Our sports teams here in New York weren’t all that good this past year — except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons — both good and bad — to keep tuning in.
Steve Ballmer was introduced as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers this week, and he wasted no time showing his enthusiasm for it.
Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Clippers. The team says the sale closed Tuesday after a California court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise.
In the tentative ruling, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided with Sterling’s estranged wife Shelly Sterling, who burst into tears when the ruling was announced.
Despite the greed and ego that is often associated with sports, we know there are plenty of moments that demonstrate great courage and pride.
As Donald Sterling made continued outbursts, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas tried futilely to take control of the situation.
“We ultimately should rival American football in terms of popularity,” Silver told WFAN host Mike Francesa on Thursday.
Halford is a major NBA fan, and talks about which song on Judas Priest’s upcoming album would sound great during a game.
A source told the AP that Sterling’s investigators are looking into whether other owners made any off-color jokes, or racist or sexist remarks: “The gloves are off, as they say.”
Sterling says he’s not just fighting for the Clippers but taking a stand against the NBA, which he called “despicable monsters” who want “to take away our privacy rights and freedom of speech.”
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA, his attorney said Monday.
The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders say they’ve had a “constructive” meeting about racial issues in the NBA with Commissioner Adam Silver.
A Long Island man was charged Tuesday with assault as a hate crime, among other counts, in connection with the alleged assault of V. Stiviano outside a New York City hotel. A second person is still being sought.
Her attorney Mac Nehoray says she was attacked by two men Sunday night as she left a restaurant in the Meatpacking District.
Just when you thought the whole Donald Sterling fiasco couldn’t get worse, it has.