January 14, 2015 - Prince Harry attended a Coach-Core Graduation event at St James’s Palace. The Coach Core model, a year’s apprenticeship, aspires to produce well qualified sports coaches to work in the community. The apprentices learn technical sport skills alongside an inclusive and holistic approach to coaching, with an emphasis on employability and mentoring skill. The graduation ceremony further celebrates the partnership between The Royal Foundation and the NBA which was announced during The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s trip to the US in December 2014.
When you get this many Lakers to stand up for the Clippers, you know something big is happening in L.A.
Mayor Eric Garcetti today, after the announcement from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life and fined $2.5 million for controversial comments Sterling allegedly made about blacks.
Shaquille O'Neal is on his way to becoming a billionaire through business ventures. He has stakes in Muscle Milk and Vitamin Water, as well as the social media start-up, Tout, which was the platform he used to announce his NBA retirement. He owns 55 Five Guys restaurants, and multiple car washes and fitness centers. He is also the spokesperson for Dove Men, and recently became an investor in The Original SoupMan, a national food truck brand. He also owns a movie theater in his hometown of Newark, NJ. “It is not about how much money you make. The question is are you educated enough to KEEP it.”
NBA just announced Blake Griffin shouldn't have been ejected, just a common foul
“After a league review of the Clippers-Warriors game, we have come to the conclusion that Blake Griffin should not have been ejected from the game. A common foul should have been called on Griffin for initially attempting to dislodge the Warriors’ Andrew Bogut and a technical foul should have been assessed to Bogut for grabbing Griffin by the shirt and wrestling with him.“
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Draymond Green also got fined $15K for not leaving the court in a timely manner.
Steve Ballmer officially takes over ownership of the Clippers
USA TODAY:Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is now officially the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, the NBA announced Tuesday.
The deal closed after a California court confirmed the authority of former owner Donald Sterling’s estranged wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team on behalf of a family trust. Ballmer bought the team in a $2 billion deal.
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