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LeBron, Heat down Hawks for 8th straight win

LeBron, Heat down Hawks for 8th straight win

ESPN.com Updated Feb 20, 2013
Miami scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter to erase Atlanta's 10-point lead and the Heat, led by LeBron James' 24 points, beat the Hawks 103-90 on Wednesday night to extend their season-best winning streak to eight games.
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  • This Hawks Bro Is So Amped He Can Barely Move

    This Hawks Bro Is So Amped He Can Barely Move

    deadspin.com Feb 20, 2013
    Goldthwaitian is the only way I can describe this guy. He is so psyched he cannot properly form the usual manifestations of joy so he just kind of vibrates. More »
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  • Drew: Josh Smith handling trade talks like pro

    Drew: Josh Smith handling trade talks like pro

    Josh Smith is starting against the Miami Heat Wednesday night in what could be his final game with the Atlanta Hawks if any of the trade deadline talks involving the star forward become reality.
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  • Braves rave about Reed Johnson's presence

    Braves rave about Reed Johnson's presence

    MLB.com Feb 20, 2013
    Reed Johnson is one of five players in Major League history to hit a leadoff home run and walk-off home run in the same game. He also has the ability to help his Braves teammates laugh over the course of a long season.
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  • Roddy White wants Dwight Freeney as a teammate

    Roddy White wants Dwight Freeney as a teammate

    Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning isn’t the only one courting Dwight Freeney ahead of the start of free agency. Falcons wide receiver Roddy White took to his Twitter account on Wednesday to let it be known that he would like to share a locker room with
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  • An alternative to Tony Gonzalez?

    An alternative to Tony Gonzalez?

    ESPN.com Feb 20, 2013
    BRADENTON , Fla. -- As the Atlanta Falcons watch the workouts at the NFL scouting combine this week, it’s pretty much a certainty their coaches and scouts will be keeping a close eye on Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert. The Falcons have been lobbying h
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  • Josh Smith is a very, very good player that is receiving way, w…

    Josh Smith is a very, very good player that is receiving way, way too much attention

    yahoo.com Feb 20, 2013
    The NBA is one day ahead of its trade deadline. The featured prize is Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith. And I just don’t get it. Smith is an unrestricted free agent this summer. He is a fantastic athlete with superb all-around skills and drive, and he”
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Feb 20, 2013
    Time for a look at some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS D. Orlando Ledbetter throws out the possibility of the Falcons taking South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore in the second round of the draft. Lattimore is a great ta…
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  • Video - Heat Burn Hawks, 103-90 00:58

    Heat Burn Hawks, 103-90

    Feb 20
    Heat down Hawks for eighth straight win.
  • Video - Josh Smith Drawing Interest 02:15

    Josh Smith Drawing Interest

    Feb 20
    Chris Broussard discusses which teams are interested in trading for Hawks SF Josh Smith and Tim Legler discusses which team is the best fit for Smith.
  • Video - Becoming Explosive 02:11

    Becoming Explosive

    Feb 20
    Explosion is a key element NFL scouts look for at the Combine. How do players improve upon this intangible trait? ESPN.com visits Strength and Conditioning Coach Tom Shaw's training facility to find out

Sports Columnists

  • Adande: Lakers-Celtics game just can't compare to a passing great

    Feb 20
    The Celtics-Lakers game felt secondary to everything after the death of Jerry Buss.