Get Your Bendict Arnold LeBron Fathead

↵Hell hath no fury like Dan Gilbert scorned. The Cavs' owner became internet famous with his comic sans diatribe against the "cowardly betrayal" of a guy deciding to play somewhere other than Cleveland… ↵

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↵…and when someone is cheesed off enough to fire off a letter in the font equivalent of, well, the 2010-11 Cavaliers, he's not going to stop at a strongly worded letter. He's going to take the company that makes Fatheads, which he owns, and he is going to reference American history on your ass. ↵

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↵Behold the slightly clever, slightly sad revenge of Dan Gilbert!  ↵

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↵⇥And for this new generation of LBJ haters there also are bargain prices available on LeBron Fatheads -- at least those of him in a Cavaliers uniform. They have been marked down drastically on the Fathead website, from $99.99 to $17.41. ↵⇥

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↵17.41 is an odd price. What could have happened in 1741 that is relevant today? ↵

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↵⇥July 15Alexei Chirikov sights land in Southeast Alaska. He sends some men aboard in a longboat, making them the first Europeans to visit Alaska. ↵⇥

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↵Gilbert could be making an obtuse statement about Sarah Palin. Or:  ↵

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↵⇥William Browning invents mineral water. ↵⇥

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↵It could be a sponsorship thing. Or: ↵

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↵⇥Ongoing events: War of Jenkins' Ear ↵⇥

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↵Which has nothing to do with anything but is the War of Jenkins' Ear. Or:  ↵

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↵⇥BIRTHS: January 14Benedict Arnold, American Revolutionary War general and traitor (d. 1801) ↵⇥

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↵That might be it. A traitor is born, and Cleveland will never be the same, or rather it will just be the same as always. At least they're not Detroit. ↵

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This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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