Mavericks Investigation Finds Rampant Sexual Harassment Permitted By "Organizational Shortcomings"

After Sports Illustrated published a report on Feb. 20, 2018 detailing the Dallas Mavericks’ culture of misogyny and sexual harassment, the team hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation into the organization. The result of that investigation, a 43-page report, was released today. It details multiple…

The Mavericks VP Accused Of Intimidating Employees And Ignoring Harassment Is No Longer In The Job

George Prokos, the vice president who oversaw the Dallas Mavericks’ ticket sales department—where ex-employees said their boss routinely screamed at and intimidated them, little was done to help a coworker in what appeared to be an abusive relationship with another team employee, and one employee became known as…

Report: Mark Cuban Warned Mavericks' "Pants DJ" To Stop Watching Porn At Work, But He Kept Doing It

The Dallas Mavericks have been conducting an internal investigation since Sports Illustrated reported in February on the club’s history of sexual harassment, and this week the Dallas Morning News has some new details on the behavior of former senior account executive Chris Hyde. SI and Deadspin each reported the…

A Used Condom, Screaming, And Porn: There's So Much More To How Bad Harassment Was At The Dallas Mavericks

For years, one guy in the Dallas Mavericks sales department would come into the office and watch porn at his desk. Former employees don’t remember exactly how often he did it—they were trying to avoid seeing it, after all—but it was often enough that multiple people who worked with him remembered seeing it multiple…

Report: Woman Told Police That Mark Cuban Sexually Assaulted Her While Posing For Photo In 2011

Willamette Week has obtained and published excerpts of a 2011 police report investigating a woman’s claim that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban sexually assaulted her while posing for a photo, allegedly reaching his hand down the back of her jeans and inserting his finger in her vagina. Cuban denied the accusation,…

Fired Mavericks Employee: I Signed A Contract That Said I Would Stay Away From Female Co-Workers

Sports Illustrated dropped a lengthy story Tuesday night that outlines a culture of sexual harassment, abuse, and misconduct in the Dallas Mavericks organization. One of the employees implicated is Mavs.com beat writer Earl Sneed, who worked full time for the team from the 2010-11 season until Tuesday. Here’s what the…