Guys-in-charge worthy of recognition
Not every franchise owner sucks. In ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings 2011, these five scored the best in honesty, commitment to their communities and loyalty to core players.
1. Mike Ilitch, Red Wings Ilitch also owns the Tigers, who finished 16th overall in fan voting.
2. Peter Holt, Spurs
3. Dan Rooney, Steelers
4. Mario Lemieux, Penguins
Lemieux, who rescued the Penguins from bankruptcy in 1999, is the only big-league athlete ever ...
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ESPN The Magazine: June 27, 2011