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Mark Cuban
Born July 31, 1958 (1958-07-31) (age 51)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Indiana University Bloomington
Occupation Owner of Dallas Mavericks, co-owner of 2929 Entertainment, and Chairman of HDNet
Net worth $2.3 billion
Spouse(s) Tiffany Stewart (m. 2002–present) «start: (2002)»"Marriage: Tiffany Stewart to Mark Cuban" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Cuban)
Children 2 daughters, 1 son[1]
.Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958)[2] is an American entrepreneur.^ Mark Cuban - Mark Cuban was born on July 31, 1958, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • FORA.tv - A Conversation with Brooke Burke and Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC fora.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban (born 1958) started early as an entrepreneur.
  • Mark Cuban - Libertarian 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC theadvocates.org [Source type: General]

^ Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American billionaire entrepreneur.
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  • Mark Cuban » Biography, Pictures, Forum, Videos, News, Photos 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.perfectpeople.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[3] .He is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, an NBA basketball team,[4] owner of Landmark Theatres, and Chairman of HDNet, an HDTV cable network.^ Now, he's owner of the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Related Content: Mark Cuban | Fast Company 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC origin-www.fastcompany.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban, the blogging owner of the NBA basketball team, Dallas Mavericks, was not fined for blogging.

^ Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
  • Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. - By Chris Suellentrop - Slate Magazine 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.slate.com [Source type: General]

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Biography

Mark Cuban was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania[6][7] and grew up in the Pittsburgh suburb of Mt. Lebanon, in a Jewish working class family. .The family's last name had been shortened from Chabenisky when his grandparents immigrated from Russia to America.^ (His last name was shortened from Chabenisky when his Russian grandparents landed on Ellis Island decades ago.
  • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

.Cuban's father Norton was an automobile upholsterer.^ His father Norton was an automobile upholsterer.
  • Mark Cuban on Top Fans 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC topfans.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[6][8][9] .Cuban's first step into the business world occurred at age 12, when he sold garbage bags to pay for a pair of expensive basketball shoes.^ Cuban's first step into the business world occurred at age 12, when he sold garbage bags in order to pay for a pair of expensive basketball shoes.
  • Mark Cuban on Top Fans 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC topfans.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban's first foray in the business world was as a garbage bag and powdered milk salesman, when he sold garbage bags around his neighborhood in Mt.
  • Mark Cuban - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When Cuban was 12 years old, he started his first business selling garbage bags door-to-door.
  • The Virtual Virtuoso: Mark Cuban Is Born - Famous-Entrepreneurs - Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.evancarmichael.com [Source type: General]

[6][10] .While in school, he held a variety of jobs, including bartender, disco dancing instructor, and party promoter.^ While in school, he held a variety of jobs, including bartender, disco dancing instructor, and party promoter.
  • Mark Cuban on Top Fans 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC topfans.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He put himself through school by giving disco dancing lessons and he even started a chain letter that helped cover one whole semester.
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  • Mark Cuban Sports Biography, Photos & Rise To Success - AskMen.com Canada 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He paid for college by collecting and selling stamps, and once gained about $1,100 from starting a chain letter.^ And then I paid for school with a chain letter.
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^ He then paid his way through Indiana University, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in business, by giving disco lessons and starting a chain letter.

^ In addition to starting Microsolutions, his main cash cow, he earned his way to college by teaching disco lessons and making 1,100 dollars from a chain letter.
  • MLB & Pirates Need Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.marketingshift.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[6]
.Rather than attending high school for his senior year, Cuban enrolled as a full time student at the University of Pittsburgh.^ CUBAN: In high school.
  • Q & A 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.q-and-a.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Rather than attend high school for his senior year, Cuban enrolled as a full time student at the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Mark Cuban on Top Fans 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC topfans.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Few people placed bigger, earlier bets on the future of high-definition than Dallas Mavericks owner and dot-com billionaire Mark Cuban.
  • MediaPost Publications CLEARLY Mark Cuban argues for HD 04/09/2009 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.mediapost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.After one year at the University of Pittsburgh, he transferred to Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and graduated in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in business administration.^ His career dates back to 1981, the year he graduated from Indiana University with a business degree.
  • Mark Cuban: From Neighborhood VAR To Internet Czar - IT Channel - IT Channel News by CRN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.crn.com [Source type: General]

^ After graduating from Indiana University in 1981, Cuban moved to Dallas.
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^ He graduated from Indiana University in 1981 with a degree in Business.
  • FORA.tv - A Conversation with Brooke Burke and Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC fora.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Family and personal interests

.In September 2002, Cuban married Tiffany Stewart, an advertising executive, in Barbados,[12] with a wedding reception at the American Airlines Center.^ So far, his wife Tiffany Stewart has stuck around since their wedding in September 2002.
  • Mark Cuban Sports Biography, Photos & Rise To Success - AskMen.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mark Cuban Sports Biography, Photos & Rise To Success - AskMen.com Canada 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mark Cuban married Tiffany Stewart in 2002.
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^ Cuban called four minutes later from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, home of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, and spoke to the CEO for eight minutes and thirty-five seconds.
  • SEC vs Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Their first daughter Alexis Sofia was born on September 25, 2005; their second daughter, Alyssa, was born in 2007. [13] The family lives in the Preston Hollow area of Dallas, in a 24,000-square-foot (2,200 m2) mansion [14] that Cuban bought for $13 million.^ His first purchase was a 24,000-square-foot Dallas mansion.
  • Background: Mark Cuban - The World Technology Network 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.wtn.net [Source type: General]

^ In 2000, Cuban bought the NBA Dallas Mavericks for $280 million.
  • Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban - TIME 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.time.com [Source type: General]

^ Cuban apparently either bought or sold 600,000 shares of Mamma.com, which piqued the Securities and Exchange Commission's never-ending interest.
  • Mark Cuban - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

Early career

.In 1982, Cuban moved to Dallas, Texas.^ He moved to Dallas, Texas in 1982 and found work first as a bartender at Elans and later as a sales assistant with Your Business Software despite never having worked with a PC before.
  • The Virtual Virtuoso: Mark Cuban Is Born - Famous-Entrepreneurs - Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.evancarmichael.com [Source type: General]

^ After college, Cuban moved to Dallas, Texas and created a computer consulting business called "MicroSolutions" which transformed him into a millionaire when he sold the business to CompuServe in 1990.
  • Mark Cuban (I) - Biography 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • FORA.tv - A Conversation with Brooke Burke and Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC fora.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Print On March 20, 2009, Mark Cuban filed a reply brief in support of a Motion to Dismiss (“the Reply”) in the northern district of Texas – Dallas division.

.Cuban first found work as a bartender,[15][16] then as a salesperson for Your Business Software, one of the first PC software retailers in Dallas.^ The first retail software store in Dallas.
  • Mark Cuban On Success And Motivation | Becoming A Pick-Up Artist 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.becomingapua.com [Source type: General]

^ He was offered a job at a software retailer known as "Your Business Software."
  • Mark Cuban: From Neighborhood VAR To Internet Czar - IT Channel - IT Channel News by CRN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.crn.com [Source type: General]

^ I’m a software salesperson with Your Business Software in Dallas.
  • Mark Cuban On Success And Motivation | Becoming A Pick-Up Artist 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.becomingapua.com [Source type: General]

.He was terminated less than a year later, after meeting with a client to procure new business instead of opening the store.^ He was fired for choosing to make a sales call to close a $10,000 software deal instead of opening the store on time.
  • Mark Cuban - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When he one day decided to close a $10,000 deal instead of open the store, Cuban was fired.
  • The Virtual Virtuoso: Mark Cuban Is Born - Famous-Entrepreneurs - Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.evancarmichael.com [Source type: General]

^ Job openings drop as hiring remains elusive White House changes job-count rule It's a new year: Time to update your resume Search Jobs » .
  • SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.sfgate.com [Source type: News]

.Cuban started a company, MicroSolutions, with support from his previous customers from Your Business Software.^ I’m a software salesperson with Your Business Software in Dallas.
  • Mark Cuban On Success And Motivation | Becoming A Pick-Up Artist 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.becomingapua.com [Source type: General]

^ Got a job with a little company called Your Business Software, this was 1982.
  • Q & A 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.q-and-a.org [Source type: Original source]

^ MicroSolutions, was that your first business?
  • Q & A 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.q-and-a.org [Source type: Original source]

.MicroSolutions was initially a system integrator and software reseller.^ Prior to that, he co-founded systems integrator MicroSolutions, in 1983, and later sold it to CompuServe.
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  • The Album is Dead... | Mark Cuban's blog - CNET News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Before that, he co-founded MicroSolutions, a leading National Systems Integrator, in 1983, and later sold it to CompuServe.
  • Cuban submits application to buy Cubs | cubs.com: News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC chicago.cubs.mlb.com [Source type: General]

^ Before Broadcast.com, Cuban co-founded MicroSolutions, a leading National Systems Integrator, in 1983, and later sold it to CompuServe.
  • Mark Cuban | Speaker Profile and Speaking Topics 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.apbspeakers.com [Source type: General]

.The company was an early proponent of technologies such as Carbon Copy, Lotus Notes, and CompuServe.^ Cuban became a billionaire when he sold Broadcast.com, originally Audionet, to Yahoo for $5.7B. Cuban built Broadcast.com into an online powerhouse after co-founding it with earnings from the sale of his company MicroSolutions in the 80s, an early reseller of Lotus Notes.
  • DailyTech - Mark Cuban Claims Internet Is Dead 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.dailytech.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Microsolutions became a system integrator and reseller for companies such as Novell, 3Com, IBM, Banyan, Apple Computer and Sun Microsystems, and an early adopter of technologies such as Carbon Copy, Lotus Notes, and CompuServe.
  • Mark Cuban - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Cuban Way Early on, Cuban quickly recognized there was little to lose by managing a company on the fringe of technology.
  • Mark Cuban: From Neighborhood VAR To Internet Czar - IT Channel - IT Channel News by CRN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.crn.com [Source type: General]

