| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:15 PM
OAKLAND — The saddest thing about this latest glimpse into Donald Sterling's soul isn't that the picture is swathed in ignorance and hate.
The saddest thing is that we've seen it before.
One didn't need to wake up Saturday morning and click on...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Shortly after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued an unprecedented lifetime ban for Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday, the Clippers delivered a three-word response on their website: "We are one."
The same could be said for the NBA and the...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Mark Cuban likes giving money away.
We've known that for years. He's been fined nearly $2 million during his 14 years as owner of the Dallas Mavericks, but that hasn't stopped the billionaire from running his mouth.
But sometimes Cuban finds much...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
To understand the impact and influence Tyrone Green had on Joakim Noah, just go back to Noah's 2007 draft night.
Wearing seersucker, a bow tie and an exuberant smile, Noah, minutes after he shook then-Commissioner David Stern's hand and walked offstage,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
How well will Phil Jackson do in New York? Quite well, I'm sure; after all, he has Jim Buss' cellphone number and a number of castoffs to send west.
How to become a millionaire? Just ask Jim Buss. He managed to turn a...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
He was booed at Dodger Stadium and two days later wasn't even the most fawned over Paul in his own building.
Whoever cued up the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" inside Staples Center on Sunday might as well have been playing an ode to Chris Paul.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:36 AM
President Barack Obama was correct when he said that when ignorant people want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything. You just let them talk.
In that sense, Donald Sterling, an octogenarian racist, is the easy part. If the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Adam Silver answered the weight of sports history with the required precision of an accomplished lawyer and the inspired vision of a proud American. The NBA commissioner picked up that great weight of history high overhead Tuesday and dropped it on Donald...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
I admire NBA commish Adam Silver for taking charge and doing what needed to be done quickly. Former commish David Stern would’ve never done such a thing. He spent most of his term coddling both the players and the owners. He made them rich beyond...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).
Now he has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July and enduring questions about his final days ever with the...