Wednesday, May 2, 2007

7th Inning Stretch to Feature "I'm Every Woman"

Ross Atkin at the Christian Science Monitor wants Oprah to buy the Cubs. Not a bad idea, actually. Keeps Chicago ownership, and God knows everything that woman touches turns to platinum. Cub fans should be so lucky. But Ross . . .

A couple of deep-pocketed NBA tycoons, Mark Cuban who owns the Dallas Mavericks, and Jerry Colangelo the chairman of the Phoenix Suns, are rumored to be among the possible bidders, along with several local businessmen. But they're not the well-known representatives of the city that you are, Oprah, plus isn't it time a woman took the reins of a major-league baseball team to see what she can do as the principal owner?

"What was I? Chopped liver?"