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Tweets of support for Clippers from Earvin “Magic” Johnson

    Now the Clippers players and fans can concentrate on the game tonight against the Warriors with Commissioner Silver’s decision. — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 29, 2014     I am urging all the Clippers’ fans to go out and support the team tonight against the Warriors! — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 29, 2014  

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Updated:Several sponsors drop the L.A. Clippers in light of Sterling debacle

  UPDATED: By the end of the day, the list of major advertisers cutting ties with the Los Angeles Clippers had grown to more than a dozen — including heavyweights like Sprint, Burger King and Samsung. The L.A. Clippers should be focused on tomorrow’s crucial NBA play-off game against the San Francisco Warriors, but the Sterling controversy is a major distraction. Fallout and outrage are growing over audio recordings on two websites allegedly of Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, making racist comments. Today, several sponsors dropped the... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G -- Magic Johnson at Staples Center news conference in Downtown Los Angeles February 5, 2014

It’s official: Magic Johnson group buys Los Angeles Sparks

Los Angeles Sparks fans have plenty to cheer about today. At a Staples Center news conference in Downtown Los Angeles this morning, the official announcement of a deal for a local investment group led by former-NBA superstar, Magic Johnson, and a major owner of the Dodgers, Mark Walter, to buy the Los Angeles Sparks. The WNBA franchise got abruptly dumped by the former owners and began the year in limbo. There was a lot of interest in purchasing the Sparks and moving the team to the... Read More →

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Magic Johnson one of the new owners of the Los Angeles Sparks?

Since early last month, fans of the Los Angeles Sparks have been waiting, petitioning,  and praying for a Southland miracle to rescue the team from limbo. The WNBA team got blindsided when previous owner/former NBC executive, Paula Madison, and her family investment group, abruptly walked away from the team — tossing the ownership reins back to the league. Now NBA Hall of Famer/entrepreneur, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, has come to the rescue. There are reports out tonight that Johnson and Los Angeles Dodgers chairman, Mark... Read More →

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Photo: courtesy Los Angeles Dodgers -- Magic John and Matt Kemp on the cover of the May 28, 2012 Sports Illustrated

Photo Gallery: Magic and the Dodgers score a Sports Illustrated cover

It’s a whole new ball game for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season. New management, including NBA great Magic Johnson, players in top form like Matt Kemp, oh, and the best record in baseball. Now that’s something for fans to cheer about. No wonder the Dodgers are the cover story for the May 28 issue of Sports Illustrated titled “Fun and Games in LA.” Yeah, bring it on!

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Comcast announces deal with four new minority-owned networks

The nation’s largest cable company, Comcast, announced  a sweeping deal today with four new minority-owned network with some famous names like Earvin “Magic “Johnson, Sean “Diddy”Combs, and filmmaker, Robert Rodriguez. Comcast did not suddenly decide to reach out to minorities. The deal was part of the conditions of last month’s controversial approval by the government of that mega-merger of Comcast/NBC Universal. The Comcast press release, states the four proposals were selected from a field of over 100. Comcast agrees to distribute the selected networks... Read More →

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