Jack Kent Cooke
But it’s like the Jack Kent Cooke quote, ‘Criticism is like walking in the rain — once you’re wet, what’s another drop?’ Plus, all I can worry about is preparing. …
Dr. Buss was the absolute best owner that I ever worked for ... and I worked for many, including Jack Kent Cooke and George Steinbrenner ... He was a very remarkable person ... brilliant, but at the same time so kind and humble. He was a very loyal person to the people that he cared about, and I feel very blessed to have known him and shared such a great relationship with him all of these years. He is irreplaceable, but he has left a legacy that will last for many generations to come.More quotes »
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"Don't apologize: It's not helping your cause"
I am reminded of Jack Kent Cooke's wonderful epigram: "Never explain. Never complain." A refreshing contrast to the groveling space. There's so much to be sorry about at work. We're sorry we missed that meeting, we're sorry for our long emails, we're sor from bookofjoe Read more »
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Establishes New Scholarship Program
Jack Kent Cooke Scholars will receive up to $30,000 a year for four years to attend an undergraduate institution, as well as college planning support and advice and networking opportunities from the foundation's larger scholar community. Scholarships wil from Philanthropy News Digest Read more »
The NBA mourns death of Lakers' owner Jerry Buss
Former players and rivals recalled Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who died Monday after a fight with cancer at age 80, as a visionary who helped mold the NBA and make the Lakers champions. Buss won 10 NBA titles as owner of the Lakers, more tha from Sport.co.uk Read more »
Lakers brace for new era
remain as Lakers executive vice president of player personnel, a title he's had in eight of his 15 years with the organization. Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak knows owner Jerry Buss' passing will call for some adjustments. (Scott Varley/Staff Photographer) A "w from San Bernardino County Sun Read more »
Jerry Buss, R.I.P.
A chemist by training, Buss attained his wealth through real estate and in 1979 bought the Lakers, the Los Angeles Kings, The Forum and a ranch from Jack Kent Cooke. Under Buss’ stewardship, the Lakers have become the most successful franchise in the NBA from American Spectator Read more »