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  • NAACP to cut national staff 7%, citing financial concerns

    NAACP to cut national staff 7%, citing financial concerns
    The NAACP will lay off 7 percent of its national staff as it continues to search for a permanent leader, a decision the civil rights organization says is necessary because of financial concerns. "Like many nonprofits in transition during a difficult...
  • Coffee Companion (5/27): Orioles win late on Memorial Day

    Coffee Companion (5/27): Orioles win late on Memorial Day
    Today is going to be tough, Baltimore. Really tough. But as we struggle to turn the engine over and begin a new (albeit short) week, let's take solace in the weekend we had both in our lives and in local sports. This is the Coffee Companion, where every...
  • Coffee Companion (4/30): Sterling banned, Machado back, and more

    Coffee Companion (4/30): Sterling banned, Machado back, and more
    Major sports networks spent yesterday scrolling tweets praising NBA Commissioner Adam Silver yesterday, so how were you supposed to know what else happened in the sports world? That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion -- where every...
  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver doesn't miss chance to show who's boss

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver doesn't miss chance to show who's boss
    New NBA commissioner Adam Silver apparently is not one to waste words, or the opportunity to show who's boss. He certainly wasted no time upending all the experts and legal analysts who were predicting that he would take a measured approach to punishing...
  • The debt we owe racists [Commentary]

    The debt we owe racists [Commentary]
    The racist comments of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who wondered aloud if blacks were better off in slavery, and NBA owner Donald Sterling, who warned his Mexican and African-American girlfriend not to bring blacks to games played by his Los AngelesĀ ...
  • Don't punish private thoughts [Letter]

    Don't punish private thoughts [Letter]
    There's much ado about the situation regarding Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA Clippers ("What about Donald Sterling's First Amendment rights?" April 29). Many years ago, Mr. Sterling was slapped with a lawsuit for discriminating against minorities in...
  • Donald Sterling, tarnished [Commentary]

    Donald Sterling, tarnished [Commentary]
    Late in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film "Pulp Fiction," Marsellus Wallace — a criminal boss played by Ving Rhames — banishes prizefighter Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) from Southern California, telling him "You lost all your L.A. privileges."...
  • First Amendment protects Donald Sterling from the government, not the NBA [Letter]

    First Amendment protects Donald Sterling from the government, not the NBA [Letter]
    It seems that letter writer Mark Pfaff is unfamiliar with the United States Constitution and its First Amendment ("What about Donald Sterling's First Amendment rights?" April 29). Donald Sterling was not punished or prevented from speaking out by the...
  • Boycott Clippers if Sterling won't sell [Letter]

    Boycott Clippers if Sterling won't sell [Letter]
    I have to say it is refreshing for someone in this country to finally call out racism when it happens and actually do something about it. I'm referring of course to the despicable owner of the L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling, and the immediate and...
  • NBA takes the high ground [Letter]

    NBA takes the high ground [Letter]
    Just what is it about some human beings and their accrual of wealth? Take the lowly (soon to be former) owner Donald Sterling of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers ("Donald Sterling, tarnished," April 30). I find it fascinating and frightening how acquisition...
  • Coffee Companion (5/2): Orioles win two, regroup for Minnesota

    Coffee Companion (5/2): Orioles win two, regroup for Minnesota
    After an extra-innings doubleheader that went until almost 1 a.m, coffeemakers around the city are probably deep into their second pot this morning. While you're waiting for the first few cups to kick in, here's a summary of the morning's local sports...
  • Coffee Companion (5/5): Chris Davis improving, NFL draft week arrives

    Coffee Companion (5/5): Chris Davis improving, NFL draft week arrives
    Last week's rain seems like it was years ago on this fine Cinco de Mayo morning, but as you arrive at your desk, I'm sure there's not much you'd rather do than not start working just yet. That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where...