I find it interesting that they did this without ever giving him a chance to weigh in on it, and at the word of his (pissed off) ex-spouse. Whatever happened to "innocent until proven guilty", I wonder.
So now I'm sure they will ban & fine everyone who says anything in private that hurts someone's feelings going forward, yes? They don't ban & fine the people who commit crimes, we know that much. I guess sticks & stones no longer break bones, but names really do hurt people.
Meanwhile, Sterling will laugh his way to the bank, and probably be the silent partner (and funder) in another major league sports purchase, with a lot of winking & nodding going on behind the scenes.
I'll bet his donations to the NAACP & underprivileged will dry up now too.
What an immense overreaction. I thought appropriate would be about a million and suspension for the rest of the playoffs.
This was an appeal to public opinion, all of which are emotional and not even close to rational.
Let's hear from Stern .
Chemists Have Solutions .
If I were his adviser I would point out to him, however, that he has billions of dollars and maybe 10 years left to enjoy it.. it might not be the best decision to spend that time in a court room.
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.