Monthly Archives: May 2014

Clippers’ $2B price tag might not affect future NBA sales that much

By Geoff Baker
The Seattle Times
Published: May 30, 2014

A record $2 billion paid by Steve Ballmer for the Los Angeles Clippers is unlikely to lead to dramatic increases for future NBA franchises in Seattle and other markets.

Sports-valuation experts said Friday that while franchise prices could rise some, Ballmer’s purchase, the highest in NBA history and […]

  • Malcolm Glazer

    What happens to Buccaneers and Manchester United after Malcolm Glazer?

What happens to Buccaneers and Manchester United after Malcolm Glazer?

By Daniel Roberts
Fortune
Published: May 30, 2014

The billionaire owner of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Premier League’s Manchester United FC has passed away. Here’s a look at what his death means for the two very different sports franchises.

When Malcolm Glazer first acquired the necessary shares needed to become sole owner of the Manchester […]

  • Shelly Sterling is reportedly trying to sell the Clippers in advance of a Tuesday deadline, when the 30 pro basketball teams will vote on whether to strip control of the team from her and Donald Sterling. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

    Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly

Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly

By James Rainey, Andrea Chang, Nathan Fenno
LA Times
Published: May 27, 2014

Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation.

Shelly Sterling is […]