Donald Sterling responded to the NBA’s attempt to force him to sell his team. Mr. Sterling insists the "illegal" recording made during a "lover’ quarrel" should not be used to oust him as owner. Mr. Sterling did not intend the recording to ever see the "light of day," said his lawyers. The lawyers’ statement, instead
Donald Sterling Apologizes, Sort of
Donald Sterling has apologized for making racist remarks. I previously wrote about his racist remarks here. He says his comments were "terrible" things to say. But, he adds in the CNN interview, he was "baited" into making them. He suggests he should be entitled to one mistake in his 35 years as owner. He…
NBA Has Various Legal Options
So, now the NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, has announced that Don Sterling will be forced to sell his team, the San Diego Clippers. The NBA relies on entertainment dollars. It cannot afford a team with such a despised owner. But, can the NBA force him to sell his team? What happened to free enterprise?
Clippers Owner Asks Girlfriend not to Bring Blacks to Games
Its a remarkable story. An octogenarian team owner makes racist comments to his girlfriend, asking her not to bring blacks to "his" games. Donald Sterling specifically asks her not to bring "Magic" Johnson to any San Diego Clippers games. See CBS news report.
Mr. Sterling has made outrageous statements before. He is one of…