| Apr 27, 2014
| 9:42 PM
OAKLAND — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said Sunday the National Basketball Players Assn. wants the NBA to bar Clippers owner Donald Sterling from playoff games the rest of this season and impose the maximum penalty allowed under league bylaws if...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:19 AM
You know, one of the things I love about the newspaper is that you can get a variety of perspectives and opinions all in the same place.
A perfect example: I couldn't disagree more with my colleague Mike Bianchi's column, "Jameis Winston assault inquiry...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Magic Johnson on Tuesday evening said Donald Sterling's comments about minorities shows that he's "living in the Stone Ages," and he advised the embattled billionaire to enjoy the rest of the life and forget about trying to retain ownership of the...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The news that former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer won a bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, pending approval from the NBA and Donald Sterling, triggered immediate positive reaction throughout Los Angeles and the basketball world....
| May 21, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Donald Sterling made several attempts to deflect responsibility for his rant against African Americans — even asking his companion V. Stiviano to lie about the authenticity of the recording of the incident, the NBA contended in a supporting...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:11 PM
V. Stiviano had grown accustomed to being the glamorous companion of Donald Sterling, the billionaire owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Once a catering truck operator from Boyle Heights, now she lived in a house Sterling bought her, drove a red Ferrari...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Disney World embraced the D. That is, they made a little bit of history as Super Bowl XLVIII MVP and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith visited the Magic Kingdom today to make good on his postgame promise of "I'm Going to Disney World."...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
In an extraordinary television interview that deepened the anger over his ownership of the Clippers, Donald Sterling attacked Lakers great Magic Johnson, suggested that African Americans have not done enough to help their community and blamed the media...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:50 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- This time, the other guys were left in pain.
LeBron James, who exited Game 1 of the NBA Finals in the fourth quarter due to leg cramps, returned in a big way Sunday night for Game 2.
The Miami forward scored 35 points, grabbed 10...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:13 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation.