thought this might get some blood running among some of you, since Mark is a former college acquaintance of mine.
The Dallas Morning News is reporting that :
Mark Cuban's bid to buy the Chicago Cubs received a recommendation from an unexpected source: NBA commisioner David Stern.
Stern has fined the Mavericks' owner more than $1 million for ciriticizing referees. But when Stern was asked by Bloomberg News what he would tell Major League Baseball owners about Cuban, the league boss replied in an e-mail: "They should welcome him."