NFL LA

NFL Owners to Finance and Build a Stadium in LA? Possible but Unlikely

From the here we go again file, National Football League owners want to put a franchise in Los Angeles and according to reports the barons of the gridiron are thinking about financing a stadium. Of course thinking about financing

Donald Sterling

Committing Fraud Doesn’t Get Sports Owners Tossed Out

As a sports owner, what does it take to be tossed out of a league? Apparently getting caught on an audio device in the privacy of your house  complaining an aide dating a black man and using owner provided

Miami Heat

What’s Next in Miami?

By Evan Weiner Now that LeBron has left the 305 what is next, not for Micky Arison, Pat Riley and the Heat organization, but for the Miami sports world? Miami’s NBA franchise probably will struggle to get near a

Donald Sterling

NBA, Where are the Questions About Privacy and HIPPA Rights?

There seems to be quite a disturbing trend when it comes to speaking about Donald Sterling, the one time-if the National Basketball Association has its way-owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. See if you bring up things like privacy

Stuart Sternberg

Thirty-Year Lease Dilemma: Why Stu Sternberg Should Read This

In the final days of his tenure as Major League Baseball Commissioner, Peter Ueberroth told MLB owners not to sign lease agreements for stadiums for more than 20 years. Ueberroth’s term as commissioner ended in 1989 roughly at the

Donald Sterling

The Slippery Slope of NBA Ownership

Leaked Racist Tapes, Sexual Harassment, Deception The National Basketball Association’s quest to strip Los Angeles Clippers franchise owner Donald Sterling continues and with that there is a maddening lack of inquisitiveness from the sports media community. There are questions

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David Stern, a Bully to All Except NBA Owners

By Evan Weiner Now retired National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Mae in Springfield, Massachusetts on August 8. This is a legacy honor and in many ways David Stern

NCAA 2014

Dear NCAA, the Senate Wants to Ask You a Few Questions

The United States Senate has suddenly expressed an interesting in what is going on in the college sports industry. The Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, which is chaired by West Virginia Democrat Jay Rockefeller, postponed a hearing

Chris Russo 2014

Chris Russo and Finding Qualified People for his Radio Channel

As a broadcast professional and journalist, I never understood the appeal of Chris Russo. He appeared to be a very dim witted and not very funny individual who was handed a microphone and put in front of a television

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All You Need is Cash

By Evan Weiner On Wednesday afternoon I got a call from Nicole Brewster-Mercury, a producer from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation asking me if I wanted to appear on a panel with former Toronto Raptors coach and one time National