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  • On street, Donald Sterling's comments about Magic Johnson called fouls

     On street, Donald Sterling's comments about Magic Johnson called fouls
    Here was a story, it seemed, that resonated with a disparate and diffuse metropolis. It was the tale of one city and two men — one on the ascent, a giant who staked his life's claim not on his championship banners, but on minority ownership in...
  • Spike Lee is right about Donald Sterling's CNN interview from hell

    Spike Lee is right about Donald Sterling's CNN interview from hell
    No one is perfect. Not even Magic Johnson. But the last man on Earth who is allowed to raise that point is Donald Sterling, who is now approximately halfway to China in that hole he dug for himself talking to CNN’s Anderson Cooper.  “...
  • 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...
  • Donald Sterling says he and wife Shelly are divorcing

    Donald Sterling says he and his wife, Shelly, are in the process of divorcing, following a scandal that had the L.A. Clippers owner banned for life by the NBA. "The poor girl; I don't know how she can live and deal with this," he told Anderson Cooper in...
  • 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...
  • Magic-era Los Angeles Sparks shape roster for a defensive lockdown

    With a change in ownership and several key additions to their roster, the Sparks will renew their chase for their first WNBA championship since 2002 when they open their regular season Friday in Seattle. Much has changed for the Sparks since a...
  • Don Sterling racist outrage reeks of hypocrisy

    Don Sterling racist outrage reeks of hypocrisy
    Is the hypocritical blame train full yet on this messy Don Sterling racist controversy? David Stern?  Check. Fellow owners in the NBA?  Yes, sir. NAACP? Yep. An A-list of NBA superstars, including Michael Jordan and LeBron James? Sure thing. Every Los...
  • Grown-ups gone wild remind us the perils of a following

    Grown-ups gone wild remind us the perils of a following
    Sometimes you don't want an audience after all. If there's a solid take-away from this week's spectacular display of grown-ups gone wild, it's this: In a world teeming with selfies, fueled by followers and sustained on likes, we're all better off,...
  • Fans back California Chrome's cause

    Fans back California Chrome's cause
    Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
  • Spurs beat Heat for fifth NBA title, and it's an all-ageless show

    The healing began with about five minutes left in the third quarter, Manu Ginobili rising for a three-pointer that gave the San Antonio Spurs a lead simply too massive to overcome. As a barrage of Patty Mills three-pointers accentuated the rout Sunday...
  • Kings fans celebrate Stanley Cup win with fireworks, crowd surfing

    Kings fans celebrate Stanley Cup win with fireworks, crowd surfing
    The chant echoed outside the Staples Center all night. "We want the Cup! We want the Cup!" After more than four hours and nearly five periods of tense, back-and-forth hockey, the Los Angeles Kings got it for them. When Alec Martinez found the back...