(via LA TIMES) Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lashed out at Magic Johnson during a CNN interview broadcast Monday night, alluding to the NBA’s great’s HIV-positive diagnosis and saying, “I don’t think he’s a good example for the children of Los Angeles.”
Sterling’s comments came as he addressed racial remarks he made that prompted the NBA to ban him for life. In a recording released by TMZ two weeks ago, Sterling tells a female friend, V. Stiviano, not to associate with black people, including Johnson.
“What kind of guy goes to every city, has sex with every girl, then catches HIV”, Sterling told Anderson Cooper. “I think he should be ashamed of himself.”
Sterling also questioned whether Johnson has made a positive contribution to the African American community in Los Angeles. He then pointed to his own charitable work. Continue reading
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Magic Johnson has done it again! Earlier this year he promised to fill the Black television void when he announced that he would launch his own cable channel on Comcast. Now he is part of a group that has acquired the Los Angeles Dodgers. WHOA!
(Via MarketWatch) — A group of investors led by former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson won an auction to buy the L.A. Dodgers baseball club late Tuesday for $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported. The price topped the previous record for a sports franchise, set three years ago at $1.1 billion paid by Steve Ross for the Miami Dolphins football team, the report said. The report named Johnson’s partners in the deal as Peter Guber, Stan Kasten, Bobby Patton and Todd Boehly.
This makes Magic the first Black owner in Major League Baseball! Congratulations MJ…teach these other “players” how to do it BIG like you!!
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At the age of 82 Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has passed away, Davis is one of the most unique members of the NFL dating back to his AFL days in the 1960s.
No U Aint Radio gonna give you a little history on Al Davis. He started his career in the 1960s when he became an assistant coach for the Chargers before ultimately moving into the role of the AFL’s Commissioner. Continue reading
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