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  David Stern
David Stern was elected commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in February 1984.
With Stern at the helm, the NBA has become a television staple, the WNBA women's professional league was successfully launched, and NBA offices have been opened in eight cities outside North America, with NBA games televised in 175 countries.
David Stern's association with the NBA began in 1966, when he became its outside legal counsel.
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  David Stern - MSN Encarta
David Stern, born in 1942, commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 1984, widely credited with the revitalization of the NBA in the 1980s and its phenomenal growth since.
David Joel Stern was born and raised in New York City.
Stern also recognized the immense appeal of stars such as Magic Johnson and Larry Bird and began marketing the NBA as an entertainment company.
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 David Stern (1984-Present)
David Stern was born September 22, 1942, and raised in Chelsea, New York.
David Stern was also at the forefront of creating the Dream Team in 1992, as the NBA sent its best players to the Olympics in Barcelona, Spain to compete for Team USA.
David Stern has also been committed to numerous public service causes that NBA players participate in, such as literacy, child abuse prevention, hunger relief, and the Special Olympics, and he organized the NBA's TeamUp program, which promotes community service.
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 ESPN - David Stern Talks - TrueHoop
Stern was poised and firm in his insistence that the FBI first called with word of the investigation on June 20, and he first met with them the following day.
Stern went to great lengths to explain the fancy background and asset checks that the league has been doing on referees for the last two years, but no one that I saw asked about the reported million dollar Florida home that is said to have raised eyebrows with at least one of Donaghy's colleagues.
Stern was totally convincing when he pointed out that you can have the best background checks in the world, like the FBI, the CIA, and the Justice Department have, and still have the occasional bad apple.
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 NBA.com NBA.com Chat: Commissioner David Stern
David Stern: I apologize to you, we should have had a ball here, I could be holding it for you.
David Stern: First of all, I was going to say, "Thank you for getting up so early." But, I guess it's 14 hours (time difference) so it's only approaching eight o'clock, so not so early.
David Stern: You know, the reasoning was that they had become fashion rather than used for medical purposes and we started to look like something other than a league that had uniforms.
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 David Stern
Stern, who is the current commissioner of the NBA, has been called the most powerful man in sports.
In 1984, at the age of 42, Stern became the fourth commissioner of the NBA.
Stern negotiated an agreement between the players and owners -- who had long regarded each other as adversaries -- based on revenue sharing.
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 NBA.com David J. Stern
David Stern leads a league that is a model for professional sports in league operations, public service, global marketing and digital technology.
Stern began his association with the NBA in 1966 as outside counsel, joined the NBA in 1978 as General Counsel and became the league’s Executive Vice President in 1980.
Stern is the chair emeritus of the Trustees of Columbia University and serves or has served on the boards of Beth Israel Medical Center, the Rutgers University Foundation, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Martin Luther King Jr.
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 The Trustees: David Stern
David Stern has been the commissioner of the National Basketball Association since February 1, 1984.
Stern began his association with the NBA in 1966 as outside counsel, joined the NBA in 1978 as general counsel and became the league's executive vice president in 1980.
Stern currently serves on the boards of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, the Rutgers University Foundation, the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund, the Museum of Television and Radio, and Jazz at Lincoln Center.
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 David Stern   (Site not responding. Last check: )
David and Susie at the Kortmann house in Germany, circa 1999.
See the history of Research Systems, the successful company David founded in 1977 and sold to the Eastman Kodak Company in the year 2000, putting himself out of work Research Systems was built around the IDL software package which David developed to analyze and display scientific and technical data.
David receiving his honorary doctorate (ScD) from the University of Colorado, December, 2000.
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 David Stern - Search Results - MSN Encarta
David Stern - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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 Sun.Star Cebu - Sayson: Don’t argue - David Stern is right   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After I introduced myself as a Sun.Star Cebu reporter, Stern didn’t just give me a token handshake, we actually had some small talk and he was genuinely eager to hear about the growth and popularity of the NBA in Cebu in particular, and the Philippines in general.
