Some of the most obscenely wealthy people in the world are also owners of major U.S. pro sports franchises. And for the first time, you can add Michael Jordan to that list of the obscenely wealthy, at least if your definition of reaching that threshold is being a billionaire.
Jordan, who owns the Charlotte Hornets, is — according to Forbes — a billionaire, earning that designation for the first time.
Not on Forbes' billionaire list, by the way: Craig Leipold, Zygi Wilf or any Pohlad, though Wolves owner (and Star Tribune owner) Glen Taylor is on there at $2.4 billion.
Coveted The Lions did not use the franchise tag on Ndamukong Suh, which could touch off a huge bidding war for the talented defensive tackle.
Must be the hair The highest-ranked Twins player in ESPN.com's fantasy baseball rankings: second baseman Brian Dozier, at No. 51.