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Conversation with Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers joins Kevin Arnovitz to discuss the departure of Chris Paul, the disintegration of last season's Clippers culture, when players should (and should not) protest and why do coaches get free suits?

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Ranking the NHL's most indispensable players

Superstars like Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin would be tough to lose, but their teams are good enough they could survive a stretch without them. Losing these indispensable players would put their clubs into a tailspin.

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Battles in Happy Valley, South Bend headline Week 8 (1:00)
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BBTN: Bullpen Killing Cubs, Youth Saving Yanks

Buster Olney talks to Tim Kurkjian about the Cubs' bullpen woes, youth saving the Yankees and more (1:25). Plus, "Inside Heat" on the NLCS from Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper (26:42), and on the ALCS from Jake Kaplan of The Houston Chronicle (37:36).

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Herbstreit: Loser of USC-ND out of playoff (1:49)
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Doppelgangers, kicks and role models: A Q&A with NBA rookies and sophs (4:01)
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History says be cautious of Dodgers' hot start

The Dodgers are the sixth team to start the postseason 6-0 or better. Only two of those six teams won the World Series: the 1976 Reds and 1970 Orioles. Since then, three other teams have done it, and each lost in the World Series.

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Will Arrieta bring the heat? (2:15)
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Ross impressed by Darvish's breaking pitches (2:02)
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Ethier: 'Just glad I can be in the lineup' (1:39)

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

There is potentially only one more home game at Wrigley Field in 2017.

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Dodgers put Cubs on brink of elimination (2:05)