Monday, September 29, 2014

With Donald Sterling gone, Clippers relaxed and ready - USA TODAY








USA TODAY



With Donald Sterling gone, Clippers relaxed and ready

USA TODAY

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — Doc Rivers, for those who may have forgotten, is a basketball coach and front-office executive for the Los Angeles Clippers. He’s not an inspirational speaker, though he played that part with his players just a few months back

Clippers welcome return of focus on basketball after Donald Sterling scandal

The Clippers’ Sterling summer

Clippers look cool, calm, collected









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'SVU' Tackles Ray Rice, Solange/Jay Z, Donald Sterling Scandals in One Episode - Eurweb.com








Eurweb.com



'SVU' Tackles Ray Rice, Solange/Jay Z, Donald Sterling Scandals in One Episode

Eurweb.com

“I loved the idea of just a silent black and white scene, then sound goes out,” Leight said. “You kinda wanna know what’s going on.” The showrunner, who wrote the episode with Julie Martin, revealed that it also tackles the Donald Sterling scandal via

'Law & Order: SVU' Takes On Ray Rice, Solange And Jay Z Elevator Scandals









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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Ballmer Eyes New Start With LA Clippers - Jewish Daily Forward








Jewish Daily Forward



Ballmer Eyes New Start With LA Clippers

Jewish Daily Forward

What they endured was former owner Donald Sterling’s published racist comments and his refusal to sell the team after being banned for life by the NBA. With Ballmer securing the team through a deal with Sterling’s estranged wife, the Clippers now open









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Ballmer Eyes New Start With LA Clippers - Jewish Daily Forward








Jewish Daily Forward



Ballmer Eyes New Start With LA Clippers

Jewish Daily Forward

What they endured was former owner Donald Sterling’s published racist comments and his refusal to sell the team after being banned for life by the NBA. With Ballmer securing the team through a deal with Sterling’s estranged wife, the Clippers now open









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Donald Sterling's Stink Is Fading From The Clippers - Deadspin








Deadspin



Donald Sterling’s Stink Is Fading From The Clippers

Deadspin

Donald Sterling’s son-in-law Eric Miller left the Clippers this summer, new owner Steve Ballmer told the LA Times Wednesday. Miller was the team’s Director of Basketball Administration last season, one of the more senior members of the Doc Rivers

Donald Sterling’s son-in-law voluntarily leaves Clippers organization

Shelly Sterling going forward with sale; Donald ‘not going to sell’

Clippers 2.0 to be big on ‘fan experience,’ Ballmer says









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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

It's Never Been Better To Be Blake Griffin - GQ Magazine








GQ Magazine



It’s Never Been Better To Be Blake Griffin

GQ Magazine

It was also a welcome distraction from a long and difficult spring dominated by the racist meltdown of his team’s then owner, Donald Sterling. Sterling’s TMZ tirade and the team’s subsequent loss to the Thunder were the two discordant notes in an









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Blake Griffin tells a Donald Sterling story - OCRegister









Blake Griffin tells a Donald Sterling story

OCRegister

It was all on the table for Blake Griffin as he sat down for an interview for this month’s GQ magazine. While navigating that minefield, Griffin told a Donald Sterling that’s full of awkwardness and hand-holding. ” The second time I met him… He









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Monday, September 22, 2014

Blake Griffin never wanted to protest against Donald Sterling - GiveMeSport









Blake Griffin never wanted to protest against Donald Sterling

GiveMeSport

Blake Griffin of course did join his Clippers teammates in showing their dissatisfaction with Donald Sterling that night - a stance that was echoed by many other players across the NBA in a great show of support from the league. Sterling of course was









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Blake Griffin knew about Donald Sterling's history when he was drafted - USA TODAY








USA TODAY



Blake Griffin knew about Donald Sterling’s history when he was drafted

USA TODAY

Blake Griffin was well aware of Donald Sterling’s history long before his racist rants eventually forced him to sell the team. In an interview with GQ (where Griffin is featured on the cover this month), the Clippers star said he Googled the team when

Blake Griffin Goes In Depth on Donald Sterling Scandal with ‘GQ’

Blake Griffin Covers GQ Magazine, Talks Donald Sterling, Dating & More

Clippers star Blake Griffin graces October cover of GQ









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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Donald Sterling Happy Former Hawks Owner Bruce Levenson Forced to Sell ... - Classicalite









Donald Sterling Happy Former Hawks Owner Bruce Levenson Forced to Sell …

Classicalite

Donald Sterling must be tickled pink now that he has someone to join him in the ranks of racist former NBA team owners. Bruce Levenson, former owner of the Atlanta Hawks, sold his interest in the team after the contents of a 2012 e-mail were made public.









