Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said he told his players that they will have to deal with fallout from the NBA's banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling for as long as they are in the playoffs.
When Blake Griffin was told about Donald Sterling's incendiary remarks on race, he didn't quite realize how big the fallout was going to be.
If NBA owners ultimately vote to oust Donald Sterling and the embattled Clippers boss decides to fight back, the resulting litigation could drag on for years and set a precedent for American professional sports, legal experts said Wednesday.
The Los Angeles Clippers are not on the market just yet, but the prospect has the city, and the monied people who like to own Big Things, buzzing about who might become the next boss of one of pro basketball's most star-crossed, and now promising, franchises.
Silver, the NBA's new commissioner, comes up big with his lifetime ban and $2.5-million fine for Sterling, the Clippers' disgraced owner.
To judge Mo Martin only by her stature (she's 5 feet 2 before she puts on her golf shoes) or by her career victories (one, her women's British Open triumph this month) would be to completely miss why the former UCLA standout is so heartily worth appreciating and applauding.
A day that started with the Dodgers thinking of moving Yasiel Puig to center field ended with a 12-7 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates that presented them with reasons to explore how they could upgrade their pitching staff.
Political interests hoping to gain favor with the two remaining candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are starting to line up their support in a high-stakes contest for the Westside district held by Zev Yaroslavsky. Last week, former legislator Sheila Kuehl won the backing of a key labor panel, the first step in getting an official endorsement by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the county's most powerful labor voice. Kuehl is already backed by an array of union, environmental and women's groups, and much of the local Democratic Party machine. Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver, meanwhile, was endorsed by John Duran, a Democrat who...