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East Side -- Rivalries are blooming all around

East Side -- Rivalries are blooming all around

ESPN.com Updated Nov 26, 2012
Rivalries haven't disappeared, they have just evolved from the 1980s Celtics-Lakers template.
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  • PED bans: Patriots' Cunningham

    PED bans: Patriots' Cunningham

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots lost their second defensive end in nine days on Monday when Jermaine Cunningham was suspended for four games without pay for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
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  • A’s donate one full playoff share to charity at Jonny Gomes’ re…

    A’s donate one full playoff share to charity at Jonny Gomes’ request

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Nov 26, 2012
    Jonny Gomes is no longer a member of the Oakland A's organization after signing a two-year, $10 million - which will pay him the highest salary of his ten year career - with the Boston Red Sox last Wednesday, but his most recent former club will sti
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  • Major Question Marks Need Answers With The Boston Celtics

    Major Question Marks Need Answers With The Boston Celtics

    dimemag.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Boston Celtics are the best mediocre team in the NBA. Certainly they don’t intend to hold that distinction come season’s end but right now that’s about the best they can muster. It’s hard to fathom how this team can lose by 20 to the Pistons a
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  • Ryan: Tebow's ribs should be ready for this week

    Ryan: Tebow's ribs should be ready for this week

    CNNSI.com Nov 26, 2012
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Rex Ryan anticipates Tim Tebow will be "ready to go" in the New York Jets' next game against the Arizona Cardinals in spite of the backup quarterback's two broken ribs.
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  • QBR: Ryan Tannehill edges Tom Brady

    QBR: Ryan Tannehill edges Tom Brady

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    The New England Patriots scored 49 points in a blowout win over the New York Jets in Week 12. Meanwhile, the Miami Dolphins needed a late field goal to barely edge the Seattle Seahawks, 24-21. Judging by the score, you would think Patriots quarterback T…
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  • Jameer Nelson Goes One Way, Paul Pierce Goes Flat On His Back

    Jameer Nelson Goes One Way, Paul Pierce Goes Flat On His Back

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    Jameer Nelson might have missed the shot and the Magic did wind up losing in overtime, but so what? Nelson's hesitation move on this catch-and-step broke Paul Pierce's ankles and left Pierce watching the remainder of the play from his back. More »
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  • Who got shook worse: Tony Parker or Paul Pierce? (VIDEOS)

    Who got shook worse: Tony Parker or Paul Pierce? (VIDEOS)

    yahoo.com Nov 26, 2012
    Exhibit A, from the San Antonio Spurs' visit to Indianapolis to take on the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, courtesy of Indy reserve Lance Stephenson: And Exhibit B, from the Boston Celtics' trip to Central Florida to square off against the Orlando Magi…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Bills gave up a return touchdown for the second straight week. Dolphins WR Davone Bess kept finding ways to get open in the fourth quarter. The Patriots will try to wrap up the AFC East this week. Speculating about possible coaching and personnel ca…
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  • East Side -- Rivalries are blooming all around

    Nov 26
    Rivalries haven't disappeared, they have just evolved from the 1980s Celtics-Lakers template.
  • Adande: Rivalries dim but game shines brighter

    Nov 26
    While the great rivalries of yore are kaput, the game itself soars to new levels
  • Heat forward LeBron James has plans to transform his game - ESPN The Magaz…

    Nov 26
    MVP, NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist -- what is next for LeBron James? In ESPN The Magazine, Michael Wilbon talks with the Heat forward about how he will transform his game.
  • Peter King: As we hit home stretch, suspense reigns in NFC playoff chase

    Nov 26
    Prelude to a diss: In the last 52 weeks, the Packers have met the Giants three times. Green Bay has allowed 35, 37 and 38 points, and an average of 419 yards a game, and nine Eli Manning touchdown passes. Time for defensive coordinator Dom Capers to fig…