The article reviews and analyzes what happened in the Texas Rangers Baseball Partners (TRB Partners) bankruptcy case. TRB Partners originally started with a prenegotiated plan for an expeditious transfer of the team to Rangers Baseball Express (RBE), a group led by Nolan Ryan. The article recaps the legal disagreements and negotiations that eventually concluded with RBE emerging as the winner with an auction bid of approximately $80 million. Ben Feder
explains some of the difficulties with using a fast tracked bankruptcy process, without the consent of all major parties, noting particular challenges for professional sports franchises.