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Hokies Dump Head Men’s Basketball Coach James Johnson

Hokies Dump Head Men’s Basketball Coach James Johnson

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Virginia Tech has fired its men’s basketball coach.  James Johnson led the hoops program at the Blacksburg school for the past two years. This year’s Hokie squad had a 9-22 record overall.  Virginia Tech had a 2-16 record in ACC play that was dead last among the 15 ACC schools. The Hokie faithful saw their season end March 12th with a 57-53 loss to the University of Miami in the first round of the ACC tournament. Virginia Tech’s new Athletic Director will choose his successor.

 

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Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, July 28, 2014.

Shelly Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers despite her husband's objections, a judge ruled on Monday.

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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. With a $2 billion sale of the Clippers hanging in the balance, a judge is set to determine Monday, June 30, 2014, if the terms of a family trust alone are enough to confirm Donald Sterling was properly removed as trustee and allow his estranged wife to sell the team without his consent.

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.