Tag: Donald-sterling

Another NBA Owner to Sell Team After Racist Emails Surface

By Chris Hoenig Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson is selling his controlling stake in the team after admitting to sending a racist email. In the email, sent in August 2012, Levenson asked questions and shared his observations about the fan experience at Philips Arena, where the Hawks play their…

Game Over For Sterling

By Chris Hoenig Just three months after his racist comments were made public, Donald Sterling’s days as the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers are coming to an end. In a courthouse just two miles from the Clippers’ home arena, a Superior Court judge ruled on Monday that Sterling’s wife,…

Donald Sterling Attends Mostly Black Church Service

By Chris Hoenig Donald Sterling prayed this weekend at a mostly Black church. No, this is not a satire piece. The 80-year-old, whose wife has agreed to a $2 billion deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers after Sterling’s racist attitudes were made even more public with a secretly taped…

Shelly Sterling Sells Clippers

By Chris Hoenig Donald Sterling, the racist owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, stands to rake in a huge profit after former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer agreed to a record $2 billion deal to purchase the franchise. Ballmer and Sterling’s wife, Shelly, signed the sale papers late Thursday night…

Donald Sterling Signs Over Clippers to Wife Shelly

By Julissa Catalan Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has voluntarily transferred over his share of the team to his wife, Shelly, who is now in negotiations to sell the team. The details of the potential sale have yet to be released. Sources told ESPN.com that the NBA will only…

Mark Cuban Goes 'Full Mark Cuban' in Latest Interview

By Julissa Catalan Before taking the stage on Wednesday at the GrowCo Conference in Nashville for a one-on-one interview with Inc. magazine editor-in-chief Eric Schurenberg, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban cautioned that he was about to go “full Mark Cuban.” “I just want to warn everybody, if anybody is upset…

Donald Sterling: 'I Was Baited' Into Racist Comments

In his first interview since recordings surfaced of him making racist comments, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling tells CNN’s Anderson Cooper that he was set up. “I don’t know why the girl had me say those things,” Sterling says in the interview, which ran Monday night on Anderson Cooper…