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Judge rules against Donald Sterling in attempt to block sale of Los Angeles Clippers

A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

SOURCE: ESPN.com news services
KEYWORDS: shelly sterling     donald sterling     judge     court     ruling     steve ballmer     sale          


Detroit Lions table talks with Ndamukong Suh until after season

Ndamukong Suh will not have a deal until at least after the 2014 NFL season.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: Tom Lewand     


NFL VP Adolpho Birch disagrees that league's two-game suspension for Ray Rice of Baltimore Ravens was too light

NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence arrest was too light.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: Adolpho Birch     domestic violence     suspension     Roger Goodell     commissioner          


Minnesota Timberwolves explore acquiring Philadelphia 76ers PF Thaddeus Young as potential replacement for Kevin Love

The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: trade     sam hinkie     FIBA          


Michael Jordan OK with LeBron James wearing No. 23 with Cleveland Cavaliers

Michael Jordan has no problem with LeBron James returning to No. 23 in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

SOURCE: ESPN The Magazine
KEYWORDS: No. 23     


New York Giants challenge Eli Manning to complete 70 percent of passes

The New York Giants are setting lofty goals for their new offense in 2014 as new quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf has challenged Eli Manning to complete 70 percent of his passes.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: 70 percent     Sammy Baugh     Ken Anderson     Steve Young     Joe Montana     Danny Langsdorf     training camp          


Johnny Manziel Texas A&M Aggies jersey from Heisman year up for bid

An auction house believes a Johnny Manziel game-used jersey it is selling will set the record for the highest price ever paid for a college football jersey.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: SCP Auctions     


Serena Williams feels fine and is ready to play again after withdrawing at Wimbledon

Serena Williams said Monday that she feels fine and is ready to play again after a disturbing performance during a doubles match at Wimbledon four weeks ago that scared even her.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: virus     wimbledon     serena     ill     sick     


Adrian Peterson excited for Minnesota Vikings' more aggressive offensive scheme

Now that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has arrived, bringing what should be a more aggressive scheme to the Minnesota Vikings, running back Adrian Peterson said he's playing in the offense he's "been looking for for the past seven years."

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: offense     scheme     Mike Zimmer     Norv Turner     offseason     training camp     preseason     


LeBron James' reputation among Americans almost back to pre-Decision level, according to poll

LeBron James is coming back, not only to Cleveland but back into the public's favor.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: poll     popularity     roster moves     offseason     free agency