CFO Of Sterling Trust Says Clippers Sale Necessary To Pay Off Loans

When Donald Sterling dissolved the Sterling Family Trust, the entity that ran the Clippers, he was trying to prevent the sale of the team to Steve Ballmer. It's pretty simple: if the trust did not exist, it couldn't sell anything to anyone. Only, it might not be that simple. According to testimony from Darren Schield,… » 7/22/14 1:01am Today 1:01am

Ryan Howard Drives In Two On Check Swing

Someone should probably check on Colby Lewis to make sure his skull is still intact and tiny pieces of his brain are not scattered all over the place. With the bases loaded and a full count in the top of the fourth inning against the Giants, Ryan Howard drove in two runs with an excuse-me swing that punched the ball… » 7/21/14 10:25pm Yesterday 10:25pm

Mike Modano Wonders "Where Is Ronald Reagan?" Followers Inform Him.

Most likely, Mike Modano turned his lonely eyes to Twitter and wistfully pondered where had Ronald Reagan gone. We're going to choose to believe Mike Modano is aware that the former president-turned-conservative-heartthrob has been dead for 10 years and was just making a pseudo-political statement (while also… » 7/21/14 9:15pm Yesterday 9:15pm

Mike Pettine: Browns Won't Cut Josh Gordon, Expect Him To Report To Camp

The Cleveland Browns expect a decision in the appeal of Josh Gordon's season-long (at minimum) ban for a failed drug test within the next two weeks. Gordon, you'll recall, was suspended indefinitely for failing a drug test (weed) for the third time. If the suspension is upheld, he can apply for reinstatement after one… » 7/21/14 8:17pm Yesterday 8:17pm

Kliff Kingsbury's Swaggy And Expensive-Looking Watch Is Probably Fake

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury, the man who has gone to great lengths to craft a "James Bond coaches football" image for himself, showed up at Big 12 media days sporting a very expensive-looking watch. People on Twitter were taken aback by the watch, a Breitling Mulliner Tourbillon model that retails for over… » 7/21/14 6:50pm Yesterday 6:50pm

Boston Celtics Sign Evan Turner, Because Not Enough People Hated Them

After a season in which their bottomed-out squad of plucky nobodies occasionally showed admirable spunk under first-year coach Brad Stevens, the Boston Celtics evidently decided they'd had enough of this not-being-hated-by-literally-everyone crap, and went out and signed ball-pounding avatar of hopelessness Evan… » 7/21/14 6:35pm Yesterday 6:35pm

Dan Uggla Refuses To Go Quietly, Signs Minor League Deal With Giants

Dan Uggla's back, baby! Four days after being released by the Atlanta Braves, and just more than a week after being suspended (reportedly for showing up to a game at Wrigley Field just an hour before first pitch), Uggla is getting a minor league deal with the Giants, a well-known corpse repository/baseball team in San… » 7/21/14 5:35pm Yesterday 5:35pm