Posts Tagged ‘donald sterling’

Why Didn’t Virginia’s Senators Sign the Anti-Pigskins Letter?

Fifty U.S. senators signed a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Wednesday urging him to pressure the Washington football team to change its racist name.
These signers are all Democrats, including both senators from Maryland, where the team plays its home games. But noticeably missing from the  list of signatures were the two Democratic senators from Virginia: Sen. Tim Kaine and Sen. Mark [...]

The Needle: Sterling and the Pigskins

Sherman Talk: The Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman said in an interview with Time magazine that if the NFL had its own Donald Sterling, it would not ban him from the league. "Because we have an NFL team called the [Pigskins]. I don’t think the NFL really is as concerned as they show. The NFL is [...]

Elgin Baylor, Won’t You Please Come Home?

The greatest athlete this city ever produced hasn't had anything to do with us for a long, long time.
Spingarn's own Elgin Baylor is on the witness stand in a Los Angeles courtroom this week in his ugly trial against a former boss, L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Baylor sued Sterling for discrimination after his 2008 firing [...]