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Garnett ejected as Celtics snap 4-game skid

Garnett ejected as Celtics snap 4-game skid

ESPN.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
Kevin Garnett scored 18 points before he was ejected for a flagrant foul in the fourth quarter, and the Boston Celtics snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Indiana Pacers 94-75 on Friday night.
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  • Baltimore fans forgive Colts for move, but not Robert Irsay -- …

    Baltimore fans forgive Colts for move, but not Robert Irsay -- and may never

    indystar.com Jan 4, 2013
    BALTIMORE -- Ask John Unitas Jr., son of the late Hall of Fame quarterback whose very name evokes images of pro football in this city.
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  • Source: Browns close to deal with Oregon's Kelly

    Source: Browns close to deal with Oregon's Kelly

    CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013
    A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Browns are close to a deal with Oregon's Chip Kelly to become their next coach.
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  • Eagles set to interview Bruce Arians, Gus Bradley

    Eagles set to interview Bruce Arians, Gus Bradley

    The Philadelphia Eagles will interview Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley for their coaching vacancy.
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  • Colts starting G Reitz (concussion) ruled out

    Colts starting G Reitz (concussion) ruled out

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Colts left guard Joe Reitz will not play in Sunday's playoff game at Baltimore because of a concussion. He will likely be replaced by Jeff Linkenbach.
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  • The Peyton Manning Effect: QB has made all of the Broncos bette…

    The Peyton Manning Effect: QB has made all of the Broncos better

    indystar.com Jan 4, 2013
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- John Elway insisted that every one of the Denver Broncos was better the second Peyton Manning put his signature on that nearly $100 million contract last spring.
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  • Ravens' Lewis to make return against Colts

    Ravens' Lewis to make return against Colts

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will make his return from a torn triceps in Sunday's wild-card game against the Indianapolis Colts, coach John Harbaugh said Friday.
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  • Wild-card weekend preview: Steady diet of Ray Rice should end C…

    Wild-card weekend preview: Steady diet of Ray Rice should end Colts’ remarkable season

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    There will be no shortage of intriguing story lines when the Indianapolis Colts visit the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Following a 2-14 season in 2011, the Colts fired longtime assistant and then-head coach Jim Caldwell, hired Chuck Pagano away from the …
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  • Colts' Tom Telesco meets with Chargers today for GM vacancy

    Colts' Tom Telesco meets with Chargers today for GM vacancy

    indystar.com Jan 4, 2013
    Indianapolis Colts' vice president of football operations Tom Telesco is meeting with the San Diego Chargers today regarding their vacant general manager's position, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
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  • Colts RB Vick Ballard's ride from casting call to lead role

    Colts RB Vick Ballard's ride from casting call to lead role

    indystar.com Jan 4, 2013
    Vick Ballard finished the regular season fifth in rushing yards among NFL rookies but by any measure he has come farther than the 814 yards he covered to get there.
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  • Wrong Direction?: On paper, the Chiefs appear to have hit a hom…

    Wrong Direction?: On paper, the Chiefs appear to have hit a home ru…

    CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013
    On paper, the Chiefs appear to have hit a home run in reportedly hiring Andy Reid as their new head coach. But Don Banks finds history may not be so kind to the new partnership.
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  • Coach Says Paul George & David West Are Playing Like All-Stars

    Coach Says Paul George & David West Are Playing Like All-Stars

    dimemag.com Jan 4, 2013
    A few weeks into the season, they were perhaps the NBA’s most disappointing team. Now Indiana is sitting at No. 4 in the East, 19-13 on the year after winning eight of their last 10 games. Roy Hibbert is still struggling on the offensive end, shooting o
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  • Middle Men: Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterba……

    Middle Men: Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterba…

    CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013
    Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterback, the story of Wild Card Weekend will be told by the men under center and those assigned to stop them, writes Peter King.
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  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card rou…

    Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises:
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  • Former Colt Gary Brackett breaks down the Ravens' rushing attac…

    Former Colt Gary Brackett breaks down the Ravens' rushing attack

    indystar.com Jan 4, 2013
    How do the Colts stop Ray Rice Sunday? How much of an impact can Baltimore's powerful fullback, Vonta Leach, have? Here's a breakdown of the Ravens' rushing offense, courtesy of former Colts linebacker and defensive captain Gary Brackett.
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  • Tom Brady, Peyton Manning on collision course again as NFL play…

    Tom Brady, Peyton Manning on collision course again as NFL playoffs focus on rookie QB matchup of Robert Griffin III vs. Russell

    nydailynews.com Jan 4, 2013
    It’s the year of the rookie quarterback with Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson starting in this weekend’s wild-card round and RG3 and Wilson facing each other, but for old time’s sake, there is one potential playoff matchup that is
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  • Video - NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card Weekend 04:55

    NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card Weekend

    Jan 4
    NFL Live OT previews this weekends' NFL playoff games.
  • Video - Ray Lewis Probable Vs Colts 00:38

    Ray Lewis Probable Vs Colts

    Jan 4
    John Clayton with the latest on Ray Lewis' playing status for the Ravens' playoff matchup against the Colts.
  • Video - Sunday Wild-Card Preview 02:59

    Sunday Wild-Card Preview

    Jan 4
    Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi preview Sunday's wild-card matchups between Indianapolis-Baltimore and Seattle-Washington.
  • Video - 2012: Best of Reggie Wayne 02:09

    2012: Best of Reggie Wayne

    Jan 4
    Coming off of his worst year since 2003, it appeared father time was catching up with Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne. However, a new coach and a new quarterback revitalized the 34-year old to the tune of 106 receptions and 1,355 yards in …

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  • Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win big

    Jan 4
    The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    Jan 4
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: