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  1. Dodgers could face a squeeze play

    Buster Olney

    The lords of the realm, to borrow the title of John Helyar's incredible book, smartly handled the Texas Rangers' situation last year. Rather than punish the team's baseball operations department for Tom Hicks' financial misdeeds, ...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  2. Frank McCourt and the Los Angeles Dodgers could face a squeeze pl...

    Buster Olney

    With a bitter divorce putting the Dodgers in a bind, there could come a time when owners around baseball put the squeeze on Frank McCourt. Plus, a look at the great life of Bob Feller and other big topics.

    Blog | Conversation | December 16, 2010
  3. Texas Rangers may want Roy Oswalt trade, but it could cause probl...

    Buster Olney

    Texas has the potential, the prospects and perhaps the ideal situation to jump into the trade market as buyers. Too bad the Rangers could face some serious contention within the ownership ranks if they do, considering others have been paying the bills.

    Blog | Conversation | May 25, 2010
  4. Rangers' new ownership

    Buster Olney

    Chuck Greenberg and Nolan Ryan finalized their negotiations for purchase of the Texas Rangers, as Jeff Wilson writes. Within this piece, there is word that Tom Hicks is all but out of this deal, which is the way some folks within Major League Baseba...

    Blog | January 24, 2010
  5. MLB - Buster Olney - On the Texas Rangers' ownership situation, M...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at the Rangers' ownership situation and everything else going on in Major League Baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2010
  6. NHL -- Wayne Gretzky's resignation from the Phoenix Coyotes left ...

    E.J. Hradek

    In the wake of Wayne Gretzky's resignation as head coach and director of hockey operations with the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday, three things stuck out to me. To read Hradek's thoughts on the early signs of trouble between Gretzky and the franchise...

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2009
  7. Washington's days numbered?

    Texas Rangers owner Tom Hicks made it clear recently to manager Ron Washington that he would be held accountable for the team's brutal early-season play, sources say, so it was a mild surprise to some in the game that Washington wasn't let go on Frid...

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2008
  8. Hiring Ryan a no-no?

    In the wake of the news that the Rangers have hired Nolan Ryan to fill a high-profile position in the front office, Lone Star Ball's Adam Morris wonders what's next: Yeah, Tom Hicks has been a crappy owner, and there's no need to re-hash all the re...

    Blog | Conversation | February 07, 2008
  9. Morning Skate: Stars shakeup

    Stars owner Tom Hicks' decision to fire GM Doug Armstrong wasn't a harsh reaction to the club's third-period meltdown in Los Angeles on Saturday night (they blew a 4-0 lead with just over seven minutes left in regulation time en route to an OT loss)....

    Blog | Conversation | November 14, 2007
  10. Lessons learned this postseason

    You can stop at the Grand Canyon, or maybe Zion on the off-day drive. And while you're out there on the run from Phoenix to Denver, you can think about where the Texas Rangers might be today had Tom Hicks listened to former Rangers GM Doug Melvin ins...

    Blog | Conversation | October 08, 2007
  11. Teams do 180 with manager choice

    Ron Washington takes over as the Rangers' next manager. Washington tells Susan Slusser that he was shocked when he got the two-year offer from Texas owner Tom Hicks. It's nice to see that this longtime coach is getting his shot, after years of being ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 06, 2006
  12. Rangers opt to build slowly

    Jerry Crasnick

    Texas owner Tom Hicks used to be the poster boy for overspending. But GM John Hart has helped him see the light.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2004
  13. Rangers need to make move

    Rob Neyer

    Tom Hicks jettisoned A-Rod to right the Rangers' ship. With Texas in first place, Hicks shouldn't stop now.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2004
  14. Ramirez price tag may be too high

    Jim Baker

    The Red Sox placement of Manny Ramirez on waivers coincides with the meeting of the Yankee braintrust.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2003