Mark Cuban: "Greedy" NFL Is 10 Years From Implosion

In the worlds of both sports and television, the NFL is a behemoth. But is there something uniquely and grossly profitable about pro football that it can continue to grow indefinitely, or has it hit its ceiling? Mavericks owner Mark Cuban thinks the end is nigh. » 3/24/14 8:50am 3/24/14 8:50am

Larry Brown Reminds Us That College Basketball Is So Full Of Itself

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban recently said some very smart things about the uselessness of the NCAA, suggesting that the NBA D-League is a viable alternative for developing future NBA players who would only attend one year of college before going pro because of the one-and-done rule. Larry Brown, now the head… » 3/06/14 11:27am 3/06/14 11:27am

​Mark Cuban Is Fighting To Make HGH Legal In The NBA

Mark Cuban is an ideas man, and he's got a hell of an idea. In late November, Cuban announced that he had asked the NBA Board of Governors to consider letting injured players use synthetic human growth hormone (HGH) while rehabbing and that he was willing to fund the necessary clinical studies to ensure player safety… » 2/12/14 4:00pm 2/12/14 4:00pm

Did Mark Cuban Out Del Harris As The Inventor Of The Spilled-Soda Move?

On Wednesday night, Jason Kidd bought himself an extra timeout against the Lakers when he told Tyshawn Taylor to bump into him, spilling his drink. The Nets were losing 96-94 at that point and had no timeouts. The clean-up, before Jodie Meeks's second foul shot, gave the Nets some extra time to draw up a final play… » 11/30/13 12:20pm 11/30/13 12:20pm

Mark Cuban Stars In The Official Photograph Of Rich White Men

Mike Fuentes of Bloomberg captured this perfectly timed photo of Mark Cuban on the courthouse steps last week, yukking it up minutes after being found not guilty cleared in an insider trading case brought by the SEC. Cuban loves it. His lawyers love it. Even the business and finance reporters love it! God bless the… » 10/21/13 6:23pm 10/21/13 6:23pm

Mark Cuban Is Throwing A Pile Of Flopping Money At A Study

Tired of watching NBA players flop around, Mark Cuban is going to fund a flopping study. One of his companies is providing $100,000 to a medical center in Texas, to support 18 flopping months of motion-capture research. "The research findings could conceivably contribute to video reviews of flopping and the subsequent… » 6/08/13 7:19pm 6/08/13 7:19pm

The Plot Thickens: Whoever Owns Nets.com Has Found A New Way To Mess…

Someone out there—a company named Cyber Mesa, we think—is under the impression that touting Jay-Z will get on Mikhail Prokhorov's nerves enough to make him a buy a (presumably very expensive) domain name. » 12/02/12 3:50pm 12/02/12 3:50pm

Mark Cuban Twists Deron Williams's Words To Make Williams Seem Unhappy…

On Monday, Deron Williams told reporters that he decided to stay with the Nets instead of signing with the Mavericks due to the absence of Mavs owner Mark Cuban (who was filming an episode of Shark Tank at the time) at the free-agency pitch. Today, Cuban fired back at Williams, but chose to call Williams out for what… » 10/09/12 5:30pm 10/09/12 5:30pm

Who Is Using Nets.com To Fuel The Mark Cuban-Mikhail Prokhorov Feud?

Somehow, the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets never owned the Nets.com web domain. (It's surprising, in this era, but it happens.) Until recently, if you tried to go to nets.com, you were redirected to CyberMesa.com, the website for "a telecommunications company with headquarters in Santa Fe, New Mexico." For information on the… » 10/04/12 4:35pm 10/04/12 4:35pm