Friday, December 5, 2014

LeBron James Takes a Stand, Showing How it's Done - Forbes








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LeBron James Takes a Stand, Showing How it’s Done

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James also spoke out last spring against Donald Sterling, at the start of what become Sterling’s shocking downfall and exit from the NBA as long-time owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. A lot of players had a lot to say, but James had the money quote of

Eric Garner Protests: Cleveland Cavs LeBron James: ‘Violence is not the Answer’









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England's Donald Sterling will not shut up - Soccer Gods









England’s Donald Sterling will not shut up

Soccer Gods

England’s Donald Sterling will not shut up. Image by Alex Livesey/Getty Images. Dec 5, 2014. Miriti Murungi @NutmegRadio. Miriti Murungi is a Senior Digital Producer/Social Media Editor for Fusion. He is possibly responsible for the nonsensical









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Putting a Shot Clock on Racism: Exclusive Preview of MAD's 20 Dumbest, 2014 - PopMatters








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Putting a Shot Clock on Racism: Exclusive Preview of MAD’s 20 Dumbest, 2014

PopMatters

There’s something physically sickening about Drew Friedman’s depiction of the Donald Sterling incident. The incident itself, not at all unlike Donald Sterling, peaks at number 18 on this year’s MAD’s 20 Dumbest of 2014. It’s right near the bottom, it’s









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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Judge Rules Law Firm Representing Actress Who Sued Donald Sterling Can ... - Patch.com









Judge Rules Law Firm Representing Actress Who Sued Donald Sterling Can …

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A judge ruled today the law firm that represented an actress when she won $17.3 million from Donald Sterling after a fire in her apartment in a building he owned can pursue a lawsuit against her for $760,000 in allegedly unpaid legal services. Los









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Law firm permitted to go after alleged $760000 unpaid legal services from actress - Westside Today









Law firm permitted to go after alleged $760000 unpaid legal services from actress

Westside Today

A judge ruled today the law firm that represented an actress when she won $17.3 million from Donald Sterling after a fire in her apartment in a building he owned can pursue a lawsuit against her for $760,000 in allegedly unpaid legal services. Los









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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Cantwell, senators thrown for a loss at NFL domestic violence policies - seattlepi.com (blog)








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Cantwell, senators thrown for a loss at NFL domestic violence policies

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In one instance, noted Cantwell — the racist rant of LA Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling, recorded by a sometime companion — a sports league was quick to act. Sterling was banned from exercising ownership privileges, barred from games and ordered to









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Why The Rams Were Right To Raise Their Voices -- And Their Arms -- In ... - ESPN








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Why The Rams Were Right To Raise Their Voices — And Their Arms — In …

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As we learned from what happened last summer in the Donald Sterling case, the perception of racism can be toxic to a league. There was talk of a player boycott after the Clippers owner was caught on tape asking his girlfriend not to bring black people

St. Louis Rams row with police over Ferguson symbols

Officer Darren Wilson isn’t the point

NewsOne Minute: St. Louis Rams Players Show Solidarity with Ferguson









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Saturday, November 29, 2014

What every NBA team should be thankful for on Thanksgving - CBSSports.com








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What every NBA team should be thankful for on Thanksgving

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They should be thankful that the road is hard, that’s when they are at their best. Los Angeles Clippers: That Donald Sterling no longer owns the team, and that they never have to panic about a sluggish start because of their talent and professionalism









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Friday, November 28, 2014

Reasons Nick Canepa is thankful in 2014 - U-T San Diego








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Reasons Nick Canepa is thankful in 2014

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Donald T. Sterling and Ryan Leaf – For providing prime column fodder over the years. Miss you guys. Sigh. Rocky Long – For refusing to pull punches and drink the Kool-Aid (whatever that means). Bill Grier – For fighting through it, hanging in, and









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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Donald Sterling, Kobe Bryant Head Our 2014 NBA Turkeys - Forbes









Donald Sterling, Kobe Bryant Head Our 2014 NBA Turkeys

Forbes

For years, NBA commissioner David Stern and the league’s other owners turned a blind eye toward Sterling’s anti-minority business practices and his disgraceful treatment of minority executives, starting with former team VP Elgin Baylor. But after tapes









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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Roger Goodell, Donald Sterling and Dwyane Wade on list of GQ's least ... - Washington Post (blog)









Roger Goodell, Donald Sterling and Dwyane Wade on list of GQ’s least …

Washington Post (blog)

GQ magazine came out with its annual list called “The Least Influential People of 2014,” and somehow one-fifth of the list is made up of sports personalities. They include: ex L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling (No. 3); NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (No.









