By Ken Reed
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on Colin Kaepernick:
“I don’t know what his status is in the NFL, but I’m glad the NBA doesn’t have a politician litmus test for our players. I’d like to think we encourage our players to exercise their constitutional rights.”
From the college sports inequity department:
University of Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham gets a $15,000 bonus if his team is ranked in the preseason Top 25. If the Utes finish the season in the Top 25, his bonus jumps to $100,000. What do his players get for those same accomplishments? Zippo.
— Ken Reed, Sports Policy Director, League of FansPrint
- League of Fans is a sports reform project founded by Ralph Nader to fight for the higher principles of justice, fair play, equal opportunity and civil rights in sports; and to encourage safety and civic responsibility in sports industry and culture.