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  • Clippers sale: Trial to review Shelly Sterling's actions

    Clippers sale: Trial to review Shelly Sterling's actions
    A trial into whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Clippers will not focus on her husband's mental capacity, but instead will review if she acted properly under the terms of a family trust and if Donald Sterling could legally kill the deal...
  • Tension between Shelly and Donald Sterling plays out in court papers

    The much-anticipated courtroom showdown of Sterling vs. Sterling did not materialize Monday morning, as the couple fighting over ownership of the Clippers awaited a U.S. District Court decision over whether the federal courts would intervene in the...
  • Poor, poor pitiful Donald Sterling

    Poor, poor pitiful Donald Sterling
    Oh dear. Someone help me. I’m starting to feel a teensy glimmer of sympathy for struggling Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the blowhard “philanthropist” whose reprehensible conversations about race got him banned from the NBA for...
  • 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...
  • Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins Clippers bidding war for $2 billion

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins Clippers bidding war for $2 billion
    Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team. Ballmer bid higher than competitors that included Los...
  • Experts puzzle over $2-billion bid for Clippers

    Experts puzzle over $2-billion bid for Clippers
    Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers — nearly four times the record sale for an NBA team — has experts puzzling over how the former Microsoft chief plans to make any money on the deal. But Ballmer, with a net worth...
  • Microsoft's Clippy returns in Windows Phone 8.1 'Easter egg'

    Microsoft's Clippy returns in Windows Phone 8.1 'Easter egg'
    Microsoft has sneaked Clippy, one of its most beloved and hated characters, into the latest version of its mobile software. Recently, the Redmond, Wash., tech company unveiled Windows Phone 8.1 and released it to developers. Among the new features is...
  • Steve Ballmer, high bidder for Clippers, made fortune with Microsoft

    Steve Ballmer, high bidder for Clippers, made fortune with Microsoft
    Steve Ballmer won the bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, although other NBA owners and possibly Donald Sterling must still approve any sale. But Ballmer clearly has the money to buy the team — he amassed his fortune as a longtime...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...