| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:10 AM
(Corrects typo in 15th paragraph)
By Mary Milliken and Eric Kelsey
LOS ANGELES, Sept 24 (Reuters) - After Steve Ballmer plunked
down $2 billion for the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, fans might
expect the former Microsoft chief executive to be hitting...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:48 PM
New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer said Wednesday the team had severed ties with another link to disgraced predecessor Donald Sterling after Sterling's son-in-law voluntarily left the organization earlier this summer.
Ballmer said Eric Miller, who was...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus.
Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Corporate sponsors headed for the stadium exits after the racist rant by former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Five months later, domestic violence scandals have rocked the National Football League, but major advertisers have opted merely...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:46 PM
At a news conference Friday in New York intended to restore the NFL's integrity, Commissioner Roger Goodell churlishly turned a legitimate question about the league's independent investigation into an admonishment of a respected reporter.
At the same...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Steve Degler is old enough to remember the back-to-back Stanley Cup titles the Philadelphia Flyers won in 1974 and '75.
"I've been a huge hockey fan my entire life," he said. "I've always been a Flyers fan."
That's why Degler is a natural choice as...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:29 PM
L.A. may not be a Clippers town, but almost everywhere you look something reminds you of them.
There’s Doc Rivers on CNN, detailing the travails of coaching a team owned by Donald Sterling.
There’s star playmaker Chris Paul in a suit,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Apologists are playing the culture (upbringing) card and are willing to give NFL running back Adrian Peterson a pass for abusing his 4-year-old son.
OK, so Donald Sterling's (disgraced former owner of the NBA LA Clippers) racism, for which he was...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Going into Friday's news conference in New York, the question was whether Roger Goodell would resign. Coming out of it, the question is whether he will be fired.
Not likely. This corporate employee served well his corporate bosses, the 32 NFL owners....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The good old days in sports, back when ignorance was bliss and everything seemed simple, might be defined as a time when who the athlete was on the field and how well he performed for us was enough. Plenty. We didn't look deeper. We didn't care to know....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Again the sports world is rattled by men behaving badly, but this time with a twist: NFL player Ray Rice tried to stay when he should have gone, while NBA team owner Bruce Levenson left despite good reasons for him to stick around.
The only good thing...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:19 PM
ATLANTA -- A newspaper says it has obtained audio of Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry making racially charged comments about NBA player Luol Deng.
The partial recording of a June 6 conference call was posted online Thursday evening by the...