Former Microsoft Chief to Buy Clippers for $2 Billion

May 30, 2014

Here are the stories TIME is watching this Friday, May 30:

  • Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, which would make the Clippers the most expensive NBA team ever sold.
  • As the NSA fired back, Edward Snowden claimed he wrote more emails than what officials have revealed and said the NSA "feels it has something to hide."
  • For the first time in history, the National Spelling Bee saw co-champions crowned.
  • SpaceX unveiled a new state-of-the-art spacecraft that will carry NASA astronauts to and from the International Space System.

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