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Sports Team Owner / Racist Remarks / A Review #1064369

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The NBA commissioner's lifetime ban for Los Angeles Clippers pro basketball team owner Donald Sterling after his racist remarks noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Los Angeles: Stephanie Elam) The wait for a press conference from Clippers coach Doc Rivers discussed; scenes shown from outside the Staples Center.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) The problems for past sports team owners Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott, Minnesota Twins owner Calvin Griffith and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Ted Stepien reviewed; details given about Schott's racist and anti-gay statements etc. that led to her being forced to sell the club in 1999. [MLB commissioner Bud SELIG†- speaks about Schott embarrassing the game.] Racist statements by Griffith and Stepien quoted.

Cooper, Anderson;
Elam, Stephanie;
Kaye, Randi

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