Judge Rules Against Donald Sterling, Who Will Lose The Clippers

Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers was finally wrested away from him thanks to a judge's ruling on Sterling's lawsuit against his wife, Shelly, which was meant to block the sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer. The judge ruled a clean sweep in favor of Shelly Sterling, and the sale of the team… » 7/28/14 6:11pm Today 6:11pm

Court Documents Reveal Owning The Clippers Is A License To Print Money

Thanks to Donald Sterling's ongoing legal battles, ESPN was able to get its hands on something called a "bid book," a report prepared for the Sterlings by Bank of America that details the Clippers' financials as well as what kind of bids the Sterlings should have expected from prospective buyers. There's a lot to be… » 7/23/14 5:21pm Wednesday 5:21pm

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 7/22/14 1:01am

Drake's Donald Sterling Rap Provided The ESPYs' Most Awkward Moment

Because the ESPYs are a celebration of ESPN's ability to celebrate celebrities, and exist in their own state of acute unreality, it's always fun when the real world—the one ESPN's reporters cover, often aggressively—decides to intrude. In 1998, it arrived in the form of Norm Macdonald lighting the whole room on fire… » 7/17/14 12:00pm 7/17/14 12:00pm

Drake Serenades Side Pieces With Brian McKnight, Takes On Donald…

So, the ESPYS took kind of a dark turn tonight. It started off innocently enough with Drake performing a medley interlude, starting with a song about the athletes who have never won anything—taking playful jabs at Dan Marino, Danica Patrick, and others—and then he started singing about side pieces. And then Brian… » 7/16/14 10:39pm 7/16/14 10:39pm

Donald Sterling's Not Getting Along Nicely With His Wife In Court

Donald Sterling was back in court today against his wife Shelly. His testimony had a few bizarre moments yesterday, and the circus continued today. More importantly, though, there's a strong feeling that this shit won't be over before the NBA Board of Governors meeting on July 15 to approve Steve Ballmer as new… » 7/09/14 10:46pm 7/09/14 10:46pm

The Strangest Moments From Donald Sterling's Testimony Today

A day after being called up to the stand by Shelly Sterling's attorney, Donald Sterling actually showed up for Sterling v. Sterling. The disgraced Clippers owner's behavior and responses were quite bizarre at times—which is par for the course with him—but some of his quotes were still astounding. » 7/08/14 9:25pm 7/08/14 9:25pm

Donald Sterling Left Furious Voicemails For Two Doctors

Your two favorite people were back in court today, with Shelly Sterling seeking an injunction against Donald Sterling, accusing him of threatening her lawyer and two doctors who had him declared mentally incapacitated. I know you're not sick of hearing Donald Sterling's voice on tape yet, so please enjoy, via the L.A.… » 6/19/14 3:44pm 6/19/14 3:44pm

Donald Sterling Attends Black Church Service

For some reason, Donald Sterling thought it would be a good idea to attend a black church service on Sunday. 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 right in this… » 6/02/14 9:02am 6/02/14 9:02am

Shelly Sterling Will Protect NBA From Donald Sterling Lawsuit

Look, Shelly Sterling is not the good guy. She's up to her shoulder-pads in court-sworn evidence from discrimination lawsuits, near as much as Donald. But this is an O.G. move. According to ESPN, Donald Sterling's estranged wife has agreed to indemnify the league from any lawsuits, including those from Donald, related… » 5/30/14 7:52pm 5/30/14 7:52pm