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SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
Read Mark Cuban's full interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols: 'I'm just sorry I didn't recognize it'

Read Mark Cuban's full interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols: 'I'm just sorry I didn't recognize it'

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban went on The Jump with ESPN's Rachel Nichols to discuss the investigation into the organization's workplace misconduct and sexual harassment. Here is a full transcript of Cuban's comments. NICHOLS: I want to just start there and get your reaction to this report as it came out.CUBAN: First, just an apology to the women involved, the women that in a couple of cases were assaulted. And not just to them but their families, because this is not something that just is an incident and then it's over. It stays with people and it stays with families. I'm just sorry I didn't...
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018

5 observations from Mavs investigation report, including Cuban's warnings to Chris Hyde and absence from business office

A 43-page report released Wednesday that summarized a seven-month investigation into the Mavericks organization substantiated numerous incidents of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct within the franchise over a two-decade span.The independent investigation commenced in February after Mavericks owner Mark Cuban hired investigators to look into several allegations that surfaced on the business side of the organization via a Sports Illustrated story.The investigators interviewed 215 current and former Mavericks employees and reviewed more than 1.6 million documents and emails dating back...
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
National reaction to Mavs investigation: ESPN's Rachel Nichols grills Mark Cuban; was NBA penalty harsh enough?

National reaction to Mavs investigation: ESPN's Rachel Nichols grills Mark Cuban; was NBA penalty harsh enough?

The full report of the invesitgation into the workplace culture of the Dallas Mavericks was released Wednesday. Owner Mark Cuban will not be suspended, but will donate $10 million to to organizations that promote women leadership roles.Here's how Twitter reacted to the news and Cuban's interview on The Jump with ESPN's Rachel Nichols. MORE MAVS SCANDALFull details of Mavericks sexual harassment investigation revealed; Mark Cuban to donate $10 millionMark Cuban let Dallas women down in Mavs scandal, but his team could still get it rightThe NBA blew it: Why Mavs owner Mark Cuban deserved a...
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
What you shouldn't forget about Mark Cuban's role in Mavericks sexual harassment scandal

What you shouldn't forget about Mark Cuban's role in Mavericks sexual harassment scandal

After six months of an independent investigation conducted by a couple of former prosecutors that included access to 215 witnesses and 1.6 million documents, this is the conclusion about the Mavs' formerly "pervasive" culture of sexual harassment outlined at a news conference Wednesday:Three bad actors perpetrated nearly all of it, and the owner was basically clueless.Which was the story six months ago, too.Either Sports Illustrated must be even better than we thought, or Mark Cuban isn't nearly as brilliant as he's always led us to believe.Cuban wasn't at the news conference at the American...
The Smoking Cuban Sep 19, 2018

Dallas Mavericks: Misconduct investigation complete with repercussions

The NBA investigation into Dallas Mavericks workplace misconduct has concluded, resulting in major fines/donations from owner Mark Cuban. Team front office will also be under heavy, NBA-mandated sanctions. Word came down this morning via Brad Townsend for Dallas Morning News, that the workplace misconduct investigation performed by the NBA on the Dallas Mavericks would release […] Dallas Mavericks: Misconduct investigation complete with repercussions - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
The NBA blew it: Why Mavs owner Mark Cuban deserved a suspension after sexual harassment investigation

The NBA blew it: Why Mavs owner Mark Cuban deserved a suspension after sexual harassment investigation

It's wonderful to be rich. I think we were all aware of that prior to Wednesday afternoon, but when Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban bought his way out of trouble and avoided any kind of suspension from the NBA despite the overwhelming evidence of his organization having been out of control for two decades, it hit home.No suspension. Nothing. Not a game.Cuban will pay $10 million to a variety of programs dealing with women in the workplace and domestic violence. It's a big check but one that any NBA owner can write without changing his plans for dinner. And Cuban's performance on ESPN's "The Jump"...
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
Live coverage: Details of Mavericks' sexual harassment investigation unveiled

