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Fifty senators call on NFL to support Redskins’ name change

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Fifty U.S. senators urged the National Football League on Thursday to endorse a name change for the Washington Redskins, saying the franchise’s name was a racial slur. In a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the lawmakers said the league should follow the example…

Clippers owner Donald Sterling threatens to sue the NBA

Embattled owner Donald Sterling, who was banned for life from the National Basketball Association, is threatening to sue the league, Sports Illustrated reported. The 80-year-old Los Angeles Clippers owner also said through a lawyer that he doesn't plan……

Michael Jordan slapped with fine

NEW YORK — The National Basketball Association has slapped Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan with a $100,000 fine for comments about the league’s labour dispute, ESPN reported Monday. The NBA prohibits owners from speaking publicly about the collective bargaining process. League spokesman Tim Frank confirmed the penalty but declined to…

Group: U.S. anti-Internet piracy campaign violates First Amendment

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court to return two domain names seized as part of the U.S. government’s “Operation in Our Sites,” an ongoing campaign against websites that illegally provide access to copyrighted material. “This misguided intellectual property enforcement effort is causing serious collateral damage to free…

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