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CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The NBA's moves to get Los Angeles Clippers basketball team owner Donald Sterling to sell the team introduced; new Sterling audiotape recording played.

(Los Angeles: Stephanie Elam) Where wife Shelly Sterling stands on the issue of her husband's racism and how she wants to keep her stake in the Clippers team examined; Shelly's words quoted. [Rochelle's attorney Pierce O'DONNELL - says the Sterlings are estranged and is the "passive" owner in charge of the team since she has 50 percent; denies any discrimination by Shelly.] [NBA commissioner Adam SILVER - says the ruling applies to Donald only.] Shelly's past behavior as a renter noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former prosecutor Sunny Hostin about the Sterlings. [TOOBIN - says Donald is gone, but Shell's position is complicated.] [In-studio, HOSTIN - says Shelly is a real owner.] [GERAGOS - says Shelly cannot be forced to sell the team and will stay as a silent investor.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Elam, Stephanie

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