STERLING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STERLING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NBA notes: L.A. Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345681-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345681-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp">NBA notes: L.A. Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster afte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583456812014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58345681@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT NBA notes: Donald Sterling loses appeal to block L.A. Clippers sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58295308-77/sale-court-sterling-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58295308-77/sale-court-sterling-angeles.html.csp">NBA notes: Donald Sterling loses appeal to block L.A. Clippers sale</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T10:49:18.701-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Donald Sterling’s latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected Wednesday by a California appeals court. The 2nd District Court of Appeal issued a brief order Wednesday saying it couldn’t halt a sale that had been completed. “The evidence before this court indicates the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steven Ballmer has closed,” the court wrote. Even if the sale hadn’t closed, the three judges said the ...</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> 58295308@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:49:18 MDT NBA: Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292506-77/sterling-ballmer-team-donald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292506-77/sterling-ballmer-team-donald.html.csp">NBA: Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Steve Ballmer finally has an NBA outlet for his rah-rah displays of emotion as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The former Microsoft CEO’s record $2 billion purchase of the team was confirmed by a Los Angeles judge on Tuesday, clearing the way for the avid pickup basketball player to take over the team from Donald Sterling, who unsuccessfully fought his estranged wife over the sale. The sale achieves Ballmer’s longtime goal of owning a team. He made a bid last year before...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582925062014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292506@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT NBA: Sale of Clippers to Ballmer is done http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58288471-62/clippers-ballmer-sterling-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58288471-62/clippers-ballmer-sterling-nba.html.csp">NBA: Sale of Clippers to Ballmer is done</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:12:57.606-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donald Sterling is no longer a part of the NBA.The league on Tuesday announced that the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers had been finalized, transferring ownership of the team from Sterling to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.Here is the short news release from the league:"The transaction in which Steve Ballmer purchased the Los Angeles Clippers closed today following the entry of an order by a California court confirming the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling family, to s...</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> 58288471@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT DVD review: Return to ‘Halifax’ for Season 2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247964-223/season-alan-halifax-tango.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247964-223/season-alan-halifax-tango.html.csp">DVD review: Return to ‘Halifax’ for Season 2</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T01:01:04.33-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grade • A- DVD •There are two outstanding reasons to watch Season 2 of “Last Tango in Halifax” — Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid, who absolutely sparkle as late-in-life lovers Alan and Celia. As you’ll recall from Season 1, the two had an attraction more than half a century ago, but married other people. Each had a daughter; each was widowed; they found each other and fell in love. It’s a rocky road to romance even for senior citizens, what with Alan’s heart attack and the complicated lives of the...</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> 58247964@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT 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