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A baseball coach's son makes a dash for home

Los Angeles Times (Eric Sondheimer) — Tyler Thompson, 12-year-old son of Alemany baseball coach Randy Thompson, finishes chemotherapy for a type of bone cancer. A cheer goes up from the crowd that has been rooting him through...
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Miguel Cabrera turns down playoff bonus to focus on winning World Series

Los Angeles Times (Houston Mitchell) — It's not often you see a pro athlete turn down a potential six-figure bonus, but that is exactly what Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera did on Wednesday.
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Clippers listed among favorites to win NBA championship

Los Angeles Times (Melissa Rohlin) — The Clippers are among the favorites to win the NBA championship this season, according to gambling website Bovada.
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Clippers' Spencer Hawes is passing aggressive

Los Angeles Times (Ben Bolch) — The newest resident of Lob City seems to have it all backward.
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Dodgers vs. Cardinals: How the NL division series opponents match up

Los Angeles Times (Kevin Baxter) — The Dodgers have a big advantage on offense and with a rotation topped by the best pitcher in baseball, who will be available to start twice in the five-game series if needed.
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Marian Gaborik and Kings are a solid fit for each other

Los Angeles Times (Lisa Dillman) — Fretting and pacing are two of Dean Lombardi's default mechanisms. That, and sprinkling references to Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson or the Pittsburgh Steelers during a routine conversation.
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Farmar brings his own style to Clippers

OC Register (BY DAN WOIKE) — LAS VEGAS – It might be semantics to some, but to Doc Rivers and Jordan Farmar, it’s an important distinction.The Clippers didn’t sign Farmar to replace Darren Collison. The Clippers simply want...
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Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals

Los Angeles Times (Bill Dwyre) — Baseball's postseason blew in like a hurricane Tuesday night. No gentle sprinkles growing to a downpour. No breeze slowly turning to a gale.
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Wooden Award's Legends of Coaching honor to go to Steve Fisher

Los Angeles Times (Zach Helfand) — One year, at the pregame banquet for the John Wooden Classic, Steve Fisher arrived early and found himself at an empty table. Name tags were arranged in front of each seat, and Fisher saw he had...
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Top prep football games: Chaminade vs. Alemany, Mater Dei vs. Westlake

Los Angeles Times (Eric Sondheimer) — Top prep football games this week:
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Angels say playoff experience matters little in postseason

Los Angeles Times (Zach Helfand) — Before David Freese had one of the best postseasons in baseball history, Albert Pujols came forward to offer advice. This was Freese's first time in the playoffs, and Pujols wanted to impart some...
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Kobe Bryant says he's fine after full-court scrimmage

Los Angeles Times (Mike Bresnahan) — It was day two of training camp and Kobe Bryant was already tired.
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Angels may have turned back the clock

Los Angeles Times (Mike DiGiovanna) — It first struck Tim Salmon in early July, when the Angels steamrollered the Texas Rangers in a four-game sweep. It became more apparent July 18, when the Angels traded for proven closer Huston...
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These Dodgers have enjoyed baseball's best moment

Los Angeles Times (Dylan Hernandez) — Juan Uribe couldn't wait for the moment to come. Brian Wilson couldn't wait for it to be over. As for Josh Beckett, he didn't understand the magnitude of what he was about to accomplish.
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Lakers' Wesley Johnson returns to his natural position of small forward

Los Angeles Times (Broderick Turner) — Often last season, the slight Wesley Johnson was stuck playing out of position at power forward for the Lakers.
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Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu pitches in simulated game

Los Angeles Times (Dylan Hernandez) — Hyun-Jin Ryu threw 45 pitches over three simulated innings in a closed-door workout Wednesday, the Dodgers said.
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Byron Scott happy with Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash in Lakers scrimmage

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers held their first intrasquad scrimmage of the preseason on Wednesday.
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No breathers from playoff pressure — just ask Dodgers' Mark McGwire

Los Angeles Times (Kevin Baxter) — Mark McGwire has advice he plans to share with every Dodger before Friday's playoff opener: Don't forget to breathe.
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Big Ten has two big college football problems

Los Angeles Times (Chris Dufresne) — The Big Ten, already four schools over the numbers cap, is a Big Mess.
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Q &A with MLB Commissioner Bud Selig

Los Angeles Times (Bill Shaikin) — After the last out of the World Series, Bud Selig will present the championship trophy to the winning team. That will be the final presentation for Selig, 80, who is set to retire in January after...
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Blog Articles

The Daily Clipper - Ray Allen rumor put to rest

SBN: Clips Nation (iMetriq) — Taking links from around the web that are relevant to the Clippers and other NBA teams around the league. From Ray Allen not being a candidate to Blake Griffin talking about a possible better...
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How do the Clippers match up with the Suns? A Rival Podcast

