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    Report: Favoritism for Austin Rivers led Chris Paul to “despise” Doc Rivers

    If Chris Paul trusted Doc Rivers to build and coach a contender with the Clippers, he would not have been laying the groundwork with other teams in advance of free agency, then ultimately telling the Clippers he was headed to the Rockets and they should make a trade to send him there. Long-time Los Angeles-based broadcaster and current ESPN anchor Michael Eaves — who used to do the Clippers pre- and post-games shows on Fox Sports in L.A. — gave up the details on his Facebook page. Paul’s relationship with Doc Rivers started to deteriorate rapidly after the Clippers acquired Austin Rivers.

  • Cavs owner Dan Gilbert was at the Cubs' visit with President Trump, which is weird
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    Ball Don't Lie

    Cavs owner Dan Gilbert was at the Cubs' visit with President Trump, which is weird

    When the Chicago Cubs made their second visit to the White House after winning the 2016 World Series — an “informal get together” with President Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon — they were joined, as everyone anticipated, by Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. It says here that Dan Gilbert, who owns the Cleveland Cavaliers, an NBA team, and not the Chicago Cubs, a Major League Baseball club, was not expected to be part of the Cubs’ visit to the White House on Wednesday.

  • Tim Tebow hits home run in second game after being promoted
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    Big League Stew

    Tim Tebow hits home run in second game after being promoted

    Tebow Mania is only growing after the lefty went deep on Wednesday.