Sport crisis management strategies, racism in American sports, how can professional sports promote social justice?

Read the case study “Getting Clipped: An Evaluation of Crisis Management and the NBA’s Response to the Actions of Donald Sterling” (Shreffler, Presley, & Schmidt, 2015) in the journal Case Studies in Sport Management. The case study can be accessed at the Human Kinetics website:

https://journals.humankinetics.com/doi/abs/10.1123/cssm.2014-0027 (Links to an external site.).

According to the study, how did the NBA respond to the leaked recording from Donald Sterling? What were the league’s crisis management strategies? What is your understanding of racism in American sports, and how do you think professional sports could help promote social justice?