The 25 Most Hated Owners in Sports History

Mavs owner Mark Cuban cheers on his team.

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is notorious for being one of the most hated owners of a sports franchise. | Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

While there are certainly some great owners in American professional sports, the fact is we’ve seen a lot of terrible team owners come and go. Scandals, incompetence, acting crazy, and simply saying the wrong thing can quickly cause fans to turn on the people who own their favorite teams. Here we look back over the last several decades in the NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLB to come up with the 25 most hated owners in sports history.