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For Hamas, Gaza protests are an effective way to vilify Israel and deflect attention

Los Angeles Times (Alexandra Zavis, Hana Salah) — The response from Israel has been harsh: at least 115 Palestinians killed and thousands more injured in eight weeks of protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border. Many if not most of the...
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In a historic referendum, Ireland is poised to repeal its abortion ban, exit polls show

Los Angeles Times (Ruairi Casey) — Exit polls late Friday showed that Ireland was poised to repeal its constitutional ban on abortion in a historic referendum that divided the nation during the run-up to the election. After...
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NFL anthem decision is about business and the end result may be bad for the bottom line

Los Angeles Times (Dylan Hernandez) — Economic concerns explain the NFL’s new national anthem policy. They don’t justify them. Business is not a religion and shouldn’t excuse behavior that would otherwise be considered sociopathic. ...
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Letters: Enough of the star-spangled banter?

Los Angeles Times Last time I checked, there is no law that the national anthem be played prior to any sporting event in this country. In order to eliminate the political rhetoric that has poisoned our NFL...
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Trump nominates anti-immigration activist to head agency for immigrants and refugees

Los Angeles Times (Tracy Wilkinson) — President Trump has nominated a staunch anti-immigration activist to head the State Department agency that oversees refugee and immigration issues. Ronald W. Mortensen, a former foreign service...
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Chris Paul's body has failed him before in playoffs; Rockets will try to eliminate Warriors without him

Los Angeles Times (Dan Woike) — If you have followed Chris Paul’s NBA career, you had seen this look before — a blank face hiding a boiling anger inside, frustration on the cusp of eruption. Paul’s body, as it has before in...
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Harvey Weinstein's arraignment prompts catharsis as well as worry among many of his alleged victims

Los Angeles Times (Daniel Miller, Amy Kaufman) — For many of the women who claim that Harvey Weinstein raped, assaulted, groped, sexually harassed, masturbated in front of, inappropriately touched, forcibly kissed, verbally abused,...
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Shawn Mendes started out copying his idols. Now they're coming to him

Los Angeles Times (Mikael Wood) — Even with an empty house — and even before his hero turned up to jam — Shawn Mendes was clearly enjoying himself as he strummed his guitar at the Ford Theatres in Hollywood on a recent afternoon. ...
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North Korean refugees in L.A. on the canceled U.S.-North Korea summit: We never got our hopes up

Los Angeles Times (Victoria Kim) — When the 34-year-old woman saw the news Thursday morning, she couldn’t help but smirk. The world had been holding its breath for the unprecedented summit between a sitting U.S. president and...
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How R2-D2 helped me find love

Los Angeles Times (Vanessa Armstrong) — My boyfriend proposed at San Diego Comic-Con with a ring that looks like R2-D2. Yes, R2-D2. And, yes, I mean the robot (droid, actually) from the “Star Wars” movies. Even if you hate everything...
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Showtime's ‘The Fourth Estate’ shows how the ‘failing’ New York Times succeeds in the Trump era

Los Angeles Times (Lorraine Ali) — The challenges of print journalism in the age of fake news, a media-hostile White House and shrinking revenue are at the heart of Showtime’s four-part documentary “The Fourth Estate.” The...
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Brazilian president sends in troops to remove blockages as truck strike paralyzes nation

Los Angeles Times (Jill Langlios) — President Michel Temer on Friday deployed federal forces to remove trucks blockading highways across the country after a five-day strike by truck drivers left supermarket shelves and gas stations...
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Here comes the sun: 12 reasons to upgrade summer style with a chaise

Los Angeles Times (Bonnie McCarthy) — It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer and longer, lazier days that beg us to kick back and put our feet up — ideally in an outdoor chaise lounge near a pool, patio, beach or...
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Man barges onto bus full of elementary school students, threatens driver with knife

Los Angeles Times (Pauline Repard) — A man barged onto a school bus full of children in a small community in San Diego County on Friday and pulled a knife on the driver before witnesses dragged him away, authorities said. Some...
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Our house is a Renaissance smile — sly, fetching and a little troubled. Come on in!

Los Angeles Times (Chris Erskine) — As I’ve noted in the past, my wife and I have a mixed marriage. She’s Italian, I’m Irish. When we fight, it’s like a Hells Angels induction. I mean, we don’t argue often. Twice an hour, max. In...
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California's physician-assisted suicide law is overturned — for now

Los Angeles Times (Soumya Karlamangla) — The California End of Life Option Act is the subject of fierce, emotional debate, and a judge's recent decision has set off a string of legal back-and-forth that has raised questions about the...
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Starz's 'Sweetbitter' is an introduction to life's flavors

Los Angeles Times (Alejandra Reyes-Velarde) — A young doe-eyed brunet sits expectantly at the table of an upscale restaurant, enthralled by its pink hues, pristine condition and white orchids. She is being interviewed by the eatery’s owner...
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Blog Articles

