Quote of the Day

"This is the most pressure the league has had, I think, since maybe the Artest melee."
–- ESPN's Bill Simmons, on the NBA's handling of Clippers Owner Donald Sterling. ("Clippers-Warriors," ABC, 4/27)
Monday April 28, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 158 Print This Issue

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  • Not A Second To Waste

    Silver had his first big test since replacing David Stern as NBA Commissioner

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was "a little lawyerly" on Saturday evening in his initial response to racist remarks allegedly made by Donald Sterling, according to ESPN's Michael Wilbon. Saying Silver was "in an impossible situation following David Stern," Wilbon added, "There could have been more outrage expressed. ...We're going to have to see not just a different Adam Silver, but a different NBA" ( "GMA," ABC, 4/27 ). USA TODAY's Nancy Armour wrote Silver had "his first big test" and "he failed. Miserably." Silver "could have sent a strong message Saturday" by suspending Sterling. He "may not be able to force Sterling to sell the Clippers," but he "can -- and should -- make it clear that Sterling and his reprehensible beliefs are no longe ...

  • Clipped Wings

    CarMax ends nine-year relationship with Clippers in wake of Sterling crisis.

  • Fast & Furious

    NBPA members will be engaged in addressing sanctions they believe should be levied against Donald Sterling.

  • Time For A Takeover?

    Magic Johnson, Guggenheim reportedly ready to purchase Clippers from Sterling.

  • Best Of Times, Worst Of Times

    Leonsis puts himself on the spot with Caps' restructuring, but revels in the Wizards' success.

  • Everybody Have Fun Tonight

    Nike's latest World Cup spot offers a return to the company's roots in mixing star power with humor.

  • Into the Future

    Troy Vincent pushes for NFL developmental league.

  • The Crowd Is Silenced

    FS1 cancels "Crowd Goes Wild" after low ratings.

  • Saying Goodbye

    Michael Heisley, the man behind the NBA in Memphis, dies.

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