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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, center, his wife, Shelly, and actor George Segal attend an NBA basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in this 2008 photo. Reuters

Sterling apologizes in CNN interview: ‘I’m not a racist”

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By Reuters

Donald Sterling, banned by the NBA for life on April 29, apologized Sunday for his previous comments and said he is not a racist.


Sterling spoke with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, and the interview will air today. Excerpts were detailed Sunday on

The exiled Los Angeles Clippers owner addressed the tape recording that included him making racist remarks to his then-girlfriend, V. Stiviano. He said he was set up.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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