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Celebrities who own sports teams

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Gene Simmons of rock band KISS is part-owner of Arena Football League team, the Los Angeles Kiss, along with his bandmate Paul Stanley. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo

Gene Simmons of rock band KISS is part-owner of Arena Football League team, the Los Angeles Kiss, along with his bandmate Paul Stanley. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo

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Earvin "Magic" Johnson is co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo

Earvin "Magic" Johnson is co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo

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Rapper Jay-Z was a co-owner of the Brooklyn Nets but sold his stake to form his own sports agency Roc Nation Sports. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

Rapper Jay-Z was a co-owner of the Brooklyn Nets but sold his stake to form his own sports agency Roc Nation Sports. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

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Singer Justin Timberlake is a part owner of the Memphis Grizzlies. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Singer Justin Timberlake is a part owner of the Memphis Grizzlies. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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Basketball player Lebron James has a minority share of Liverpool FC. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Basketball player Lebron James has a minority share of Liverpool FC. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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Former U.S. President George W. Bush was a part owner of the Texas Rangers until 1998. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Former U.S. President George W. Bush was a part owner of the Texas Rangers until 1998. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Talk-show host David Letterman is co-owner of the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team. REUTERS/J.P. Moczulski

Talk-show host David Letterman is co-owner of the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team. REUTERS/J.P. Moczulski

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Music producer Emilio Estefan and his wife singer Gloria are minority owners of the Miami Dolphins. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Music producer Emilio Estefan and his wife singer Gloria are minority owners of the Miami Dolphins. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Former NBA star Steve Nash is part-owner of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. REUTERS/Andy Clark

Former NBA star Steve Nash is part-owner of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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Actor Bill Murray is part-owner of the St. Paul Saints independent minor-league baseball team, and has invested in several other minor league baseball teams. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

Actor Bill Murray is part-owner of the St. Paul Saints independent minor-league baseball team, and has invested in several other minor league baseball teams. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are part owners of the Philadelphia 76ers. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are part owners of the Philadelphia 76ers. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

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Comedian Drew Carey is a minority owner of the Seattle Sounders. REUTERS/Robert Sorbo

Comedian Drew Carey is a minority owner of the Seattle Sounders. REUTERS/Robert Sorbo

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Singer Usher is a part owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Singer Usher is a part owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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Musician Elton John formerly owned Watford FC and until 2008 served as the club's honorary life president. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Musician Elton John formerly owned Watford FC and until 2008 served as the club's honorary life president. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is president of AC Milan. REUTERS/Daniele La Monaca

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is president of AC Milan. REUTERS/Daniele La Monaca

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Entertainer Bob Hope owned a minority stake of the Cleveland Indians. REUTERS

Entertainer Bob Hope owned a minority stake of the Cleveland Indians. REUTERS

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Actor Burt Reynolds was a co-owner of the now-defunct Tampa Bay Bandits. The team name was inspired by his Smokey and the Bandit movies. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Actor Burt Reynolds was a co-owner of the now-defunct Tampa Bay Bandits. The team name was inspired by his Smokey and the Bandit movies. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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Actor Paul Newman was part-owner of several racing teams. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Actor Paul Newman was part-owner of several racing teams. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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Actor Russell Crowe is co-owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby team. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Actor Russell Crowe is co-owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby team. REUTERS/Scott Audette

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Media mogul Ted Turner, seen here watching a game with wife Jane Fonda, owns the Atlanta Braves.

Media mogul Ted Turner, seen here watching a game with wife Jane Fonda, owns the Atlanta Braves.

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Singer Jon Bon Jovi was primary owner of the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul until the league folded in 2009. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Singer Jon Bon Jovi was primary owner of the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul until the league folded in 2009. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

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Musician Nelly (C) is a minority owner in the Charlotte Bobcats. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Musician Nelly (C) is a minority owner in the Charlotte Bobcats. REUTERS/Chris Keane

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Singer Fergie is a part owner of the Miami Dolphins. REUTERS/Hans Deryk

Singer Fergie is a part owner of the Miami Dolphins. REUTERS/Hans Deryk

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Comedian Bill Maher owns a stake in the New York Mets. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Comedian Bill Maher owns a stake in the New York Mets. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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