Mark Cuban warns NFL

“I think the NFL is 10 years away from an implosion. I’m just telling you: pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered. And they’re getting hoggy.

“Just watch. Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered. When you try to take it too far, people turn the other way. I’m just telling you, when you’ve got a good thing and you get greedy, it always, always, always, always, always turns on you. That’s rule No. 1 of business.”

-Mark Cuban (h/t Tim MacMahon of

Cuban, who has been as outspoken as ever in recent weeks when it comes to business issues in the NBA and in sports, was talking specifically about the NFL’s exclusive TV deals. He was not mentioning the NFL and football’s concussion crisis or the beginnings of the end of that sport in that sense.

He also stands to benefit since the NBA would be second among the major sports in the league. We will see if Cuban’s prediction comes true…