STERLING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STERLING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of L.A. Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234706-77/sterling-court-deal-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234706-77/sterling-court-deal-nba.html.csp">Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of L.A. Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MELLEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:02.59-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In allowing the deal to go forward, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling’s estranged wife, Shelly Sterling, who negotiated the record sale after the NBA banned the 80-year-old billionaire for making offensive remarks about blacks. Shelly Sterling sought the probate judge’s approval to ink the deal after tak...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582347062014-07-28T23:25:02.59-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T23:25:02.59-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234706@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:02 MDT Judge rules against Sterling, OKs $2B sale of Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58233979-77/sterling-clippers-sale-donald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58233979-77/sterling-clippers-sale-donald.html.csp">Judge rules against Sterling, OKs $2B sale of Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MELLEY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T20:46:07.599-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content"></div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582339792014-07-28T20:46:07.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T20:46:07.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233979@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:46:07 MDT Sports briefs: 6 soccer players refuse to return to Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207962-77/players-return-sterling-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207962-77/players-return-sterling-soccer.html.csp">Sports briefs: 6 soccer players refuse to return to Ukraine</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.578-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soccer • Shakhtar Donetsk’s owner says six players have refused to return to Ukraine for the new season as conflict rages around the club’s home city. Five Brazilians and one Argentine player remained in France following a friendly on Saturday. In a statement on the club’s website, owner Rinat Akhmetov warned the players that “they will suffer” if they do not return, because their actions could activate compensation clauses forcing them to pay “tens of millions of euros” to Shakhtar. Witness...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207962@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Donald Sterling ordered to show up at Clippers sale trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58160830-77/sterling-wife-sale-clippers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58160830-77/sterling-wife-sale-clippers.html.csp">Donald Sterling ordered to show up at Clippers sale trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LINDA DEUTSCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:28.278-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Donald Sterling, who’s challenging his wife’s $2 billion deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, was ordered to testify after he skipped the opening of the case. Sterling was ordered to appear for Tuesday afternoon’s hearing after he couldn’t be found Monday. The first testimony instead came from a neurologist who concluded that the 80-year-old team owner had Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Meril Sue Platzer testified that she was hired by Sterling’s wife, Shelly, to evaluate him and made ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581608302014-07-09T17:36:28.278-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T17:36:28.278-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160830@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:28 MDT NBA notes: McRoberts, Granger commit to Heat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158415-77/mcroberts-miami-heat-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158415-77/mcroberts-miami-heat-nba.html.csp">NBA notes: McRoberts, Granger commit to Heat</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T23:15:02.024-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • LeBron James has been involved with some heated playoff moments involving Danny Granger and Josh McRoberts. And now, they could be his teammates — if the four-time NBA MVP decides to stay in Miami. The Heat announced Monday that they intend to sign Granger and McRoberts when the NBA’s moratorium on deals being formally struck ends later this week. McRoberts agreed to a four-year deal that starts at around $5.3 million next season, said agent Mike Conley Sr., with Miami using its mid-leve...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581584152014-07-07T23:15:02.024-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T23:15:02.024-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158415@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:15:02 MDT NBA notes: Diaw to re-sign with Spurs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154896-77/deal-clippers-diaw-spurs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154896-77/deal-clippers-diaw-spurs.html.csp">NBA notes: Diaw to re-sign with Spurs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.284-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boris Diaw says he’s staying in San Antonio. The versatile forward tweeted Sunday evening that he is staying in San Antonio “for a few more years.” Diaw did not reveal the specifics of his new contract with the Spurs, but Yahoo! Sports first reported that it is a three-year deal worth $22 million. Diaw was an invaluable contributor to the Spurs’ championship run last season. He averaged 9.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists last season and gave the Spurs a strong defender as well. The Spurs...