It's Good To Be Rich Enough To Buy A Basketball Team

Larry Ellison has tried—and failed—to purchase an NBA franchise before, but his dream may soon come true thanks to the suddenly for-sale Clippers. The founder of Oracle is something like the world's fifth-richest man. His net worth is $50 billion, give or take a few billion dollars (and something is very skewed when… » 5/01/14 2:42pm 5/01/14 2:42pm

Larry Ellison Wags His Cock At San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO—Larry's cock is 13 stories high, which is odd because most buildings don't have 13 stories because it's bad luck, but Larry doesn't have to worry about bad luck, because he is the fifth-richest man in the world. He's so rich and so weird that people write more about how rich and weird he is than about… » 9/27/13 3:20pm 9/27/13 3:20pm

What's The Deal With The America's Cup? An Explainer

Don't be ashamed if the America's Cup, just hours away from completion, is only now popping up on your radar. This has been the longest, strangest, most controversial edition in the event's 162-year history. Here are answers to your most pressing questions so you can watch the final race like a pro. » 9/25/13 2:33pm 9/25/13 2:33pm

Dickhead Larry Ellison Skips Work to Watch Sailboat Race

When you're one of the richest men in the world and supreme software asshole non plus ultra, flaking out on a 60,000 person conference to watch your yacht team instead is totally cool. » 9/25/13 11:07am 9/25/13 11:07am

Larry Ellison Is a Billionaire Sailboat Cheater

Oracle founder and island owner Larry Ellison had a vision for yacht racing: it would be a sport so insane and magnificent, only the kings who ruled other kings could afford to participate. But in his pursuit of perfection, The Wind God went too far—his America's Cup racing team just got penalized for cheating. » 9/04/13 1:12pm 9/04/13 1:12pm

Is The NBA Ready For Another Insane Billionaire Owner?

Mark Cuban has cornered the market on "playfully eccentric tech nerd sports owner," but he is in serious trouble if the Golden State Warriors fall into the hands of Larry Ellison. This guy practically invented the arrogant, kooky billionaire. » 3/23/10 1:15pm 3/23/10 1:15pm

Last Night's Winner: Rich Guys

In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like the under-appreciated billionaires who brought America's Cup back where it belongs: A snooty American yacht club. » 2/16/10 9:45am 2/16/10 9:45am