Posts Tagged ‘Tom Hicks’

Winning At Free Agency Is Harder Than It Looks

Rush Olson
You should give Mark Cuban or Donnie Nelson a big high-five the next time you see one of them at the massage parlor or Elk Lodge bingo tournament. They did something really tough. Armed only with piles of money, they signed two...

Texas Rangers Cut Prices After Slashing Hicks

Jeff Prince
Now that Nolan Ryan’s bunch has taken over as the new owner of the Texas Rangers, good things are already happening. Price cuts outlined at this site show how profanely greedy the ballpark had gotten under former owner To...

Rangers’ Bankruptcy: Round 1 Loss

At the press conference yesterday, Texas Rangers owner Tom Hicks emphasized that his “pre-packaged” bankruptcy filing would be done quickly, before the July 31 trade deadline and before the August deadline to sign d...

Texas Rangers Go Voluntarily Bankrupt

Today, the Texas Rangers Baseball Partners announced a plan to facilitate the sale of the Texas Rangers to a group led by Chuck Greenberg and Nolan Ryan. The club and the land around the ballpark will be sold to the group for a...

Tom Hicks to Sell Liverpool Soccer Team

Embattled soon-to-be former owner of the Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars has announced his intentions to sell his English premier league “football” team. Hicks’ critics are finding this move to be ironic, since...

Tom Hicks said to be “Drunk and Incapable”

January has been quite a month for Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars owner Tom Hicks. The main news, of course, that he negotiated a deal to sell the baseball club to an investor group headed up by Pittsburgh attorney Chuck Greenb...

Face It, Nolan Ryan Is Texas Rangers

Jeff Prince
Tom Hicks has had plenty of ups and downs as the Texas Rangers owner since 1998, but his final couple of bows have been graceful. Bringing back Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez to the Rangers in 2009 after a seven-year absence was a ...

Good Guy Dennis Gilbert Eying Texas Rangers

Jeff Prince
Dennis Gilbert doesn’t appear to be the stereotypically shifty, conniving, creepy kind of a guy one might expect from a former sports agent who represented superstars such as Barry Bonds, Jose Canseco, and Rickey Henderson in...

Return of a Rangers Stranger

Jeff Prince
Texas Rangers games are banned from my TV, even though I grew up in Arlington and attended countless games through the years. I was there when Ted Williams coached. I saw David Clyde pitch his first game. I saw coach Billy Mart...