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The judge indicated at the end of Thursday's session that he found the money trail murky for all but about $700,000 of cash
Donald Sterling had me by the hand. You know that thing elderly women do where they grab the top of your hand with just their
At his farewell address to Microsoft employees, he high-fived and hugged audience members, pumped his fists in the air, and
"She will not agree to a forced or involuntary seizure of her interest," Attorney Pierce O'Donnell said. "As her lawyers
Along with claiming he isn't a racist and slamming Magic Johnson, banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made
According to the poll, 55 percent of Americans, including 73 percent of those who say they follow the NBA, approve of the
"I'm a good member who made a mistake and I'm apologizing and I'm asking for forgiveness," stated Donald Sterling in an interview
A well-informed person would have observed that the players handled the entire situation very intelligently. They were strategic in their demands and patient in their response. This is a game of chess -- it's not checkers. Unfortunately, many criticizers simply didn't understand that.
That's precisely why racism holds on within America. In the privacy of our homes, clubs, and offices -- and in the tradeoff of philanthropy and what we perceive as the greater good -- we ignore our values, dismiss and rationalize them.
Speaking on the controversy surrounding Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist remarks caught on tape, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said Sunday that racism still persists in America even though white people are more likely to believe in ghosts.
In the leaked recording, Sterling tells his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, how displeased he is that she associates with black
This week, NBA commissioner Adam Silver brought the hammer down on Donald Sterling over the LA Clippers owner's leaked racist rant, banning him from the NBA for life and pledging to force Sterling to sell the team. It wasn't just the harshness of Sterling's racism that shocked, but also the casualness. The resulting media firestorm reignited questions about the way the league had long turned a blind eye on Sterling's even-more-outrageous history of housing discrimination based on race -- and why the LA chapter of the NAACP was nevertheless on the verge of honoring Sterling with a lifetime achievement award. Meanwhile, on Thursday the Obama administration released a list of 55 higher education institutions under investigation for not adequately handling allegations of sexual assault. The scrutiny and transparency are good first steps but real progress would mean greatly reducing the assaults themselves. As Dr. King said, "The best way to solve any problem is to remove its cause."
Professional sports owners are largely untouchable. But what happened this week with Clippers owner Donald Sterling proves that once an owner threatens the financial welfare of the league and the other owners, he's gotta go.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama backs the move by the National Basketball Association to suspend LA Clippers owner Donald
The harm to Sterling that is contemplated by those predicting antitrust litigation is apparently that he will be forced to sell at a depressed price, but that doesn't sound like antitrust injury to me.
And though the NFL owners have specifically banned any more teams from being public-owned (guess why!), the Packers have
Amid the drama surrounding Sterling, Muniz took to Facebook, getting all sentimental in a new post about his love for the
For a man whose history is lined with repeated issues with race and discrimination, it's remarkable that it took us so long to get here. In fact, it get begs the question: Why now?
According to tax records accessed at CitizenAudit.org, the Los Angeles Clippers Foundation donated $20,000 to the Los Angeles NAACP in 2008 and again in 2009, and the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation gave $5,000 in 2010.