Correlating College Point Guard Statistics to NBA Success

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Which college stats are most important for point guards’ NBA success? This article is the conclusion to my three-part series on college stats and their translation to NBA success. The wing and...
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Clippers 2018 Off-Season Options: Running It Back

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — The Clippers got close to a playoff berth last year, despite endless injuries. Should they try it again with this roster? This is the second installment in a series detailing potential paths...
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Clippers Have Officially Extended Doc Rivers as Head Coach

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Doc will be back for more than just one more year Per Clippers PR, the Clippers have officially reached terms on a contract extension for coach Doc Rivers , who had just one year remaining on...
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Clippers to Workout LiAngelo Ball

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — In somewhat surprising news, the Clippers will have a private workout for the middle Ball brother The Clippers have been very secretive about who they are working out in the draft process, and...
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Milos Teodosic and Sindarius Thornwell Receive All-Rookie Team Votes

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The two Clippers’ rookies were honorable mentions for the All-Rookie team selections The NBA is slowly going through end-of-season awards, and today, the All-Rookie teams were released. The ...
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Correlating Wing Prospects’ College Stats to NBA Success

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Which stats are important for wing prospects’ success in the NBA, and why? This analysis was done very similarly to my research on big men that I discussed last week . The same basic guidelines...
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The Clippers Are Looking to Trade Up in the Draft, Have Interest in Michael Porter Jr.

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The Clippers might be interested in moving up in the draft, and are intrigued by Missouri wing Michael Porter Jr. Per today’s article by the Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor , the Clippers are “open”...
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The Lob The Jam The Podcast: Draft Combine and Conference Finals Discussion

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Here are some brief thoughts on how to use the measurements made at the NBA Draft Combine, as well as on what’s going on with all the blowouts in the Conference Finals. I discuss the NBA Draft ...
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Clippers Interview Collin Sexton, Miles Bridges

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The Clippers put in work on the first day of the NBA Draft Combine, interviewing several players who might be available to them at the 12th and 13th picks. Not much real news comes out at the...
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Correlating Big Man’s College Stats to NBA Success

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Which college stats are important for big men’s success in the NBA, and why? In past years, I have looked at several draft classes of wing and point guard prospects and compared their college...
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Lou Williams is a Finalist for the Sixth Man of the Year Award

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — This is unsurprising TNT is handling the NBA Awards ceremonies, and they are currently in the middle of releasing the finalists (top 3 vote-getters) for each award. The Clippers didn’t place...
  • 8 days ago
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The Lob the Jam the Podcast: Draft Lottery Reaction

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The NBA lottery was mostly uneventful for the Clippers, but still had some important developments. I briefly discussed the NBA draft lottery that took place Tuesday night, and gave my thoughts...
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NBA Draft Lottery: Clippers Stay At Picks 12, 13

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — Overwhelming odds won out, as neither Clippers pick moved. At the NBA Draft Lottery in Chicago Tuesday night, the Clippers had an uneventful night. They entered the night in slot 13, with...
  • 10 days ago
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2018 NBA Draft Lottery Open Thread

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Discuss the draft lottery proceedings below! The NBA Draft Lottery will take place at 4:30 PM Pacific Time on ESPN, with streaming available on WatchESPN or the ESPN mobile app. Coverage will...
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Mike Woodson Won’t be Returning to Clippers Next Season, Per Report

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Doc Rivers’ lead assistant Mike Woodson is not going to be with the Clippers next season, per Woj. In a somewhat surprising bit of Clippers news this morning, ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski...
  • 10 days ago
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Off-Season Options: The Home-Run Swing

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — Can the next great Clippers team come into focus with one big move this off-season? This is the first installment in a series detailing potential paths that the Clippers ’ front office...
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The Clippers’ 2018 Off-Season Will Set the Course for Years to Come

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — What’s next for LAC? The 2018 off-season will be my seventh blogging here at Clips Nation about various rumors, possibilities, and developments. This summer is going to be a little bit...
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Clippers 2018 NBA Draft Lottery Scenarios

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Here’s a guide to the various ways the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery could play out for the Clippers. The NBA draft lottery will take place tomorrow, Tuesday May 15 at 4:30 PM Pacific Time, and will...
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2017-2018 Clippers Exit Interviews: Lou Williams

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The Exit Interview series concludes with a look at Lou Williams, who had an all-time great season coming off the bench for the Clippers. Name: Lou Williams Age: 31 Years in NBA: 13 ...
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2017-18 Clippers Exit Interviews: DeAndre Jordan

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — The longest-tenured player in Clippers history may be reaching the end of his time in Los Angeles. Name: DeAndre Joran Age: 29 Years in NBA: 10 Key Stats: 12 points, 15.2 rebounds,...
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