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — Our very own Adithya recently joined Kris Habbas of SB Nation's incredible Phoenix Suns Blog, Bright Side of the Sun, for their latest podcast. The subject: how do the two Pacific Division rivals...
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Clippers Training Camp - Day 2

SBN: Clips Nation (Johnny Stark) — News and notes from the Clippers' second day in Sin City Day 2 in Las Vegas saw more of the same for the Clippers. According to Doc, the practices have been focused  more on teaching than...
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I Wish They All Could Be California Teams

SBN: Clips Nation (citizen zhiv) — A meditation on the NBA State of the Golden State, sung to the classic Beach Boys tune. The view from on high is pretty sweet.  It was always an interesting challenge to evaluate the Pacific...
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From Boogie to Z-Bo: The Villains of Clipper Nation

SBN: Clips Nation (Matt Heller) — Another new Clips Nation contributor, Matt Heller (in a former life, he was a citizen named thetragedyofQuintonRoss) debuts with an epic post about the opponents you love to hate. First, full...
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Clippers Training Camp 2014

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — Keep up with all of the news out of Clippers training camp in Las Vegas right here at Clips Nation. It's been six months since the dark cloud of Donald Sterling reared its ugly head and cast an...
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Clippers Training Camp - Day One

SBN: Clips Nation (FlyByKnight) — Training Camp is always a time of intrigue. It signals the start of the on-court NBA season and, today, in Las Vegas, the Clippers got underway. It's been six months since the dark cloud of...
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The Daily Clipper — Catching Up on Media Day Edition

SBN: Clips Nation (Adithya) — New writer Jul Jessup has already caught you up on the essentials of Clippers media day. We're here to fill in the gaps with some tidbits, both from Los Angeles and from around the league. ...
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Should Joe Ingles have come to the NBA sooner?

SBN: Clips Nation (Erik Olsgaard) — With the seemingly increasing number of foreign basketball players coming stateside each year, basketball minds are left wondering: How long should they play overseas before coming to the NBA? ...
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ClipCast Episode 87: Media Day!

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — The ClipCast crew, Chris Wylde and Mike Jaglin, were at Media Day today and they came up with this podcast as a result, even without a radio audience! Chris Wylde and Mike Jaglin debuted on 980...
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Clippers Media Day 2014: The long summer is finally over

SBN: Clips Nation (Jul Jessup) — The NBA season draws near and the Clippers are here to say that yes, they are ready for the new season, and no, they don't want to talk about that one guy who used to own the team. The Los...
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Clippers Media Day 2014 Open Thread

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — Clips Nation is the place to follow all of the news out of the Los Angeles Clippers' Media Day. Use this thread as the primary location for the Media Day conversation, but also be sure to check...
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Clippers Media Day 2014 -- The start of a new era

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — The Los Angeles Clippers have a new owner, and the first Media Day of the Steve Ballmer era will present arguably the most talented team in Clippers history. Get all your Media Day news right...
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Clippers are coming -- get ready for the season, Clips Nation

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — Media Day marks the unofficial start of the news season in the NBA. And the real stuff isn't far behind. The Los Angeles Clippers will hold their Media Day tomorrow, September 29. It's not the...
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The Daily Clipper — Almost-but-not-quite Media Day Edition

SBN: Clips Nation (Adithya) — The return of Los Angeles Clippers basketball is almost here! Hopefully these juicy links are enough to get you through the last weekend before Media Day. We'll start today's roundup on a more...
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Clippers get an A+ in off-season chemistry

SBN: Clips Nation (Danielle Greenberg) — Since the dawn of the Chris Paul-Blake Griffin era, each Clippers team has been known to have deep bonds off of the court. Players go to the movies and vacation together, attend each other's...
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Selling Tacos with Dignity: DeAndre Jordan as The Equalizer

SBN: Clips Nation (citizen zhiv) — For those of you who haven't read the fine print in the ads/billboards/posters for the above-referenced, Alex Siskin (and others)-produced, Denzel Washington-starring feature motion picture that...
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ClipCast 86 "Beast Mode"

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — ClipCast hits the big time in their weekly segment on 980 "The Beast" Sports Radio. Their guest this week is their host every week, Fred Roggin. Chris Wylde and Mike Jaglin may be big time on the...
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Lawrence Frank joins Clippers staff as an assistant coach

SBN: Clips Nation (Adithya) — Rumors have been floating around and the deal has been expected for a while, but it wasn't until today that Frank was officially bought out from his contract by the Brooklyn Nets. He now heads to...
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The Jordan Farmar Conundrum

SBN: Clips Nation (citizen zhiv) — For Clipper-Bruin fans like the Zhivmeister, the replacement of beloved and enriched Darren Collison by purple-and-gold contaminated local par excellence--his dad went to Uni!--Jordan Farmar is...
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