If Liberty Media hung a For Sale sign out front of Turner Field next month, would Mark Cuban be permitted to purchase the Braves if he was the highest bidder? Or at this point, given the way baseball has treated him in the past, would he even bother bidding for the Bravos?
Under the terms of the agreement when Liberty Media bought the Braves in 2007, the Denver-based conglomerate could sell the team only after baseball’s current collective bargaining agreement expires, which is Dec. 11. A sale doesn’t appear imminent, unless there is a lot of advanced negotiating going on that we haven’t heard anything about.
Anyway, I was asked again last week about Dallas Mavericks owner Cuban potentially buying the Braves. I really don’t know if he has much interest, but the iconoclastic 52-year-old billionaire has previously expressed interest in buying a baseball team and generally drawn negative