"Besides the apparent conflict from his Red Sox ties, Mitchell is chairman of Walt Disney, owner of ESPN, which has a $2.4 billion contract to air baseball games through the 2013 season. The sports network also is paying Barry Bonds - the player at the center of the steroid scandal - to star in his own reality-TV show.
Observers also worry about Mitchell's spotty track record." Interesting rundown of his
resume here. Hubris on parade.