NBA owners and players are meeting for a second straight day, shortly after finishing a 16-hour marathon with a federal mediator.
Jason Terry scored 27 points, Nowitzki added 21 and the Mavericks topped the Miami Heat 105-95 in Game 6 of the NBA finals on Sunday night. The Mavericks won four of the series’ last five games, a turnabout that could not have been sweeter after seeing the Heat celebrate their first title in Dallas after Game 6 of the 2006 finals.
Sure, many Mets fans want Mark Cuban to open his checkbook toward Flushing. But if the mogul’s appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is an indication, he won’t be calling the Wilpons any time soon.
Jeff Wilpon, speaking at the Mets’ spring training complex Wednesday, reiterated that while the franchise is indeed exploring a partial sale, the Wilpon family will retain a majority stake.
Mark Cuban and L.I. businessman Martin Silver have been linked to the Mets in the weeks since the Wilpons announced they would explore a partial sale. Mayor Bloomberg doesn’t want in on the action. Neither does funny man Jerry Seinfeld.
Not only was Justin Bieber booed at Wednesday night’s Knicks game, commentators can be heard joking about the loud Bronx cheer in a YouTube video showing game footage.
Memo to the Wilpons: Call Mark Cuban. The Mavericks’ charismatic owner said on Wednesday that he would be “willing” to discuss purchasing part of the Mets, but won’t go out of his way to bid on the team.
Boomer & Carton braved the icy tundra, also known as the United States, and courageously made it to Dallas on time for Thursday morning’s big Super Bowl show.
To delve into this Carmelo Anthony situation I quote the great George Costanza. This was Donnie Walsh on Wednesday morning: “I have no power. Once in my life I would like the upper hand. I have no hand. No hand at all. I have no hand.”
Nolan Ryan and his business partner, sports attorney Chuck Greenberg, won the team with a $593 million bid, including $385 in cash, surviving the fierce bidding war with a group led by billionaire Mark Cuban.