Jaime Aron has been the Texas sports editor for the Associated Press since 1999. A native Texan, he began his sports writing career in 1991. Aron has covered practically every major sporting event and was named AP Sports Writer of the Year for 2001. The author of several sports books, he lives in Dallas with his wife, Lori, and sons Zac, Jake, and Josh.
Mark Cuban is an American entrepreneur and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. A pioneer of the dot-com revolution, Cuban first arrived in Dallas in the early 1980s where he immediately became a fan of the then-brand new franchise. Cuban’s purchased the team in 2000 and heralded a new age of success for a franchise now considered the sixth most valuable team in the NBA.