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Written by Maury Brown   
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 11:00

Mark Cuban

Beginning this week, I will begin being a weekly contributor to FanGraphs with articles running each Tuesday. Today, my first piece looks into Mark Cuban as a potential owner of the Texas Rangers. The Rangers, who are mired in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, will most likely be up for auction on Aug. 4. Here’s an excerpt from today’s article:

Determining whether an owner will be good or bad is always a matter for history to decide. Looking to the past to try and predict the future is, at best, a tenuous endeavor. But, when Mark Cuban is one of those possibly in play to own the Rangers, you can assume he’d be something other than the normally placid owners that make up MLB’s ownership lodge at the moment. Cuban makes everyone stand up and notice. On Monday, Cuban’s lawyer Clifton Jessup told the chief restructuring officer in the Rangers case that by today, the Mavericks owner would make a determination as to whether to continue possibly pursuing the purchase of the club.

In other words, much like Cuban in the NBA, you never know what you might get.

See Sizing Up Mark Cuban; Potential Owner Of The Texas Rangers on FanGraphs for the complete story


Maury BrownMaury Brown is the Founder and President of the Business of Sports Network, which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey, as well as a contributor to FanGraphs and Forbes SportsMoney. He is available for hire or freelance. Brown's full bio is here. He looks forward to your comments via email and can be contacted through the Business of Sports Network.

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