The Great Debate
from Keeping Score:
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the game on the ice and the business overall has never been better. He talks with me about the increased television exposure and higher franchise values. We also discuss some of the struggles in certain markets. Plus, hear my thoughts on the effort to keep the Rams in St. Louis and the plan to put NBA games on Saturday night TV in this week’s episode of Keeping Score.
[This story contains graphic language.]
On July 10 Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old African-American woman, was pulled over by a state trooper in Prairie View, Texas, after allegedly failing to use a turn signal. The confrontation turned violent, and Bland was arrested and charged with assaulting an officer. She died three days later in her jail cell, after hanging herself.