| Sports |

Tom Hicks Not Buying AS Roma, Not Selling Rangers or Stars. Damn It All.

Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

There appeared this morning the story that Tom Hicks was looking to score yet another soccer team -- AS Roma, to be precise. Hicks, of course, already owns Liverpool's famed club with fellow American businessman George Gillett. So it kinda made sense he'd want to keep growing his football portfolio -- especially since his U.S. sports teams kinda suck it.

Well, hold everything: Moments ago came word that Hick is not looking to buy AS Roma. At all. "There is absolutely no truth whatsoever in the rumor that Mr. Hicks is even considering investing in Roma football club," says Hicks' spokesman, Roy Winnick. On the other hand, now's the time to start spreading the rumor that Hicks is selling the Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars. A boy can dream, can't he? --Robert Wilonsky

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.