The racist rants allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers basketball team owner, Donald Sterling, have resounded around the globe. At a Malaysian news conference with Prime Minister Najib Razak, President Barack Obama was asked about Sterling’s statements. Obama said the comments were “incredibly offensive, racist comments,” but referenced them in the broader context of America’s sordid legacy of racism and slavery . . .
Click here to read about Obama’s comments on Donald Sterling’s alleged racist rants.
The Chicago Bulls confirmed Saturday that an MRI revealed a medial meniscus tear to Derrick Rose’s right knee. His injury requires a surgical repair, and he’ll be out indefinitely.
Rose was taken to the locker room near the end of the third quarter of Friday night’s game where the Bulls lost, 98-95, against the Portland Trailblazers . . .
Click here to read about Derrick Rose, his injury, and how it affects the Bulls.
Montia Marie Parker, 18, a former Hopkins High School student, in Minnetonka, Minn. has been charged with promoting sex trafficking and prostitution. She allegedly set up sexual encounters for a 16-year-old teammate who has cognitive delays and receives special education services . . .
A cheerleader pimped her ‘cognitively delayed’ teammate; read about it here.
Nike, one of the sponsors that never left Tiger Woods during his marital discord, has released a new ad with a picture of Woods with “Winning takes care of everything,” emblazoned across the bottom.
The Washington Post reported the ad has received 8,000 likes on Facebook and 2,000 tweets. But not everyone is happy about it, and re-tweeting doesn’t mean, “I agree” . . .