Raptors Unveil Two New Jersey Options Wild To Play Iconic Prince Song After Goals Giants Still Getting Scrutiny Over Brown Silence Poll Shows Boston Sports Fans Favor Pats LeBron "Would Love" To Own NBA Franchise MLS Approves Minnesota As 22nd Franchise Atlanta United Reach Record Season Tix Levels Indians Add K.C. Entrepreneur As Minority Owner Giants Scrutinized For Handling Of Brown Situation Dodgers, R/GA Select New Accelerator Firms
SBD/April 11, 2014/Franchises
Cubs' Ricketts Expounds On What Family Is Looking For In Minority Investor Hunt
Published April 11, 2014
MORE THE MERRIER: In Chicago, Phil Rosenthal wrote he cannot figure out why "anyone cares if the Ricketts family takes on minority shareholders" for the Cubs. Rosenthal: "Why wouldn't they? ... It's practically free money, and it's not as though the family must give up any real control of the team or its assets. Minority shareholders don't have a voice." Assuming the franchise "follows through on its plan" to start the renovations and build-out of Wrigley when this season is over, it "wouldn't hurt to have some extra money lying around" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 4/9).