Ultimate scoundrels

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is the most dishonest owner in sports

Originally Published: September 23, 2013
By Peter Keating | ESPN The Magazine

FOR THE FIRST TIME in the 11-year history of the Ultimate Standings, we are giving our last-place team a pass. The Sacramento Kings landed at No. 122 overall in our rankings -- and deservedly so. On May 31, however, software magnate Vivek Ranadive bought the club (in a deal that valued the Kings at an NBA-record $534 million), liberating the franchise from the Maloof family, which had let it rot for years while plotting to relocate the franchise to Vegas, Anaheim or Seattle. Now ...

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