EEOC Rules Against NY Knicks Coach and President

Law360, New York (September 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled in favor of the former senior vice president for marketing and business operations for the New York Knicks in a sexual harassment suit against Isiah Thomas, the Knicks’ coach and president.

Thomas was accused in January of harassing Anucha Browne Sanders, and their employer, Madison Square Garden, was accused of ignoring her complaints and eventually firing her because of them.

The EEOC ruled on Friday that there is probable cause to believe that the defendants violated Title VII by...
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