Myrtle Beach Pelicans Chuck GreenbergLots of positives on the sale of your Texas Rangers from Tom Hicks to Pittsburgh sports attorney Chuck Greenberg. *First and foremost, Hicks will be a minority voice, but one with zero say on trading, hiring, firing or signing players, coaches or emplo ... More >>
Getting cold feet?Talked yesterday afternoon to David McDavid , he of the best odds to buy the Texas Rangers from Tom Hicks. Nothing definitive, but the auto tycoon has cooled slightly on the idea of owning our baseball team to the point where he said he is - for now - "leaning against i ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Trust me, you'll be elated if David McDavid buys the Texas Rangers. Biggest reason: His dream is not to make more money, but to own a championship sports franchise in the Metroplex. *One of the thing ... More >>
I've hinted at this name a couple of times in the wake of Tom Hicks defaulting on a loan, selling Mesquite Rodeo and generally looking for a bailout. But now let's blurt it out unequivocally: David McDavid is interested in buying controlling interest of the Texas Rangers. "I have ... More >>
Rick Ericson at The LeMaster Group forwards along the latest in a short line of Official Tom Hicks Media Releases -- though, as you're no doubt aware, this is by far the most interesting one yet. Because as the owner of the Texas Rangers told Randy Galloway yesterday, yup, he's willing to sell his m ... More >>
And then one day, just to keep his readers on their toes, the demented blogger stood Whitt's End on its head ... *For those inclined toward auditory masochism, I'll again be the analyst for Time Warner Cable/Metro Sports Channel 185's upcoming telecasts of the Texas Brahmas minor-league hockey ... More >>
Just when some of you - okay, and most of me - blamed the Texas Rangers' weekend sweep in Detroit on the lack of a certain rosy-hued sartorial splendor, we've got a new scapegoat. The Rangers wore red again last night. But they also handed the ball to a left-handed reliever. After C.J. Wilson u ... More >>
The Rangers' debut was shockingly accessorized by pitching, defense and, don't look now, relevance.
Back in October, we mentioned that local car man David McDavid was suing Turner Broadcasting Systems for $450 million, claiming that way back in 2003, TBS screwed him over plenty big. Because, see, McDavid thought he'd all but closed a deal with TBS to buy the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers, as well as ... More >>
A few weeks ago Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Mark Bradley wondered, "What if McDavid owned Hawks, Thrashers?" And my "McDavid," of course, he means local car salesman David McDavid, who, in 2003, was poised to buy the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers, as well as Philips Arena, from Turner Broad ... More >>
When Mark Aguirre left the Dallas Mavericks a decade ago, he became the fall guy for the team's decline. Now he's back, dealing with his ghosts and trying to help the franchise regain its former glory.
With Mavericks Coach Jim Cleamons and GM Don Nelson, life's a constant battle for position
Ross Perot Jr. is pushing 40, and still trying to slip from his father's shadow. He's built Alliance Airport, bought the Mavericks, and is trying to ramrod a new arena. But he isn't a pit bull like his old man. That's where Frank Zaccanelli comes in.