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David Stern Says 'Let's Go All The Way' With Legal Sports Betting

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.02.2015 | Sports

Former NBA commissioner David Stern unequivocally voiced support for legalized sports gambling in the United States on Thursday night. &ldq...

Gilbert Arenas' Racist Comments Should Earn Him the Donald Sterling Treatment: A Permanent Ban From the NBA

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 10.14.2014 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

Rev. Al Sharpton and I at a press conference in Detroit, Michigan (photo credit: Joe Jones) Gilbert Arenas, the relatively unknown basketball player ...

What if the NBA Had a Black Commissioner in 1981?

Dave Hollander | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports
Dave Hollander

What if in 1981, when Sterling first bought into the league, the NBA commissioner had been African-American? Would a black NBA commissioner have specially sensed exactly who Sterling was? It could have happened.

NBA Commissioner Slams Donald Sterling Over Magic Attack

AP | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling repeatedly disparaged Magic Johnson's HIV-positive status in an interview that aired M...

Note To Racists Involved With The NBA: Do Not Test Adam Silver

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports

Adam Silver did the right thing. He did a bold thing. He also did something that nobody associated with the NBA will ever forget. In just his 88th...

WATCH: NBA Press Conference On Donald Sterling

Posted 04.29.2014 | Sports

It is now NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's turn to speak. After racist remarks attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sparked a co...

Furor Mounts Over Clippers Owner Donald Sterling's Alleged Racist Rant

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

An NBA team is a business, but it also carries the imagery of representing that city. Sports and athletes can provide opportunities for positive role modeling and influencing attitudes -- when turned negative, the effects ripple.

Adam Silver's First Crisis Has Arrived

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

Adam Silver's first crisis of his short tenure as NBA commissioner has arrived, a race-tinged scandal leaving those associated with the game wondering...

David Stern's Big Announcement

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — David Stern spent nearly 30 years growing the NBA, turning a league that couldn't even get its championship series on live prime-time...

NBA Cancels All Games Through November 30

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — As NBA players and owners wait to see who will blink first, fans are stuck staring at a blank calendar. NBA Commissioner David Stern...

NBA Commissioner Cancels First Two Weeks Of Season

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 12.10.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Sticking to his deadline, NBA Commissioner David Stern erased the first two weeks of the season after negotiations failed to produce ...

For a Rite of Spring, Give Me Hockey

Jeff Polman | Posted 07.05.2011 | Sports
Jeff Polman

When it comes to sheer postseason tension, breathless action to lock you to the couch without bathroom breaks, the Stanley Cup playoffs deliver a clean body check to their hoop roommates every spring.