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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Dave Chappelle says Donald Sterling should have kept Clippers - The Grio








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Dave Chappelle says Donald Sterling should have kept Clippers

The Grio

Dave Chappelle recently sat down with GQ to discuss his recent comeback after almost a decade out of the spotlight. Earlier this year, Chappelle headlined 10 sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall, after living on a farm in a small town in Ohio for









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Dave Chappelle: 'Donald Sterling shouldn't have lost Clippers' - FOXSports.com









Dave Chappelle: ‘Donald Sterling shouldn’t have lost Clippers’

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Popular comedian Dave Chappelle has come to Donald Sterling’s defense about one issue. In a new interview with GQ, Chappelle expresses disappointment over the fact that the former Clippers owner lost his team as a result of being secretly recorded.









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Dave Chappelle On Donald Sterling: 'Can A Man Just Chill With His Mistress In ... - SportsGrid








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Dave Chappelle On Donald Sterling: ‘Can A Man Just Chill With His Mistress In …

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It’s the one thing that Sterling had in his favor — it’s not like he screamed his shitty, shitty thoughts over the loudspeaker at the Staples Center. He said it in his shitty home. I’m sure a lot of us say shitty things in our shitty homes all the









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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dave Chappelle, Donald Sterling: Comedian Defends Disgraced Former ... - Sports World News








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Dave Chappelle, Donald Sterling: Comedian Defends Disgraced Former …

Sports World News

It was an open secret that the NBA could not wait to move on from the bad publicity that Donald Sterling caused, and they were more than happy to sell the team to Steve Ballmer. But many were left thinking about the matter in a constitutional context.









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Dave Chappelle says Donald Sterling shouldn't have lost the Clippers - TheCelebrityCafe.com








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Dave Chappelle says Donald Sterling shouldn’t have lost the Clippers

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Dave Chappelle only recently returned to public life and sat down with GQ to talk about his career and his life. The topic of Donald Sterling came up, and the Chappelle’s Show star was asked about his thoughts on the reaction to Sterling’s racist comments.









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Dave Chappelle Defends Former-Clippers Owner Donald Sterling - Daily Caller









Dave Chappelle Defends Former-Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

Daily Caller

NBA commissioner Adam Silver gave Sterling a lifetime-NBA ban back in April, and TMZ reported that Silver “did everything in his power to force a sale of the team in the wake of Sterling’s racist comments.” (RELATED: NBA SUSPENDS STERLING FOR LIFE).









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Dave Chappelle: Donald Sterling Shouldn't Have Lost His Team - Huffington Post








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Dave Chappelle: Donald Sterling Shouldn’t Have Lost His Team

Huffington Post

09/14/12: “I’m kinda feelin’ some kinda a way about the fact that you been commissioned, that you been blessed, you’ve been given the opportunity to do the Aaliyah album yet you don’t include anybody that she worked with personally…How do you









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Dave Chappelle tells GQ Donald Sterling shouldn't have lost the Clippers - Washington Post (blog)









Dave Chappelle tells GQ Donald Sterling shouldn’t have lost the Clippers

Washington Post (blog)

Dave Chappelle sat down with GQ’s Mark Anthony Green for a lengthy interview, which can be found here. He touched on a number of topics (fame, his 10-year hiatus from the spotlight, other celebrities, etc.) and it’s all very fascinating. But what









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Dave Chappelle tells GQ Donald Sterling shouldn't have lost the Clippers - Washington Post (blog)








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Dave Chappelle tells GQ Donald Sterling shouldn’t have lost the Clippers

Washington Post (blog)

Dave Chappelle sat down with GQ’s Mark Anthony Green for a lengthy interview, which can be found here. He touched on a number of topics (fame, his 10-year hiatus from the spotlight, other celebrities, etc.) and it’s all very fascinating. But what

Dave Chappelle Works Again, Out Of Comedy Retirement









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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Mark Heisler gets another column -- this time in the LANG papers - LA Observed









Mark Heisler gets another column — this time in the LANG papers

LA Observed

The Hall of Fame-honored writer will now write about hoops for the Los Angeles News Group papers, which include the Daily News and Daily Breeze among others — beginning Sunday with a column about Donald Sterling, Steve Ballmer and his Clippers.

