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Isiah Thomas named president of Liberty

Thomas, whose checkered reign with the Knicks ended ignominiously in the aftermath of a 2007 sexual harassment scandal, has been named president of the WNBA's New York Liberty, sources told ESPN's Chris Broussard. Story

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In response to today's announcement that the Liberty have hired Isiah Thomas as president and was given part ownership, the WNBA said: "New owners are approved by our WNBA Board of Governors, and this process has not yet begun." MSG's statement