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Sterling Reverses Support of Clippers Sale to Ballmer

 Donald Sterling reversed himself and dropped his support for the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, five days after he had agreed to it. Sterling, 80, withdrew his support for the sale negotiated by his wife and will pursue a $1 billion antitrust

Sterling, Media and the Race Card — a Confederacy of Dunces

A secretly taped conversation between long-time L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his then-girlfriend was released. The NBA has now banned Sterling from the league. The commissioner recommends that Sterling sell his team. Goodness, what happened? The old guy had a quarrel with his girlfriend, which she apparently — surreptitiously — recorded. The most eye-raising

Oprah to buy the Clippers? NBA sets wheels turning for Clippers sale; Oprah in wings

 The NBA set in motion on Wednesday an attempt to force a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, with Oprah Winfrey signaling interest as a potential buyer, after club owner Donald Sterling was banned for life from pro basketball for racist comments attributed to him. At least two of the National Basketball Association’s 29 other

Obama, Sharpton, Magic Johnson Gang-up on NBA Owner Sterling

Magic says Sterling doesn’t have “right” to own team for allegedly making hurtful remark  Magic Johnson, the former basketball player who owns the Los Angeles Dodgers, says Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, shouldn’t own a team because he is racist – or rather, an alleged racist. “There’s no place in our

Clippers players show unity after owner’s alleged racist comments

 Los Angeles Clippers players appeared to stage a protest against racist comments allegedly made by the team’s owner by turning warm-up jerseys inside out so as not to have the team’s name displayed ahead of a playoff game on Sunday. Owner Donald Sterling is facing intense criticism after celebrity news site on Friday posted

The NBA and Donald Sterling’s Plantation Mentality

Another great day in NBA playoff action has become an afterthought thanks to the gossip website TMZ, which released a record of incredibly racist statements that it says were made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to his girlfriend, V. Stiviano. According to TMZ, Sterling was reacting to an Instagram photo Stiviano posted of