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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Mark Cuban talks about commissioners

Cuban continued, “David is very self-aware. And I don’t think I can emphasize this enough: That’s a huge compliment when you tell someone in a position of authority that they’re self-aware. Look at Major League Baseball. Bud Selig has no self-awareness whatsoever. He goes on rants, he goes on missions, he takes people on. And he’s not self-reflective. I think David is the exact opposite. He will raise the hammer and be forceful, but if something isn’t working, he’ll back down.”

Apparently Cuban has given up on ever owning an MLB team.

jacksone (AKA It's OK...) Posted: January 16, 2014 at 08:36 AM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: bud selig, commissioner, crazy clown town, mark cuban, owners

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   1. valuearbitrageur Posted: January 16, 2014 at 06:33 PM (#4640657)
I like Mark, but the next time any sport has a self-aware commissioner, it will be the first.
   2. aberg Posted: January 16, 2014 at 07:04 PM (#4640672)
I don't know, did you see Stern calling for boos at his last draft?
   3. Don Geovany Soto (chris h.) Posted: January 17, 2014 at 12:19 PM (#4641016)
Everything's relative. Compared to Bud, Stern probably is rather self-aware.
   4. GregD Posted: January 17, 2014 at 12:47 PM (#4641044)
Everything's relative. Compared to Bud, Stern probably is rather self-aware.
Talk about the soft bigotry of low expectations!
   5. Don Geovany Soto (chris h.) Posted: January 17, 2014 at 01:25 PM (#4641085)
I know, but seriously. I'm not sure I've ever seen someone lacking self-awareness quite as much as Bud does.
   6. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: January 17, 2014 at 01:46 PM (#4641106)
I think Bud's ideal for a sports commissioner is a combination of David Stern and Vince McMahon.
   7. Manny Coon Posted: January 17, 2014 at 02:17 PM (#4641150)
I think Bud's ideal for a sports commissioner is a combination of David Stern and Vince McMahon.


Bud should take a bunch of steroids himself and then rig the outcomes of games so he can become World Champion of Major League Baseball.

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