BALTIMORE, : Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell (R) embraces his son and team President David (L) on stage with the Vince Lombardi Trophy during a victory parade and celebration for the Super Bowl XXXV champions in front of City Hall 30 January 2001 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)(Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Current attorney and former President and CEO of the Baltimore Ravens, David Modell joins Ed and Steve to discuss the impact of the banning of Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Ed asks David how if the NBA feels that Sterlings comments were so egregious, why they didn’t think that his whole past with his racist actions weren’t considered so bad. David says that Sterlings does have a sketchy past and is known to have racist moments but since this came out into the public that it’s a whole bigger issue.
Steve asks if in the NFL circle, are the owners and Roger Goodell going to have to look into the issues they have in their own league so something like this doesn’t happen. David says that it’s reasonable for the bar to be set high and with this Sterling ban it was set pretty much to the maximum.