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Fan explains what led to Chris Christie confrontation at ball game

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Fan explains what led to Chris Christie confrontation at ball game

You've likely seen the video of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie all up in a Cubs fan's face at a baseball game in Milwaukee.

"You're a big shot," Christie can be heard saying.

Now the fan has explained what led up to the seemingly tense interaction.

From ABC News:

The fan, who was identified by ABC Milwaukee affiliate WISN as Brad Joseph, said the confrontation started when he yelled Christie's name as he was walking up the steps at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

"He was already quite a bit past me, and 30 feet away, I yelled his name and told him that he sucked," Joseph told WISN.

He told the station, "I called him a hypocrite because I thought it needed to be said. He then turned around and walked all the way back toward me and got up in my face for what seemed like a long time but was probably only about 30 seconds."

Christie also apparently told the fan to "have another beer," which is a pretty accurate thing to say at a baseball game. The fan defended his right to criticize Christie because he is a public official and he did not use profanity. 

"This is America, and I think we have the right to say what you believe, as long as it's not crude or profane," Joseph said.

Christie, for his part, has had his fair share of run ins with the Philadelphia sports world. He famously ripped Philly fans and our baseball park for being "unsafe." The Phillies have even subtweeted him in the past

Asked about LeBron James during Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*

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Asked about LeBron James during Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*

Apparently, Kyrie Irving doesn't want to talk about LeBron James.

During the Celtics' win over the Sixers on Friday, a fan asked Irving, "Where's LeBron?"

Irving's response ... NSFW ...

WARNING: The video contains offensive language. But if that kind of thing doesn't bother you, you can watch it here.

Irving was asked about the incident by reporters Saturday.

So what he's basically saying is "sorry, not sorry."

With the video circulating on social media, expect Irving to hear from the league.

Joel Embiid expects 90 percent of his tweets to go viral

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Joel Embiid expects 90 percent of his tweets to go viral

One of the things that I love about Joel Embiid is the fact that it seems like every day we find another reason to love him even more.

Today's entry comes from a profile in GQ magazine in which he talks about plenty of things. But it was one of the first things he was asked about his Twitter account that had me rolling once again.

How do you find out if one of [your tweet] has gone viral, then?

Joel: I think 90 percent of them [will be viral]. That’s the expectation.

Amazing. The thing is, I don't know if he's giving himself enough credit. ONLY 90%????

Oh, and he subscribes to the Jah Rule school of thought: WHO CARES?

"Then I had so much time, too, because I missed that whole year and the second year after, so I didn’t have anything to do," Embiid said. "[I’d] just go on social media and converse with fans, make crazy jokes, and tweet crazy stuff because I don’t care. I say whatever I want to."

His critique of other players' boring Twitter accounts is also incredibly on point:

What do you mean some guys are always tweeting the same thing?

Joel: Bullshit like, “Game Day!” “It’s a great game.” I don’t know. They’re all the same. It’s boring.

Amen.

The whole Q&A is worth any Sixers fan's time just to get to know a little more about Jojo. Be happy he's ours. And pray he stays healthy so he can take his game on the court to the same level as his game off of it.