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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

What About Kobe? Donald Sterling Drags Lakers Star Bryant Into $1 Billion ... - Radar Online









What About Kobe? Donald Sterling Drags Lakers Star Bryant Into $1 Billion …

Radar Online

Donald Sterling cites Kobe Bryant’s use of a homophobic slur against an official in 2011, and the league’s reaction to it, as an example of how he thinks the NBA has unfairly singled him out and punished him after his racially-charged discussion with









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Friday, September 12, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald ... - Orlando Sentinel









TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald …

Orlando Sentinel

How is it that perhaps the three biggest sports scandals of the past year — Donald Sterling’s racist rant to his mistress, Ray Rice’s vicious blow to his fianceĆ© and the sexual-assault allegations against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston









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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Donald Sterling Calls Out Kobe Bryant and Others for Offensive Comments - TheWrap








TheWrap



Donald Sterling Calls Out Kobe Bryant and Others for Offensive Comments

TheWrap

Disgraced former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling — who was stripped of his team and received a lifetime ban from the National Basketball Association after he was caught making racist comments on audio — isn’t done trying to clear his name.









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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Op-Ed: Bruce Levenson Is Worse–And Better–Than Donald Sterling - Jspace News









Op-Ed: Bruce Levenson Is Worse–And Better–Than Donald Sterling

Jspace News

Read the email that cost Bruce Levenson his ownership of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. It’s ten times less raw and explosive than Donald Sterling’s racist rant to his girlfriend. At the same time, it’s ten times worse. This wasn’t a man reportedly suffering









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Levenson situation could impact Donald Sterling case against the NBA - SI.com









Levenson situation could impact Donald Sterling case against the NBA

SI.com

Atlanta Hawks controlling owner Bruce Levenson’s pending exit from the NBA over a racially insensitive email is welcome news to Donald Sterling and his legal strategy against the NBA. The former Los Angeles Clippers owner, who has filed two multi









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Bruce Levenson: Worse — and better — than Donald Sterling - The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.








The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.



Bruce Levenson: Worse — and better — than Donald Sterling

The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

Read the email that cost Bruce Levenson his ownership of the NBA franchise the Atlanta Hawks. It’s ten times less raw and salacious than Donald Sterling’s racist rant to his mistress. At the same time, its ten times worse. This wasn’t a man allegedly









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Monday, September 8, 2014

Donald Sterling 2.0: Hawks Owner Admits To Racist Email - CBS Local








CBS Local



Donald Sterling 2.0: Hawks Owner Admits To Racist Email

CBS Local

Levenson said he voluntarily reported the email to the NBA, which pressured Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell his team after he was recorded scolding his girlfriend for bringing black men to games. Steve Ballmer became the team’s new owner Aug. 12.









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Donald Sterling attorney blasts NBA after Hawks owner's email surfaces - Los Angeles Times









Donald Sterling attorney blasts NBA after Hawks owner’s email surfaces

Los Angeles Times

One of Donald Sterling’s attorneys blasted the NBA following the announcement that Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson would sell his stake in the franchise after a racially charged email he wrote emerged. “I don’t think it’s a surprise,” Bobby Samini









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Back Room Racism: Why Hawks Owner's Email Is Worse Than Donald Sterling's ... - The Root









Back Room Racism: Why Hawks Owner’s Email Is Worse Than Donald Sterling’s …

The Root

One is Donald Sterling’s ancient, deep-seated, boisterous disdain that is almost infantile in its delivery. While it is hurtful, it is also obvious and bold. As Chris Rock said of Sterling’s rant, “An 83-year-old white man doesn’t like black people, is









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In the post-Sterling NBA, ownership fears are playing out: Am I next? - Yahoo Sports








Yahoo Sports



In the post-Sterling NBA, ownership fears are playing out: Am I next?

Yahoo Sports

In the aftermath of the Donald Sterling scandal, the dirty little secret within the NBA had played itself out in a most pronounced and predictable way: For all the public declarations of support on commissioner Adam Silver’s banishment of the then Los









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Bruce Levenson: Worse — and better — than Donald Sterling - Jewish Telegraphic Agency








Jewish Telegraphic Agency



Bruce Levenson: Worse — and better — than Donald Sterling

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Read the email that cost Bruce Levenson his ownership of the NBA franchise the Atlanta Hawks. It’s ten times less raw and salacious than Donald Sterling’s racist rant to his mistress. At the same time, it’s ten times worse. This wasn’t a man allegedly









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Sean Highkin - Sports On Earth









Sean Highkin

Sports On Earth

The impact of the Sterling case on NBA ownership is twofold. Obviously, the rest of the owners are now on notice that racially insensitive things they may have said in the past can come back to haunt them. Sterling’s lifetime ban and all-but-forced









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Donald Sterling II? NBA owner to sell Atlanta Hawks after racist email emerges ... - Daily Mail








Daily Mail



Donald Sterling II? NBA owner to sell Atlanta Hawks after racist email emerges …

Daily Mail

Second race scandal: Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, during the Los Angeles Clippers’ NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles in 2012. In July, Sterling sold his stake in the Clippers to former Microsoft









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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Donald Sterling: Court Approves Clippers Sale - StreetWise Tech








StreetWise Tech



Donald Sterling: Court Approves Clippers Sale

StreetWise Tech

A judge decided last June that Donald Sterling’s antagonized wife didn’t cheat him when she struck an arrangement to offer the Los Angeles Clippers to previous Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, saying she was inside her rights to look for a









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