Quote of the Day

"I don’t think I’ve felt a prouder moment to be tied to the NBA than when I heard the words ‘for life.’"
–- TNT's Ernie Johnson, on the lifetime ban NBA Commissioner Adam Silver gave Clippers Owner Donald Sterling. ("Inside The NBA," TNT, 4/30)
Wednesday April 30, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 160 Print This Issue

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  • Stand & Deliver

    Silver was given positive reviews for his handling of the Sterling controversy

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver "separated himself" from predecessor David Stern with the lifetime ban he gave Clippers Owner Donald Sterling yesterday, and "no one will dare call him Stern's puppet now," according to Adrian Wojnarowski of YAHOO SPORTS. Silver "made himself commissioner of the National Basketball Association on Tuesday, commissioner for everyone." One NBA team GM said, "Everyone feels a part of the NBA now" ( SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 4/29 ). In Chicago, David Haugh writes the "easy decision also happened to be the right one, and the NBA will benefit as much as society." Silver as the "newest commissioner in pro sports emerged as the boldest." As much as the decision was a "triumph for justice, it represented a victory for Silver" ( ...

  • In Lockstep

    NBA owners voice support for Silver, but a forced sale of the Clippers could take time.

  • No Easy Way Out

    Clippers could sell for as much as $1B, but Sterling could delay.

  • Hot Commodity

    Geffen, Mayweather among many interested in replacing Sterling.

  • All Bets Are Off

    Mandalay Bay latest to end sponsorship of Clippers.

  • In A Pickle

    Angels want ballpark value kept private during lease talks.

  • No Secret Is Safe

    Political missteps could halt MLB Giants' development plans.

  • Weathering The Storm

    SMI's Q1 revenue softened by damp conditions during Bristol's NASCAR race weekend.

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Murdoch admits it will be a few years before FS1 turns a profit.

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