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 May 1, 2014  Misc

David Folkenflik reports:

You can’t forget what you’ve heard with your own ears.

Thanks to the widespread broadcast of his beliefs on race, the disgrace of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is now cemented, and the NBA is seeking to force him to sell the team.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver acknowledged as much at a news conference Tuesday, during which he announced that Sterling was banned from the league for life for his remarks on race.

Jovian Wei of Fox News asked, “Should someone lose their team for remarks shared in private — is this a slippery slope?”

Silver responded, “Whether or not these remarks were initially shared in private, they are now public, and they represent his views.” And that was it, on to the next question. But should those comments have been made public to begin with?

Read more on NPR.

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