Football forever: America hooked on the NFL more than on Mark Cuban’s NBA

“The NFL Draft ratings normally do better on their second and third day than the NBA and NHL playoffs and the bigger baseball matchups of that weekend.  Remember, this is nothing more than NFL teams picking guys from college; no scores, no action, no winners or losers, but it is more popular then NBA, NHL and MLB.  Amazing!” ~ Patrick Schuster, NFL Implosion Not So Fast,...
Via This Given Sunday
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Dallas Mavericks: Ellis and Dirk lead Mavs to a playoff berth

This just proved why Mark Cuban elected to sign Monta Ellis to a three-year deal and pair him up in Dallas with franchise-leader Dirk Nowitzki. Nowitzki and Ellis combined to score 60 points, 44 in the second half as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns 101-98 on April 12 to secure a playoff spot. Dallas makes a return trip to the postseason after missing out last season...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban Trolls His Own Player--Monta Ellis--in Hilarious Fashion

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is many things, but when it comes to his team his role is clear--he's there for his guys. He proved that when he was there for Monta Ellis Saturday night after his star player was knocked to the ground after taking a charge.However, being the fun loving guy that he is he couldn't help but poke fun at Ellis on Facebook (just a little).Late...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban stands behind boisterous public-address announcer

Mark Cuban said Saturday evening that public-address announcer Sean Heath will continue with his duties as the Mavericks’ official screamer and crowd-rouser. Heath’s comments on social media cost the owner $25,000 as the NBA fined Heath for criticizing referee Dan Crawford after a close loss to Golden State. “Yeah, absolutely,” Cuban said when asked if Heath would continue...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban Echoes UltimateNYG

What do Mark Cuban and UltimateNYG have in common? Well, one of them is a billionaire and the other is not.  But when it comes to observations about the business of professional football, both are warning about dire consequences if the path of the NFL continues. “I think the NFL is 10 years away from an implosion,” Cuban said, via Tim McMahon of “I’m...
Via Ultimate NYG
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuban: 'There's no suggestion' Eastern Conference teams are tanking

Despite NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's claim that teams aren't purposely tanking games in order to receive higher draft picks, some people still aren't convinced, namely Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Rumor has it several Eastern Conference teams, including the Philadelphia 76ers, losers of 25-straight, have been throwing away games since the upcoming draft class...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Troll Rips Mark Cuban On Facebook, Cuban Swiftly Crushes Him

After taking a strong stance against the NFL with some recent comments, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban got some “colorful” responses on his official Facebook page this week. I’m sure none of the trolls who posted there expected to get a response from Cuban himself, but poor Brennon Huggard did…and he got owned: He’ll probably think twice about spitting hate on Cuban’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban takes shot at NFL, predicts 'implosion'

Photo Credit: Rick Bowmer/AP Mark Cuban will never be known for being at a loss for words, and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. However, instead of taking shots at referees, and literally paying the price to the NBA commissioners office, Cuban is now focusing on the NFL. With NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league agreeing to a new, extended TV package next...
Via Pass The Pill
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: 'Hoggy' NFL will 'implode in 10 years'

DALLAS - Mark Cuban has many colorful phrases he uses to explain his business policies. One often-used gem from the Dallas Mavericks owner: "Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered." It's his way of warning against corporate and personal greed, and on Sunday before his Mavs tipped off against the visiting Nets, the outspoken Cuban used the phrase to express to reporters...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban believes D-League is better option than NCAA

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban believes the best prospects are better off playing in the NBA’s Developmental League instead of going to college. “I think what will end up happening — and this is my opinion, not that of the league — is if the colleges don’t change from the one-and-done, we’ll go after the one,” Cuban said, via ESPN. Cuban pointed to the one and done...
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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