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Patty Mills and Kawhi Leonard scored 16 apiece to lead six San Antonio players in double figures and the Spurs ended their nine-game road trip Sunday night with a 97-87 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
The first unofficial first-round smokescreen of the yearUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetWith multiple reports indicating that the Cardinals, who hold the seventh overall pick in the draft, have become smitten with former USC quarterback Matt Barkley, our first reaction is this. It’s B.S. With the Bills parked one spot behind the CardinalsSource: profootballtalk.com
Pregame: Hamed Haddadi happy in Phoenix, Pop is awesomeUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetPHOENIX - Hamed Haddadi will be inactive for the Phoenix Suns’ game on Sunday as he tries to get back into shape. After going through a practice that interim coach Lindsey Hunter called a...Source: valleyofthesun.com
Roundup: Verlander, Grienke make spring debutsUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetLAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Cy Young Award winners Roy Halladay and Justin Verlander made their spring training debuts Sunday as the Philadelphia Phillies and Detroit Tigers tied 5-5 in 10 innings.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetRemember that time when Michael Beasley was single-handedly destroying the entire sport of basketball at Kansas State and was obviously going to be better than everyone in the NBA in like three years and probably the next Scottie Pippen, except better t…Source: deadspin.com
On guards: How early to draft best onesUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetGeneral managers and coaches have been known to send figurative smoke screens from the NFL scouting combine regarding their draft intentions. On the surface, at least, the rest of the NFC West has to hope Arizona general manager Steve Keim is serious wh…Source: ESPN.com
Spurs Rebound With Win Against SunsFeb 24Kawhi Leonard scored 16 points and recorded nine rebounds to lead the Spurs past the Suns 97-87.
Sources -- Oklahoma City Thunder trying to bring back Derek FisherFeb 25The Oklahoma City Thunder are preparing to re-sign veteran guard Derek Fisher, according to sources familiar with the Thunder's thinking.
5-on-5: Stretch-run debatesFeb 24Our panel takes aim at some of the biggest debates for the stretch run.
2013 NFL combine -- Tavon Austin, other WRs on fast trackFeb 24Fast receivers such as Tavon Austin stole spotlight from an unexceptional quarterback crop at Sunday's combine, writes John Clayton.