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.
By the time former Phoenix Suns executive Rick Welts’s I-am-gay announcement appeared on the front page of the May 15, 2011, New York Times, he already had revealed his secret to friends, co-workers and business associates.
Mark Cuban, the Texas billionaire and pro basketball team owner, went to the federal courthouse in Dallas today, seeking to persuade a judge to throw out for a second time a U.S. lawsuit accusing him of insider trading.
Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, can’t argue the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s insider-trading case against him is mostly barred because the agency investigated him in an improper manner, a judge ruled.
Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, appeared at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today to face questions related to the agency’s insider-trading lawsuit against him.