DALLAS - NOVEMBER 04: Center Brad Richards #91 of the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on November 4, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Forbes.com blogger Michael Ozanian says the deal to get Hicks out is "very close."
According to the report, Hicks is about to sell the team and his 50% interest in the American Airlines Center for as much as $300 million.
Hicks paid $84 million for the Stars in 1996.