10 Times Sport Team Owners Were Accused Of Racist Behavior And The Consequences They Were Handed

    From Jerry Jones to Kelly Loeffler.

    Lebron James recently questioned the media about why he was not asked about the controversial Jerry Jones photo that was published by the Washington Post. The photo shows a teenage Jones amongst other white students in 1957, some of whom were bullying Black students during desegregation at North Little Rock High School.

    LeBron James questions the media and shares his thoughts on the Jerry Jones 1957 photo.

    Spectrum SportsNet / Via Twitter: @SpectrumSN

    In light of James calling out the media, let's take a look at 10 times sports team owners were accused of racism.

    Lebron James

    1. Jerry Jones

    Jerry Jones in at North Little Rock High School in1957, blocking Black students from entering.

    Jones receives backlash as fans and the media want answers.

    It’s time to hold people accountable. I need to hear Jerry Jones publicly DENOUNCE RACISM. Haven’t heard him do it yet. @firsttake Call me woke or whatever the hell you want. Politicize it. I don’t care. I want to hear this man tell me what he has learn from this experience.

    Jay Williams / Via Twitter: @RealJayWilliams

    2. Daniel Snyder

    Daniel Snyder on the sidelines.

    3. Bob McNair

    Bob McNair close up.

    McNair's remarks left Texan players torn.

    "Obviously one emotion is to leave the building completely," - @DuaneBrown76 on #Texans owner Bob McNair comments. @KPRC2

    KRPC2 Houston. / Via Twitter: @AdamJWexler

    4. Donald Sterling

    Donald Sterling at Clippers game.

    Listen to the full rant here.

    View this video on YouTube

    TMZ / Via youtube.com

    Watch Donald Sterling get banned from the NBA for life.

    View this video on YouTube

    CNN / Via youtube.com

    5. Marge Schott

    Marge Schott at Reds game.

    6. Robert Sarver

    Robert Sarver at NBA game.

    7. Woody Johnson

    Woody Johnson owner of New York Jets

    Jets players at the time expressed their outrage.

    Right is right. Wrong is wrong! If u don't think this is wrong you're part of the problem not the solution.

    Jamal Adams / Via Twitter: @Prez

    8. Kelly Loeffler

    Kelly Loeffler ahead of a rally.

    The WNBPA calls for Loeffler's job, and Renee Montgomery becomes a part owner.

    E-N-O-U-G-H! O-U-T! https://t.co/XgIS2vRb2X

    Twitter: @TheWNBPA / Via David Tulis via ASSOCIATED PRESS.

    My Dream has come true. - @ReneeMontgomery #GoDream

    Twitter: @AtlantaDream / Via Twitter: @AtlantaDream

    9. Calvin Griffith

    Griffith at a new conference.

    The #MNTwins removed the Calvin Griffith statue from Target Field this morning.

    Twitter: @Twins

    10. Bruce Levenson

    Burce Levenson at Hawks game.