Crisis Communications NBA bans L.A. Clippers owner for life Donald Sterling has been harshly punished for taped remarks made privately to his girlfriend that she shouldn’t bring black people to Clippers games. By Matt WilsonApril 30, 2014 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.