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  • The real Donald Sterling is revealed at trial, and it's not pretty

    The real Donald Sterling is revealed at trial, and it's not pretty
    He entered courtroom No. 236 with his hair dyed black and his eyes covered by sunglasses. Then he took the witness stand and quickly, frighteningly, the world saw the real Donald Sterling. He was combative. He was confused. He was nonsensical. "Be a...
  • Donald Sterling calls wife a pig in court

    Donald Sterling calls wife a pig in court
    Clippers owner Donald Sterling stunned a packed Los Angeles County courtroom Wednesday by calling his wife a "pig" after suggesting in earlier testimony that he intends to have his say for a long time to come and pledging to continue his fight with the...
  • Shelly Sterling says Donald Sterling was 'happy' with Clippers sale

    Shelly Sterling says Donald Sterling was 'happy' with Clippers sale
    Donald Sterling was elated when Shelly Sterling came back with a $2-billion offer to sell the Clippers to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer in May, she said in court Thursday. He was "happy and proud" that his wife secured the offer...
  • Is the World Cup worth it? What about the Olympics? Andrew Zimbalist on the money side of sports

     Is the World Cup worth it? What about the Olympics? Andrew Zimbalist on the money side of sports
    The World Cup trophy is a shade over a foot tall and made of 11 pounds of 18-karat gold. But its hefty dollar value is nothing compared to what's been spent on soccer's quadrennial championships, which begin in Brazil this week. In spite of billions...
  • NBA chief Adam Silver: Sterlings may still own Clippers at season start

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver left open the possibility Tuesday that Donald and Shelly Sterling could still own the Clippers when the new season starts in October. "It's very difficult to say anything with certainty in a situation like this," Silver said...
  • Shelly Sterling's injunction request against Donald Sterling denied

    Donald Sterling threatened to “take out” a lawyer representing his wife and left hostile voicemail messages with two doctors who declared him mentally incapacitated, according to documents filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court. The...
  • Donald Sterling court case delayed

    Donald Sterling court case delayed
    A four-day trial, which could determine the ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, finally got underway late Monday afternoon after lawyers for embattled owner Donald Sterling lost a bit to have the hearing moved from probate court to federal court....
  • Donald Sterling threatened witnesses, Shelly Sterling claims in court

    Donald Sterling threatened witnesses, Shelly Sterling claims in court
    Clippers owner Donald Sterling threatened to "take out" a lawyer representing his wife and left voicemail messages excoriating two doctors who declared him mentally incapacitated, according to records filed Thursday in a Los Angeles court. Attorneys for...
  • Judge expresses confidence Sterling family trust provision is legal

    If initial expressions voiced by a judge at a Monday hearing hold, Shelly Sterling could win her attempt to control the family’s trust and sell the Clippers without her husband, Donald, even being allowed to present evidence to prove that he remains...
  • Steve Ballmer bails out Donald Sterling

    Steve Ballmer bails out Donald Sterling
    Given the news that former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer wants to buy the Clippers for $2 billion ("NBA record $2 billion offered for Clippers," May 29), current owner Donald Sterling really does deserve one of those awards he's advertised in The Times...
  • Sterling feels 'fabulous,' not sure about NBA

    Sterling feels 'fabulous,' not sure about NBA
    Banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling said he is ready to move on from the sale of his franchise, a pending deal worth $2 billion. “I feel fabulous, I feel very good,” Sterling said Tuesday night at a dinner for non-profit...
  • What's $2 billion to Steve Ballmer?

    Why are the "experts" so puzzled by former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers? ("Experts puzzle over $2-billion bid for Clippers," May 31) It does not make financial sense, they argue. But is profit the only...