[17] .One of the company's largest clients was Perot Systems.^ One from a company called Architectual Lighting and the other from a company called Hytec Data Systems.
  • Mark Cuban On Success And Motivation | Becoming A Pick-Up Artist 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.becomingapua.com [Source type: General]

[18] .In 1990, Cuban sold MicroSolutions to CompuServe—then a subsidiary of H&R Block—for $6 million.^ In 1990, Cuban and Woodall sold MicroSolutions to H&R Block's CompuServe division for $6 million, just as PC prices started to fall.
  • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Cuban started his own computer consulting firm, MicroSolutions soon after college, which he later sold to CompuServe.
  • Mark Cuban | D7 Highlights | AllThingsD 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC d7.allthingsd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Prior to that, he co-founded systems integrator MicroSolutions, in 1983, and later sold it to CompuServe.
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[19] .He retained approximately $2 million after taxes on the deal.^ He retained approximately $2 million after taxes on the deal.
  • SEC Charges Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban With Insider Trading - FOXBusiness.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.foxbusiness.com [Source type: News]

^ Owner Mark Cuban will save about $4.7 million on this deal, in salary and with the smaller luxury tax.
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[20]
.In 1995, Cuban and fellow Indiana University alumnus Todd Wagner started Audionet, combining their mutual interest in college basketball and webcasting.^ In 1995, Cuban and fellow Indiana University alumnus Todd Wagner started Audionet, combining their mutual interest in college basketball and Webcasting .
  • SEC Charges Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban With Insider Trading - FOXBusiness.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.foxbusiness.com [Source type: News]

^ He soon branched into his own ventures, and in 1995 he founded Broadcast.com with college friend Todd Wagner.
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^ Cuban and friend Todd Wagner dreamed up the idea of watching televised sports via Internet broadcasting, creating Broadcast.com in 1998.
  • Mark Cuban Business Career Profile | WorldWideLearn.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.worldwidelearn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.With a single server and ISDN line[21], Audionet became Broadcast.com in 1998. By 1999, Broadcast.com had grown to 330 employees and $13.5 million in revenue for the second quarter.^ They began Audionet in 1995 with a single Packard Bell server and ISDN line, which became Broadcast.com in 1998.
  • Mark Cuban - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 1999, Broadcast.com was acquired by Yahoo!
  • SEC Charges Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban With Insider Trading - FOXBusiness.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.foxbusiness.com [Source type: News]

^ In 1998, with a single server and ISDN line, Audionet became Broadcast.com.
  • SEC Charges Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban With Insider Trading - FOXBusiness.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.foxbusiness.com [Source type: News]

[22] In 1999, during the Dot-com boom, Broadcast.com was acquired by Yahoo! for $5.9 billion in Yahoo! stock.[23]

Billionaire entrepreneur

.After the sale, Cuban diversified his wealth to avoid exposure to a market crash.^ Mark Cuban is accused of using confidential information on a stock sale to avoid more than three quarters of a million dollars in losses.
  • SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading - 11/17/08 - Chicago News - abc7chicago.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC abclocal.go.com [Source type: News]

^ A recent article ( Does market crash affect baseball, sale of Cubs?
  • Cuban and the Cubs: Is Mark Cuban the Rock in the Deflating Economy? 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC markinchicago.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ His sale of all 600,000 shares helped Cuban avoid a 10% dive in the stock, or about $750,000 in losses, the government contends.

[24] .As of 2009, Cuban is #296 on Forbes' "World's Richest People" list, with a net worth of $2.3 billion.^ Their record improved from 40% to 69% under Cuban In 2007 he was number 437 in Forbes' "World's Richest People" .
  • Mark Cuban - The Business Maverick 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It's hard to feel sympathy for a man whose net worth is counted not just in millions but in tens of millions, but compare Holt's situation to Mark Cuban's, whose net worth is presumed to be north of $2 billion, and you begin to recognize the commitment Holt is making to the franchise.
  • Mark Cuban - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ The transaction landed Cuban a spot on Forbes magazine's list of the 400 richest Americans and put the entrepreneur back in the spotlight.
  • Mark Cuban: From Neighborhood VAR To Internet Czar - IT Channel - IT Channel News by CRN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.crn.com [Source type: General]

[25] The Guinness Book of Records credits Cuban with the "largest single e-commerce transaction," after paying $40 million for his Gulfstream V jet in October 1999.[26]
.Cuban continues to work with Wagner in another venture, 2929 Entertainment, which provides vertically integrated production and distribution of films and video.^ He has also partnered once again with Wagner to create 2929 Entertainment, a holding company that owns 100 percent of Landmark Theaters, Magnolia Pictures Distribution, and Rysher Entertainment, and holds a stake in Lions Gate Entertainment.
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^ In addition to his ownership role with the Mavericks, Cuban is co-owner of 2929 Entertainment, chairman and president at HDNet and co-owner of HDNet films.
  • SEC Charges Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban With Insider Trading - FOXBusiness.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.foxbusiness.com [Source type: News]

^ Cuban also owns or co-owns a film production company, chain of movie theaters and the web site sharesleuth.com, which is devoted, in part, to investigating securities fraud.
  • Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban - TIME 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.time.com [Source type: General]

[27] .On September 24, 2003, the firm purchased Landmark Theatres, a chain of 58 arthouse movie theaters.^ Besides the Mavericks, he owns Landmark Theaters, a large national chain dedicated to independent films, and the HDNet cable television channel.
  • SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.sfgate.com [Source type: News]
  • Business & Technology | SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading | Seattle Times Newspaper 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC seattletimes.nwsource.com [Source type: News]
  • SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading - 11/17/08 - Chicago News - abc7chicago.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC abclocal.go.com [Source type: News]

^ As in Mark Cuban, the colorful and controversial owner of the Dallas Mavericks, the Landmark Theater chain and a whole bunch of other things.
  • New Orleans Health-food pizzeria goes national, with a little help from Mark Cuban | Chris Rose - Impact - NOLA.com - - NOLA.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.nola.com [Source type: General]

^ In addition to the Mavericks, he also owns the Landmark Theater chain and HDNet cable channel.
  • Gay Sports Blog: Basketball: SEC Charges Mavericks' Owner Cuban with Insider Trading 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC sports.gay.com [Source type: General]

[28] .The company is also responsible for the updated version of the TV show Star Search, which was broadcast on CBS.^ Wednesday, February 25, 2004 - Page updated at 12:00 A.M. NBA Mark Cuban to host reality TV show By The Associated Press .
  • The Seattle Times: Sports: Mark Cuban to host reality TV show 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC seattletimes.nwsource.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The company co-produced the Academy Award-nominated movie Good Night and Good Luck (2005), and owns the Landmark movie theater chain, HDNet (a high-definition satellite television network), and the TV show Star Search.
  • Mark Cuban - Libertarian 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC theadvocates.org [Source type: General]

^ While attending, Tony was co-host of the sports talk radio show, "CortSide," and play-by-play voice of football and basketball TV broadcasts.
  • tonyblogs.net - Sports news, humor, videos and prognostications.: Mark Cuban charged with insider trading 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.tonyblogs.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[29] .2929 Entertainment released Bubble, a movie directed by Steven Soderbergh, in theaters and on DVD on the same day in January 2006 as a simultaneous release.^ News Soderbergh does a DVD-theater release combo .
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^ They decided to release a movie simultaneously in theaters, on DVD, and on HDNet.
  • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ That is, the movie will enter the theaters and the DVD market on the same day.
  • Hear 2.0: Mark Cuban may be onto something 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.hear2.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Cuban was featured on the cover of the November 2003 premiere issue of Best magazine[30] announcing the arrival of High Definition Television.^ Cuban also owns HDNet, a national high-definition television network, and Landmark Theatres.
  • SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading| Reuters 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.reuters.com [Source type: News]

^ Since then, among other ventures, Cuban has dipped his hand into the entertainment industry, purchasing Landmark Theaters and creating HDNet, the first high-definition satellite television network.

^ Among other things, he owns the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks franchise, HDNet, a national high-definition television network, and Landmark Theaters.
  • SEC vs Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Cuban also was co-founder (with Philip Garvin) of HDNet, the first high-definition satellite television network.^ Founder of digital network HDNet.
  • Mark Cuban (I) - Biography 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, co-founder of the high-definition television network HDNet, Internet billionaire, and no stranger to controversy.
  • Gelf Magazine Mark Cuban on Grokster 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.gelfmagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ He co-founded HDNet, an all high-definition television network on DIRECTV which launched in September 2001.
  • Cuban submits application to buy Cubs | cubs.com: News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC chicago.cubs.mlb.com [Source type: General]

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.In February 2004, Cuban announced that he would be working with ABC television to produce a reality television series called The Benefactor.^ He'll star in his own reality series called 'The Benefactor.'
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Mark Cuban . June 18, 2004 | PBS 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mark Cuban: if it works for ABC, yes .
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^ In 2004, he starred in the short-lived ABC Television realty show, The Benefactor, in which he promised to give away $1 million to a needy person.
  • Mark Cuban - Libertarian 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC theadvocates.org [Source type: General]

.The premise of the six-episode series involved 16 contestants vying to win $1 million by participating in various contests, with their performances being judged by Cuban.^ By HOWARD BECK Cuban and Martin’s mother were involved in a brief confrontation in the heated aftermath of Game 3 of the teams’ Western Conference semifinal series.
  • Mark Cuban News - The New York Times 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC topics.nytimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When he wasn't being fined more than a million dollars for criticizing NBA officials, Cuban was financing a cutting-edge HD network, or dancing with the stars.
  • Mark Cuban Charged With Insider Trading - CBS News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.cbsnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Despite the team’s poor performance so far this season, Cuban is largely credited for turning the Mavericks into a winning team.

