Clippers ownership trial set to begin

Updated: July 7, 2014, 1:08 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPN.com

There remains some question whether a trial to decide the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers will begin on time after owner Donald Sterling filed a motion to have the case moved to federal court instead of the Los Angeles probate court, where a four-day trial was set to begin on Monday.

Lawyers for Shelly Sterling and Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO who agreed to buy the franchise for a record $2 billion on May 29, both filed emergency briefs Sunday night with the federal court to ...

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