Live coverage: Details of Mavericks' sexual harassment investigation unveiled

Seven months after sexual harassment and other evidence of a "corrosive workplace culture" were exposed at Mavericks headquarters, details from the investigation that followed are set to be revealed Wednesday afternoon.It has already been revealed that owner Mark Cuban will pay $10 million to women's organizations as part of the NBA's sanctions against the Mavericks.You can follow along with the SportsDay crew as the revelations come out at 1:30 p.m.Cuban will also appear on The Jump with ESPN's Rachel Nichols at 2 p.m. CST,We'll also cover the team's news conference at 3:15 p.m.Need to catch...
SportsDay Sep 18, 2018
5 things to know before the Mavericks start training camp, including Dirk's status and the hype around Luka Doncic

5 things to know before the Mavericks start training camp, including Dirk's status and the hype around Luka Doncic

Basketball is upon us once again. The Dallas Mavericks host their annual media day on Friday, Sept. 21 and begin training camp the following day. Here are five things to know about the team before training camp begins. Last ride for Dirk Nowitzki?Dirk Nowitzki is back for a record 21st season with the Mavericks -- it's the most seasons a player has spent with a single team ever. But will this season be Nowitzki's last? Mavs owner Mark Cuban said over the summer that the chance of Nowitzki playing past 2018-19 is "under 50 percent."Nowitzki spoke in August about his future, but did not provide...
NetsDaily Sep 17, 2018
Is Richard Jefferson joining YES team? It looks that way!!

Is Richard Jefferson joining YES team? It looks that way!!

Last week, Andrew Marchand of the Post reported that several TV outlets were interested in hiring Richard Jefferson as a game analysts, listing YES, ESPN and the Clippers as the top three. Now, league sources tell NetsDaily that unless RJ gets an offer to play another year, he will be joining the YES Network, doing both game analysis and studio work on broadcasts of Nets games, The move to the broadcast booth comes a decade after he was traded to the Bucks for Yi Jianlian. Jefferson, 38, has since played with the Spurs, Warriors, Jazz, Mavericks, Cavaliers and Nuggets, winning an NBA...
www.bostonherald.com Sep 19, 2018

Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

DALLAS — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to womens causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBAs investigation into workplace conditions with his franchise.The league also announced Wednesday that it would require staffing, reporting and policy changes for the Mavericks seven months after a Sports Illustrated report detailed years of examples of a hostile workplace for women on the business side of the operation.There were also allegations of sexual misconduct against former team President Terdemy Ussery. He worked for Cuban for 15 years...
ClutchPoints Sep 19, 2018
Dallas was found to have ‘serious workplace misconduct by former and current employees’

Dallas was found to have ‘serious workplace misconduct by former and current employees’

The Dallas Mavericks are embroiled in a controversy regarding workplace misconduct. In a report released Wednesday, the NBA found the Mavs had, “Serious workplace misconduct by former and current employees,” and “improper or ineffective management” per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The report centered around former president and CEO of the Mavericks, Terdema Ussery, whose severe […] The post Dallas was found to have ‘serious workplace misconduct by former and current employees’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Sep 19, 2018
Boston Celtics daily links 9/19/18

Boston Celtics daily links 9/19/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Michael Jordan describes why Florence moved him to contribute $2 million Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in NC AP source: 76ers name Elton Brand general manager Bulpett: Celtics starters tip off musings of thoughtful hoop guy Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe Globe NBA rumors: Jimmy Butler reportedly has requested a trade out of Minnesota CelticsBlog Predicting Gordon Hayward through Marcus Morris ESPN NBArank 2018-19 -- 21-30 best players this season Lex Nihil Novi The Sherman...
The Denver Post Sep 19, 2018
Mark Cuban to donate $10 million to women’s groups after investigation into Dallas Mavericks

Mark Cuban to donate $10 million to women’s groups after investigation into Dallas Mavericks

After a seven-month investigation into the culture of the Dallas Mavericks stemming from a Sports Illustrated article documenting a toxic workplace culture within the organization, owner Mark Cuban agreed to donate $10 million to women's groups, and the NBA has created a series of workplace mandates Dallas must follow moving forward.
www.chron.com Sep 19, 2018

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced Wednesday he will contribute $10 million to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about domestic violence after an investigation substantiated numerous incidents of sexual harassment and improper workplace conduct within the franchise going back more than 20 years.

'I'm just sorry': Mark Cuban reacts to NBA investigation into Mavericks toxic culture

Finally. Almost seven months to the day since Sports Illustrated released their report detailing the vile and toxic culture that existed in the Dallas Mavericks front office, the NBA released a statement about the findings from the independent investigation into the franchise. On top of the league...

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