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  • Hack-a-Sport: The NBA needs to revisit intentional fouling rule

    By Jeffrey Hensiek

    November 20, 2013 | 9:47 pm

    Los Angeles Lakers know the scene far too well.

    Up by 10 points, 8 minutes left in the 4th quarter, game seemingly in hand — then the whistle blows.

    20 feet away from the ball, a low-caliber player is touching the all-star center on the arm. The Hack-a-[Player] is on. 

    The...

  • David Stern getting booed at the NBA Draft: The Supercut

    June 28, 2013 | 9:00 am

    Last night’s NBA Draft was the last one for commissioner David Stern, who has been in the office since 1984.

    Over the years, Stern’s strict on/off-court policies has given him the reputation of an almighty dictator among players, owners and fans.

    Since the NBA Draft is usually...

  • Stern stepping down as NBA chief in ‘14, Silver tapped as successor

    October 25, 2012 | 2:08 pm

    David Stern, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association, said he will be retiring in 2014 after 30 years in the position.

    Stern, 70, announced Thursday that he will retire on Feb. 1, 2014 -- 30 years to the day since he was appointed to his post. Stern began working...

  • Survivors Sue Claims Commission

    By Matthew E. Berger

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Survivors are suing the commission on Nazi-era insurance claims, a commissioner has called for the resignation of its chief and Jewish officials handling the claims acknowledge serious problems.

    But they also say there probably isn't a better way to dole out the claims.

    The anger...

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  • U.S. Opposes Court Reparations Rulings

    By David A. Lash

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice took a stand against the best interests of the most aged, infirm and vulnerable of Holocaust survivors.

    Seemingly without shame, the federal government filed briefs arguing that significant court victories for long-forgotten survivors...

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