.It premiered on September 13, 2004 but due to poor ratings was cancelled before the full season aired.^ Johnson, who had never before been a head coach in the NBA, was named “Coach of the Year” this year in his first full season.
  • FOXNews.com - Mark Cuban's Mavericks a Texas Success Story - Opinion 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Sean - September 9th, 2008 at 9:13 pm PDT Mark Cuban is so full of himself, but it’s great.
  • Mark Cuban: “When I die, I want to come back as me” 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[32]
Cuban financially supported Grokster in the Supreme Court case, MGM v. Grokster.[33] .He is also a partner in Synergy Sports Technology, a web based basketball scouting and video delivery tool, used by many NBA teams.^ In 2000, Cuban purchased a majority stake in the NBA Dallas Mavericks basketball team for $285 million from H. Ross Perot, Jr. .
  • SEC Charges Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban With Insider Trading - FOXBusiness.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.foxbusiness.com [Source type: News]

^ Billups calls gun controversy “unfortunate…for the NBA and for sports” Chauncey Billups used to run into Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas o...
  • Cuban admits to "thug" comment about K-Mart - The Denver Post 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.denverpost.com [Source type: General]

^ Cuban used the proceeds to start high-definition TV networks, HDN et, buy Landmark Movie theaters and buy the Dallas Mavericks NBA team.
  • MediaShift . Mark Cuban's Sharesleuth Takes Business Reporting to Ethical Edge | PBS 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: News]

.Cuban has spearheaded ventures in the social software and Distributed Networking industries.^ The social networks will play a big part in grooming distributing quality content and boxee is off to a great start by creating an open and social app that will harness this.
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^ Cuban's current business venture, HDNet, is making waves in the television industry.
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Mark Cuban . June 18, 2004 | PBS 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The reason he was able to sell his internet company at a peak valuation of $5.7 billion is that he had seen the hardware industry, the networking industry, and the software industry all go through bubbles.
  • Mark Cuban on Becoming a Billionaire | Paul Allen (the lesser) 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.paulallen.net [Source type: General]

.He's an owner of IceRocket, a search engine which scours the blogosphere for content.^ CUBAN: You know, yes, actually I’ve got a company called IceRocket.com which is a blog search engine.
  • Q & A 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.q-and-a.org [Source type: Original source]

^ TAGS: Mark Cuban , IceRocket , blogosphere , search engine , entrepreneur , Real-Time , TV Mark Cuban courts YouTube foe .
  • Mark Cuban news on CNET 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.com.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mark Cuban news on CNET 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC computershopper.com.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ His new big thing is HDNet, a new High Definition TV network, and IceRocket, a blog search engine.
  • Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing: Mark Cuban - The Billionaire next door 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC dondodge.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[34] .Cuban was also a partner in RedSwoosh[35]—a company which uses peer-to-peer technology to deliver rich media, including video and software to a user's PC, later acquired by Akamai.^ He asked me if I had used PC software before.
  • Mark Cuban On Success And Motivation | Becoming A Pick-Up Artist 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.becomingapua.com [Source type: General]

^ Cuban and partner Todd Wagner sold their video-streaming business, Broadcast.com, to Yahoo in July 1999 for between $4 billion and $6 billion.
  • Mark Cuban: Managing By E-Mail - Projects Management 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.baselinemag.com [Source type: General]

^ (MOUNTAIN VIEW)Google Inc., announced today that it has agreed to acquire YouTube, the consumer media company for people to watch and share original videos through a Web experience, for $1.65 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction.
  • DMusic.com | for indie musicians and fans | Free MP3 music downloads - Mark Cuban says only a 'moron' would buy YouTube 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC news.dmusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

He was also an investor in Weblogs, Inc. which was acquired by AOL.[36]
.In 2005, Cuban invested in Brondell Inc., a San Francisco startup making a high-tech toilet seat called a Swash that works like a bidet but mounts on a standard toilet.^ Cuban is the kind of person to make something like this work.
  • Mark Cuban's HDNet Purchases IFL Assets - Bloody Elbow 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.bloodyelbow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ (He's even invested in a company known for high-tech toilets.
  • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ I want to see if I can use a quickly made blog and some inexpensive blog promotion techniques to get a person like Mark Cuban to notice me, and actually call me.
  • Unique Business Blogging Experiment Targets Mark Cuban, Owner of Dallas Mavericks 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.prweb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

."People tend to approach technology the same way, whether it's in front of them, or behind them," Cuban joked.^ Lisa, It's interesting how many people seem to drool at the prospect of Mark Cuban getting "owned" on anything, whether it be though this issue or another.
  • Lisa Guerrero: Who's your mama now, Mark Cuban? | The Fabulous Forum | Los Angeles Times 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Regardless of whether you agree with J. Norris’ thinking or not, you seem all to willing to defend his right to criticize Cuban while at the same time condemning F. Norris for criticizing J. Norris!
  • Insider Trading, or Political Persecution? - Floyd Norris Blog - NYTimes.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC norris.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Peoples memories tend to be very short… the Mavericks were nowhere as profitable before Cuban took over.
  • What The Hell Does Mark Cuban Know Anyway - ShoeMoney® 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.shoemoney.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[37] .He also invested in Goowy Media Inc., a San Diego internet software startup.^ He has also been an angel investor for several startups including SlideShare, Goowy, RedSwoosh, Box.net, Calacanis’ own Weblogs, Inc and Mahalo.
  • Mark Cuban: “When I die, I want to come back as me” 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In April 2006, Sirius Satellite Radio announced that Cuban would host his own weekly radio talk show, Mark Cuban's Radio Maverick.^ Mark Cuban: maverick blogger .
  • OJR article: Media Reports Are Fair Targets on Maverick Entrepreneur's Blog 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.ojr.org [Source type: General]

^ Mark Cuban: no, they can do it on their own .
  • USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC cgi1.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mark Cuban's decade owning Dallas Mavericks has been a winner .
  • Mark Cuban news and photos from DallasNews.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC topics.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mark Cuban - Photos and News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.nypost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mark Cuban - Photos and News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.nypost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[38] However, the show has not materialized.
In July 2006, Cuban financed Sharesleuth.com[39], a web site created by former St. Louis Post-Dispatch investigative reporter Christopher Carey to uncover fraud and misinformation in publicly traded companies. .Experimenting with a new business model for making online journalism financially viable, Cuban disclosed that he would take positions in the shares of companies mentioned in Sharesleuth.com in advance of publication.^ Cuban’s has said that he will take positions in the shares of companies mentioned in Sharesleuth in advance of publication.
  • My Wiki is your wiki « blog maverick 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

^ Cuban says he has no plans to take his companies public.
  • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Cuban will short-sell shares of companies mentioned in Sharesleuth in advance of publication.
  • My Wiki is your wiki « blog maverick 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

.Business and legal analysts questioned the appropriateness of shorting a stock prior to making public pronouncements which are likely to result in losses in that stock's value.^ Company keeps making money, shorts are stuck and can’t cover without trebling the price, causing a $2 billion loss for their funds.
  • My Wiki is your wiki « blog maverick 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

^ If it makes strategic sense and the price it right, it’s like any other business and I’ll take a look at it.
  • Collected Wisdom of Mark Cuban | NewsOK.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.newsok.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Collected Wisdom of Mark Cuban | NewsOK.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC newsok.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The community impact of any team makes it tough for many owners, like myself, to run the business purely based on P&L. That’s not to say that all owners feel that pull, but most do.
  • Mark Cuban on Flopping, the Salary Cap, and the True Secret to Success - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]
  • MARK CUBAN - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

.Cuban insisted that the practice is legal in view of full disclosure.^ This includes sites such as the Motley Fool and TSCM, on which writers often own or short the stocks they publish on (as with Cuban, with full disclosure).
  • MediaShift . Mark Cuban's Sharesleuth Takes Business Reporting to Ethical Edge | PBS 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: News]

^ Keep reading for more details and the full ruling » Posted In: Legal , mamma.com , mark cuban , sec .
  • Mark Cuban | paidContent 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC paidcontent.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mark Cuban | paidContent 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ww.moconews.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[40][41][42]
.In October 2008, Cuban started Bailoutsleuth.com[43] as a grassroots, online portal for oversight over the US government's $700 billion dollar "bailout" of financial institutions.^ It is because Mark Cuban funded the website BailoutSleuth.com which exposes Corruption and the lack of transparency in the 700 billion dollar bailout.
  • SEC Hits Mark Cuban With Insider Trading Charges, Potentially $3 Million in Payments - BusinessWeek 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: News]

^ In October 2008, Cuban started Bailoutsleuth.com as a grassroots, online portal for oversight over the US government 700 billion dollar bailout of financial institutions.
  • SEC Hits Mark Cuban With Insider Trading Charges, Potentially $3 Million in Payments - BusinessWeek 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: News]

