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Sterling's racism should be news

Have you heard Clippers owner Donald Sterling is being sued for housing discrimination? You probably haven't -- and that's a big problem.

Updated: August 10, 2006, 3:22 PM ET
By Bomani Jones | Special to Page 2

There was a time when Donald Sterling was a joke. His Los Angeles Clippers got all the laughs, but he got all the credit. Sterling was the absent mind behind the NBA's longest-running vaudeville revue, his stinginess serving as the fuel behind the rust standard for ineptitude.

He was condemned with ridicule for coldly running a losing basketball team, a sin deemed unforgivable by most. Sterling was a skinflint, so despicable that you couldn't help but wonder if the man who makes most ...

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