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State Farm And CarMax Are The First Sponsors To Cut Ties With Los Angeles Clippers Following Racist Remarks By Donald Sterling!

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State Farm and CarMax have walked away from the Clippers following Donald Sterling's racist remarks!

We all know the jingle "Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there!" However, this is one instance where it's probably a good thing they AREN'T there!

The insurance company has JUST announced this morning that they would be ending their sponsorship with the Los Angeles Clippers following the racist remarks of owner Donald Sterling!

CEO Steve Stoute made the announcement this morning on the ESPN radio program The Herd with Colin Cowherd, saying:

"I’m telling the brands, 'Let’s pull sponsorship,' starting with State Farm. When you have things like this taking place, somebody has to stand up."


Steve says this will NOT affect the deal they have in place with Clippers point guard Chris Paul, who has become the face of their commercials in recent years!

CarMax also said they would be cutting their ties to the franchise, saying they found Donald's comments "unacceptable!" A rep for the company released a statement, saying:

"These views directly conflict with CarMax’s culture of respect for all individuals. While we have been a proud Clippers sponsor for 9 years and support the team, fans and community, these statements necessitate that CarMax end its sponsorship."

While these are the first two companies to walk out on the Clippers, the team still has a TON of other sponsors, including Anheiser-Busch, Virgin America, and many more!

Hopefully more sponsors will follow in their footsteps and stand up to these nasty comments made by Donald Sterling!

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One comment to “State Farm And CarMax Are The First Sponsors To Cut Ties With Los Angeles Clippers Following Racist Remarks By Donald Sterling!”

  1. shaygirl says – reply to this


    this is hilarious! Sterling is a huge DEMOCRAT. He has received two lifetime achievement awards from the NAACP and the DEMOCRAT PaRTY. which proves that as long as your writing million dollar checks blacks and democrats can forgive your racism. this guy as been well known for at 15 years, but they liked his money. the problem came when his son died of an overdose and daddy was to busy his ho. mama sterling came out with long knives had the clippers audited and found the ho was on the payroll and so now the ho is charged with embezzlement and her sugar daddys funds have been frozen so ho release these tapes and mama sterling is gonna laugh her way to the bank.

    lets just say this naacp, democrat hero with deep pockets just got MelGibsoned.