New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady celebrate their side’s victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

At Miami’s Ultra Music Festival last weekend, 3LAU, the progressive house DJ, was in the middle of his set when the stage was invaded by a man in a ne(...)

Quarterback Russell Wilson leads his Seattle Seahawks team-mates in prayer moments after providing a touchdown pass against Green Bay Packers in the second half of their NFC Championship Playoffs at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Photograph: John G Mabanglo/EPA

Moments after unfurling a touchdown pass to Jermaine Kearse that punched the Seattle Seahawks’ ticket to the Super Bowl, quarterback Russell Wilson jo(...)

Donald Trump: some NFL owners have previous with the business man that may not bode well for his chances. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Somewhere in between denouncing President Obama as “the biggest liar I know”, tweeting that Americans who contract Ebola while working in Africa shoul(...)

E-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to buy half of China’s most popular soccer team, which won the Asia championship last year, as founder Jack Ma fol(...)

Steve Ballmer (58) outbid two groups, one led by media mogul David Geffen that offered $1.6 billion and included TV talk show maven Oprah Winfrey and Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison. Photograph:  Michael Kappler/EPA

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has purchased the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers franchise for $2 billion, a record for a professional bask(...)

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling (left) has courted more controversy in his interview with  CNN’s Anderson Cooper broadcast yesterday. Photograph:  Reuters

It was billed as an apology for racist comments that created a firestorm – but the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has unleashed a new row (...)

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling (left) speaks with CNN’s Anderson Cooper during an interview scheduled to be broadcast today on CCn.  Sterling, who was banned for life from the NBA over racist comments, has apologised and asked for forgiveness in his first public statement since the controversy. Photograph: Reuters

Donald Sterling, the embattled owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, broke his silence in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper during which he apolo(...)

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. As part of his lifetime ban by the US National Basketball Association, he is forbidden from attending NBA games or practices or going to any Clippers office or facility. Photograph: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

The US National Basketball Association has banned Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angel(...)

In a sign of solidarity players shed their warm-up jackets together before the game and placed them in a pile at midcourt, revealing red, long-sleeved team shirts worn inside out to obscure the team’s name. Photograph  Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Clippers, reacting to recordings of racist remarks attributed to Donald Sterling, the team’s owner, took the court for their N(...)

 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media about a recording containing alleged racist comments by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Photograph: Mike Brown/EPA.

The NBA is investigating an audio recording posted online of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly telling his girlfriend not t(...)