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Joan Rivers dead at 81

NEW YORK - Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian...celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.Rivers died at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York...family and close friends, daughter Melissa Rivers said. She was hospitalized Aug. 28 after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/joan-rivers-had-died
Rivers to start for Cavs

...It wasn't exactly the entrance David Rivers envisioned, but it was the opportunity he craved. Today, Rivers will get another chance, this time as...concussion just before halftime. Welsh handed Rivers the reins as the Cavs left the locker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/06/col_272869.shtml
College
Doc Rivers is headed to Los Angeles Clippers

...weeks of negotiations and intrigue, Doc Rivers has officially left the Boston Celtics for the Los Angeles Clippers.Rivers will be introduced as the Clippers...first-round pick in 2015 from the Clippers for Rivers.Boston's front office mostly had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-06-25/doc-rivers-headed-los-angeles-cli
As Rivers struggles, Brees vows to keep Chargers' job

SAN DIEGO -- Philip Rivers fit right in during his first practice...about half of those were running plays. Rivers had one pass deflected, then was picked...to keep his job. Unlike Eli Manning, Rivers wanted to be here. Rivers was caught...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/08/pro_414994.shtml
NFL
Celtics hire Doc Rivers as coach

...hours when Danny Ainge decided that Doc Rivers was the guy he wanted. That doesn't...started there, and a mutual respect." Rivers was hired to replace interim coach John...Then Ainge went to Orlando to interview Rivers. "Danny Ainge called me and asked me...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/nba_413984.shtml
NBA
Group releases endangered rivers list

...of the Columbia River," said Lorraine...co-director of American Rivers' Northwest office...of the Columbia River is `endangered...that the American Rivers group is clearly...Potomac and Pocomoke rivers in Maryland, Passaic River in New Jersey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/07/tec_225669.shtml
XXX Technology
Rivers set to cap stellar freshman season

...State has been wondering all season about Philip Rivers. Despite his youth, Rivers is the focal point of the Wolfpack offense heading...game and the pressure hasn't hit him yet." Rivers has completed 237 of 441 passes for 3,054 yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/28/col_303809.shtml
College
Overtime: Rivers to play final season at W. Carolina

Quarterback David Rivers, who grew frustrated with his lack of...immediately eligible to play this fall. Rivers, who attended Lakeside High School...redshirted in freshman year in 1996, Rivers has one season of eligibility remaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/12/oth_287054.shtml
Other sports
Rivers heeding father's advice

LOS ANGELES --- Doc Rivers often thinks about his father, a former...relies on to guide his team. Grady Rivers preached patience, consistency and...respected family man. In November, Grady Rivers died after a brief illness. Doc Rivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/14/nba_462178.shtml
NBA
Knox-Rivers sold to Reeves Construction

CSR Knox-Rivers has been sold to Reeves Construction Company...in the world. The sale included Knox-Rivers' three area asphalt plants in Camak...changes the name of the company to Knox-Rivers Construction, a division of Reeves Construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/05/bus_262966.shtml
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