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Pro Basketball / Owner's Racist Remarks / Brown Interview #1116501

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The punishment for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling after he admitted to making racist comments outlined; audiotape of Sterling speaking to girlfriend V. Stiviano† played. [NBA commissioner Adam SILVER – announces a lifetime ban; calls for Sterling to be forced to sell the team.] NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Los Angeles: Carter Evans) The reaction to the NBA’s decision reviewed; responses from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, former player Earvin Magic Johnson and current player LeBron James quoted. [Former player/NBA Players Assn. Kevin JOHNSON, Players Assn. Roger MASON – assess the decision.] Plans for a protest before tonight’s game noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Support from the owners of the Houston Rockets, the Chicago Bulls and Sacramento Kings for forcing Sterling to sell noted. Live discussion held with CBS Sports correspondent James Brown about Silver’s decision. [BROWN – describes what would have happened if Silver had not acted; comments on Silver’s personal apology.]

Pelley, Scott;
Evans, Carter

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