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NFL Policy and Community Amidst COVID-19

All major American sports have been adjusting on the fly to the global pandemic our world faces. Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), was the first to take significant action, suspending the NBA season on March 11th. His swift decision came on the heels of the postponement of an individual game after […]

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First Woman NBPA Executive Director Discusses New Role

After 18 months without an Executive Director, the NBPA recently hired Michele Roberts to lead the union.  A University of California (Berkeley) law graduate, Roberts now becomes the first woman to lead a major U.S. sports union.  The Bronx, New York native chatted with SportsBusiness Journal’s labor and agent reporter, Liz Mullen, about her new […]

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Sterling Silver

This guest post is written by Jason A. Davis, Esq. a Seattle attorney and sports fan.  Mr. Davis has previously contributed to the Sports Agent Blog. Follow him at @JasonDavisEsq1. Sterling silver is an alloy containing a majority of silver and a small percentage of other metals.  For the NBA, however, it is the meltdown of […]

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The Strategic Brilliance Of Commissioner Silver’s Approach In The Sterling Case

The following is a guest contribution from Larry A. Silverman of law firm Dickie McCamey & Chilcote. Commissioner Adam Silver has received universal praise for his decision to impose a lifetime ban and $2.5 million fine on Donald Sterling for his appalling racist statements.  However, as this drama has shifted to the Owners, many commentators have […]

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Highlighting Donald Sterling’s Interview With Anderson Cooper And Reaction Thereto

Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, sat down with CNN’s Anderson Cooper last night on Cooper’s AC360 show. The two discussed Sterling’s racial remarks that have made headlines the past few weeks. Sterling denied being a racist roughly a dozen times and said that he did not know he was being recorded by his younger […]