^ Mark Cuban: 1 billion dollars .
  • USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC cgi1.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Dallas Mavericks

Ownership

Cuban became the owner of Dallas Mavericks in 2000.
On January 4, 2000, Cuban purchased a majority stake in the NBA Dallas Mavericks basketball team for $285 million from H. Ross Perot, Jr..[44][45]
.In the 20 years before Cuban bought the team, the Mavs had a winning percentage of 40%, and playoff record of 21–32.[46][47] In the six years following, the team won 69% of their regular season games and reached the playoffs in each of those seasons.^ Where were the Mavs before Cuban bought them?
  • Report: Mark Cuban Sues UFC for Contract Clarification on Randy Couture | MMAjunkie.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the eight years before Cuban bought the Mavericks, the team was 189-435 (29 percent winning percentage) in the regular season.
  • Mark Cuban And The Latest On Chicago Cubs Bids - CNBC 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.cnbc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When I first bought the team, it was a record price.
  • Q&A with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban | Dallas Mavericks News | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.The Mavs playoff record with Cuban is 47 wins and 53 losses, including their first trip to the NBA Finals in 2006, where they lost to the Miami Heat.^ Cuban's biggest fine came after the 2006 NBA Finals.
  • At 50, Mark Cuban Isn't Growing Up -- FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC jay-mariotti.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Remember the NBA finals against the Heat?
  • SLAM ONLINE | » Mark Cuban vs. Kenyon Martin’s Mom 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.slamonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mark's brilliant ability to lead this organization and mold the Mavericks into an evolving superior force led the team to reach the NBA Finals in 2006 for the first time in franchise history.
  • Mark Cuban (I) - Biography 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[48]
.Historically, NBA team owners publicly play more passive roles and watch basketball games from skyboxes; Cuban sits alongside fans while donning team jerseys.^ I wish more owners would watch the game from the field or court.
  • Article:Mark Cuban Would Be Good for Baseball - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wasn't on hand to watch his team play Sunday.
  • Mark Cuban | ajc.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC projects.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And for crying out loud, go watch an NBA basketball game!
  • MMA Stomping Grounds: One-on-one with Mark Cuban - Mixed martial arts blog by Mark Chalifoux for baltimoresun.com - baltimoresun.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC weblogs.baltimoresun.com [Source type: General]

.Cuban flies his private airplane, a Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream V to attend away games.^ You are very involved with the Mavericks, attending home and away games, sitting behind the bench, and going into the locker room at half time.
  • Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing: Mark Cuban - The Billionaire next door 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC dondodge.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And I wasn't talking to the refs, I was talking to someone else (not named by Cuban) who was quite clear in their pleasure of their team winning the game and mocking the fact they got away with the calls.
  • Mark Cuban expecting J.R. Smith to be suspended : Denver Nuggets 24/7 : Rocky Mountain News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogs.rockymountainnews.com [Source type: General]

^ Give Mark Cuban credit for recognizing that after seeing a scene in the AAC stands that took away from an otherwise sensational game.
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[49]

NBA policy controversies

.Cuban's ownership has been the source of extensive media attention and controversy involving league policies.^ However a source close to the higher ups in major league baseball has reported that the MLB and it's owners will block the sale of the Cubs to the Mark Cuban.
  • Article:Mark Cuban Would Be Good for Baseball - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sources: Cuban out of Cubs ownership bid - SpursReport.com says: September 14, 2008 at 1:03 am [...
  • Sources: Cuban out : Chicago Sports Rumors 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC chi-ball.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The debate Ronen has been involved in with Mark Cuban, CEO of HDNet, illustrates the fact that Big Media [...
  • Boxee Blog » a lively debate with mark cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blog.boxee.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[50]
.Cuban has been fined by the NBA, mostly for critical statements about the league and referees, at least $1,665,000 for 13 incidents.^ NBA fines Mark Cuban $25,000 .
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ NBA… or at least the NBA Summer League.
  • Mark Cuban | Dime Magazine (www.dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC dimemag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ NBA fines Cuban $25,000 for actions in Denver .
  • Newsvine - mark-cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.newsvine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[51] In a June 30, 2006 interview, Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki said about Cuban:[52]
.He's got to learn how to control himself as well as the players do.^ Saying it was a "bit much" for him to be next to the bench, Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki said "he's got to learn how to control himself as well as the players do."
  • At 50, Mark Cuban Isn't Growing Up -- FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC jay-mariotti.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If the player holds his position, and the official refs the defender its a lot easier to see where the defender is, how the contact was made and whether the offensive player was in control.
  • Mark Cuban on Flopping, the Salary Cap, and the True Secret to Success - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ One of the holy grails of stats is predicting how well a player will do next year.
  • Mark Cuban - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

.We can't lose our temper all the time on the court or off the court, and I think he's got to learn that, too.^ (Cuban's) got time to think about all that.
  • Mark Cuban - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ People getting on and off quickly and not all at the same time or 2 to 4 hours (even longer sometimes) of a large group of people on net soaking up bandwidth.
  • Mark Cuban: BitTorrent is Doomed | TorrentFreak 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC torrentfreak.com [Source type: General]

^ Mark Cuban: try to work out and take off all the pounds i gained during the season and spend a lot of time with my family.
  • Viewer - Mark Cuban chat 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.coveritlive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He's got to improve in that area and not yell at the officials the whole game.^ Also whether people agree or not with your opinions on officiating, they have to accept that open and honest dialogue can only improve the game and the league.
  • USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC cgi1.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

I don't think that helps us.... He sits right there by our bench. I think it's a bit much. .But we all told him this before.^ Shortly thereafter, the SEC says, Cuban called his broker and told him to sell all of his Mamma.com shares.
  • Mark Cuban Alleges SEC Misconduct, 'Gross Abuse' - Technology News by ExtremeTech 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.extremetech.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He politely and cordially told me our player (Wright) had grabbed him before that.
  • Mark Cuban - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]
  • Mark Cuban Sticks it to J.R. Smith - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]
  • Mark Cuban expecting J.R. Smith to be suspended : Denver Nuggets 24/7 : Rocky Mountain News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogs.rockymountainnews.com [Source type: General]

It's nothing new. The game starts, and he's already yelling at them. .So he needs to know how to control himself a little.^ Saying it was a "bit much" for him to be next to the bench, Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki said "he's got to learn how to control himself as well as the players do."
  • At 50, Mark Cuban Isn't Growing Up -- FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC jay-mariotti.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In an interview with the Associated Press, Cuban said that he matches NBA fines with charitable donations of equal amounts.^ It’s a pretty simple concept,” Cuban said in an e-mail to The Associated Press.

^ Whenever Cuban is fined by the league, he consistently matches that amount and donates to charity.
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The debate over steroids in pro sports heats up after Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said performance enhancing drugs would be fine with certain conditions.
  • KRLD - Mark Cuban Says Steroids Could Have Place In Sports 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.krld.com [Source type: News]

[53] .In a nationally publicized incident, he criticized the league's manager of officials, Ed T. Rush, saying that he "wouldn't be able to manage a Dairy Queen".^ His most notable outburst came when he was quoted as saying that the league director of officials, Ed Rush, couldn't even manage a Dairy Queen.
  • Mark Cuban Sports Biography, Photos & Rise To Success - AskMen.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mark Cuban Sports Biography, Photos & Rise To Success - AskMen.com Canada 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Once he was fined $500,000 for saying that the league's manager of officials, Ed T. Rush, "wouldn't be able to manage a Dairy Queen."
  • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ He was fined $500,000 for saying of an NBA official: "I wouldn't hire him to manage a Dairy Queen."
  • Cuban's Cubs ownership: not so crazy | Crain's Chicago Business 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.chicagobusiness.com [Source type: News]

.When Dairy Queen management took offense, Cuban worked for a day at a Dairy Queen in Coppell, Texas, where fans lined up in the street to get a Blizzard from the owner of the Mavericks.^ Dairy Queen took exception.
  • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ So Cuban spent a day at Dairy Queen in Coppell, Texas, serving Blizzards to delighted Mavericks fans.
  • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Mark Cuban, billionaire owner of NBA team the Dallas Mavericks and the co-founder of HDNet, says streaming HD content over the Internet will never work.
  • Contentinople - R. Scott Raynovich - Cuban on Streaming HD: It Won't Work 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.contentinople.com [Source type: General]

[54]
.During the 2005–06 NBA season, Cuban started a booing campaign when former Maverick player Michael Finley returned to play against the Mavs as a member of the San Antonio Spurs.^ San Antonio Spurs (949) .
  • Mark Cuban Sticks it to J.R. Smith - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ After former Maverick Michael Finley returned to Dallas in the 2005-06 season, the owner encouraged fans to shower him with boos.
  • At 50, Mark Cuban Isn't Growing Up -- FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC jay-mariotti.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It certainly goes against Mark Cuban's stance against international play for NBA players.
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[55] .In a playoff series between the Mavericks and Spurs, Cuban cursed Spurs forward Bruce Bowen[56] and was fined $200,000 by the NBA for rushing onto the court and criticizing NBA officials.^ NBA fines Mark Cuban $25,000 .
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ NBA fines Cuban $25,000 for actions in Denver .
  • Newsvine - mark-cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.newsvine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Three years ago, he was fined $200,000 after rushing onto the court after a playoff game.
  • At 50, Mark Cuban Isn't Growing Up -- FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC jay-mariotti.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[57] .After the 2006 NBA Finals, Cuban was fined $250,000 by the NBA for repeated misconduct following the Mavericks' loss to the Miami Heat in Game Five of the 2006 NBA Finals.^ NBA fines Mark Cuban $25,000 .
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Remember the NBA finals against the Heat?
  • SLAM ONLINE | » Mark Cuban vs. Kenyon Martin’s Mom 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.slamonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban's biggest fine came after the 2006 NBA Finals.
  • At 50, Mark Cuban Isn't Growing Up -- FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC jay-mariotti.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In February 2007, Cuban publicly criticized NBA Finals MVP Dwyane Wade and declared that he would get fined if he made any comments about what he thought really happened in the 2006 NBA Finals.^ Cuban's biggest fine came after the 2006 NBA Finals.
  • At 50, Mark Cuban Isn't Growing Up -- FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC jay-mariotti.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The debate over steroids in pro sports heats up after Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said performance enhancing drugs would be fine with certain conditions.
  • KRLD - Mark Cuban Says Steroids Could Have Place In Sports 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.krld.com [Source type: News]

