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Why we wish Mark Cuban owned the Cubs

Mark Cuban isn't among the finalists to buy the Chicago Cubs, which is a shame.

Having a personality and owning a major league team doesn't seem to be priority for baseball, although Cuban said other team owners were supportive of his efforts.

And Cuban wasn't going to outspend the Yankees or Red Sox once he owned the team. He wanted to win, but as he said, he wouldn't have to worry about the Yankes or Red Sox until or unless they met in the World Series.

So what happened?

You can read Cuban's thoughts

on his blog

, and as you do you're likely to wish the Cubs had committed to him.

Cuban is a delightful fellow, creative, passionate and thoughtful.

On the same blog, you might want to read his prior entry - 'Why Sports Teams Need Newspapers.'

That, too, is why we love Mark Cuban.