Mark Cuban is an American businessman, investor, author, television personality, and philanthropist. He is the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, co-owner of 2929 Entertainment and chairman of the AXS TV. He is also one of the main “shark” investors on the ABC reality television series, Shark Tank.
Derek Jeter is an American former professional baseball shortstop who played 20 seasons in for the New York Yankees. A five-time World Series champion, Jeter is the Yankees’ all-time career leader in hits (3,465), doubles (544), games played (2,747), stolen bases (358), times on base (4,716), plate appearances (12,602) and at-bats (11,195). His accolades include 14 All-Star selections, five Gold Glove Awards, five Silver Slugger Awards, two Hank Aaron Awards, and a Roberto Clemente Award. Jeter became the 28th player to reach 3,000 hits and finished his career sixth all-time in career hits and the all-time MLB leader in hits by a shortstop.
Mark Cuban and Derek Jeter joined CEO Brandon Steiner for Steiner Sports “Power Breakfast with Mark Cuban and Derek Jeter” presented by 1st Equity Title & Closing Services / Pinktie.org and USA TODAY. (Recorded December 11, 2014)
Topic covered included Cuban’s experience on Shark Tank, starting businesses of his own and owning the Dallas Mavericks, as well as Jeter’s experience as a leader and his new endeavors after baseball, including founding The Players’ Tribune.
The Players’ Tribune is a new media company that provides athletes with a platform to connect directly with their fans, in their own words. , The Players’ Tribune publishes first-person stories from athletes, providing a unique insight into the daily sports conversation. Through impactful and powerful long- and short-form stories, video series, and podcasts, The Players’ Tribune brings fans closer than ever to the games they love.