Mark Cuban might not be so demonstrative at courtside because of a back injury.
The women that tamed these men
We always tend to focus on the players' wives and girlfriends. Now it's time to pay homage to the women who have won the hearts of some of sports' most powerful owners, like Dallas Mavericks boss Mark Cuban (pictured). Flip through to see some of sports' most influential personalities and learn more about their ladies.
It was just this April when this lady became Mrs. Michael Jordan at a private ceremony in Florida after nine years together. For Jordan, owner of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats, it is his second marriage (who is his first wife?). His new leading lady also once dated Enrique Iglesias' older brother. Bing: Who is Jordan's new wife? Search: See pics of them together
This Russian socialite is the girlfriend of Roman Abramovich, owner of the English Premier League's Chelsea Football Club in London and fifth-richest man in Russia (what's his net worth?). The couple have two children together. She also used to date tennis star Marat Safin. Her father (who is he?) was a noted Russian businessman involved in an illegal arms scandal in the 1990s. Bing: Who is Abramovich's girlfriend? Search: See pics of them together
Audrey, the wife of mustachioed Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, has been known to dabble as an executive producer in Hollywood when not following her real estate-developer husband around the NFL sidelines. Bing: Who is Wilf's wife? Search: See pics of them together
Ann is the wife of Shahid Khan, the owner of both the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars and the English Premier League's Fulham F.C. Their story is a true example of the American dream. Khan came to America from Pakistan to study engineering and met Ann in college. They are now one of the richest couples in the country. They have two children. Bing: Who is Khan's wife? Search: See pics
Yes, Mark Cuban is married. The poster child for bad-boy owners is hitched to a woman he met at a gym. They married in 2002 and have three children together. The owner of the NBA's Mavericks and his family live in Dallas in a mansion that would make your house look like a dot (check it out). Bing: Who is Cuban's wife? Search: See pics of them together
Margaret and her husband — Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs — are known for their philanthropy. The couple donated a large gift to the University at Buffalo to establish the Jacobs Institute, a clinic to study heart and vascular diseases. The couple has six children. Bing: Who is Jacobs' wife? Search: See pics of them together
The wife of Boston Red Sox owner John Henry, Linda is very vocal in her support of the team — her Twitter feed is littered with Red Sox references. The couple was married in 2009. Henry also owns Liverpool F.C. of the English Premier League. Bing: Who is his wife? Search: See pics of them together
Whitney was a volunteer for a homeless children's charity when she married Theo Epstein, then the general manager of the Red Sox. Epstein has now moved on to head baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs. Though she is not technically an owner's wife, we'll include her on the list. The couple has a son, Jack. Bing: Who is Epstein's wife? Search: See pics of them together
The woman married to Jed York, owner of the San Francisco 49ers, is an educator who once worked in the Hunters Point neighborhood of the city. The two were married in 2001 and have kept a relatively low profile. Bing: Who is York's wife? Search: See pics of them together
Everlasting love! Malcolm Glazer, owner of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and English Premier League's Manchester United, and his wife have been married since 1961. The couple has six children. They live in Palm Beach, Florida. Bing: Who is Glazer's wife? Search: See them together
A fashion model from Atlanta married Daniel Snyder in 1994. Five years later, the advertising mogul bought the NFL's Washington Redskins and still owns them to this day. The couple has three children. Bing: Who is Snyder's wife? Search: See pics of them together
She is married to one of sports' most notorious owners — Jerry Jones, who heads the NFL's Dallas Cowboys. The couple has three children together. The couple has the 11th-most expensive house (check it out) in Dallas, according to a 2011 list. Bing: Who is Jones' wife? Search: See pics of them together
The wife of powerhouse NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick met her future husband — adorably enough — at an ice-cream parlor. The couple had a son, Ricky, who died in a plane crash in 2004. At the time of his death, Ricky was engaged to Emily Maynard, who would later star on The Bachelorette. Bing: Who is Hendrick's wife? Search: See pics of them together
The reigning Super Bowl champion owner's wife, Renee is married to Steve Bisciotti, head man of the Baltimore Ravens. The couple has two sons, Jason and Jack. The two have been married for nearly 30 years. Bing: Who is Bisciotti's wife? Search: See pics of them together
The wife of Peter Holt, who owns the company that owns the San Antonio Spurs, wed the drawl-speaking businessman in 1982. She actually helped her husband quit a dangerous alcohol habit. They have two children together, and she also has one from a previous marriage. Bing: Who is Holt's wife? Search: See pics of them together
Married to New York Giants co-owner John Mara, Denise and her husband have five children. She's also the aunt of two very popular Hollywood actresses (who are they?). Bing: Who is John Mara's wife?
Call her Mrs. Miami Heat. Madeleine is the wife of Micky Arison, chairman of the Carnival cruise line empire and owner of the two-time defending NBA champions. Arison stepped down as CEO of Carnival shortly after the incident in which a Carnival cruise ship was stuck adrift in the Gulf of Mexico (for how long?). Bing: Who is Arison's wife? Search: See pics of them together
Charles B. Johnson
The wife of Charles B. Johnson, principal owner of the San Francisco Giants of MLB, is a medical doctor who also helped restore one of America's most notable mansions. The couple has seven children, one of whom is deceased. Bing: Who is Johnson's wife?
The second wife of New York Yankees' part-owner Hal Steinbrenner, Christina and the son of the late Yankees boss George Steinbrenner were married in 2009 in Florida. Little is known about the intensely private couple. Hal divorced his first wife in 2007 after 12 years of marriage. Bing: Who is Steinbrenner's wife? Search: See pics of them together