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CHICAGO - Magic Johnson joked about his involvement in the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Sunday while delivering the keynote address at the National Restaurant Association Show. Brad Peacock Jersey . Johnsons remarks focused on his restaurant and food services businesses, but he did briefly mention the Sterling situation at the start of his 50-minute talk. "These last two weeks, I dont know," he said. "I thought I should go back to the food service industry because these last two weeks have been unbelievable. "But Im glad to be here and even with that said, I still have a big smile on my face." Johnson, the NBA Hall of Famer turned entrepreneur, was thrust into the news because part of Sterlings racist rant on the audio released by TMZ last month focused on him. Sterling complained that his female friend, V. Stiviano, had posed for a picture with Johnson and posted it on Instagram. Within days of the tape being released, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Sterling was banned from the league for life and he was fined $2.5 million. Silver also announced he would ask the other NBA owners to force Sterling to sell. Sterling made no public comments for a week before agreeing to do a lengthy sit-down interview with CNN. He apologized during the interview, but then veered into an attack of Johnson, saying he wasnt a good role model for the children of Los Angeles because he was promiscuous and developed HIV. Sterling also questioned what Johnson has done for minorities. "Man, I didnt know that taking a picture with someone would mean ." Johnson said Sunday. "Im not going to stop taking pictures, so I just hope it doesnt happen anymore. But theres no room in our society for racism." That was all Johnson had to say about the matter during his talk. He didnt stop to take questions from reporters after the event and none of the questions asked by the audience during the address concerned his controversy or his possible interest in buying the Clippers. Mike Scott Jersey . Snedekers best result so far this year is a tie for eighth place at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March. He sits 113th in FedEx Cup standings and has dropped to 31st in world rankings — not the results expected from a player ranked fourth in the world only two years ago. Jimmy Wynn Astros Jersey . -- Two-time AL Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana agreed Tuesday to a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles as he tries to come back from the second major operation on his left shoulder.Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Alexei Ramirez went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI to carry the Chicago White Sox past the Minnesota Twins, 5-2, in the finale of a four-game series at Target Field. Avisail Garcia doubled twice, scored a run and knocked in another, and Hector Santiago (4-7) earned his first win in nearly two months by limiting the Twins to two runs -- one earned -- on nine hits over six quality innings. Chicago won the final three games in the set, in part because Minnesota went 2-for-18 with runners in scoring position while squandering 12 baserunners on Sunday. Samuel Deduno (7-7) was charged with all five runs on eight hits over five innings for the Twins, who have dropped five of their last six games. Deduno plunked three hitters in the first three innings, and the first two wound up scoring. Gordon Beckham was hit in the first frame, took second on a balk and scored on Ramirezs single through the middle. Two innings later, Alejandro De Aza was hit in the foot and later scored on a double from Ramirez, who raced around foor a 3-1 White Sox lead on Garcias two-bagger. Hector Rondon Astros Jersey. Minnesota got its first run in the second inning when Trevor Plouffe doubled, advanced to third on an error and was pushed across on an Oswaldo Arcia groundout. The Twins added another in the third on Josh Willinghams RBI double, but Willingham was tagged out at home when he tried scoring on a wild pitch. Ramirez continued his big day with a leadoff blast to left field in the fifth, and Jeff Keppinger made it a 5-2 game with a two-out, run-scoring single later in the inning. Matt Lindstrom threw two innings of relief behind Santiago, and Addison Reed closed it out in the ninth for his 31st save. Game Notes The White Sox won three straight games on the road for the first time since taking four in a row from May 14-17 ... Santiago was 0-2 over his previous eight starts despite a minuscule 3.06 ERA. His previous win came against the Indians on June 21 ... The Twins had a streak of 10 straight games with a home run come to an end ... Minnesota still leads the season series, 10-6. ' ' '