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Urgency is needed in selecting Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner
Urgency is needed in selecting Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner

Adam Silver spoke with authority, boldness and precision. When the NBA commissioner made the first major decision of his tenure, banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, Silver spoke as if he had been groomed for the job for some time. In fact, he had. In October 2012, when David Stern announced he would retire 15 months later, the NBA owners immediately anointed his deputy, Silver, as the successor. In September 2013, Bud Selig announced he would retire 16 months later. We're halfway there, with no new baseball commissioner on deck. That sets the stage for what could be some mighty interesting conversations this week, when baseball's owners meet in New York. While Selig...

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