Billionaire hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen is bidding for the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the effort, his second try this year to buy at least a piece of a Major League Baseball team.
If anyone can relate to Jason Collins, it’s Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts, a former National Basketball Association chief marketing officer who says the first openly gay male athlete in a major U.S. team sport can cash in by coming out.
National Basketball Association players, who three days ago fired the leader of their union, need to pinpoint what they want from the next executive director before selecting that person, agent Arn Tellem said.
Billy Hunter must be fired as head of the National Basketball Association players’ union after he made personal interest his top priority, according to Arn Tellem, one of the most influential agents in sports.
A number of National Basketball Association player agents will meet with union Executive Director Billy Hunter today to discuss topics that include decertification, two people familiar with the situation said.