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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...

REPORT: Shelly Sterling Reviewing Bids To Buy Clippers

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.28.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shelly Sterling was reviewing bids from five groups interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers, a person with knowledge of the...

5 Things To Know About Donald Sterling's Legal Claims

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's response to the NBA sets him up for a legal fight over whether his racist comments give the league the ri...

REPORT: Defiant Donald Sterling Tells NBA Racist Remarks Can't Be Used Against Him

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY and TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling responded to the NBA's attempt to oust him on Tuesday, arguing that there is no basis for...

REPORTS: Donald Sterling Agrees To Let Wife Negotiate Sale Of Clippers

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports

The NBA may be able to find new owners for the Los Angeles Clippers without a protracted legal battle with the current ones. Banned Clippers owner Don...

NBA Initiates Charge Against Sterling

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA charged Donald Sterling on Monday with damaging the league and its teams with his racist comments, setting up a June 3 heari...

Donald Sterling's Bargaining Power

Dana T. Blackmore | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports
Dana T. Blackmore

Many believe that Donald Sterling does not have a leg to stand on. I don't share this view for two reasons.

Kerry Imagines Donald Sterling's 'Worst Nightmare'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

When Secretary of State John Kerry returned to his alma mater Sunday to address Yale's graduating class, he seized the opportunity to knock Los Angele...

Magic Jokes About Sterling Situation

JOHN JACKSON|AP | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Magic Johnson joked about his involvement in the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Sunday while d...

Why the Clippers Didn't Win

Zach Wasser | Posted 07.17.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

In the NBA, a team needs at least two reliable shot-creators to win in the postseason -- players capable of manufacturing an open look for themselves or for a teammate at will. For LA, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin are those primary playmakers.

REPORT: Donald Sterling Tells NBA He Won't Pay Fine

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 07.16.2014 | Sports

Donald Sterling's lawyer has written the NBA stating the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers does not intend to pay the $2.5 million fine imposed by the...

What Do We Tell the Children?

Kelsey Minor | Posted 07.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Kelsey Minor

Have we always been a country of whiners and complainers? Follow along with me as I try and navigate the tremendous horror of some of what people have deemed the biggest stories dominating the news headline in the last week.

Superstars and Pitiful Apologizers: The NBA's Shifting Balance of Power

Brett A. Pulley | Posted 07.16.2014 | Black Voices
Brett A. Pulley

This is an opportunity for the NBA to do more than silence one racist owner. It's time to change the ownership paradigm.

HIGHLIGHTS: Durant Ends Clippers' Tumultuous Playoff Run

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 07.16.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the Oklahoma City Thunder were down by 16 points and struggling to make any shot early in Game 6, they looked all but ready ...

Sterling: What Has Magic Johnson Done? Answer: A Ton For AIDS Awareness And Charity

CNN | Posted 05.15.2014 | Impact

Perhaps the oddest part of Donald Sterling's interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper was the way he unloaded on Magic Johnson. It was the second time ...

Donald Sterling Doesn't Think Racism Is A Problem In America

Posted 05.14.2014 | Sports

Donald Sterling strikes out again. In the second part of an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Sterling made more statements that further compli...

Jerry Brown Makes Big Budget Moves While the Republican Race To Lose To Him Intensifies

William Bradley | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With less than three weeks until California's primary election, Governor Jerry Brown continues to campaign for a record fourth term by acting as governor while the race for the right to lose to him in November between a pair of little-known yet sharply contrasting Republicans continues to intrigue in an oddly low-key sort of way.

Net Worth Over Self-Worth: Anyone With the Last Name of Sterling Need Not Apply

Alison Triessl | Posted 07.14.2014 | Los Angeles
Alison Triessl

Now that Shelly Sterling -- Donald's "estranged" wife -- is demanding that she retain ownership of the Clippers, she is certain to become the second most hated sports figure of recent past.

Doc Rivers: 'We Got Robbed'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.14.2014 | Sports

As far as Doc Rivers is concerned, this is why NBA officials can't have nice things like instant replay. The Los Angeles Clippers coach railed at ...

Why a Forced Sterling Sale Is Bad News for LA Basketball Fans, and What Kareem and the NBA Could Do About It!

Anthony Yannatta | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Anthony Yannatta

The appropriate course of action is for Sterling and the NBA to reach a settlement whereby Sterling agrees to put the team in the hands of a to-be-formed public trust. And, yes, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar should be in charge.

What Donald Sterling Teaches Us About Racial Progress

Kayla Vinson | Posted 07.13.2014 | Black Voices
Kayla Vinson

Historically, a major part of the struggle for civil rights has been a preoccupation with making white people like us.

A Tale of Two Leagues: Don't Run from the Story, Own It

Jim Goldman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Sports
Jim Goldman

In one corner, the NBA, still reeling from the abhorrent, ugly comments from one of its owners -- a controversy of the highest order. In another corner, the National Football League, and the draft of its first openly gay player.

Donald Sterling: NBA Players Love Me

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.12.2014 | Sports

Along with claiming he isn't a racist and slamming Magic Johnson, banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made an unlikely claim about his t...

NBA Commissioner Slams Donald Sterling Over Magic Attack

AP | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling repeatedly disparaged Magic Johnson's HIV-positive status in an interview that aired M...

The Boko Haram Kidnappings: What You Can Do

Auren Kaplan | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

You might not be able to bring back the girls kidnapped in Nigeria with your support now, but you can ensure that the world takes preventive steps to ensure that women and girls are protected, empowered, and educated -- fearlessly -- around the world.