The monthlong fight between Jeanie Buss and her brothers, Jim and Johnny, to control the Lakers is over. The three siblings have agreed for Jeanie to serve as controlling owner and on the team’s board of directors as long as the family owns the Lakers. On Monday morning, they asked a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge to issue an order to that effect. “The message is clear here: Do not underestimate Jeanie Buss,” her attorney, Adam Streisand, told the Los Angeles Times. “There is not going to be a palace coup. Not now. Not ever.” The ill-fated takeover attempt cost Jim Buss his spot as a co-trustee for the four trusts through which the Buss family own 66% of the team. According to a person
Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen has insisted the decision to fire general manager Scot McCloughan was in the best interests of the franchise. McCloughan was fired on March 9 despite the Redskins having recorded back-to-back winning seasons since he took over as GM in January 2015. Reports had suggested that McCloughan's problems with alcohol allegedly resurfacing had factored into his dismissal.
Although free agency doesn’t ever necessarily end, the biggest moves have already been made. Old needs have been filled by free agent signings, while many new needs have been created thanks in part to departures. As we slowly depart from all of the free agency buzz, we get closer to the 2017 NFL Draft.