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Sterling’s lifetime ban should set new NBA precedent

Sterling’s lifetime ban should set new NBA precedent

May 1, 2014


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In light of Donald Sterling’s racist remarks, NBA commissioner Adam Silver issued a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million fine against the Los Angeles Clippers owner. The commissioner, apparently with the full support of other team owners, will also lead an effort to impel Sterling to sell his majority...

Sterling’s remarks point to racial divide

Sterling’s remarks point to racial divide

April 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

TMZ reported that Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, was recently recorded admonishing his girlfriend for posting an Instagram picture with Magic Johnson, a three-time NBA MVP and five-time NBA champion. Sterling goes on to demand that she no longer bring any African-Americans to Cli...