The sports world is not lacking in outrageous owners. It is a world of brash powerful people who are used to getting their ways and treating their teams as a personal toy.
But among all the colourful, controversial characters in professional sports, only a few manage to combine poor judgment, offensive views and shamelessness like Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Sterling is now under fire because he is allegedly heard making racists comments on an audio recording.
Few others could claim that degree of infamy. Here are three candidates: