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Sterling is not alone out there

Although we'd like to think of sports as a haven from racism, it simply isn't

Updated: April 28, 2014, 4:12 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

Please, let's not all of a sudden act like: (1) What Donald Sterling allegedly said on the recording is a surprise, and (2) that Donald Sterling is an anomaly.

That he's alone in this.

Truth is Sterling (and this situation) is just the latest in a line of evidently racist people and incidents that rear their racist head, mind, body and soul into sports when we are conditioned to believe that sports itself provides the ultimate non-racist playing field and is sold to be the ...

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