Found February 16, 2012 on Charlotte Observer:
PLAYERS: Mark Cuban
TEAMS: Dallas Mavericks
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Report: Cuban saves St. Patrick's Day Parade

Mark Cuban has some experience at throwing a parade. Now he's saving one. The Dallas Mavericks owner wrote a 40,000 check to cover the shortfall for the Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day Parade, according to the Dallas Observer's Unfair Park blog. The parade has been a Dallas tradition since 1979 but was in danger of being cancelled if it couldn't raise the funds...

Mark Cuban pays $40,000 to save St. Patrick’s Day parade so people could ‘kill as many brain cells’ celebrating as he has

Mark Cuban can be overbearing sometimes, like when he wanted to get the Mavericks championship bracelets instead of rings, or when he celebrated the Heat’s struggles. But Cuban can also be awesome, especially when he’s talking about partying. The Cubes paid $40,000 to keep the annual Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade alive in Dallas (it would have been cancelled if...

Mark Cuban: Jeremy Lin Wouldn’t Be a Big Deal in Charlotte

Mark Cuban playfully tried to throw some water on the Jeremy Lin fire that’s raging across the sports media landscape, which the Charlotte Observer (somewhat understandably) took offense to: “Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is good for the NBA because he’s so unfiltered. You need someone that unorthodox to balance a room full of Brooks Brother’s suits at the owners meetings...

Cuban: thank New York for Linsanity

On Sunday afternoon, the Dallas Mavericks will be making their annual trip to New York to face the Knicks. The nationally televised game will have a little bit more flare than just the NBA Champions playing in historic Madison Square Garden. It will be the Mavericks first taste of "Linsanity." The Knicks point guard, who has taken the NBA by storm and has New York rolling...

Mark Cuban says if Jeremy Lin played in Charlotte, no one would know about him

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is good for the NBA because he’s so unfiltered. You need someone that unorthodox to balance a room full of Brooks Brother’s suits at the owners meetings. So I wasn’t surprised Cuban would tell ESPN...

Baseball owners fearing another Cuban crisis?

America has always been a strange dichotomy of mixed messages. Our fascination, love, fear and disdain of sorts with Cubans has long permeated the American way of life. The Cuban mystique was started by Hollywood, mobsters, musicians and all of the above in Frank Sinatra and so many other influential Americans who spent much of their free time in haciendas and casinos in Havana enjoying...

Cuban still not happy about the Paul trade

We're over a third of the way through the NBA season and Mark Cuban is still complaining about the Chris Paul trade.  Speaking to ESPN earlier this week, Cuban said he still believes the Hornets got the raw end of the Chris Paul deal. "It’s not about being better or worse,” Cuban said when asked to compare the offers for Paul. “It’s hard to judge any trade until...

Mark Cuban: Shawn Marion Defensive Player of the Year Candidate

Mark Cuban is on the campaign trail for Shawn Marion, claiming that the Dallas Mavericks forward should be getting a serious look for the NBA’s top defensive honor. From ESPN: “Good news, NBA officials: Mark Cuban has found another subject he’s deemed worthy of a crusade. Cuban can’t believe small forward Shawn Marion, the swiss-army knife of the Dallas Mavericks’ defense...

Gift from Mark Cuban will keep Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day parade rolling

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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban cuts check to fund Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day parade

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Mark Cuban says there wouldn’t be as much Jeremy Lin hype outside of New York

Would Jeremy Lin still be a sensation if he played for a team like the Charlotte Bobcats? No matter how you look at it, his story is Linspirational (sorry, couldn’t resist). Having gone from a few days away from hitting the unemployment line to one of the best point guards in the league, Lin is the ultimate underdog story. It is fair to wonder, however, how much attention he would...
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