Quote of the Day

"I got a lot of advice from owners, CEOs and business partners, but they all seemed to come back to this: Reflect on your life experiences. Then go with your gut."
-- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, on how he decided to ban Clippers Owner Donald Sterling for life and try to force the sale of the team.
Friday May 23, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 178 Print This Issue

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  • Wife Swap

    Donald has reportedly given up his controlling stake to his estranged wife

    Donald Sterling is "no longer the controlling owner" of the Clippers, as he has "just surrendered control to his estranged wife, [Rochelle] Sterling, and she is now secretly negotiating with the NBA to sell the team ... on her terms," according to sources cited by TMZ SPORTS. Sources said that Donald Sterling "made the decision because he saw the handwriting on the wall -- as long as he remained in control, the NBA would order an involuntary sale of the team." Sources added that Rochelle and her lawyer, Pierce O'Donnell, "have been secretly meeting" with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NBA lawyers to "resolve the dispute amicably." Sources said that Rochelle "is prepared to sue the NBA and she will file legal docs on Tuesday if the NBA ord ...

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  • Here & Now

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  • Restraining Box

    As the men's NCAA Lacrosse Final Four returns to Baltimore, the event looks to combat a recent trend of declining attendance.

  • The Coming Storm

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  • Making History

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  • Kentucky Fried

    UK President indicates the school is not prepared to move forward on Rupp Arena's renovation.

  • Come Stay With Me

    Vinik preparing to build hotel near Tampa Bay Times Forum.

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