Shelly Sterling with her husband, disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in 2011. (Danny Moloshok/Reuters)

Basketball doesn’t always make front page news, but when it does, it really does. Take a look at how newspapers around the country handled NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s announcement to oust Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling for life the day after the new broke.


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