10 Times Sport Team Owners Were Accused Of Racist Behavior And The Consequences They Were Handed




Lebron James recently questioned the media about why he was not asked about the controversial Jerry Jones photo that was published by the Washington Post. The photo shows a teenage Jones amongst other white students in 1957, some of whom were bullying Black students during desegregation at North Little Rock High School.

In light of James calling out the media, let's take a look at 10 times sports team owners were accused of racism.

Lebron James
Lebron James  

1.Jerry Jones

Jerry Jones in at North Little Rock High School in1957, blocking Black students from entering.
Jerry Jones in at North Little Rock High School in1957, blocking Black students from entering.  

Jones receives backlash as fans and the media want answers.

2.Daniel Snyder

Daniel Snyder on the sidelines.
Daniel Snyder on the sidelines.  

3.Bob McNair

Bob McNair close up.
Bob McNair close up.  

McNair's remarks left Texan players torn.

4.Donald Sterling

Donald Sterling at Clippers game.
Donald Sterling at Clippers game.  

Listen to the full rant here.

Watch Donald Sterling get banned from the NBA for life.

5.Marge Schott

Marge Schott at Reds game.
Marge Schott at Reds game.  

6.Robert Sarver

Robert Sarver at NBA game.
Robert Sarver at NBA game.  

7.Woody Johnson

Woody Johnson owner of New York Jets
Woody Johnson owner of New York Jets  

Jets players at the time expressed their outrage.

8.Kelly Loeffler

Kelly Loeffler ahead of a rally.
Kelly Loeffler ahead of a rally.  

The WNBPA calls for Loeffler's job, and Renee Montgomery becomes a part owner.

9.Calvin Griffith

Griffith at a new conference.
Griffith at a new conference.  

10.Bruce Levenson

Burce Levenson at Hawks game.
Burce Levenson at Hawks game.  
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