^ The NBA fined Cuban $25,000 on Sunday for a complaint that he tweeted about the refereeing of his team's 103-101 loss to Denver.
  • Twitter trouble: Mark Cuban fined, Courtney Love sued -- over tweets | Technology | Los Angeles Times 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[58][59]
.On January 16, 2009, after a reviewing, the league fined Cuban $25,000 for yelling at Denver Nuggets player J. R. Smith at the end of the first half on a Mavericks-at-Nuggets game played on January 13.[60][61] Cuban was apparently incensed that Smith had thrown an elbow that barely missed Mavericks forward Antoine Wright.^ January 16, 2009 .
  • Mark Cuban expecting J.R. Smith to be suspended : Denver Nuggets 24/7 : Rocky Mountain News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogs.rockymountainnews.com [Source type: General]

^ In the final seconds of the first half, Smith threw an elbow toward the head of Dallas swingman Antoine Wright that missed.
  • Mark Cuban expecting J.R. Smith to be suspended : Denver Nuggets 24/7 : Rocky Mountain News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogs.rockymountainnews.com [Source type: General]

^ At the end of the first half of the exciting Nuggets vs. Mavericks game, J.R. Smith threw an elbow at Dallas's Antoine Wright.
  • Mark Cuban Sticks it to J.R. Smith - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

[62] .Cuban offered to match the fine with a donation to a charity of Smith's choosing.^ (It's more than $2 million factoring in that Cuban matches each fine with a donation to charity.
  • Worst To First: How Mark Cuban Engineered a Team�s Monumental Comeback : MarketingProfs 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.marketingprofs.com [Source type: General]

^ Nelson testified that he spent much of the 2004-05 season lamenting Cuban's decision not to match Phoenix's offer and keep Nash.
  • Legal transcripts detail dispute between Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, former coach Don Nelson | NBA News | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.dallasnews.com [Source type: News]

^ He is caught on television mouthing an obscenity at Smith, but maintains that he was “cordial.” After the game, J.R. Smith offers Cuban an autographed pair of shoes, which Cuban declines.
  • Mark Cuban | MOUTHPIECE Blog // A Chicago-Addled Sports Blog 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.mouthpiecesports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Cuban stated that if he doesn't hear from Smith that he will donate the money to the NHL Players' Association Goals and Dreams Fund in the names of Todd Bertuzzi and Steve Moore.^ Cuban said he doesn't think any dominoes will fall, but if a team with a player who fits in Dallas changes its mind, the Mavs are game.
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In Cuban’s words, after the Mavs' Game Three loss to the Nuggets, an angry fan stated the Nuggets were ‘thugs’ and while strolling past Lydia Moore, Martin’s mother.
  • Mark Cuban Issues Apology to Martin's Mother | Bleacher Report 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC bleacherreport.com [Source type: General]

^ Berlin, Germany: Hello Mr. Cuban, what are your longtime goals with the mavericks and what do you personally see are the three biggest things (players, system...
  • USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC cgi1.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In May 2009, Cuban made a reference to the Denver Nuggets being "Thugs" after a loss to the Nuggets in game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals.^ Heres comes another $250,000 fine SpoonMSU, on 05/11/2009 , -1/+15 "...during which the Mavericks owner referred to Martin as a thug or a punk."
  • Report: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban confronted K-Mart's mom 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC digg.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Though Brandon Bass was rock-solid for the Mavs during the last three games of their second-round loss to the Nuggets, he’s as good as gone from Dallas.
  • Mark Cuban | Dime Magazine (www.dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC dimemag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Senior Analyst Written on May 12, 2009 According to an Associated Press report, Mavs owner Mark Cuban issued an apology to Nuggets forward Kenyon Martin’s mother for a degrading statement.
  • Mark Cuban Issues Apology to Martin's Mother | Bleacher Report 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC bleacherreport.com [Source type: General]

.The statement was geared towards the Nuggets and their fans.^ However, the mis-characterization of Mavs fans and the suggestion that there was a continuous racial or other type of onslaught by Mavs fans in the area towards the Nuggets bench and their fans is absolutely incorrect.
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.As he passed Kenyon Martin's mother, who was seated near Cuban as he left the arena, he pointed at her and said, "that includes your son". This controversial comment revisited media attention on Cuban yet again.^ PREVIEW COMMENT Your comments have not been posted yet.
  • Mark Cuban And The Latest On Chicago Cubs Bids - CNBC 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.cnbc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban apologizes to Kenyon Martin's mom .
  • Newsvine - mark-cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.newsvine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Your comment has not yet been posted.
  • Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing: Mark Cuban - The Billionaire next door 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC dondodge.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Cuban issued an apology the next day referencing the poor treatment of away fans in arenas around the league.^ No Appearance Scheduled We're sorry, but we can't find any airings featuring Mark Cuban in the next 14 days.
  • Mark Cuban - Yahoo! TV 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Up next on this program, now that we've had a chance to talk to Mark Cuban, we'll talk to Morris Day--2 legends in their own time.
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Mark Cuban . June 18, 2004 | PBS 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Comments vote down undo vote up charliezegers posted 25 days ago posted this Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > > More Mark Cuban Photos .
  • Mark Cuban - News, Video, Photos, and Rumors from BallHype 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ballhype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The league issued a statement stating that they would not fine him.^ They also argued that bandwidth would be the issue.
  • Boxee Blog » a lively debate with mark cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blog.boxee.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Twitter and Youtube are only failing because they're huge businesses, those kind of monetary issues would never apply to small companies!
  • Mark Cuban Remains Confused About Free | Techdirt 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC techdirt.com [Source type: General]

^ Everything is all fine and good when they win, then when they loose, you make vicious statements about them individually.
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[63]

Other sports businesses

.In 2005, Cuban expressed interest in buying the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins.^ Mark Cuban was kept out of the running for the buying of the Chicago Cubs, but he's still interested in buying an MLB team.
  • Cuban, Mark - Blogrunner 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Oh, and I did try to buy the Pittsburgh Penguins," he says matter-of-factly, "but otherwise, I'm still the same VAR, entrepreneur guy at heart."
  • Mark Cuban: From Neighborhood VAR To Internet Czar - IT Channel - IT Channel News by CRN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.crn.com [Source type: General]

^ View Photo » Getty Images 7 months ago PITTSBURGH - JUNE 04: Mark Cuban celebrates after a goal by the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Four of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals on June 4, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Mark Cuban - News, photos, topics, and quotes 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[64] .In 2006, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Cuban had joined an investment group with Dan Marino, Kevin Millevoi, Andy Murstein, and Walnut Capital principals Gregg Perelman and Todd Reidbord to acquire the Penguins.^ Columnist Kevin Sherrington has a blog post about the Mark Cuban apology.
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Date: September 30, 2006 @ 10:37 PM ""They are just breaking the law," Cuban told a group of advertisers in New York."
  • DMusic.com | for indie musicians and fans | Free MP3 music downloads - Mark Cuban says only a 'moron' would buy YouTube 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC news.dmusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban hired St. Louis Post-Dispatch investigative business reporter Christopher Carey to be editor of Sharesleuth.
  • MediaShift . Mark Cuban's Sharesleuth Takes Business Reporting to Ethical Edge | PBS 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: News]

[65]
.At World Wrestling Entertainment's 2003 Survivor Series, Cuban was involved in a staged altercation with RAW GM Eric Bischoff and RAW Superstar Randy Orton.^ He's obviously a genuine fan of the product and it was cool how they included his appearance at Survivor Series 2003, which I had not previously seen.
  • Ring Posts: Mark Cuban: The host with the most on Raw - Ring Posts is a Baltimore Sun blog about wrestling - baltimoresun.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC weblogs.baltimoresun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Randy Orton vs. Kofi Kingston As established earlier Mark Cuban is guest referee, and Legacy is banned from the building.
  • WWE RAW Results (12/7) - Mark Cuban Hosts, More! - eWrestlingNews.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.ewrestlingnews.com [Source type: General]

^ We get a clip from all the way back in 2003 at Survivor Series when Orton gave him the RKO. Cuban still says no way will he get a shot at the winner of the table match, and he also says he knows he got lucky against Kofi last week.
  • WWE RAW Results (12/7) - Mark Cuban Hosts, More! - eWrestlingNews.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.ewrestlingnews.com [Source type: General]

[66]
.Cuban has also expressed interest in owning a Major League Baseball team, such as the Pittsburgh Pirates[67] or the Chicago Cubs.^ Mark Cuban has 'zero chance' of owning the Chicago Cubs .
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Chicago Cubs to be bought by Mark Cuban?
  • Mark Cuban // Current 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban from buying the Chicago Cubs.
  • More to the Mark Cuban Insider Trading Indictment Than Meets the Eye? « naked capitalism 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.nakedcapitalism.com [Source type: Original source]

