Category: sports owners

Mark Cuban Claims Interest in Rangers was Genuine

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Just a week ago, it looked like Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was on the verge of owning a Major League Baseball team. He has even said there were times where he thought he was about to win the bidding war for the Texas Rangers. But when Hall of Fame pitcher ...

Despite Controversy, Winfield Remembers Steinbrenner Fondly

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Nearly 20 years before the the battle started between Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and NBA star LeBron James, there was a much bigger owner-player story in the news involving Dave Winfield and New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. Steinbrenner signed Winfield to a 10-year contract that, at the time in ...

Mark Cuban: “It’s really, really difficult as an owner to pick the right coach and know you’ve got the one that lasts forever.”

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

This post was written by Chris Fedor of WKNR in Cleveland. You see him courtside for Mavericks games, you see him doing interviews on treadmills and you see him yelling at officials constantly. Mark Cuban is one of the most hands-on and entertaining owners in all of sports, but he ...

Nothing Like A Cocky Owner

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Owners are some of the more interesting figures in sports.  You have Mark Cuban and all his schtick.  Arthur Blank and the world's thinnest mustache.  Jerry Jones and his face-lift.  Paul Allen and his reclusiveness.  George Steinbrenner and his turtlenecks and 'Boss' persona.  Al Davis and his sweatsuits and glasses ...

Just Like Real Estate, Good Time To Buy In Sports, Bad Time To Sell

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

My buddy Lance Zimmerman did such a nice job with the Jamie Moyer post, I figured I'd give him another shoot.  Here's his post on former agent and the new Padres owner, Jeff Moorad.  If you're interested in sports business, this is good stuff. Jeff Moorad just agreed in principle to ...