Mark Cuban expresses interest in Texas Rangers
SportingNews staff reports
8 hours, 1 minute ago
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has thrown his name into the mix as a potential bidder for the Texas Rangers, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Cuban would either join the group led by Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg or join another group as a major investor.
"The economics have changed, which has gotten me interested," Cuban told the Star-Telegram via e-mail. "My lawyers are still going through everything, but the bigger point is that I now have an interest."
Added Cuban: "I think there is an opportunity to organize a bid for the team. Or if itís feasible or possibleóand I donít know for sure if it is or isnítóto work with Chuck and Nolan and their group. Iím not trying to push anyone off or out. Iím exploring."
In January, Greenberg and Ryan reached a deal to purchase the team from owner Tom Hicks. However, major lenders blocked the move, claiming there were higher bids than the one from Greenberg and Ryan. The fate of the franchise, which is in bankruptcy, remains in limbo with an auction one possibility to determine a new owner.
Cuban made an attempt to purchase the Cubs before the franchise eventually was sold to Tom Ricketts in January 2009
Sounds like he may be interested in more than just an investor role. If he becomes a major investor, does that pretty much mean he would be the majority share holder?
That whole "making love" shit is for the birds. I won't get all graphic on my preferences, but if you can't knock the bottom out with a vengeance.... leave me alone