- 1986: Don Carter put the Sidekicks up for sale, citing losses of close to $5 million over two seasons.
- 1991: Gordon Jago said he was "more than optimistic" that the Sidekicks would be be around for the 1991-92 season. Two different potential ownership groups had possesion of the financial records and a third, whose identity Jago would not disclose to the press, all expressed interest in buying the franchise.
- 1990: "Truthfully,
I couldn't ask for anything better over the regular season..."
"It was almost perfect. We reached our goals. We led from opening day, three were our most losses in a row and there were few blowouts. Very satisfying.
--Sidekicks Head Coach Billy Phillps, followed by then-owner Phil Cobb on the just completed Regular Season that resulted in the Sidekicks winning the MISL Western Division Championship. The quotes appeared in an article in the Dallas Morning News on April 24, 1990.