[68] .It was announced in April 2007 that the Cubs would go on sale once the Chicago Tribune's sale to Sam Zell is finalized, but Cuban refused to speculate on purchasing the club when it was not officially on the market.^ The Chicago Cubs are up for sale.
  • Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing: Mark Cuban - The Billionaire next door 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC dondodge.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He apparently still has enough left over to bid on the Chicago Cubs, recently put on the block by the Tribune Co., though he's uncharacteristically mum about his plans.
  • Mark Cuban - The World According To - Portfolio.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.portfolio.com [Source type: News]

^ Relevancy Score: 38 Fri Sep 21, 2007 An article in The Chicago Tribune earlier this week speculated that local businessman John A. Canning Jr. Cubs when the season ends, even if he is not the highest bidder.
  • Related Content: Mark Cuban | Fast Company 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC origin-www.fastcompany.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[69] .On July 12, 2007, Cuban sent in an application to MLB to purchase the Chicago Cubs, which along with Wrigley Field and the Cubs Television Contract could go as high as $1 billion.^ Chicago Cubs to be bought by Mark Cuban?
  • Mark Cuban // Current 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban from buying the Chicago Cubs.
  • More to the Mark Cuban Insider Trading Indictment Than Meets the Eye? « naked capitalism 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.nakedcapitalism.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Cuban and partner Todd Wagner sold their video-streaming business, Broadcast.com, to Yahoo in July 1999 for between $4 billion and $6 billion.
  • Mark Cuban: Managing By E-Mail - Projects Management 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.baselinemag.com [Source type: General]

[70] .On October 8, 2007, he said he would likely bid on the team, calling it "an opportunity [he] couldn't let slip by" and also reiterated his interest in the team on The Jimmy Kimmel Show on November 3, 2007.[71] In July 2008, he submitted an initial bid of $1.3 Billion to buy the Cubs and was invited to participate in a second round of bidding along with several other potential ownership groups.^ I’m very interested in buying the Cubs.
  • Mark Cuban | OK! Magazine - The First for Celebrity News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.okmagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Would teams be interested in Marbury if he's available?
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 More...
  • Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing: Mark Cuban loves YouTube 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC dondodge.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing: Mark Cuban - The Billionaire next door 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC dondodge.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[72] Cuban was not selected to participate in the final bidding process in January 2009.
.In May 2007, a possible new American football league called the UFL being set up by Wall Street businessman Bill Hambrecht was announced, including possible team ownership of a Las Vegas franchise by Cuban.^ Today’s front page of the Wall Street Journal features Cuban in his classic “I can’t believe that idiot referee just made that call against my team and I will have his head on a platter” pose.

^ In Cuban’s eight full years owning the team, they’re 500-235 (68 percent), including their eight straight playoff appearances.
  • Mark Cuban And The Latest On Chicago Cubs Bids - CNBC 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.cnbc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Login or register to reply To call an American, ant-American is Tue, 11/13/2007 - 15:48 — michael (not verified) To call an American, ant-American is quite contridictory.
  • O'Reilly: Truth is Anti-American. Mark Cuban: "Bill O'Reilly is a Moron " | Crooks and Liars 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC crooksandliars.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[73][74] .Though Cuban is not an owner in the first season, he has signed an agreement to carry the league's games on HDNet and is mentioned as a potential owner for 2010 or 2011 expansion.^ Mark Cuban, billionaire owner of NBA team the Dallas Mavericks and the co-founder of HDNet, says streaming HD content over the Internet will never work.
  • Contentinople - R. Scott Raynovich - Cuban on Streaming HD: It Won't Work 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.contentinople.com [Source type: General]

^ As co-owner of Landmark Theatres, a chain of 60 cinemas he purchased two years ago, Cuban is building the first all-digital theater empire.
  • Wired 13.04: The Cuban Revolution 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ Meanwhile, ESPN, while showing game highlights, mentioned the possibility of Cuban being fined for going onto the court after the game.
  • Mark Cuban expecting J.R. Smith to be suspended : Denver Nuggets 24/7 : Rocky Mountain News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogs.rockymountainnews.com [Source type: General]

.On September 12, 2007, Cuban said that he was in talks with Vince, Linda and Stephanie and Shane McMahon of World Wrestling Entertainment in creating a mixed martial arts company that would compete with Ultimate Fighting Championship.^ More » 3 Comments Share Mark Cuban Talks Affliction, HDNet and Relationship With Dana White By Ariel Helwani 6/04/2009 12:58 PM ET Make no mistake about it: Mark Cuban knows his mixed martial arts.
  • MarkCuban Posts -- FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban is one of the richest people in the world, according to Forbes magazine, which pegged his net worth at $2.3 billion as of March 2007.
  • SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.sfgate.com [Source type: News]

^ The government alleges that, in 2004, Cuban spoke with the CEO of a company in which he held shares, and was told, confidentially, of a new stock offering that would dilute the value of...
  • Mark Cuban – News Stories About Mark Cuban - Page 1 | Newser 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.newser.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[75]Cuban is now a Bondholder in Zuffa the UFC's parent company[76]
.Cuban followed up his intentions by organizing "HDNet Fights" a mixed martial arts promotion which airs exclusively on HDNet and premiered on October 13, 2007 with a card headlined by a fight between Erik Paulson and Jeff Ford as well as fights featuring veterans Drew Fickett and Justin Eilers.^ Mark Cuban is going to save mixed martial arts.
  • Mark Cuban in GQ - Hit & Run : Reason Magazine 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC reason.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In October 2007, Cuban built upon HDNet's past mixed martial arts telecasts, diving head first into the MMA ring with the start of his promotion, HDNet Fights.
  • MMA Stomping Grounds: One-on-one with Mark Cuban - Mixed martial arts blog by Mark Chalifoux for baltimoresun.com - baltimoresun.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC weblogs.baltimoresun.com [Source type: General]

^ It’s like Affliction starting their own promotion, losing a few million, canceling a fight card, then announcing a partnership with Golden Boy, and then it didn’t work out.
  • Mark Cuban's HDNet Purchases IFL Assets - Bloody Elbow 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.bloodyelbow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[77]
.On December 7, 2009, Cuban acted as the guest host of WWE Raw, where he got revenge on Orton for his attack on him at Survivor Series 2003, where he was the guest referee in his match against Kofi Kingston when he gave Kingston a fast count.^ Mark Cuban: The host with the most on Raw .
  • Ring Posts: Mark Cuban: The host with the most on Raw - Ring Posts is a Baltimore Sun blog about wrestling - baltimoresun.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC weblogs.baltimoresun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban was fantastic for a guest host.
  • Ring Posts: Mark Cuban: The host with the most on Raw - Ring Posts is a Baltimore Sun blog about wrestling - baltimoresun.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC weblogs.baltimoresun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He's obviously a genuine fan of the product and it was cool how they included his appearance at Survivor Series 2003, which I had not previously seen.
  • Ring Posts: Mark Cuban: The host with the most on Raw - Ring Posts is a Baltimore Sun blog about wrestling - baltimoresun.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC weblogs.baltimoresun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

He then announced Orton would face Kingston at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs. .At the end of the show, Cuban was slammed through a table by the number-one contender for the WWE Championship, Sheamus.^ Not long afterward, an official response showed up on Mark Cuban's personal blog , leading in at first with a one-sentence introduction to a legal-sounding letter : .
  • Mark Cuban Insider Trading Charges: Mamma.com -- ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban sat in the front row (along with several members of the Mavs), handled himself well on the microphone, refereed a match and got put through a table by Sheamus.
  • Ring Posts: Mark Cuban: The host with the most on Raw - Ring Posts is a Baltimore Sun blog about wrestling - baltimoresun.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC weblogs.baltimoresun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As a result, Cuban anticipates a high number of American Airlines Center no-shows.
  • Mark Cuban rips NFL for scheduling of Cowboys game - Ball Don't Lie - NBA Blog - Yahoo! Sports 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ca.sports.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[78]

Political leanings

.Cuban is an admirer of individualism, claiming early inspiration from author/philosopher Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead.^ LAMB: If you get on Wikipedia and you punch in ” The Fountainhead,” up comes this quote, among other things from Ayn Rand.
  • Q & A 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.q-and-a.org [Source type: Original source]

[79] About Rand's novel The Fountainhead, he said: "[It] was incredibly motivating to me. .It encouraged me to think as an individual, take risks to reach my goals, and responsibility for my successes and failures.^ It encouraged me to think as an individual, take risks to reach my goals, and responsibility for my successes and failures.
  • Mark Cuban Quotes - Famous-Entrepreneurs - Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.evancarmichael.com [Source type: General]

^ I think your biggest risk is not total failure, but rather other competitors.
  • Boxee Blog » a lively debate with mark cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blog.boxee.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ RESPONSE FROM KE: Fell a little behind responding to all my hate mail for my take on Jesse Ventura walking off a radio show.
  • Ring Posts: Mark Cuban: The host with the most on Raw - Ring Posts is a Baltimore Sun blog about wrestling - baltimoresun.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC weblogs.baltimoresun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I loved it."
[80] His political views lean towards libertarianism.^ I loved "The Apprentice" and wanted my kids to watch the show to catch a view of workplace politics.
  • USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC cgi1.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[81] He held a position on the centrist Unity08 political organization's advisory council.[82]
.Cuban has donated $7,000 to political campaigns, $6,000 going to Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah.^ CUBAN: I haven’t so much on George Bush but I have on Orrin Hatch and more because of the stance on copyright.
  • Q & A 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.q-and-a.org [Source type: Original source]

$1,000 went to Democratic California Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren. [83]

Redacted

.Cuban has financed the movie Redacted through Magnolia Pictures, a docudrama based on the Mahmudiyah killings, the March 2006 rape, murder, and burning of 14-year-old Iraqi girl Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi and murder of her parents and younger sister by U.S. soldiers.^ It's amazing that Bill's outrage isn't towards the soldiers who rape a 14 year old girl, but instead he goes after the film which protrays it.
  • O'Reilly: Truth is Anti-American. Mark Cuban: "Bill O'Reilly is a Moron " | Crooks and Liars 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC crooksandliars.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ September 5, 2006 Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban high-fives high-definition sports viewing and boos slow movie downloads.
  • Mark Cuban news and downloads on CNET 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ces.cnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Recently, Cuban financed a movie talking badly about the federal government and their involvement in 9-11.

