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Dirk scores 19 as Mavs hold off Lin, Rockets

Dirk scores 19 as Mavs hold off Lin, Rockets

ESPN.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 points, O.J. Mayo hit two tiebreaking free throws and the Dallas Mavericks held off a Jeremy Lin-led surge to beat the Houston Rockets 105-100 on Wednesday night.
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  • Texans: Johnathan Joseph didn’t claim to be better than Patriot…

    Texans: Johnathan Joseph didn’t claim to be better than Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    This morning I passed along a report from CSNHouston.com that quoted Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph as saying that the Texans are a better team than the Patriots, despite the Patriots beating the Texans twice. But the Texans say Joseph didn’t say th
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  • Gillette cuts Texans deep yet again…With CD, OneTexFan and Dan …

    Gillette cuts Texans deep yet again…With CD, OneTexFan and Dan P.

    chron.com Jan 16, 2013
    As I reflect on the Texans’ final game of the season, and the season as a whole, I’m both proud and disappointed, I’m hopeful but doubtful, I’m fired up and tired. The Texans did Sunday what many expected, but most had hoped against. The game’s
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  • Blake Griffin Huge Breakaway Dunk on the Houston Rockets (Video…

    Blake Griffin Huge Breakaway Dunk on the Houston Rockets (Video)

    dimemag.com Jan 16, 2013
    Did you catch this huge Blake Griffin breakaway dunk on the Houston Rockets last night? Just brutal. To quote on of the Dime Crew when he saw this, “This isn’t even human!” Check it out here: And check out more Blake Griffin dunks and news. For brea
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  • Dedicated Wallace eager to seize new opportunity

    Dedicated Wallace eager to seize new opportunity

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    Brett Wallace showed up to camp last spring in tremendous shape, having lost 15 pounds and eager to win a spot on the Astros' roster. The problem for Wallace was there was another 270 pounds -- in the form of veteran first baseman Carlos Lee -- blocking…
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  • RTC: Texans rookie linemen reflect

    RTC: Texans rookie linemen reflect

    ESPN.com chron.com Jan 16, 2013
    Reading the coverage ... Comings and goings among NFL head coaches. A handy chart. Houston Texans While Gary Kubiak knows Matt Schaub can play better and more consistently, the Texans have to acquire more talent and improve around Schaub. J.J. Watt cont…
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  • Ty Lawson Beats The Rookie Of The Year Front-Runner; Hoosiers L…

    Ty Lawson Beats The Rookie Of The Year Front-Runner; Hoosiers Lose

    dimemag.com Jan 16, 2013
    Even after Chris Paul’s right kneecap conspired to scratch Tuesday’s most intriguing point-guard matchup from the schedule - CP3 and the Clippers facing Jeremy Lin and the Rockets - the NBA still delivered a gem by giving us Ty Lawson versus Damia
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  • Different Point Of Attack

    Different Point Of Attack

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    Chris Paul sat out, but the Clippers rolled again in a 117-109 win over the Rockets. Ben Golliver examines L.A.'s decisive run, Grant Hill's cameo and Blake Griffin's latest highlight.
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  • Video - Lin One-Handed Lay In 00:14

    Lin One-Handed Lay In

    Jan 16
    Jeremy Lin drives through traffic and finishes with the lay in.
  • Video - Mavs Dunk In Transition 00:08

    Mavs Dunk In Transition

    Jan 16
    O.J. Mayo feeds Shawn Marion for the dunk
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots 04:15

    'Sound FX': Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots

    Jan 16
    Take a listen inside the helmets of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Houston Texans safety Glover Quin during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots 04:15

    'Sound FX': Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots

    Jan 16
    Take a listen inside the helmets of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Houston Texans safety Glover Quin during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …

    Jan 16
    Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''