This past offseason, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell came under heavy fire after he suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for merely 2 games after he beat his now-wife, Janay Palmer, and dragged her apparently unconscious body out of an elevator.
Many felt the punishment did NOT fit the crime and was proof that league was turning a blind eye towards domestic violence towards women.
Well Roger heard the criticism and realized the error in his ways, and most importantly he decided to take action. The commissioner released a statement on the controversy, saying:
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Time is winding down as the NBA is doing everything it can to strip Donald Sterling of his ownership of the Los Angles Clippers, and it looks like he might be giving up his team sooner rather than later!
Last week the 80-year-old turned over the team to his wife Shelly Sterling to allow her to make a sale of the team, and it sounds like she had a busy weekend as she's trying to sell the team ASAP!
Sources say Shelly and her lawyer met with
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It's only been a couple hours since NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clipppers owner Donald Sterling, but people are already lining up to take his job!
Well one of the people looking to fill the possible vacancy is media mogul David Geffen, who is know for being one of the founders of DreamWorks SKG as well as record labels such as Asylum Records and DGC Records!
Of course, Donald is still technically the owner of team for the time being, but the commish made it VERY clear he would be looking to get the
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Just moments ago, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that he would be banning Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for LIFE!
In addition to the lifetime ban, the commish fined him a whopping $2.5 million and said he would urge all other owners to effectively strip him from his title as an owner!
Watch the entire press conference and hear Adam Silver answer questions on the racism scandal (above)!
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Earlier today, the New York Yankees and MLB lost one of its biggest stars, and for once we're not talking about Alex Rodriguez!
Derek Jeter announced that he would be retiring after the 2014 season, bringing an end to a legendary 20-year career.
Major League Baseball's commissioner Bud Selig released a statement on the imminent ending of the iconic shortstop's career, saying:
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Bad news for basketball fans!
Thanks to the lockout, the NBA has cancelled the first two weeks of the season.
Commissioner David Stern announced
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Jewel has reported been involved in a two-vehicle car accident in Texas today!
Reports reveal that Erath County Commissioner Jim Pack was operating a Harbin Volunteer Fire Department fire/brush truck, on his way to take care of a grass fire on US Highway 67, when he collided with the singer!
Thankfully, both escaped serious injury!
Phew! SO scary!
We're so happy to hear that no one was hurt!
Rest up, guys! And feel better!
[Image via WENN.]
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