On Tuesday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver brought the gavel down hard on LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling following the racist recordings leaked last week. Announcing a lifetime ban as part of Sterling’s punishment, Silver also fined the owner $2.5 million — the maximum amount allowed according to league guidelines — and is pushing him to […]

It’s Tuesday and if Adam Silver didn’t save the day by hitting Donald Sterling with a lifetime ban, the day would have been quite boring. But if you’re tired of hearing about the NBA, racism and Donald Sterling, then this is the post for you to get your mind off it all. First though, let us […]

Editor’s Note: This was originally reported by Ben Golliver of SI.com Moments before NBA commissioner Adam Silver imposed a lifetime ban and a $2.5M fine to Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who was caught on tape making a series of racist remarks, Fox News reported that Sterling said that he will not sell his basketball team. “I just spoke […]

You do not want to be on Oprah’s bad side. This past weekend may have been the worst ever for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. After audio recording of Sterling’s racial rants to his girlfriend V. Stiviano surfaced, celebrities from Barack Obama to Kobe Bryant have spoken out and voiced their opinion. The most recent […]

UPDATE: 4/29/14 2:30PM EST NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held a press conference this afternoon addressing Donald Sterling’s racist remarks. From the press conference we learned Donald Sterling has been banned from the NBA for life. The NBA is also ‘urging’ a forced sale of the Clippers. Sterling will also be fined $2.5M, the max allowed. […]

On Saturday, recordings of a man spewing racist vitriol to his girlfriend, 38-year-old Vanessa Stiviano, made headlines. That man is reportedly Donald Sterling, the 81-year-old owner of the LA Clippers. And his statements, made after Stiviano posted a picture to her Instagram account alongside Magic Johnson, were just the latest in Sterling’s attacks on people of color in America. […]

Since audio of V. Stiviano and Donald Sterling discussing her Instagram activity leaked over the weekend, news of the 81-year-old Clippers owner’s blatant racism has turned the basketball world upside down. V. Stiviano is getting flooded with hate messages on her Instagram page. One person wrote, “Young wild and free? More like old, racist, slave owners. You […]

UPDATE: 1:40 PM EST As of Monday afternoon, five major companies have pulled their sponsorship from the LA Clippers. They include Kia, Virgin America, State Farm, AquaHydrate and CarMax. TMZ is also reporting that Donald Sterling’s estranged wife, Shelly, is backtracking on comments she made denouncing his racist rant. In an exclusive video, Shelly can be […]

The woman in the middle of the racist Donald Sterling scandal, V. Stiviano, is caught up in quite the whirlwind. Folks are scanning the 38-year-old’s Instagram, trying to find out more about the woman who outed Donald Sterling’s alleged racist remarks. Over the weekend, audio of Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his Mexican/Black mixed girlfriend not to bring black people to […]

UPDATE: 9:26 PM EST Though there was some question as to whether or not the 15-minute audio of Donald Sterling spewing racist comments at his girlfriend was real, V. Stiviano’s lawyers have come forward with a statement, claiming the audio is in fact “legitimate.” It’s also been revealed that the conversation is actually one hour […]