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Blame Doc Rivers For Clippers' Epic Collapse

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Sports

When you're the only team in the NBA not to have been to the conference finals since 1970, things usually don't go your way. In the case of the Los An...

Jordan Schultz

Blake Griffin Has Become A Bona Fide Superstar

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.12.2015 | Sports

Superstars are made in the playoffs, at least according to Paul Pierce. In a recent USA Today article, the Washington Wizards forward and future Hall ...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

Rich Robinson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year, Urban Outfitters sold a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absurdity.

How I'm Honoring My Mother, My #1 Fan, Who Passed Away 7 Years Ago Today

Matthew Kelly Barnes | Posted 01.27.2015 | Impact
Matthew Kelly Barnes

I promise you that whatever you are going through, giving back opens unprecedented doors. I still miss my mom every day, but when I see the smiles on the faces of the people that I help I know I am honoring her legacy.

Dave Chappelle Defends Donald Sterling

Posted 11.24.2014 | Black Voices

--Comedian Dave Chappelle shares his thoughts on former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling losing ownership of the NBA franchise due to a ...

Blake Griffin Facing Battery Charge Over Vegas Incident

AP | By KEN RITTER | Posted 01.12.2015 | Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin is facing a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a scuffle with a man at a Las Vegas St...

20 Things I Learned From Attending the Golden State Warriors Game

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 01.06.2015 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The Golden State Warriors are undefeated this season, 4-0, I attended the game on 11/5 at the Oracle Arena where they defeated the LA Clippers who eliminated them last season in the playoffs. Here are 20 things I learned.

Clippers' Powerful Hype Video Ushers In New Era

Posted 10.29.2014 | Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers are turning the page to a new era that no longer includes Donald Sterling. Clippers fans have a lot to be excited about w...

Jordan Schultz

Kevin Durant's Injury Puts Pressure on Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.28.2014 | Sports

NBA MVP Kevin Durant may miss up to 19 games with a broken bone in his foot, which will certainly have an impact on the Western Conference. The West i...

Just Imagine What The New Clippers Owner Will Be Like During The Regular Season

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Sports

If new Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer gets super excited for a preseason game, just imagine how entertaining he will be during the regular s...

Donald Sterling Denied

AP | BRIAN MELLEY | Posted 10.13.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Sterling's latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wa...

Shelly Sterling Gets Some Ridiculous Perks In Clippers Sale

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Sports

You are not the No. 1 Los Angeles Clippers fan. Shelly Sterling holds that title, officially. That was just one of the perks that the estranged wi...

Judge Rules Against Donald Sterling, OKs Sale Of Clippers

AP | BRIAN MELLEY | Posted 09.27.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsof...

REPORT: Donald Sterling Digging Up Dirt On NBA Owners

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the NBA...

Trial To Determine Donald Sterling's Say In Clippers Sale

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH and TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trial will be held next month to determine whether Donald Sterling, who opposes his estranged wife's planned sale of the Los An...

Former Clippers Intern Sues Team, Sterlings For Labor Violations

AP | Posted 06.11.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former intern for the Los Angeles Clippers is accusing the team and its owners, the Sterling Family Trust, of violating labor l...

Donald Sterling Debacle: Shake Down or Shake Up?

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.09.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

Basketball is more than just a game; it is representative of what goes on in our nation on a larger scale. In so many areas we see businesses and corporations making tremendous profits from black buying power -- which is projected to reach $1.1 trillion in 2015. But how often do we see those same entities recruiting, hiring, and promoting from this same constituency?

'Donald Is Suing Himself And He Knows That'

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 08.08.2014 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Donald Sterling hasn't quite given up the fight, but Adam Silver thinks the time is coming. "While I understand hi...

Donald Sterling Surrenders

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agreed Wednesday to sign off on selling the team he has owned for 33 years to former M...

Donald Sterling, the Rules of Racism, and White Saviors: Our Word Will Never Be Enough

Gyasi Ross | Posted 08.04.2014 | Black Voices
Gyasi Ross

Then this is a day of independence for all the munchkins And their descendants Yes, let the joyous news be spread The wicked old witch at last is d...

NBA: Clippers Can Go To Ballmer

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 07.30.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA canceled a hearing to oust Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling, instead moving forward to vote on a record-brea...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/30/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.30.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Don't feel bad if your bid for the L.A. Clippers didn't win; you still have a chance to score with our latest Week to Week news quiz.

REPORT: Donald Sterling Ruled 'Mentally Incapacitated'

Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

Banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling was "found to be mentally incapacitated" by neurologists earlier in May, as first reported by ESPN's Ramona Shel...

Report: Former Microsoft CEO Agrees To Buy Clippers For $2 Billion

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has signed an agreement to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, The Los Angeles Times reporte...

What if the NBA Had a Black Commissioner in 1981?

Dave Hollander | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports
Dave Hollander

What if in 1981, when Sterling first bought into the league, the NBA commissioner had been African-American? Would a black NBA commissioner have specially sensed exactly who Sterling was? It could have happened.