ownership of the Indianapolis Colts and his other business interests. Although the decision to end our marriage is a difficult one, it is the right decision for us and our family. We appreciate your respect for, and understanding of, our privacy."

The case was filed in Hamilton County Superior Court on Thursday.

Court documents say there has been an "irretrievable breaking down of the marriage of the parties."

According to court documents, Meg Irsay requested that "her former name be restored."

The document also says they were married on August 2, 1980, and mentions their three adult children from the marriage.

The couple said they would not be making any further statements.

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