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  • Shelly Sterling thinks Donald Sterling has dementia

    Shelly Sterling didn't exactly defend her husband, Donald Sterling, following his controversial interview that aired on CNN on Monday. “I really think personally he has dementia,” Shelly Sterling said in an interview that was aired Tuesday...
  • Donald Sterling's CNN interview boosts Anderson Cooper's ratings

    Donald Sterling's CNN interview boosts Anderson Cooper's ratings
    Anderson Cooper's exclusive interview with Clippers owner Donald Sterling provided a ratings boost for CNN Monday night, according to numbers from Nielsen. "AC 360" averaged 720,000 total viewers Monday, up 42% from the 508,000 average for the show over...
  • Shelly Sterling accuses NBA of sexism in Clippers ownership fight

    Shelly Sterling accuses NBA of sexism in Clippers ownership fight
    Shelly Sterling defended her right to hold onto her stake in the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, telling NBC’s Savannah Guthrie it's sexist for the NBA to punish her for the actions of her husband, who she claimed suffers from dementia. The...
  • The NBA should be selling basketball and an education

    The NBA should be selling basketball <i>and</i> an education
    Spurred by outrage from fans and players alike, new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver acted with admirable swiftness in addressing the blatant racism of Donald Sterling. Now the NBA should turn its attention to a more subtle and pervasive form of racial...
  • A disabled African American Sterling tenant speaks out from the grave

    A disabled African American Sterling tenant speaks out from the grave
    Kandynce Jones has been dead going on 11 years now. But she has something to tell us about about Donald and Shelly Sterling's history of being sued for racial discrimination, and something to impart about whether the accusations should have any...
  • Was Donald Sterling only pretending to be a racist?

    Was Donald Sterling only pretending to be a racist?
    Now that is some romantic technique. A week after L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life from the NBA, fined $2.5 million and informed he would have to sell the team he has owned for more than three decades, two new recordings featuring...
  • LeBron says no plans for boycott; Mason backtracks

    LeBron says no plans for boycott; Mason backtracks
    With the Miami Heat focusing on winning a third straight championship, another topic continues to overshadow their chase at history. Before Wednesday's Game 5 against the Brooklyn Nets in the Eastern Conference semifinals, forward LeBron James had to...
  • NBA committee meets again, discusses Sterlings' media appearances

    NBA committee meets again, discusses Sterlings' media appearances
    The NBA's advisory/finance committee convened again Tuesday on a conference call and discussed a variety of topics, including the recent media appearances by Donald and Shelly Sterling. The committee, made up of 10 NBA owners, also received updates on...
  • NBA approves sale of Bucks

    NBA approves sale of Bucks
    The NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved the $550 million sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to hedge fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry, the NBA announced Thursday. "We are pleased that Wes Edens and Marc Lasry have been approved as the...
  • Donald Sterling Refuses NBA's $2.5 Million Fine, Threatens to Sue

    Donald Sterling and his antitrust lawyer Maxwell M. Blecher have sent a letter to the NBA threatening to sue the league and refusing to pay the NBA's imposed $2.5 million fine for his recent racist comments. The letter, first reported by Sports...
  • Magic Johnson: I'm praying for Donald Sterling

    Magic Johnson: I'm praying for Donald Sterling
    How to answer Donald Sterling's put-downs? Magic Johnson goes the classy route in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper. "My whole life is devoted to urban America," Johnson says. "So, you know I just wish he knew the facts when he's talking. But...
  • Sports and religion can be powerful forces against bigotry

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...