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Well, so much for “…and they lived happily ever after.”
For everyone who thought Jim Crane was in cahoots with Drayton McLane, guess again. Apparently, if they were close or involved in some sort of conspiracy as some have alleged, the honeymoon is over after Crane filed a lawsuit against McLane, Comcast and NBC Universal.
Crane says the Rockets could still be included in the lawsuit.
Another PR battle for Crane, who has struggled time and again with his public image since buying the Astros just two years ago. If free agents were hesitant to come to Houston because of the on-field product, the public image of the off-the-field organization ain’t helping any.
It hasn’t been a good couple of years for Houston sports. So here are some questions to carry the conversation through the weekend.