With the announcement that Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula and his family have purchased the Buffalo Bills, we decided to look around the major professional sports landscape at other individuals who possess ownership stakes in multiple franchises. Below are the most high-profile cross-sport owners of NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL franchises or English Premier League clubs.
Seattle Seahawks (NFL), Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
James Dolan (The Madison Square Garden Co.)
New York Knicks (NBA), New York Rangers (NHL)
The Glazer Family
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL), Manchester United (EPL)
Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), New Jersey Devils (NHL)
John Henry (Fenway Sports Group)
Boston Red Sox (MLB), Liverpool (EPL)
Detroit Tigers (MLB), Detroit Red Wings (NHL)
Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL), Fulham (EPL)
St. Louis Rams (NFL), Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Arsenal (EPL)
*Kroenke transferred ownership of his Denver-based franchises to his son, Josh, in order to comply with the NFL’s cross-ownership rules that prohibit an NFL owner from owning another sports franchise in an existing league market.