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  • Donald Sterling to Shelly: 'Get away from me, you pig!'

    Donald Sterling to Shelly: 'Get away from me, you pig!'
    Somehow, Donald Sterling was even more combative on Wednesday than he was on Tuesday. In the third day of a trial in Los Angeles Superior Court that could determine whether he remains owner of the Clippers, Sterling railed against the NBA, his wife...
  • Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs
    Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow. Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
  • Donald Sterling's antitrust suit against NBA adds new wrinkle to saga

    Donald Sterling's antitrust suit against NBA adds new wrinkle to saga
    Minutes before the NBA announced a settlement with Shelly Sterling on Friday afternoon to sell the Clippers, co-owner Donald Sterling provided another twist in the monthlong drama surrounding the franchise. Sterling filed an antitrust lawsuit against...
  • Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals

    Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals
    The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money. That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week. A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
  • FTC may sue to stop US Foods acquisition

    FTC may sue to stop US Foods acquisition
    The Federal Trade Commission is considering a possible antitrust lawsuit against Sysco Corp's $3.5 billion deal to buy Rosemont-based US Foods, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The FTC has been...
  • Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption

    Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption
    EAST HARTFORD - What's the best way to get the National Football League to take the issue of domestic violence more seriously? U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal unveiled a proposal Monday that he said was designed to do just that, by putting an end to "blank...
  • NBA can impose a variety of penalties for Donald Sterling

    NBA can impose a variety of penalties for Donald Sterling
    Here’s a look at the possible sanctions the NBA could impose on Donald Sterling in the wake of racist remarks allegedly made by the Clippers owner: 1. A fine. It’s safe to assume Sterling will be opening his checkbook as part of any...
  • Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal

    Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal
    Cable companies Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to a complex $19.5-billion deal to divvy up subscribers — including parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties. Comcast is already attempting to take over Time Warner...
  • Attorney says forced sale of Clippers could prompt antitrust lawsuit

    Attorney says forced sale of Clippers could prompt antitrust lawsuit
    Cari Grieb, a professor of sports law at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, said Clippers owner Donald Sterling has no recourse to fight the lifetime ban issued by the NBA on Tuesday because of language that exists in his franchise agreement with...
  • Donald Sterling could tie Clippers sale up in court

    Donald Sterling could tie Clippers sale up in court
    If NBA owners ultimately vote to oust Donald Sterling and the embattled Clippers boss decides to fight back, the resulting litigation could drag on for years and set a precedent for American professional sports, legal experts said Wednesday. While...
  • NFL could use a history lesson on would-be team owner Donald Trump

    NFL could use a history lesson on would-be team owner Donald Trump
    I'm all for Donald Trump owning another football team, but only if the NFL is looking at developmental-league expansion in, say, Crimea. Trump says he's actually interested in taking over Buffalo which, frankly, is not far enough upwind from the stench....