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Shelly Sterling could still have role

Updated: June 9, 2014, 1:01 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling could continue to play a role in the team under terms of the pending sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, ESPN has confirmed.

The $2 billion deal allows for up to 10 percent of the team -- or $200 million -- to be spun off into a charitable foundation that Shelly Sterling would essentially run. The deal was negotiated by Shelly Sterling after husband Donald Sterling's racist remarks to a girlfriend were publicized and the ...

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