Mark Cuban

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Dan Borislow, Deceased MagicJack Inventor, Left Behind Messy Legacy Involving Pro Women's Soccer

    The news started filtering out to media outlets yesterday afternoon: Dan Borislow, the West Palm Beach tech entrepreneur who radically changed the telecom industry with an internet-based phone service, passed away on Monday evening. The former executive's company confirmed the death, and already tri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    Michael Wekerle, Financial Wild Man and Reality-TV Star, Scoops Up Anheuser-Busch Mansion

    Tucked on the Intracoastal, the Anheuser-Busch estate is one of the snazzier stacks of historic brick in Fort Lauderdale. Built by America's first family of beer in 1938 by world-class designer Francis Abreu, the six-bedroom Spanish-style villa spreads out over 12,533 square feet of waterfront prope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Brooklyn Nets Website URL Directs Readers to the Heat's Official Website

    The Miami Heat's second-round opponent was finally decided Sunday when the Brooklyn Nets eked by the Toronto Raptors in a 104-103 Game 7 victory. The Nets took down Miami in all four of their regular season games this season, lending to the narrative that the Heat are now in big, big trouble after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Top 10 Miami Heat Haters in the Media

    The Miami Heat will begin their NBA title defense next week. It's been a harrowing journey since the Big Three came together in the Summer of 2010. The whole world watched and hated and delighted when they failed to beat the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals. Then they were forced to eat it hard w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Women's Professional Soccer Plans to Eliminate Star-Studded magicJack Team​The Boca Raton-based MagicJack team of Women's Professional Soccer has been in South Florida for just one year.Thanks to an owner who makes Mark Cuban look like a saint, WPS has announced that the league plans on ending the franchise at the end of the season, leaving 21 football ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    All About the Benjamins: Three Ways to Party Like a Rockstar in South Florida a la Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban

    Jay-Z holding a bottle of Armand de Brignac champagne, also known as the Ace of Spades​Would you ever dream of spending over $100,000 at a restaurant or nightclub? Could you?We know one guy who can. Apparently blowing a small fortune in one night is considered money well spent for Dallas Mavericks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Billionaires Still Bountiful in South Florida

    FlickrThe closest you'll ever get to H. Wayne Huizenga's yacht.​The region's economy has been shaken in recent years by the housing slump and by the collapse of Ponzi schemers like Madoff and Rothstein, but South Florida is still home to at least 20 billionaires, according to the most recent Forbe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Nobody Knows Where LeBron's Going... Except Us

    Flickr: NBA PhotosA dynasty in the making?​In the hunt for the signature of LeBron James, South Florida has suddenly (briefly?) vaulted into the lead. Apparently, there was a "summit" last weekend in Miami, hosted by Dwyane Wade, with Chris Bosh and LeBron James himself in attendance. ESPN is repo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Proof that Dolphins Coach Tony Sparano Does Have a Sense of Humor

    While working on this profile of Dolphins coach Tony Sparano, people kept swearing that the guy had a great sense of humor. It was hard to see, considering his normal grumpy demeanor in press conferences and most public appearances in general. But then I watched the clip above of Sparano hamming it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Lee Abrams Don't Know Chinese

    Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams begins his latest think piece, titled "Cutting Through Crisis," this way: "When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters: On represents danger, the other opportunity. I'm not sure if that's the literal translation, but prett ... More >>

  • Film

    May 1, 2008

    Mighty Avenger

    Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man is a thing to marvel at

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 21, 2006

    Miami Herald Caught With Pants Down

    The Miami Herald sports columnist Greg Cote apologized in his blog last night for using a Mark Cuban quote that probably wasn't uttered. Or, in this case, screamed like a banshee. Read the Editor & Publisher piece about it (via Romenesko). Another cautionary tale and the moral is: Don't believe a fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2006

    Dr. Cuban and Mr. Hyde

    Cuban This back-and-forth between Sentinel sports columnist Dave Hyde and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is pretty funny. You can't really lose when a dunderheaded scribe goes up against a jerky billionaire. (An aside: What's with the brackets where parentheses ought to be?) Hyde also had a colu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2006

    The Death of Riley

    To give you an idea of how badly the Heat have been playing in the Finals, consider that Dave Hyde has stopped his continuing worship of Pat Riley long enough to start complaining. But if you want to read some reality about Riley, check out this column from the Palm Beach Post's Dave George. T ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2005

    The Reel Truth

    Hollywood claims the sky is falling. To which we say Puh-lease.

  • Film

    September 30, 2004


    Cruel, vapid, and unfunny, this Shark bites

  • Culture

    December 11, 2003

    A Fan's Notes

    Ideas that were forgotten but not gone in 2003

  • Culture

    April 11, 2002

    When Online Got Off Base

    Or: How Mark Cuban would have--and could have?--saved the music biz