Here is a look at some notable fines and suspensions of team owners around sports:
The Lakers owner was suspended for two games and fined $25,000 in November 2007 after his conviction on a misdemeanor drunken-driving charge.
The Mavericks owner has been fined about $1.5 million over the years.
The Timberwolves owner was suspended for a year and tge team fined $3.5 million and stripped of five No. 1 draft picks for a salary-cap infraction.
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The Phillies owner was banned for life in 1943 for betting on baseball games.
The Phillies owner was banned for life in 1912 after saying that the National League was corrupt and that umpires fixed games for the New York Giants.
The Reds owner was suspended in 1993 for one year and fined $25,000 for racist and insensitive comments. In 1996, she was suspended for life after stating her support for Adolf Hitler. She sold the team in 1999.
The Yankees owner was suspended three times:
For two years for illegally supporting Richard Nixon's presidential campaign in 1972.
For one week in 1983 after publicly criticizing umpires.
For life in 1990 for hiring a gambler to follow Dave Winfield to find disparaging information to use against him in a lawsuit. He was reinstated from his lifetime ban in 1993.
The Braves owner was suspended for one year in 1977 for a free-agency infraction.
The 49ers owner was suspended for one year after his 1998 felony conviction for failing to report extortion.
- Los Angeles TimesEndText