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  • Agreement to sell Clippers is good news, say players, city officials

    Agreement to sell Clippers is good news, say players, city officials
    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....
  • Clippers' interim CEO thinks team will get new owners

    Only a handful of days into his new job, Dick Parsons was confident of at least one thing. The Clippers would eventually get new owners. "My personal belief is that the league will prevail, which means that there will be an ownership change," Parsons...
  • East pulls out all the stops to beat West, 163-155, in All-Star game

    NEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke. Well, maybe a chuckle is in order. The East wasn't exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that featured a record 318 points and zero blocked shots, but it did manage to stop the...
  • Magic Johnson and other Dodgers owners purchase the Sparks

    Magic Johnson and other Dodgers owners purchase the Sparks
    The Sparks have been sold to an investment group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company. Todd Boehly and Bobby Patton, other...
  • NBA makes its case against Clippers owner Donald Sterling

    NBA makes its case against Clippers owner Donald Sterling
    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...
  • Sterling tape was unleashed as friendship with Stiviano frayed

    Sterling tape was unleashed as friendship with Stiviano frayed
    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...
  • Sterling's three-ring circus doesn't represent L.A.

    Sterling's three-ring circus doesn't represent L.A.
    I think the time has come for someone in Los Angeles to explain to the rest of the country that whatever you may think of us, we are not as kooky as the Sterling fiasco suggests. They are anomalies. OK, maybe that’s an exaggeration. We do have a...
  • Donald and Shelly Sterling respond to fallout over racial comments

    Two high-profile interviews involving Donald Sterling and his wife, Shelly, are slated to air Monday as the couple faces losing ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers. The interviews will air roughly two weeks after recordings were released in which...
  • Shelly Sterling accuses NBA of sexism in Clippers ownership fight

    Shelly Sterling accuses NBA of sexism in Clippers ownership fight
    Shelly Sterling defended her right to hold onto her stake in the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, telling NBC’s Savannah Guthrie it's sexist for the NBA to punish her for the actions of her husband, who she claimed suffers from dementia. The...
  • UConn Men After Final Four Berth; Michigan State Stands In Way

    UConn Men After Final Four Berth; Michigan State Stands In Way
    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...
  • Donald Sterling says he and wife Shelly are divorcing

    Donald Sterling says he and wife Shelly are divorcing
    Donald Sterling says he and his wife, Shelly, are in the process of divorcing, following a scandal that had the L.A. Clippers owner banned for life by the NBA. "The poor girl; I don't know how she can live and deal with this," he told Anderson Cooper in...