Philip Rivers oozed competitiveness and chased comebacks to the very end

Philip Rivers didn’t strike the football world as someone who was hyper-cautious about the crafting of his post-career legacy; the kind of person who, through careful observation of the greats around him and the aiding of a high-powered marketing team, laid the groundwork for a gilded life after football propped up on the strength of…Continue Reading

76ers HC Doc Rivers Defends His Comments About Ben Simmons to Stephen A. Smith

Darron Cummings/Associated PressPhiladelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers doesn’t think it is a top priority for point guard Ben Simmons to consistently hit from beyond the arc this year.Rivers made an appearance on ESPN’s First Take on Friday and responded when Stephen A. Smith called Rivers’ recent comments that Simmons’ lack of a jump shot isn’t that big…Continue Reading

Doc Rivers: Clippers ‘Didn’t Accept at Least One of the New Guys’ Last Season

Sophia Germer/Associated PressPhiladelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers gave fans a glimpse at some of the issues the Los Angeles Clippers played through last season before a failed postseason run cost him his job. Speaking with ESPN’s Cassidy Hubbarth, Rivers explained there was tension in the locker room due to some of the team’s offseason acquisitions…Continue Reading