Portland Timbers Owners In The Huffington Post


From Merritt-ocracy: The Paulson Sporting Doctrine by Dave Zirin at HuffingtonPost.com:

"Merritt [Paulson] is not the sole owner of the Beavers and Timbers; he has only an 80 percent stake. The man with the 20 percent stake is his father, Hammerin' Hank. If you can keep the bile out of your throat for a moment, you have got to give the Paulson family credit for cheek. You can almost imagine the scene: the Paulsons sitting around the dinner table, munching on bald eagle pate, ruminating on their $700 billion credit line and saying, "What's $85 million more?""

Bald eagle pate! HA! Still he's kind of got a point...why do you need someone else's money when you got shedloads of your own? I won't pick on them though since they managed to get MLS a mention on Huffington without mentioning David Beckham.

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Lucas said...

I will 100% guarantee you that Dave Zirin would never have spent 2 seconds thinking about Portland (the city, the schools, the sports teams etc) if a prominent and currently very unpopular cabinet member weren't involved. Fuck this injecting politics into sports shit and fuck the knee-jerk haters (of which there will be many here in PDX, and which are making me less and less optimistic of our chances to get MLS).

Fuck em all.

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