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581548962014-07-06T22:31:40.284-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:40.284-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58154896@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153821-77/sterling-trust-donald-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153821-77/sterling-trust-donald-deal.html.csp">Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMI ABDOLLAH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:41.03-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • With the potentially record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers hanging in the balance, a trial beginning Monday will focus on whether Donald Sterling’s estranged wife had the authority under terms of a family trust to unilaterally negotiate the deal. Shelly Sterling struck a deal to sell the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer after Donald Sterling’s racist remarks to a girlfriend were publicized and the NBA moved to oust him as team owner. In order to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581538212014-07-06T22:31:41.03-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:41.03-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153821@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:41 MDT NBA: Shelly Sterling seeks protections for witnesses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58089179-77/sterling-donald-donnell-shelly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58089179-77/sterling-donald-donnell-shelly.html.csp">NBA: Shelly Sterling seeks protections for witnesses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LINDA DEUTSCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T23:33:14.507-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Shelly Sterling’s attorneys asked a court Thursday to hold a hearing on allegations that Donald Sterling and his attorneys threatened her legal team and the doctors who assert that the Los Angeles Clippers’ co-owner is mentally incapacitated. There was no immediate word on whether the request, which is intended to win a protective order from a judge, would be granted. The physicians could be key witnesses in a trial scheduled for next month to determine if Donald Sterling was prope...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580891792014-06-19T23:33:14.507-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T23:33:14.507-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089179@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:33:14 MDT Hunt: Obama’s war on the press http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58045428-82/administration-case-media-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58045428-82/administration-case-media-obama.html.csp">Hunt: Obama’s war on the press</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Albert R. Hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T10:20:09.85-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 10:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Few presidential candidates enjoyed better press than Barack Obama in 2008. He reciprocated by promising unprecedented “openness in government” and a new era of transparency. He has fallen far short of the promise. This administration has prosecuted more whistle-blowers for leaks and gone after more journalists than any of its predecessors. In a report last year, Leonard Downie, the former executive editor of the Washington Post, said the administration’s efforts to crack down on in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58045428@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:20:09 MDT NBA notes: Sterling hasn’t signed off on deal to sell Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58040335-77/sterling-nba-johnson-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58040335-77/sterling-nba-johnson-team.html.csp">NBA notes: Sterling hasn’t signed off on deal to sell Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T21:19:55.508-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling still hasn’t signed off on the deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer because the NBA won’t revoke its $2.5 million fine and lifetime ban, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations. The individual, who wasn’t authorized to talk publicly told The Associated Press that Sterling had agreed to sell the team Wednesday and drop his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA assuming “all their differences ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580403352014-06-07T21:19:55.508-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-07T21:19:55.508-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58040335@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21:19:55 MDT NBA notes: Donald Sterling agrees to sell Clippers, according to lawyer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58029809-77/sterling-nba-team-clippers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58029809-77/sterling-nba-team-clippers.html.csp">NBA notes: Donald Sterling agrees to sell Clippers, according to lawyer</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T22:14:40.501-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agreed Wednesday to sign off on selling the team he has owned for 33 years to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, bringing the possibility of a resolution to weeks of rumors, uncertainty and looming possibilities for legal action. The agreement hadn’t been officially signed Wednesday afternoon, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations who wasn’t authorized to discuss them publicly. But Sterling’s attorne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580298092014-06-04T22:14:40.501-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T22:14:40.501-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58029809@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:14:40 MDT NBA notes: Knicks’ Phil Jackson fined $25K for tampering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58019472-77/nba-sterling-fisher-jackson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58019472-77/nba-sterling-fisher-jackson.html.csp">NBA notes: Knicks’ Phil Jackson fined $25K for tampering</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T22:21:01.729-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 10:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York Knicks President Phil Jackson has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for a tampering violation involving veteran guard Derek Fisher. Jackson told reporters last week that Fisher is “on my list of guys that could be very good candidates” to coach the Knicks next season. Because Fisher is under contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, that was deemed to be in violation of league rules. The Thunder were eliminated from the Western Conference finals on Saturday night. Fisher is widely expected t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580194722014-06-02T22:21:01.729-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T22:21:01.729-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58019472@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:21:01 MDT