I talk about David Stern today because he has been in the news lately for the monumental fines and suspensions that he had slapped to the NBA miscreants, who took us all in to a journey of despicable behavior last Friday at The Palace in Auburn Hills.
Stern is married to Dianne Buck, with whom he is blessed with two children.
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 David Stern Biography (Business Personality) — Infoplease.com
David Stern is the longest-running commissioner in the history of the National Basketball Association.
Highlights of Stern's tenure include the growth of the league from 24 to 30 teams, the 1992 Olympic 'Dream Team' (in which NBA players first played in the Olympics), and the 1996 founding of the women's professional league known as the WNBA.
David Stern - David Stern Born: Sept. 22, 1942 Basketball marketing expert and NBA commissioner since 1984; took...
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 Daylife / David Stern
Stern, 61, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after police and paramedics responded to a report of an unresponsive...
David Joel Stern (born September 22, 1942) is an American lawyer and has been the Commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 1984.
Stern attended Rutgers University where he became an active member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.[citation needed] He graduated as a dean's-list history student in 1963 and graduated from Columbia Law School in 1966.
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 David Stern Interview - InsideHoops.com
David Stern: Well, yes, but I don't think that -- I'm not going to blame that on the kids.
David Stern: Actually, we have begun discussions, because of the strong performance of the playoffs, and the projections for Finals as well.
David Stern: Yes, in terms of our relationship, the answer is yes.
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 David Stern, 78, an artist, designer - The Boston Globe
David Stern of Braintree, a commercial artist and graphic designer, died of liver cancer Friday at Braintree Landing Nursing Home.
Stern graduated from Dorchester High School in 1943.
Stern was a defender and supporter of the State of Israel and donated to many Israeli charities.
www.boston.com /news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/01/11/david_stern_78_an_artist_designer   (215 words)

 ESPN - Q&A with The Commish - NBA
David Stern, now 61, celebrates his 20th anniversary as Lawrence O'Brien's successor on Feb. 1 and sat down with ESPN.com last week to look back and look ahead.
Stern: Not in the context of a legacy.
Stern: The issue of player reputation is a serious issue, but then I say that if he were playing X and you fill in the sport, it would not be worthy of any attention.
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 Midrash and Theory, David Stern
In Midrash and Theory, David Stern presents an approach to midrashic literature through the prism of contemporary theory.
At the same time, the midrashic imagination has undergone a revival in the larger Jewish community and shown itself capable of exercising a powerful influence and hold on a new type of contemporary Jewish writing.
Stern examines this resurgence of fascination with ancient Jewish interpretation from the persepctive of the cultural relevance of midrash and its connection to its original historical and literary contexts.
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 David Stern's Publications
Stern D. (1995) The contribution of the mining sector to sustainability in developing countries, Ecological Economics 13, 53-63.
Stern D. (1994) Historical path-dependence of the urban population density gradient, The Annals of Regional Science 28, 197-223 and 27 (1993), 259-285.
Stern D. (in press) The effect of NAFTA on energy and environmental efficiency in Mexico, Third North American Symposium on Assessing the Environmental Effects of Trade: Proceedings, Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Montreal.
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 david stern - Spock Search
David Joel Stern (born on September 22, 1942) is an American lawyer, who has been commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since...
David Allen Stern, Ph.D., is a Professor and Department Head of the University of Connecticut, Department of Dramatic Arts.
David Stern is a Venture Partner at Clearstone where he focuses on developing investment opportunities at the intersection of consumer technology...
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 David Stern: News & Videos about David Stern - CNN.com
For David Stern, that has to be the prevailing sentiment after disgraced former referee Tim Donaghy's guilty plea Wednesday to two felony counts related to betting on NBA games.
NBA commissioner David Stern has said several times that he wants to avoid the perception that college basketball is just a glorified farm system for the his league.