.Two of the soldiers were convicted and three pleaded guilty, receiving sentences up to 110 years.^ I’ll be doing some concert dates on the road in the next two or three weeks,” the 65-year-old crooner explained to OK !
  • Mark Cuban | OK! Magazine - The First for Celebrity News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.okmagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cuban testified that during the first two-plus years, he "looked up to Nellie as a mentor."
  • Legal transcripts detail dispute between Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, former coach Don Nelson | NBA News | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.dallasnews.com [Source type: News]

^ But with three years left on his contract, it's difficult to envision Avery giving up any of the money in a buyout.
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[84]
.In September 2007, Cuban, in his capacity as owner of Magnolia Pictures, "redacted" disturbing photographs from the concluding moments of the film, citing copyrights/permissions issues.^ Login or register to reply Can we trade Donald Sterling (owner of Mon, 11/12/2007 - 16:14 — CessnaDriver (not verified) Can we trade Donald Sterling (owner of the Clippers) for Cuban?
  • O'Reilly: Truth is Anti-American. Mark Cuban: "Bill O'Reilly is a Moron " | Crooks and Liars 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC crooksandliars.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Josh Howard had to be held back by teammates from going after the refs (he also took his anger out on a photographer ), and team owner Mark Cuban also took issue with a camera man (check it out here ).
  • SLAM ONLINE | » Mark Cuban vs. Kenyon Martin’s Mom 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.slamonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Magnolia Pictures and HDNet Films' Redacted premiered last week as part of HDNet's Ultra VOD program.
  • Mark Cuban | Digital Media Wire 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.dmwmedia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[85]

Fallen Patriot Fund

.Cuban started the Fallen Patriot Fund to help families of U.S. military persons killed or injured during the Iraq War, personally matching the first $1 million in contributions with funds from the Mark Cuban Foundation which is run by his brother Brian Cuban.^ He could make it a non-profit with foundation funding, and he's not a stranger to foundations with his experience with the Fallen Patriot Fund for families of soldiers who were injured or killed in Iraq.
  • MediaShift . Mark Cuban's Sharesleuth Takes Business Reporting to Ethical Edge | PBS 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: News]

^ Mark Cuban: my family .
  • USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC cgi1.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mark Cuban: Rules for start-ups.
  • A Couple of My Rules for Startups « blog maverick 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC blogmaverick.com [Source type: General]

[86]

2008 presidential endorsement

.On February 8, 2008, Cuban announced his endorsement for Michael Bloomberg for President in the 2008 presidential election on his blog.^ Michael 8-03-2008 6:14PM Cuban is the perfect owner for the Cubs.
  • Mark Cuban Reportedly Bids $1.3 Billion for the Cubs -- MLB FanHouse 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mlb.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Benjamin Cano » Blog Archive » Mark Cuban and After Life September 9th, 2008 at 8:08 pm The Mark Cuban Interview - You've Got To Read It!
  • Mark Cuban: “When I die, I want to come back as me” 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Internet Mark Cuban Claims Internet Is Dead Jason Mick (Blog) - March 28, 2008 3:45 PM .
  • DailyTech - Mark Cuban Claims Internet Is Dead 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.dailytech.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[87] He stated in his endorsement: "Are you listening Mayor Bloomberg? For less than the cost of opening a tent pole movie, you can change the status quo".

Insider trading allegation

.On November 17, 2008, it was reported that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a civil suit against Mark Cuban relating to alleged insider trading in the shares of Mamma.com, now known as Copernic[88] A stock dilution occurred shortly after a trade in June 2004, giving hints of inside knowledge at the time of the trade, and Cuban allegedly was saved from a loss of $750,000.[89] The SEC claims that Cuban ordered the sale of his holdings in Mamma.com after he had been confidentially approached by the company to participate in a transaction likely to dilute shares of current shareholders.^ The agency says that in June 2004, Cuban was invited to get in on the coming stock offering by Mamma.com Inc.
  • Mark Cuban - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ The SEC's insider trading claim against Mr. Cuban is wholly unsupported by the facts."
  • Mark Cuban Turns Tables, Seeks To Fine The SEC 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.businessinsider.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mamma.com”),1 In June 2007 Mamma.com changed its name to Copernic Inc.
  • Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: Reference]

.Cuban disputes the charges, saying he had not agreed to keep the information secret.^ G.J. McCARTHY / DMNIt's virtually impossible to say that Mark Cuban hasn't been a good owner in his decade in charge of the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Mark cuban - surchur 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC surchur.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Judge Fitzwater agreed, saying Mr. Cuban would be liable for insider trading only if he specifically promised not to trade shares.
  • Mark Cuban Scores in SEC Case - WSJ.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: News]

^ The CEO, in reliance on Cuban’s agreement to keep the information confidential, proceeded to tell Cuban about the PIPE offering.
  • Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: Reference]

[90] On his blog, Cuban contended the facts were false and that the investigation was "a product of gross abuse of prosecutorial discretion." [91]

"The Mark Cuban Stimulus Plan"

.On February 9, 2009, Cuban announced his own "stimulus plan", involving what he called "an open source exchange of ideas."[92] His plan entails individuals posting ideas that fit certain criteria (breaking even within 60 days, profitability within 90 days, no advertising, certain banking controls for Cuban) in the hopes that either Cuban will fund them, or other individuals will take up the ideas thereby stimulating the economy.^ MR. CUBAN:I have no idea.
  • An Interview With Mark Cuban - WSJ.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ Mark Cuban: no, they can do it on their own .
  • USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC cgi1.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bank of Cuban open for business this summer .
  • Dallas Mavericks Blog | Sports News | News from Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC mavsblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[93]

Film and television credits

Acting roles

  • WWE Raw (2009 episode) as himself
  • Breaking the F-ing Rules (2007 film) as "Seamus"
  • All In (2006 film) as himself
  • Like Mike 2: Streetball (2006 film) as "Drop Squad Coach"
  • The Cookout (2004 film) as himself
  • Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series, 2000) as "Mark Smith"
  • Lost at Sea (1995 film) as "Villain"
  • Talking About Sex (1994 film) as "Macho Mark"

As himself

.
  1. Dancing with the Stars - Cuban was one of the 12 contestants on the 5th season of Dancing with the Stars.^ Dancing with the Stars Season 10 is Coming!
    • Mark Cuban - The Business Maverick 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It was this level of success that made people scratch their heads when Cuban joined the cast of ABC's fifth season of the popular dance competition, "Dancing with the Stars"… more .
    • Mark Cuban - Yahoo! TV 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Mark Cuban: The NBA sets the pricing, but one of the key reasons we are having the game at the Cowboys stadium is so that all season ticket holders get the chance to come.
    • Viewer - Mark Cuban chat 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.coveritlive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [94] .He was partnered with show veteran Kym Johnson.^ A camera crew is here to film him as he meets his Dancing With the Stars partner, Kym Johnson, who previously paired with 'N Sync's Joey Fatone on the show.
    • Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect - Oct. 4, 2007 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Mark Cuban's Dancing Partner - Kym Johnson  .
    • Mark Cuban - The Business Maverick 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ MARK CUBAN (partner Kym Johnson) (Dance: Mambo/ Song: ‘Ride Wit Me’) .

    [94] After making the cut for four weeks, they were eliminated on October 23, 2007. They were the fifth couple to go after welterweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and professional partner Karina Smirnoff were sent packing the week before.
  2. The Simpsons - Cuban voiced himself in the episode "The Burns and the Bees".
  3. NBA All-Star Weekend Celebrity Game - Cuban played for the West team in this NBA All-Star Weekend game on February 12, 2010.

