June 18, 2013 |
In the world of reality television, what do Emmy nominations mean for a show? It depends on who you ask. According to "Survivor" host Jeff Probst, awards buzz is no big deal. At a recent Envelope Emmy Roundtable, he said of being nominated, "I don't know that it really does matter [to audiences]. I don't actually know that it matters to the audience in scripted either. " WATCH: The Envelope Emmy Roundtable | Reality It's possible that Probst was just being modest, of course - fellow panelist Cat Deeley ("So You Think You Can Dance?"
September 24, 2003 |
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and a business partner are buying Landmark Theatres' 55 art-house theaters nationwide, sources close to the sale said Tuesday. Cuban and partner Todd Wagner will own equal shares of the Landmark Theatres chain, which has been for sale since 2001, according to one of the sources, both of whom spoke on condition of anonymity. The sources also said Wagner would become Landmark's chief executive, but declined to disclose a sale price.
August 4, 2013 |
The Lakers weren't the only team that unsuccessfully bid on the services of free agent center Dwight Howard. The Dallas Mavericks made the full pitch, including an animated video promising the Mavs as the key to global domination. On Saturday, Dallas owner Mark Cuban blogged about the state of his team and the failed Howard pursuit. "I do have to say the meeting with Dwight was very interesting. He is a smart guy. Much smarter than people give him credit for," wrote Cuban. "He is also a very, very good listener.
April 5, 2013 |
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Josh Hamilton said he calls 'em as he sees 'em. "I speak the truth," Hamilton said. "I don't sugarcoat it. People can see through that. I don't want to take back anything I said. " However, at a news conference before his first game here as a member of the rival Angels, Hamilton came pretty close to taking back his spring training comment about the Dallas-Fort Worth area being a "football town. " Rangers fans, already grumbling after Hamilton did not give their team a chance to match the Angels' $125-million offer, did not care for Hamilton's description of their town.
January 17, 2002 |
Trying desperately to perfect the curly tip on a soft-serve cone, Mark Cuban licked the remains of another failed effort from his fingertips and handed the messy treat to an excited 3-year-old boy. One lick later, the kid dropped it. That was about the only thing that went wrong Wednesday when the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks worked two hours behind a Dairy Queen counter, making good on a promise to manage the fast-food restaurant.
March 1, 2003 |
There are six weeks before rosters must be finalized for the playoffs, six weeks for Horace Grant to change his mind, but for now the Lakers seem ready to let the NBA's new free agents lie. General Manager Mitch Kupchak left Thursday for a week and a half of scouting in Europe, having mulled the benefits of the likes of Bimbo Coles, Tyrone Hill, Chris Whitney and the rest, and by all appearances has chosen to stay the course.
March 18, 2004 |
Dallas Maverick owner Mark Cuban was fined $10,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for inappropriate public comments after a loss to the San Antonio Spurs on March 5. In the game, Maverick guard Michael Finley was ejected for elbowing Bruce Bowen. But television replays showed both throwing elbows, and Bowen said after the game they bumped each other. The Spurs won, 113-100, and Cuban said in published reports that he asked one of his players to retaliate against Bowen.
January 9, 2002 |
Dallas Maverick owner Mark Cuban took another shot at NBA officials Tuesday after the league hit him with a record $500,000 fine. "The fact of the matter is the NBA is more about power than it is about getting the best possible product or even protecting its players," said Cuban, a longtime critic of game officials. He was fined seven times last season for a total of $505,000.
August 6, 2003 |
Dallas Maverick owner Mark Cuban, who has been fined more than $1 million by the NBA since he bought the team three years ago, received a different kind of league penalty Tuesday. He got his wrist slapped. Commissioner David Stern rapped Cuban for saying that the NBA would benefit financially as a result of the sexual assault case against Laker Kobe Bryant.
February 17, 2001 |
Mark Cuban was fined $10,000 and banned from Reunion Arena for two games for his fast-food inspired dash onto the court at the end of the Dallas-Cleveland game Thursday. A shoving match between the Mavericks and the Cavaliers broke out at the end of Thursday night's game when Dallas tried to reach 100 points in the final seconds of a blowout victory so fans could get coupons as part of a fast-food promotion.