The NBA is holding a news conference on Tuesday in New York to discuss the investigation into racist comments allegedly made by

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The NBA is holding a news conference on Tuesday in New York to discuss the investigation into racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling in a recorded conversation. Cheap Air Jordan 3 Australia . You can watch it live on TSN, TSN.ca and TSN GO at at 2pm et/11am pt. The news conference is a clear sign NBA Commissioner Adam Silver - in the first real crisis of his short tenure - is both following through on his plan to move quickly on this matter and adhering to a request from the players union for some sort of resolution in short order. The Clippers host Golden State in Game 5 of their Western Conference first round series on Tuesday night in Los Angeles. "He should not continue owning the clippers," Lakers star Kobe Bryant wrote Monday on Twitter. Fallout from the Sterling scandal continued Monday, with CarMax -- the nations largest retailer of used vehicles -- ending its sponsorship of the team. The company said in a statement it finds the statements attributed to Sterling "completely unacceptable." "While we have been a proud Clippers sponsor for nine years and support the team, fans and community, these statements necessitate that CarMax end its sponsorship," it explained. Portions of the recordings were released over the weekend by TMZ and Deadspin. Silvers first step in the process was to authenticate that Sterlings voice is on the tape, and while the NBA has not confirmed that it is, Sterlings wife attributed the comments to her husband. "Our family is devastated by the racist comments made by my estranged husband," Rochelle Sterling said in a statement sent KABC-TV in Los Angeles. "My children and I do not share these despicable views or prejudices. We will not let one mans small mindedness poison the spirit of the fans and accomplishments of the team in the city we love. We are doing everything in our power to stand by and support our Clippers team." Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, the former NBA All-Star who is serving as an adviser to the National Basketball Players Association while the Sterling matter plays out, called it "a massive distraction" to the league. What Silver will do remains unclear. He works for the owners -- and so far that group seems to have no sympathy for Sterlings latest controversy. Among those who have spoken out publicly to condemn the alleged Sterling remarks: Washingtons Ted Leonsis, Miamis Micky Arison and perhaps most notably, Charlottes Michael Jordan, who won six NBA titles as a player. "Im obviously disgusted that a fellow team owner could hold such sickening and offensive views," Jordan said in a statement released Sunday. "Im confident that Adam Silver will make a full investigation and take appropriate action quickly." Silvers tenure as commissioner began on Feb. 1, replacing the retired David Stern. Silver met with Kevin Johnson on Sunday and heard five things that the players union wants from the commissioner. The list includes: - Sterling not attending any NBA games for the rest of the playoffs because of the "enormous distraction." - A full account of past allegations of discrimination by Sterling and why the league never sanctioned him. - An explanation of the range of penalties the league could bring against Sterling. - Assurance the NBA and the union will be partners in the investigation. - A decisive ruling. "Hes got to come down hard," Hall of Fame player Magic Johnson, who was referenced on the audio recording, said Sunday on ABC. The NBA constitution is not public, though its understood the commissioners powers are broad when it comes to dealing with matters deemed "prejudicial or detrimental to the best interests of basketball." A fine, a suspension, a demand for sensitivity training, all those and more are surely at Silvers disposal. Meanwhile, more audio may be coming. An employee in the office of attorney Mac E. Nehoray, who represents the woman allegedly on the tape, said the full recording lasts about an hour. The clips released by TMZ and Deadspin are significantly shorter than that. The attorneys office also insists that the recording is legitimate and that Sterling is the man on the tape. Also on Sunday, the NAACP announced on Twitter that Sterling will not be receiving a lifetime achievement award from the LA Branch of the NAACP." Sterling had been slated to receive the honour May 15 as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the groups Los Angeles chapter. Some players feel for the magnitude of the task Silver is facing. "What, hes been three months on the job? And he has to deal with an