10 worst owners in sports, including John Fisher


Who are the worst owners in sports today? We’re not talking historically. That list would go about 2,000 deep. But with what’s happening with the MLB’s Oakland Athletics and owner John Fisher, we figured it made sense to take a look.

We’re checking in on the four major professional sports leagues in North America. By ranking these terrible owners, we look at team performance. Off-field components also play a role as does the willingness to spend and conterversies some have been involved in. Without further ado, we present the 10 worst owners in sports.

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10. Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys (NFL)

Dallas Cowboys
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9. John Sherman, Kansas City Chiefs (MLB)

Kansas City Royals' John Sherman
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8. Dean Spanos, Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles Chargers owner Dean Spanos
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7. Hasso Plattner, San Jose Sharks (NHL)

San Jose Sharks
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6. Jimmy Haslam, Cleveland Browns (NFL)

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam
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5. Arte Moreno, Los Angeles Angels (MLB)

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4. Dan Gilbert, Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)

Worst owners in sports, Dan Gilbert
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3. David Tepper, Carolina Panthers (NFL)

Carolina Panthers David Tepper
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2. James Dolan, New York Knicks (NBA)

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1. John Fisher, Oakland Athletics (MLB)

Oakland Athletics owner John Fisher
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