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Hawks Issue Blanket Apology For Racially-Charged Comments

The Atlanta Hawks released a letter Saturday saying the team “did not do the right thing…over a period of years.” The apology, signed by CEO Steve Koonin, was released one day after the team announced general manager Danny Ferry was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his racially charged comments about Luol Deng. Last [...]

Donald Sterling was right about one thing, he wasn’t the only owner that said things that would embarrass the NBA.  Atlanta Hawks  owner Bruce Levenson is next: In a statement, Levenson announced his intent to sell his controlling stake in the team and apologized for a 2012 e-mail regarding the Hawks’ attendance problems and inability [...]

Shaq wants to be a reserve officer in Doral, Florida. O’Neal, who is 7 ft. 1 in., will now have to clear a background check, as well as pass Florida’s officer-certification exam, beforejoining the department in Doral, about 13 miles west of Miami. The test will assess the three-time All-Star Game MVP’s physical and psychological [...]

Yes, America, apparently everything is a partisan political issue, as two very different reactions to the news of LeBron James’ return to Cleveland demonstrate. The hot story on Friday was the tenterhooked anticipation of the NBA superstar’s decision on whether to return to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, and when he did, the news temporarily swallowed [...]

The LA Clippers owner has been suffering from Alzheimer’s for the last three years according to a doctor testifying on behalf of Donald Sterling’s estranged wife, Shelly. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "e430caa0-768a-480f-8952-a4bb3fdf9a72"; // ]]> Now read this:How Many White People In St. Louis County Think Mike Brown Deserved To Die? (Sep 22, 2014) [...]

It’s not getting better for soon-to-be-former LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. A woman who said she worked for Donald Sterling filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that the embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner fired her after she refused to have sex with him and repeatedly made racist and sexist remarks in her presence. Maiko Maya King said [...]

Soon-to-be former LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling obviously thought going to a black church would clear him of racism charges. According to the Associated Press, he went to a service at the Praises of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles and received a “warm welcome” from the congregation. I think the guy on the [...]

The ex-girlfriend of Donald Sterling, V. Stiviano, was physically attacked by two men at New York restaurant. …two men attacked her and “punched her on the right side of her face several times,” according to her attorney, Mac Nehoray. “They were about 5-foot-7 and they knew exactly who she was,” he said. “They began to [...]

“I’ve already got the perfect mascot for the team!,” he didn’t say. Now read this:Yet Another NFL Player Off The Field Because Of Domestic Violence Allegations (Sep 18, 2014) CBS Sports Hacked, Translated Into Mock Ebonics (Sep 15, 2014) NFL: One Quarter Of Players Wind Up With Brain Damage (Sep 14, 2014) New Video Surfaces [...]

Donald Sterling can’t contest the sale of the LA Clippers, having been declared “mentally incapacitated.” ESPN.com’s Ramona Shelburne reports the disgraced Clippers owner was ruled mentally unfit to negotiate the sale of the team, leading his wife, Shelly, to be declared the sole trustee of the family’s trust… Sterling, 80, has owned the Clippers for [...]

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