issue like this," Washingtons Garrett Temple said. "Its unfair to him. ... Its going to be a difficult situation for him to take care of, and hes probably going to act swiftly as he said. And he needs to do so. Its a very tough issue. A lot of different sides. But its more than basketball." Sterling has been the subject of many past controversies, but this, particularly at playoff time and with his own team a potential title contender, has perhaps generated more outcry than the others combined. Even President Barack Obama addressed the issue Sunday at a news conference in Malaysia. The next move will be made by Silver, and Tuesday apparently is the day. "This is a defining moment for the league," Kevin Johnson said. "Its a defining moment for the commissioner." AP Sports Writers Antonio Gonzalez and Joseph White and Associated Press Writer John Rogers contributed to this report. Air Jordan 3 Retro Australia . "Last year we were in a ton of situations, late-game situations we couldnt pull out. Wed kind of fold under the pressure, get frustrated or let a big shot frustrate us," guard DeMar DeRozan said. Discount Air Jordan 3 Australia .Mihajlovic was sent off minutes from the end of Thursdays 2-0 win over Brescia and has been punished for using a disrespectful expression toward the fourth official and throwing the contents of a bottle of water at him, thus assuming an intimidating attitude. http://www.cheapairjordan3australia.com/ . When a game is in the balance, however, they still have the personnel and the experience to end up with the two points.PHILADELPHIA - Mark Sanchez outplayed Tony Romo. LeSean McCoy doubled DeMarco Murrays rushing total. The defence dominated a heralded offensive line.The Philadelphia Eagles made it clear theyre still the team to beat in the NFC East with a convincing 33-10 win at Dallas on Thanksgiving. The Eagles (9-3) took over sole possession of first place going into the final month, but will play the Cowboys (8-4) again Dec. 14 at home.Dallas gets a lot of hype. They have good players but we have a good team, too, McCoy said. Every team has its day. Im sure the next time we play them it will be a tougher game, even if it is in Philly.McCoy ran for 159 yards and a touchdown. He went over 1,000 yards for the fourth time in five years, topping 100 yards for the fourth time in the last seven games after not doing it in the first five. The reigning NFL rushing champion may not catch Murray, but hes focused on team goals.The best running back in the league is the one who wins the Super Bowl, McCoy said.The Eagles will have to finish one game ahead of Green Bay (8-3) and Arizona (9-2) to earn a first-round bye because they lost to the Packers and Cardinals. Next up is tough matchup against the defending Super Bowl champions. The Seattle Seahawks (8-4) visit Philadelphia on Dec. 7 following a win at San Francisco on Thursday night.Coach Chip Kelly gave players four days off to rest before they begin preparations for the Seahawks. There wont be any quarterback controversy when the team returns to practice.Making his fourth start for the injured Nick Foles, Sanchez played his best game of the season. He finished 20 of 29 for 217 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions. Foles still isnt ready to play after breaking his collarbone on Nov. Air Jordan 3 Outlet Australia. . 2, but Sanchez may not relinquish the starting job.Dream come true, Sanchez said of resurrecting his career after being dumped by the New York Jets. Best of times, worst of times. A lot of people would love to be in this position.The key to Philadelphias success on offence was the line. A group thats been depleted by injuries throughout the season is playing better now that four of the five regular starters are healthy.With McCoy leading the way, the Eagles had 256 yards rushing. Chris Polk had 48 and even Sanchez chipped in with 28.We finally started to see the cohesion, centre Jason Kelce said. Weve had some continuity along the offence line for a little while now. Its not that guys went in and did a bad job. Guys that went in did great individual jobs. When you have five guys working together and really on the same page, this was the best weve been throughout the season. And theres still room for improvement.On defence, the front seven pressured and harassed Romo and a much-maligned secondary shut down Dez Bryant. Romo threw two interceptions and his streak of 38 straight games with a touchdown pass was snapped. Bryant had four catches for 73 yards and was visibly frustrated on the sideline.You look at our entire defence, everybody has a chip on their shoulder, everybody has something to prove, safety Malcolm Jenkins said. 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