Larry Ellison Wins America's Cup and Its Hearts. Now Give Him an NFL Team

Oracle Team USA celebrates after defeating Emirates Team New Zealand at the America's Cup Finals on Sept. 25 in San Francisco Photograph by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images

One of the weirdest things about Larry Ellison is that he doesn’t own a professional sports team. According to the Bloomberg Billionaire’s Index—aka the Self-Esteem Big Board—Ellison has more than $38 billion and ranks among the world’s 10 wealthiest people. And yet, try and try and try as he might, Ellison just can’t get a major sports franchise. What’s a filthy rich dude to do?

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