Long before he was a gay-baiting U.S. Senate candidate, and long before he was a dipshit broadcaster for ESPN, Craig James was approached by Mark Cuban to invest in the company that eventually sold in 1999 for $5.9 billion in Yahoo stock. James's partner in the deal was Ross Perot Jr., and James's stake was said to be 10 percent, which would have netted more than $500 million. The deal apparently fell apart because Cuban and one of Perot's advisers didn't get along. Said Cuban of James to the Dallas Morning News: "He had it in his grasp and let it go!" Unlike those five hookers James killed while at SMU.