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A Black Sheep Crashes The Kentucky Derby

California Chrome is a flashy red horse with a big white blaze down his face. Unlike his competition, he's from humble origins, but more important than his breeding is his speed.

NBA's Ban On Sterling: Moral Justice Or Smart Business Move?

The NBA's ban on Clippers owner Donald Sterling has drawn approval all around. ESPN's Howard Bryant tells NPR's Scott Simon that with such heinous remarks, the league may not have had much choice.

Don't Let NBA Playoffs Get Lost In Sterling's Shadow

The saga of Donald Sterling is looming large over the opening weeks of the NBA playoffs. Even as the league moves to strip Sterling's ownership, Clippers players still have games to win on the court.

Does 'Rich Bigot' Sterling Deserve A Break?

The NBA could push Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell his team over statements he made about African-Americans. But is he being unfairly chastised? The Barbershop guys weigh in.

Columnist: Plantation Mentality Still Exists In Pro Sports

Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to New York Times sports columnist William c. Rhoden about the Donald Sterling controversy, and the relationship between professional sports and race.

European Soccer Tackles Racism But Slips On A Banana Peel

European soccer fans often yell racist taunts and throw bananas at opposing players. That's not new. What is new is how one black player, Dani Alves, reacted.
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In Wake Of Clippers Controversy, More Calls For Change Of Redskins Name

The NBA’s decision to ban Los Angeles Clipper’s owner Donald Sterling for racist remarks is renewing focus on the controversy surrounding Washington's football team's name.

Doge At 'Dega: Dogecoin Sponsors Race Car

Back in March, when a someone posted on the social media site Reddit that NASCAR driver Josh Wise was without a sponsor, the Dogecoin community stepped in. Now the car is ready to race at Talladega.

What About Donald Sterling's Right To Privacy?

The racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling led to a life-long ban from the NBA. But they were made in what appears to have been a private setting. Should that matter?

How The NBA Might Ensure Sterling Sells The Clippers

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he'll do everything in his power to ensure that LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling sells the team. Michael McCann, director of the Sports and Entertainment Institute at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, explains the NBA rules behind this.