Mark Heisler joins Los Angeles News Group sports lineup









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Mark Heisler: Farewell, Donald Sterling; Good Luck Steve Ballmer, you'll need it - The Daily Breeze









Mark Heisler: Farewell, Donald Sterling; Good Luck Steve Ballmer, you’ll need it

The Daily Breeze

Editor’s note: This is the first weekly NBA column by Mark Heisler for the Los Angeles News Group. Heisler has covered the NBA for more than 30 years and is among a select few writers honored by the Basketball Hall of Fame with the Curt Gowdy award.

Mark Heisler gets another column — this time in the LANG papers

Mark Heisler joins Los Angeles News Group sports lineup









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Friday, November 14, 2014

Donald Sterling wants to question Adam Silver in suit against NBA - Los Angeles Times









Donald Sterling wants to question Adam Silver in suit against NBA

Los Angeles Times

Donald Sterling wants to question NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and V. Stiviano in the former Clippers owner’s federal antitrust lawsuit against the league. A filing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles outlined 18 witnesses Sterling may call









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Steve Ballmer -- Praised By Shelly Sterling ... Right In Front Of Donald - TMZ.com








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Steve Ballmer — Praised By Shelly Sterling … Right In Front Of Donald

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Shelly Sterling just praised the new owner of the L.A. Clippers … while standing right next to the disgraced old one — and TMZ Sports has the footage. It all went down in Beverly Hills … where Shelly and Donald Sterling were hanging out together









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Judge dismisses remainder of V. Stiviano suit against Sterling family trust ... - The Whittier Daily News









Judge dismisses remainder of V. Stiviano suit against Sterling family trust …

The Whittier Daily News

LOS ANGELES - A judge today dismissed the remaining civil allegations filed in a countersuit brought by Donald Sterling’s former courtside companion, who alleged she was defamed by various people within the Sterling family and their enterprises by









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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Judge dismisses remainder of V. Stiviano suit against Sterling family trust ... - LA Daily News









Judge dismisses remainder of V. Stiviano suit against Sterling family trust …

LA Daily News

LOS ANGELES - A judge today dismissed the remaining civil allegations filed in a countersuit brought by Donald Sterling’s former courtside companion, who alleged she was defamed by various people within the Sterling family and their enterprises by









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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Blake Griffin Has a Horror Story About Donald Sterling's "White Party" - Gawker (blog)

VIDEO: Blake Griffin talks Donald Sterling, Steve Ballmer on 'Conan' - Tulsa World








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VIDEO: Blake Griffin talks Donald Sterling, Steve Ballmer on ‘Conan’

Tulsa World

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin reacts after being called for a foul during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Trail Blazers won 99-89. MARK J.

Clippers look to take next big step this season

NBA Pacific Division 2014-15 Preview: Los Angeles Clippers









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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Blake Griffin Recounts His Awkward Time At Donald Sterling's White Party - Uproxx









Blake Griffin Recounts His Awkward Time At Donald Sterling’s White Party

Uproxx

I don’t think you could find someone more tired of Donald Sterling than myself. Maybe Magic Johnson, but he’s always smiling so you’d never know. My problem here is that this clip is pretty damn great and features one of the oddest Donald Sterling









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Monday, October 27, 2014

2014 NBA Preview: Skinny LeBron and the Racist Ghost of Donald Sterling - Daily Beast








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2014 NBA Preview: Skinny LeBron and the Racist Ghost of Donald Sterling

Daily Beast

Not only has he been lauded for his handling of the L’Affaire Donald Sterling, turning what could have been an ugly, drawn-out battle into a quick and decisive purging of a venal bigot. Silver’s rep has also indirectly been burnished by the NFL’s









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