Quote of the Day

"When you start talking about a long-term suspension, that kind of forces someone to take stock of where they are."
–- Former Suns Owner Jerry Colangelo, on what an effective punishment for Clippers Owner Donald Sterling could look like in the wake of alleged racist comments.
Tuesday April 29, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 159 Print This Issue

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  • Silver Rush

    Silver could suspend Sterling indefinitely for his alleged comments

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is likely to hit Clippers Owner Donald Sterling "with a sizable fine and a lengthy suspension, perhaps with the intent of pressuring the real estate magnate into selling the franchise he has owned for 33 years," according to experts cited in a front-page piece by Pfeifer, Bolch & Rainey of the L.A. TIMES. League bylaws give the league the power to "oust owners in limited circumstances," but Silver more likely will cite Article 35 of the constitution that "allows the commissioner to indefinitely suspend owners for 'conduct prejudicial or detrimental to the association.'" L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti said that he "welcomed a change in ownership and said that in the short run, at a minimum, the league should suspen ...

  • All For One, One For All?

    Most owners issue statements on Donald Sterling; will the “new” guard force the issue?

  • Eye On The Bottom Line

    What kind of financial hit will Clippers, NBA take as sponsors continue to cut ties?

  • Penny For Your Thoughts

    Editorial pages weigh in: Why didn’t the NBA act sooner knowing Sterling's history?

  • The Air Up There

    Value of naming rights key to Heat's lease extension plan.

  • Five For Fighting

    Manny Pacquiao, Top Rank discussing a five-fight contract extension that could last through '16.

  • Funny Business

    NHRA, Lucas Oil extend deal with emphasis on new products.

  • Trouble In Paradise

    IOC exec: prep for Rio Games "the worst I have experienced."

  • The Write Stuff

    Gary Smith to retire from SI after more than three decades.

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