Adam Silver

NBA Jersey Ads Are Inevitable

For some reason, American sports fans think a sports uniform is a special piece of clothing that should just feature a team name or logo. The Pinstripes, in the case of the New York Yankees, Les “Bleu, Blanc et

Harvey Levin

Harvey Levin: Sports Most Influential in 2014

How Harvey Levin Changed An Industry In many ways, the past 50 weeks and a few days in sports has been shaped by one man. Harvey Levin. It isn’t often that one man can impact two sports but in

NBA

NBA Wants to Change Some Work Rules

The NBA has labor peace until 2017 but that doesn’t mean they are satisfied with the current economic conditions of the league despite an enormous increase from television partners in fees starting in 2016. The league will be swimming

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NFL, Gambling and People’s Votes

In sports, the will of the people is often ignored. Politicians told local voters in places like Seattle, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee and Charlotte even though they said no to funding a baseball stadium or an arena, no didn’t mean no.

Goodell

Senate to Discuss Sports Domestic Abuse Problems

The lame duck Senate session will include a visit from the four commissioners of the major American sports. Lawmakers apparently want to be filled in on what a private industry—sports—is doing to make sure their players are not beating

Adam Silver

NBA Commissioner Wants to Legalize Sports Gambling

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver declares that it’s time the United States brings sports gambling from an underground arena to one in the sunlight by legalizing it. In an op-ed article for The New York Times, Silver discusses his belief

Adam Silver

Four Domestic Assaults in the NBA Since April

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver now has four domestic assault arrests on his watch. One player, Greg Oden, is out of the league and does not represent that much of an issue for Silver but Charlotte’s Jeffrey Turner, Memphis’s James Johnson and

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Legal Challenges to Cause Changes in “Farm Systems”

(St. John, Newfoundland) — The National Football League, the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League commissioners presumably are aware that there might be a significant change in sports “farm systems” and that change may be coming far

Adam Silver

Adam Silver’s Summer of Discontent

The glowing reviews for National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver for bouncing Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for “racist” remarks made to a woman friend in his home that happened to be caught on some recording device and

Isaiah Austin

Basketball Might Not Be Over for Isaiah Austin

When Baylor basketball star Isaiah Austin was diagnosed with marfan sydrome just before he was expected to be drafted into the NBA, he thought he would never play basketball again. Well, he may not be able to play, but now