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Donald Sterling (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Donald Sterling Ruled ‘Mentally Incapacitated’ Ahead Of $2B Clippers Sale

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it’s up to others whether the deal goes through.

05/30/2014

Donald Sterling (ROBYN BECK/AFP)

CBS News: Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer Buying LA Clippers For $2 Billion

Once she got control of her estranged husband’s share of the Los Angeles Clippers, Shelly Sterling reportedly vowed to make nice with the NBA and the rest of the sports world and sell the club quickly. It appears she will very soon.

05/29/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, left and his wife Shelly pose for a photograph before his team played the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 7, 2012. (Photo Credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Report: Sterling Agrees To Hand Over His Stake In Clippers To Estranged Wife

Donald Sterling has agreed to surrender his stake in the Los Angeles Clippers to his estranged wife, and she is moving ahead with selling the team, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.

05/23/2014

Donald Sterling (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Charges Donald Sterling, Sets Up June 3 Hearing In NY

The exiled Clippers owner, who is expected to be voted out, has until May 27 to respond to the charge, and the right to appear at the hearing..

05/20/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images), Donald Sterling (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts: NBA Likely To Win Legal Fight Despite Sterling’s Threats

A cadre of attorneys and a flurry of lawsuits could certainly slow down the NBA’s plan to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, but legal experts say the league would likely prevail in the end.

05/16/2014

NBA instant replay has been under the microscope during the 2014 playoffs. (Photo by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: A Solution To The Huge Flaw In The NBA Replay System

On Tuesday night we saw why replay in the NBA doesn’t always work the way it is designed.

05/14/2014

A fan encourages Donald Sterling to sell the Clippers (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images); LeBron James (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Union VP: LeBron ‘Ain’t Playing’ Next Season If Sterling Sticks Around

The question now isn’t where LeBron James will be playing in 2014-15. It’s whether he — or anyone else — will suit up at all.

05/14/2014

Magic Johnson  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images), Clippers owner Donald Sterling (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Sterling Sparks More Outrage With ‘Malicious’ Magic-HIV Comments

An interview that was supposed to be an attempt at rehabilitation instead had Clippers owner Donald Sterling facing fresh rebukes as he went from apologizing for recent racist remarks to slamming Magic Johnson.

05/13/2014

Tommy Lasorda (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Donald Sterling and V. Stiviano (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Tommy Lasorda: I Hope Sterling’s Ex-Girlfriend ‘Gets Hit With A Car’

The Dodgers icon isn’t holding back. But he’s focusing his ire on V. Stiviano, whose recordings of the Clippers owner making racist remarks sparked a firestorm.

05/07/2014

A Thunder fan holds up a giant Kevin Durant head (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images), LeBron James  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Deron Williams (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk’s Picks And Predictions For NBA Playoffs Round 2

I don’t believe in Deron Williams, but the Nets will still manage two wins. Heat in six. As for the rest of the matchups…

05/05/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers watches the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NBA Owners To Begin Process Of Ousting Donald Sterling

The 10-member committee will have a conference call two days after Commissioner Adam Silver banned Sterling for life from the league and fined him $2.5 million for making racist comments.

05/01/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Press Conference (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Commissioner Silver Threw Down A 2-Handed Jam On Sterling

Getting banned for life and fined was always the inevitable result of Donald Sterling’s racist diatribe, but it was the way NBA Commissioner Adam Silver did it that really needs to be applauded.

04/30/2014

Oprah Winfrey (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Oprah Winfrey Among Celebs Considering Purchase Of Clippers

Oprah is the latest to hop on board, CBS News confirms. Other household names have publicly declared interest in a stake, including rapper Dr. Dre and actor Matt Damon.

04/30/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images), Donald Sterling (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Sterling Deserved What He Got, And Silver Played It Perfectly

In a totally opposing and refreshing way, Silver went from wide-eyed newbie to avatar of justice. There’s a new sheriff in town, and an old, angry man on his way out.

04/30/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver holds a press conference to discuss Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on April 29, 2014 in New York City. Silver announced that Sterling will be banned from the NBA for life and will be fined $2.5 million for racist comments released in audio recordings. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: NBA Commish Silver Was Sterling On Punishment

The NBA can’t legislate thought. But it can do something about the thinkers who just don’t fit in with its goals or image. Adam Silver did that Tuesday, perfectly.

04/30/2014

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