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The Daily's Hot Reads For Wednesday: A Pair Of Aces

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 01 / 14

The HOUSTON CHRONICLE's John McClain writes of Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and Texans Owner Bob McNair , "They have different personalities and management styles, but both are passionate about football and the NFL. They're respected voices who serve on league committees and believe they should do ...

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