David Stern, his tie loosened and askew over a crisp white shirt, is sitting by a picture window in a conference room at the National Basketball Association's Fifth Avenue headquarters.
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 david stern - Deadspin
Right now, NBA commissioner David Stern is addressing, for the first time, the whole Tim Donaghy situation.
We'd like to thank NBC Sports for using the pictured headline on their site last night, in reference to David Stern acquiescing to the demands of his players to bring back the old basketball, so we didn't have to.
David Stern would like to remind you that, per the NBA's collective bargaining agreement, guns are not allowed in The Spectrum; or any other NBA facility.
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 AskMen.com - David Stern pics
Stern's work with the NBA also led to the emergence of the salary cap and the creation of NBA Entertainment.
David Stern is considered the best commissioner in sports -- he and the NBA even survived a lockout and the retirement of Michael Jordan.
Stern is also committed to numerous public service causes that NBA players participate in, such as literacy, child abuse prevention, hunger relief, and the Special Olympics, and he organized the NBA's TeamUp program, which promotes community service.
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 Fandamonium Bloggy Style - FOX Sports Blogs
Stern was an attorney for the NBA who got promoted when troubled times for the league resulted in turnover at the top.
However, David Stern telling NBA players what ball to use is like Michael Jordan telling Nike scientists what compounds to use in making rubber for shoe soles.
David Stern, it is far past the time to come to terms with what you are good at and what you are not.
community.foxsports.com /blogs/Tom7/David_Stern/32679   (2523 words)

 ESPN - Stern: Bet probe 'worst situation that I have ever experienced' - NBA
Stern said he believed no other officials or players would be implicated in the betting scandal.
Stern said he believes the NBA will recover from the damage, noting college basketball and German soccer had overcome their own point-shaving scandals.
Stern said there was nothing suspicious about the frequency of Donaghy's foul calls, the size of his bank account or anything else that would have tipped off the league.
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 AskMen.com - David Stern
David Stern was born Sept. 22, 1942, and raised in Chelsea, New York.
Stern, now at least one of your boys (refs) is possibly altering the outcome of games, due to a gambling problem involving the MOB.
Stern will address the issue and make it all rosie and peachy with his lawyer ridden verbiage.
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 OnMilwaukee.com Sports: Pick-up basketball, David Stern style
League-wide attendance down 4% (although Stern jousted with a reporter from Detroit on this, and insisted that attendance is "flat" not "down") and that figure only counts tickets sold, not tickets used.
Stern, wanting to further "globalize" the game, sought another north of the border team, and fell in love with Canada's version of Seattle.
What is really staring David Stern in the face is the possibility that his "business model" for the league from the '80s and '90s might be obsolete in the new millennium.
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 Message Boards - CBS SportsLine.com
Stern did the right thing because the leading scorer needs to be on the All-Star team and Howard deserves to go because the Mavs are the best team in the NBA and Howard has contributed to the success of the team.
His actions against the Knicks cannot be discribed as anything other as those of a punk-ass bitch, and if Stern wants to erradicate the league of its thuggish image, he should have snubbed 'Melo if, for no other reason, to make a point.
David Stern missed his opportunity to make a point, and in a way, he is condoning Melo's actions.
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 Stern & Albert :: BC Criminal Defence Lawyers :: Vancouver Surrey White Rock :: Lawyer Marvin Stern :: Lawyer David ...
May 2007 - Lawyer David Albert, of Stern & Albert, got a September 15, 2006 guilty verdict against his client, thrown out and a mistrial declared on the basis there had been insufficient disclosure with respect to a potential eyewitness.
Sept 2006 - Lawyer Marvin Stern of Stern & Albert is representing lead singer Chad Kroeger of the Canadian rock band Nickelback on impaired driving charges.
Stern & Albert's Marvin Stern acted as counsel, and negotiated a plea bargain agreement resulting in the accused receiving an absolute discharge, the smallest penalty available for a guilty plea under the relevant provisions of the Criminal Code of Canada.
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