Donald Sterling had only kind words to say about V. Stiviano during his interview with Anderson Cooper. Now another audiotape purportedly caught Sterling in a private conversation. This time there is a much different tone when it comes to Stiviano. Randi Kaye has the latest.
At least seven massive wildfires forced the evacuations of tens of thousands of people around the San Diego area. The evacuation order includes a nuclear power plant, part of a U.S. Marine base and the Legoland amusement park. Paul Vercammen reports on firefighters battling to control the fires while also dealing with dangerous heat.
It is still unclear exactly how the NBA plans to remove Donald Sterling as owner of the Clippers. There is talk of a player boycott if he is still in control at the start of next season. Anderson spoke to Roger Mason Jr., who is Vice President of the National Basketball Players Association. He says the players are "unified and want to do the right thing."
Is it possible for Shelly Sterling to remain an owner of the Clippers? Anderson discussed this with CNN legal analysts Sunny Hostin and Mark Geragos.
Donald Sterling is on the verge of losing his basketball team and his marriage. But is he ready to fight to hold onto either of them? In his exclusive interview with Anderson Cooper, Sterling discusses his impending divorce. When it comes to the NBA, he says "I want to show all of the people that are associated with basketball and the world I'm not a racist."
Throughout his interview with Anderson Cooper, Donald Sterling denies being a racist. When asked whether he believes racism is still a problem in America, Sterling said "I think America handles everything well."
Donald Sterling's racist comments came as no surprise to NBA Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor. He sued the Clippers after more than two decades as the team's general manager. In the lawsuit, he described Sterling as having a "plantation-type" mentality. Sterling responded to that, along with allegations that he would bring women into the team locker room while telling them to look at players' "beautiful black bodies."
During the interview, Donald Sterling referred to his wife Shelly as his "ex-wife." He explained to Anderson what went wrong in their relationship.
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