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Israeli Minister Demands NBA Remove Term From Website

Miri Regev didn't like seeing 'Palestine—occupied territory' on basketball site

(Newser) - The Israeli-Palestinian conflict isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks about the NBA, but the basketball association has found itself suddenly mired in the political due to one particular term on its website. The Times of Israel reports that a pop-up list for an... More »

Atlanta Hawks Owner Selling Team Over Racist Email

Bruce Levenson self-reported email he sent 2 years ago

(Newser) - Bruce Levenson is unloading his controlling stake in the Atlanta Hawks over a racist email he sent two years ago, and he has an interesting person to blame for airing the email in the first place: Himself. It seems that in July Levenson self-reported an "inappropriate and offensive" email... More »

Sterling: Clippers Sale Is Off

'I must fight to protect my rights,' he says

(Newser) - Looks like Donald Sterling has decided he wants a fight after all. The $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers he agreed to last week is off and his $1 billion lawsuit against the NBA is back on, Sterling's lawyer tells ESPN . "I have decided that I... More »

2 Views on NBA's Sterling Punishment

League wins praise for tough action, but shouldn't an invasion of privacy trouble us?

(Newser) - The NBA today came down hard on Clippers owner Donald Sterling after audio surfaced of his racist comments, with the league banning him for life from games and personnel decisions and making it likely he'll be forced to sell the team. Two of the more common sentiments in the... More »

NBA Bans Sterling for Life

Fined $2.5M; owners may force him to sell the team

(Newser) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver dropped the hammer on LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling today, announcing that the league was banning Sterling for life from "any association with the Clippers organization or the NBA." Sterling will not be allowed to attend any NBA games or practices, be involved in... More »

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