Aug 28, 2014

Clippers give Rivers five-year extension

Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his ...

Rivers claims win in return

Dec 12, 2013

Rivers claims win in return

Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston. The coach who led the Celtics to the 2008 NBA title returned for the first time with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night and beat Boston 96-88. Jamal Crawford scored 21 points, hitting a pair ...

| Jun 26, 2013

Move by Rivers once unimaginable

by Sam Smith

Duck, duck your head! Pigs are flying! They have to be. The Clippers, the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA, the team that has been an NBA punch line for ineptitude, incompetence and penury for three decades, agreed to hire the league’s most in-demand ...

Mar 7, 2011

Dealing with population trends

Preliminary findings in the 2010 census released Feb. 25 by the internal affairs ministry underline the overall trend of a shrinking and graying population as well as a demographic imbalance characterized by a population rise in a few prefectures and a population drop in ...

May 13, 2007

Lay it to rest

It’s time that all this Yasukuni Shrine, Kimigayo and textbook-revision nonsense was laid to rest. Every Japanese, man, woman and child should be made to realize that without the blood spilled by the Allies in World War II, Japan today, would be a fanatical, ...