(2:30pm ET) According to Anthony Andro of the FT. Worth Telegram, the delay is to go over small details in Cuban-Crane bid
Clearly, the Greenberg/Ryan group is attempting to broker a deal outside of auction. Jim Crane and Mark Cuban were in the courtroom where, since 9am CT today, the auction for the Texas Rangers has been scheduled. Suddenly, Cuban, Crane, Cuban's lawyer Clifton Jessup promptly stood up and exitied the courtroom. At no time while Crane/Cuban group was in the courtroom was any member of the Greenberg/Ryan group in attendance.
Clearly, the Greenberg/Ryan group is working to avoid the auction. As to what is going on behind closed doors... We only wish we were a fly on the wall. Backroom dealings, for certain.
Look for more news as it becomes available.
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