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  • NAACP faces tough questions over ties to Donald Sterling

    NAACP faces tough questions over ties to Donald Sterling
    Officials at the Los Angeles chapter of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People faced tough questions Monday about the organization's long relationship with Clippers owner Donald Sterling after a recording of racist remarks allegedly made...
  • Donald Sterling is a Republican, not a Democrat -- but does it matter?

    Donald Sterling is a Republican, not a Democrat -- but does it matter?
    The Donald Sterling controversy had much of the right wing vibrating this weekend with the revelation that the purported arch-racist Sterling was (gasp!) a Democrat. This shed little light on the Sterling affair, other than to underscore the ancient...
  • The Donald Sterling fiasco

    There are a lot of questions remaining about the strange, vile, racist comments that have been attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The audiotapes need to be authenticated. The context of the remarks, which represent 16 minutes out of...
  • Donald Sterling's ties to NAACP under scrutiny after race recording

    Donald Sterling's ties to NAACP under scrutiny after race recording
    Five years ago, when the local chapter of the NAACP wanted to give Clippers owner Donald Sterling a lifetime achievement humanitarian award, Los Angeles’ African American community was divided. Sterling had been a prominent donor to the NAACP...
  • Sterling-Silver: Longtime Bully Toppled By Skinny New Guy

    Sterling-Silver: Longtime Bully Toppled By Skinny New Guy
    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...
  • Donald Sterling ban by NBA gets a rousing approval at L.A. barbershop

    Donald Sterling ban by NBA gets a rousing approval at L.A. barbershop
    "He just cut him down and cut him out." That was the response from South Los Angeles barbershop owner Lawrence Tolliver moments after the NBA commissioner told Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to leave the building, and not just for a day or...
  • Sterling foundation ads tout good works, but verifying them isn't easy

    The publicity campaign promised a new summer program at Point Dume for poor children, funded in part by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation. A smiling Sterling was shown next to a horse in some newspaper ads. In others, the foundation described...
  • Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots

    Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots
    The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...
  • Letters: After all this, Kings are royalty in L.A.

    Letters: After all this, Kings are royalty in L.A.
    I finally realize why the Lakers played with so little heart last season and the Dodgers are playing the same way this season. Somehow the Kings got all of it. Art Wastri Los Angeles :: As an avid sports fan in L.A. for over 50 years, I have to...
  • Focus on Sterling's actions, not his words

    The case against Donald Sterling is based not on any specific racist action he took but instead entirely on remarks he made during a private conversation. ("NBA makes its case against Clippers owner Donald Sterling," May 20) Did L.A. Clippers lineups...
  • Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp

    Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp
    Few things are as disgusting as the sight of a big business enterprise swaddling itself in morality and sanctimony, proclaiming its high ethical standards.  I'm looking at you, NBA. The National Basketball Assn. has been showered with praise for the...