David Stern

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Power And Responsibility Of Roger Goodell

Goodell is only responsible to the dollar, not the human being.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Nikola Mirotic. (Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What If Mirotic Is Great?

If he fulfills his promise, Nikola Mirotic will change the equation for the Bulls.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2014

Chicago Blackhawks fans. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Idiots Come Out For Blackhawks Celebration

They break windows and throw bottles in the street and really stick it to The Man when they think The Man (who likely hasn’t oppressed them, as these twenty-somethings are mostly suburban-raised fortunates thinking they’re cool by slumming it in the city for street cred) isn’t looking.

670 The Score–06/28/2013


Sports Verdict: Who’s The NBA’s Biggest Villain? LeBron James Vs. David Stern

As the feats, and really the legend of LeBron James grows ever larger, he has begun to transcend the game itself, much to the dismay of many fans. Consequently, is he, or Commissioner David Stern, the greatest villain currently in the NBA?


NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Gay-Affirming NHL Way Ahead Of The Game

When it comes to acceptance of gay players, the NHL is already way ahead of the NBA.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2013

David Stern.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Stern: HGH Testing Could Come As Early As Next Season

The NBA for the most part has managed to avoid the major performance-enhancing drug scandals that have plagued the NFL and Major League Baseball over the last decade. Commissioner David Stern is hoping to keep it that way.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2013

David Stern

Baffoe: Stern’s Subjectivity Shows With Noah Dress Code Incident

Whatever the answer to any of those questions may be, one thing is apparent—the league’s dress code is complete bull.

670 The Score–02/06/2013

Billy Hunter

NBA Union Head Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite Leave

Billy Hunter is being placed on an indefinite leave as executive director of the NBA players association, following a report that was critical of his leadership and urged players to consider his future with the organization.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2013

Roger Goodell

Baffoe: All The Commissioners Just Suck

So, yeah, our fearless leaders all suck. And while what Tagliabue did gives us a sliver of hope that they can’t be megalomaniacs in their fields all the time, ultimately fans have to sit back and shake their heads.

670 The Score–12/12/2012

David Stern

NBA Commissioner David Stern To Retire In 2014

NBA commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, the league said Thursday.

670 The Score–10/25/2012

David Stern

David Stern Regrets Spat With Jim Rome

Two weeks ago, an interview between CBS Sports’ Jim Rome and NBA commissioner David Stern turned ugly after Rome asked Stern if the NBA Draft lottery was fixed.

670 The Score–06/28/2012

David Stern

Wisch: It’s Time To End The NBA Draft Lottery

Since 1985, it’s the league’s preferred way of dispensing its top picks, but these days the system – designed to launch basketball careers – instead spawns more conspiracy theories than Area 51.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

NBA Commissioner David Stern. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

Jim Rome’s Interview With David Stern Turns Ugly

NBA Commission David Stern joined ​The Jim Rome Show​ on CBS and was asked by Rome if there was any tampering with the lottery.

670 The Score–06/13/2012

Vinny Del Negro. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Shut Up, Vinny

Del Negro was a curious choice from the outset in Chicago, where he believed a warmed-over Jim Valvano impersonation constituted coaching.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Derrick Rose lays on the floor after tearing his ACL. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Crying Foul On The Derrick Rose Blame Game

While I’m not a doctor – and didn’t even stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night – I’m of the school of thought that if Rose’s ACL was going to blow out, then it was going to blow out.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

Carmelo Anthony celebrates after hitting the game-winning three pointer in overtime against the Bulls Sunday. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bulls-Knicks Playoff Matchup Could Be Fun

No need to be too concerned about the outcome, really, since one made free-throw at the end of regulation flips the script.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2012

David Stern

Politician Says No NBA On Christmas

While most basketball fans simply can’t wait for Christmas Day to get their NBA fix, one politician isn’t as thrilled.

670 The Score–12/06/2011

David Stern

Muller: Miss NBA Basketball? Blame Stern

Don’t blame the owners for the lack of professional basketball in the middle of November. Don’t blame the players for nixing the latest offer earlier this week, thus extending the delay until at least mid-December, and quite possibly, until the 2012-13 season.

670 The Score–11/17/2011

Kobe Bryant

Rovell: Kobe Lost $1.05 MM Tuesday

The NBA lockout has effectively whipped out more than a month and a half of the season, and Tuesday, the players experienced what it really feels like to be unemployed.

670 The Score–11/16/2011

Billy Hunter and Derek Fisher. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Johnson: NBA Players Tired Of Being Bullied

The NBA Player’s Association’s decision to reject the NBA’s latest offer and disband as a union could spell the end of any hope for a basketball season in 2011-12.

670 The Score–11/15/2011