Found October 28, 2012 on CLNS Radio:
PLAYERS: David Stern
What can you say about Commissioner David Stern? NBA fans can say a lot. Most of what you’d hear would be deemed as derogatory. For some reason, professional sports commissioners always invoke an emotional and controversial response from fans. Not today, however. February 1, 1984 – David Stern took the reigns from Larry O’Brien as the National Basketball Association’s Commissioner [...]

Stern wants to put team in Seattle?

Commissioner David Stern reportedly wants to bring an NBA team back to Seattle before he retires as planned in 2014.

Heat players thankful for David Stern's tenure

MIAMI David Stern will have some rings to hand out Tuesday to the Heat. Miami forward Shane Battier will have something for Stern. Stern announced Thursday he will retire as NBA commissioner Feb. 1, 2014. So when he greets the Heat before their regular-season opener, it will mark the next-to-last time he honors a defending champion. Ill hug him because I enjoy my life, Battier...

NBA Finals Trophy renamed for David Stern?

Recently, Nick Gelso posted a column on the impact of David Stern on the NBA and professional sports. Here’s an except: Though Commissioner Stern was handed a player and team rivalry that was destined to change sports television history, he was also handed a gym bag full of media, imaging and public relations debacles that [...]

David Stern to Retire After 2014

  In many ways David Stern transformed the game of basketball. But his era will end in 2014. He has had many critics, but regardless he has seen basketball grow into an international phenomenon and created a woman's league and men's developmental league. His legacy, to me, has been solidified. To read more click HERE. TGR will have more on Stern in the future.

Defining Success for the 2012-2013 Boston Celtics

It’s game six of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Boston Celtics are playing host to the Voldemort of the NBA, no not David Stern but the Miami Heat. With a 3-2 series lead, if you had asked any Celtics fan about what would make this season successful for the team heading into the game, it [...]

Afternoon Delight: Party Pooper

David Stern's retirement in 2014 coincides with the termination of a certain rival's current contract - at which time he recently suggested he will also leave the NBA.  The commissioner, likewise, has announced that he's turning his keys over to Adam Silver - just as said rival, Kobe Kidney Bean Bryant is supposedly preparing Dwight The Clown Howard to take over L.A...

Listen: Sports Media Watchdogs on 10/28/12

Steve Keane and I kick it off  by discussing the Islanders move to Brooklyn. Is the brand damaged for good? Hear our thoughts. David Stern will retire as NBA commissioner on February 1st, 2014; how will history view his performance? Finally, we discuss FOX coverage of the World Series. Hint: too many crowd shots and Erin Andrews. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN DOWNLOAD THE REPLAY If you like...

The preseason is over; Now what?

This is about the preseason. Not about anything else. Just as an FYI. I could discuss the comments David Stern made or whatever, or talk about the Adrian Wojnarowski article stating that the NBA Front Office is pressuring the Maloofs to sell to Chris Hansen which would allow the Kings to move to Seattle, but I won't. Nothing has changed on any front whether it's the 7% being...
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