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LaVar Ball crossed the line and isn't worthy of our attention - ESPN

I have to confess something: I watch "Keeping Up With The Kardashians." I don't always watch it, but when I am flipping channels, I am drawn to it, much like I am drawn to watch a car crash on the highway as I pass by. I don't watch it for the ...and more »

Officiating group cutting ties with Adidas after replacement of female referee - ESPN

LAS VEGAS -- The group that supplied officials for the Adidas Uprising Summer Championships, in which LaVar Ball successfully petitioned for a female referee to be replaced after she gave him a technical foul on Friday, will terminate its five-year ...and more »

Takeaways from college basketball recruiting's wild few days in Las Vegas - CBSSports.com

LAS VEGAS -- In basketball circles, what happened here in the summer of '17 will likely be talked about for years -- probably even a decade from now. Every summer recruiting period has its own flash of headlines, but usually those stories are contained ...and more »

LaVar Ball's Understated Sexism - The Georgetown Voice

As recent 2nd overall NBA draft pick Lonzo Ball was getting ready to head off to UCLA for his freshman year of college, he and two his younger brothers, both UCLA commits, began to make waves as a family of basketball prodigies. Their father, LaVar ...and more »

Officiating group cuts ties with Adidas after LaVar Ball incident with female referee - New York Daily News

The group that supplied officials for the Adidas Uprising Summer Championships announced Sunday that it will end its five-year partnership with the apparel company after the event granted LaVar Ball's request to remove a female referee during a game ...and more »

The AAU Referee Organization Ended Its Relationship With Adidas Because Of LaVar Ball - UPROXX

Unsurprisingly, LaVar Ball's outspokenness and views about a woman's place in the basketball world has created some controversy. Angry after he and his son LaMelo Ball received a technical foul from a female referee at a recent adidas Uprising AAU ...and more »

In Wake of LaVar Ball's Antics, Youth Sports Officials Should Consider Striking - Forbes

LaVar Ball, as he so often does, used his mouth to get himself into the general American sports conversation -- this time, it was about his berating of referees. I wouldn't put it past Ball, America's most ubiquitous and intentionally obnoxious sports ...and more »

Jay Bilas Rips Into LaVar Ball Over Female Ref Incident: 'He Is a Misogynistic Buffoon' - Complex

If you think it's hard to avoid the LaVar Ball circus as a basketball fan, imagine your life's work being tied to covering college basketball and prospects headed to the NBA. Lonzo Ball's father is impossible to escape for members of the media, with ...and more »

Referee group cuts ties with Adidas after LaVar Ball incident with female ref - USA TODAY

Court Club Elite, the group that provides officials for the Adidas Uprising Summer Championships in Las Vegas, is terminating its five-year affiliation with the shoe company as a result of LaVar Ball's demands that a female referee -- an NCAA Division ...and more »

Adidas admits 'wrong decision' after female referee removed to appease LaVar Ball - CBSSports.com

Three days removed from Adidas officials swapping a female referee off the court with another official during a game in the Adidas Summer Championships per LaVar Ball's demands, the company said 'it was the wrong decision' in a statement issued Monday ...and more »