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Sullinger's 16 boards power Celtics past Suns

Sullinger's 16 boards power Celtics past Suns

ESPN.com valleyofthesun.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
Jeff Green scored 14 points, rookie Jared Sullinger added 12 points and a career-best 16 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics recovered from a dreadful third quarter with a big rally to start the fourth and held off the slumping Phoenix Suns 87-79.
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  • The daily coaching, G.M. vacancy update

    The daily coaching, G.M. vacancy update

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    [Editor's note:  Every day, we'll post a new update on the various coaching and G.M. vacancies, until all of them are filled.  And we'll eventually try to come up with a different way to explain that via an Editor's note.] Arizona Cardinals:  The Cardi
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  • Todd Haley Is Giving One Reporter A Giant Headache

    Todd Haley Is Giving One Reporter A Giant Headache

    We like NFL.com's Ian Rapoport-good guy, good sources, good track record. But nobody deserves the head-spinning confusion he's dealing with today, thanks to Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley, who might be interviewing for the Arizona Cardinals h
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  • Strength of schedule from another angle

    Strength of schedule from another angle

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    A perfect storm took down the Arizona Cardinals in 2012: worst-case-scenario injuries at running back, shoddy quarterback play, questionable planning for the offensive line, unexpected quarterback developments elsewhere in the division and a brutal sche…
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret …

    Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret Kaepernick move

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will regret the decision to bench highly efficient quarterback Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in the middle of the season. And there's a good chance that moment of regret will come Saturday night at Candle…
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  • The Plot Thickens: Think you're prepared for the divisional rou…

    The Plot Thickens: Think you're prepared for the divisional round? T…

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    Think you're prepared for the divisional round? Think again. Dig deep, and you'll find some intriguing storylines that provide a backdrop for this weekend, Don Banks writes.
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  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite ei…

    Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
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  • David Caldwell named general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguar…

    David Caldwell named general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars

    yahoo.com Jan 9, 2013
    Two NFL teams ended their search for a new general manager on Tuesday. The Arizona Cardinals tabbed an in-house candidate — vice president of player personnel Steve Keim — to replace Rod Graves, while the Jacksonville Jaguars went outside the organiza
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  • Ian Thomsen: A perfect fit in Utah, Millsap may find himself el…

    Ian Thomsen: A perfect fit in Utah, Millsap may find himself elsewhere soon

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    Unrestricted free agency is on the way for Paul Millsap. Its reward has been a long time coming.
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  • Around the NFC West: 1-900-DARNELL

    Around the NFC West: 1-900-DARNELL

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    Around the NFC West: Jan. 9, 2013 Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett was one of the first NFL athletes I can recall using Twitter as a personal playground -- one without much of a filter. I recall thinking initially that Dockett might b…
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  • Phoenix Suns absolutely should not trade for Rudy Gay

    Phoenix Suns absolutely should not trade for Rudy Gay

    valleyofthesun.com Jan 9, 2013
    It would be a colossal understatement to say the Phoenix Suns are struggling in a way they have not for decades. After tonight’s loss in Milwaukee, the team has dropped nine of 10 games and...
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  • Video - Celtics Top Struggling Suns 01:07

    Celtics Top Struggling Suns

    Jan 9
    Jeff Green had 14 points and a highlight reel dunk in the Celtics' 87-79 win.

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  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...