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1859909,00.html
  3. ^ The Dot-Com Billionaire: Mark Cuban
  4. ^ NBA biography
  5. ^ HDnet Press Release. December 16, 2003.
  6. ^ a b c d Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Cuban hoping to work his magic here someday. October 22, 2006.
  7. ^ Mark Cuban: Web 1.0's Richie Rich needs some respect
  8. ^ Tom D'Angelo (June 8, 2006). "Cuban a unique NBA owner". The Palm Beach Post. http://www.palmbeachpost.com/heat/content/sports/epaper/2006/06/08/w17c_cuban_0608.html. 
  9. ^ John Strubel. "Mark Cuban: Pittsburgh's Dream Owner". TheBaseballReport.com. http://www.johnstrubel.com/publishedwork.asp?ItemID=620. 
  10. ^ The Maverick
  11. ^ Mark Cuban in Indiana University Alumni Association,Indiana Alumni Magazine
  12. ^ Marriage to Tiffany Stewart
  13. ^ Cuban's family
  14. ^ Cuban family mansion in Dallas
  15. ^ Blog Maverick: Success and Motivation, Part 1
  16. ^ Blog Maverick: Success and Motivation, You only have to be right once!
  17. ^ varbusiness.com: Mark Cuban: A Success Story You Can Relate To
  18. ^ BlogMaverick: A little bit of history....Lotus Notes
  19. ^ Losing's not an option for Cuban
  20. ^ A 'must read' by Maverick owner Mark Cuban
  21. ^ Q&A With Mark Cuban
  22. ^ Gale Group Newsletter Database
  23. ^ Yahoo completes acquisition of Broadcast.com
  24. ^ What Mark Cuban is doing with his $1 billion
  25. ^ The World's Billionaires
  26. ^ Guinness World Records
  27. ^ Holdings
  28. ^ Mark Cuban buys Landmark Theatres
  29. ^ 2929 Productions at IMDb
  30. ^ Best Stuff and Primedia Launch Best
  31. ^ HDNet, Only All-High Definition National Television Network, Launches on DIRECTV
  32. ^ IMDb: The Benefactor
  33. ^ Mark Cuban to Finance Grokster's Fight
  34. ^ Mark Cuban to relaunch IceRocket
  35. ^ RedSwoosh latest video file-sharing entrant, to raise $5M+
  36. ^ AOL Acquires Weblogs, Inc.
  37. ^ Clean living
  38. ^ Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban to Host Talk Show Exclusively On SIRIUS Satellite Radio
  39. ^ Mark Cuban Invests In New Investigative Journalism Site
  40. ^ Cuban's made his agenda crystal clear
  41. ^ And it looked so good
  42. ^ Money is Good
  43. ^ Mark Cuban's online resource for the US government bailout of financial institutions
  44. ^ Cuban, unembargoed
  45. ^ NBA press release
  46. ^ Dallas Mavericks 1980-
  47. ^ Sports Network
  48. ^ NBA.com: Finals 2006 Mavs loose to Miami Heat
  49. ^ All fun and games for Cuban
  50. ^ The NBA's True Maverick
  51. ^ ABCnews: Cuban Slammed with $250,000 Fine
  52. ^ Sefko, Eddie (2006-07-01). "Dirk to Cuban: Chill out". The Dallas Morning News. http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/spt/basketball/mavs/stories/070106dnspomavslede.c1dd04.html. Retrieved 2006-07-04. 
  53. ^ Cuban fined $250,000 for tirade. The Associated Press. June 21, 2006
  54. ^ Mavs owner serves smiles and ice cream
  55. ^ Finley's 'act' turns off Cuban
  56. ^ Spurs' Bowen adds to Dallas' frustration
  57. ^ Yahoo! Sports
  58. ^ "Nowitzki won't comment on Wade's criticism"
  59. ^ "I know you are, but what am I", blogmaverick.com
  60. ^ NBA fines Mavs owner Cuban $25,000
  61. ^ "Cuban fined". att.com. http://my.att.net/s/editorial.dll?pnum=1&bfromind=7408&eeid=6330930&_sitecat=1526&dcatid=0&eetype=article&render=y&ac=1&ck=&ch=sp&rg=blsadstrgt&_lid=332&_lnm=tg+sp+topnews. Retrieved 2009-01-16. 
  62. ^ Cuban may still face punishment for spat
  63. ^ "Cuban posts donation plans on blog". espn.com. http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=3841384. Retrieved 2009-01-19. 
  64. ^ Cuban, Marino to buy Pens?
  65. ^ Anderson, Shelly (June 28, 2006). "Cuban, Marino join N.Y. group in bid for the Penguins". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06179/701659-61.stm. 
  66. ^ Superstars upset over Mark Cuban segment, SD treated differently, more
  67. ^ post-gazette.com: Cuban interested if Pirates for sale
  68. ^ Mariotti, Jay (May 30, 2006). "Pitiful Cubs could use a maverick owner". Chicago Sun-Times. http://www.suntimes.com/output/mariotti/cst-spt-jay30.html. 
  69. ^ "Cuban says he won't speculate on Cubs sale". ESPN. April 10, 2007. http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2831686. 
  70. ^ Mark Cuban Applies to Buy Chicago Cubs. Associated Press. July 13, 2007
  71. ^ ESPN - Cuban on possibly buying Cubs: 'Opportunity I couldn't let slip by'
  72. ^ Report: Cubs cut number of bids to at least three, including Cuban. ESPN. July 24, 2008.
  73. ^ "Report: New football league on the way". NBC Sports. May 30, 2007. http://www.nbcsports.com/sports/1569872/detail.html. 
  74. ^ "First and Long — Very Long". New York Times. June 3, 2007. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/03/sports/playmagazine/0603playbusiness.html. 
  75. ^ "Cuban sees bright future for MMA". ESPN/Sherdog. 2007. http://sports.espn.go.com/extra/mma/news/story?id=3017701. Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  76. ^ http://mmapayout.com/2009/07/cuban-now-a-zuffa-bondholder/
  77. ^ HDNet Fights
  78. ^ http://us.wwe.com/shows/raw/articles/12159150/upcomingguesthosts
  79. ^ Mark Cuban's Crush On Ayn Rand
  80. ^ My First Literary Crush
  81. ^ Mark Cuban - Libertarian
  82. ^ unity08.com: Advisory Council
  83. ^ Cuban's political contributions
  84. ^ "US ex-soldier guilty of Iraq rape". BBC News. 2009-05-07. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8039257.stm. 
  85. ^ "De Palma defends redacted". http://gothamist.com/2007/10/11/video_of_the_da_121.php. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 
  86. ^ Fallen Patriot Fund website
  87. ^ Cuban's political endorsements
  88. ^ SEC civil suit against Cuban
  89. ^ Wall Street Journal report on insider trading accusations
  90. ^ Reuters report on insider trading accusations
  91. ^ Mark Cuban's personal weblog
  92. ^ L.A. Times report on Cuban's "stimulus plan"
  93. ^ CBS TV report on Cuban's "Stimulus Plan"
  94. ^ a b Dancing With The Stars

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

.Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958) is a billionaire and owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team.^ The SEC charged Mark Cuban, internet entrepreneur and NBA Dallas Mavericks owner, with insider trading.
  • SEC Files Insider Trading Charges Against Mark Cuban - What Can Be Learned from His Blog? - News Article - insider trading, stocks, sec 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.bestcashcow.com [Source type: General]

^ Mark Cuban - Mark Cuban was born on July 31, 1958, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • FORA.tv - A Conversation with Brooke Burke and Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC fora.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The NBA has fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban , the dotcom billionaire, $25,000 for slagging referees on Twitter Friday.
  • valleywag, mark cuban - Gawker 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC valleywag.gawker.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mouthy Billionaire Mark Cuban Fined for Using Twitter - Mark Cuban - Gawker 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC valleywag.gawker.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Attributed

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  • I wish Donald nothing but the best for Apprentice 2 and I hope it does just as well as his casinos do.^ "I wish Donald nothing but the best for Apprentice 2 and I hope it does just as well as his casinos do.
    • Mark Cuban Quotes - Famous Entrepreneurs: Business Attorney: Locate a Lawyer | SmallBusinessLawFirms.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.smallbusinesslawfirms.com [Source type: News]

    ^ I especially agree with his assertion that just because a blog is backed by the name of a well-known media organization does not in itself render that blog worthy of special notice.

    ^ Hoping to cash in on the kind of success Donald Trump enjoyed with NBC's The Apprentice , Cuban hopped on the reality TV bandwagon with a reality series of his own, The Benefactor .
    • Mark Cuban Sports Biography, Photos & Rise To Success - AskMen.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Mark Cuban Sports Biography, Photos & Rise To Success - AskMen.com Canada 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .You don't come after dogs, you don't come after kids and you don't come after The Hair.
  • I'm the type that thinks if you don't learn from history, you're doomed to repeat it.
  • The NBA (National Basketball Association) is never just a business.^ Learn as much as you can about business.
    • Mark Cuban Articles, Posts, Blogs, Videos - Technorati 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC technorati.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Mark Cuban Articles, Posts, Blogs, Videos - Technorati 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC technorati.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "The NBA (National Basketball Association) is never just a business.
    • Mark Cuban Quotes - Famous Entrepreneurs: Business Attorney: Locate a Lawyer | SmallBusinessLawFirms.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.smallbusinesslawfirms.com [Source type: News]

    ^ "I'm the type that thinks if you don't learn from history, you're doomed to repeat it."
    • Mark Cuban Quotes - Famous Entrepreneurs: Business Attorney: Locate a Lawyer | SmallBusinessLawFirms.com 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.smallbusinesslawfirms.com [Source type: News]

    It’s always business. It’s always personal. .All good businesses are personal.^ All good businesses are personal.
    • Mark Cuban Quotes 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.woopidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Mark Cuban - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Mark Cuban - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC ja.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Outlook Contacts already has all your "real friends" and they can be sorted by company colleagues, business friends, personal friends, or whatever.
    • Mark Cuban, Facebook, and OpenSocial - O'Reilly Radar 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Above all else, Cuban is a winner and his good AND bad personality characteristics make him that way.
    • HedgeFolios.com » Mark Cuban 13 January 2010 20:28 UTC www.hedgefolios.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    The best businesses are very personal.
  • When I die, I wanna come back as me.

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