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Father & All-Star, Elton Brand, Has Seen It All During His …

Father & All-Star, Elton Brand, Has Seen It All During His 15-Year Career

dimemag.com Updated 18 hours ago
It’s impossible not to picture the regal bearing of Elton Brand every time he drops another gem of knowledge on us. Whether it’s about the game, or about life in general, there aren’t many people — let alone professional athletes — who can offer up such…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Blueliners plentiful in upcoming UFA crop

    Rumor Roundup: Blueliners plentiful in upcoming UFA crop

    thehockeynews.com 23 hours ago
    ESPN.com’s Craig Custance recently listed his top-20 NHL unrestricted free agents for 2015. What’s notable about Custance’s list, apart from the lack of genuine superstar talent in next summer’s UFA market, is that it’s dominated by defensemen. The nota…
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  • Holmes: Kobe's hero ball hurting Lakers

    Holmes: Kobe's hero ball hurting Lakers

    ESPN.com Nov 27 (yesterday)
    Bryant's 'hero ball' act in crunch time doing more harm than good for Los Angeles
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  • Griz hold off Lakers to extend run, go to 13-2

    Griz hold off Lakers to extend run, go to 13-2

    ESPN.com Nov 27 (yesterday)
    Marc Gasol had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Mike Conley added 19 points, and the Grizzlies held off the Lakers 99-93 on Wednesday night for their seventh victory in eight games.
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  • Jones shuts out Wild, Kings score 4 goals in 1st period and ska…

    Jones shuts out Wild, Kings score 4 goals in 1st period and skate to 4-0 victory

    NHL.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Dustin Brown's goal and assist helped ignite a four-goal first period, Martin Jones earned his fifth career shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Wednesday night. Mike Richards, Tyler Toffoli and ...
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  • Chris Paul wears initials of fan's late mom on sneaker vs. Pist…

    Chris Paul wears initials of fan's late mom on sneaker vs. Pistons

    yahoo.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    If you were watching closely during Wednesday's matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons, you might have noticed that Clippers point guard Chris Paul had something written on his sneakers: ... but you might not have known why the All…
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  • Dodgers send infielder Jackson to Royals

    Dodgers send infielder Jackson to Royals

    MLB.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    Infielder Ryan Jackson, a member of the Dodgers for 23 days, was traded to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday for cash considerations.
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  • Sources: Lakers closing in on deal with Clark

    Sources: Lakers closing in on deal with Clark

    ESPN.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    The Los Angeles Lakers are working on finalizing a one-year, pro-rated veteran minimum deal with forward Earl Clark, league sources confirmed ESPNLosAngeles.com.
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  • What might Yanks, Dodgers do, and when?

    What might Yanks, Dodgers do, and when?

    MLB.com Nov 26 (2 days ago)
    At this point, it's uncertain if the Dodgers are the Yankees of the West or if the Yankees are the Dodgers of the East. They are baseball's preeminent payroll superpowers, and they've both been eerily quiet in the early going of the Hot Stove season. We…
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  • Ducks beat Flames at home for 19th straight time, spoil Hiller'…

    Ducks beat Flames at home for 19th straight time, spoil Hiller's homecoming with 3-2 win

    NHL.com Nov 26 (2 days ago)
    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Corey Perry, Matt Beleskey and Kyle Palmieri staked Anaheim to a big lead, and the Ducks then held on for their 19th straight home victory against Calgary, beating the Flames 3-2 on Tuesday night. The Flames haven't won in A...
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  • Neal scores only goal in 6-round shootout, lifts Predators over…

    Neal scores only goal in 6-round shootout, lifts Predators over Kings 4-3

    NHL.com Nov 26 (2 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - James Neal had to be patient while waiting for his name to be called in the shootout. Then he made his opportunity count. Neal scored the only goal of the six-round tiebreaker to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over ...
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  • Los Angles Lakers granted $4.85 million disabled player excepti…

    Los Angles Lakers granted $4.85 million disabled player exception for Steve Nash

    ESPN.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted a $4.85 million disabled player exception by the NBA for Steve Nash, who is out for the season with a back injury, league sources told ESPN.com.
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  • Kings again skating through regular season in hopes of postseas…

    Kings again skating through regular season in hopes of postseason success

    yahoo.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    Kings defenseman Matt Greene is a noted classic rock music fan. So when asked to describe the Kings as a “Hall and Oates” song, Greene simply couldn’t quite figure out this particular group of hockey royalty. “Oh man… that’s the best question I’ve ever …
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  • Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens all billion dollar organization…

    Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens all billion dollar organizations according to Forbes

    thehockeynews.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    My, what a difference one year and a massive TV contract can make. In 2013, when American business magazine Forbes released their NHL franchise valuations, only one team was said to be a billion dollar organization: the Toronto Maple Leafs ($1.15 billio…
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  • Mike Trout Q&A: His workouts, goals and what he's thankful for

    Mike Trout Q&A: His workouts, goals and what he's thankful for

    yahoo.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    If you thought Mike Trout would win the American League MVP, then spend his offseason slacking around, you're dead wrong. Trout, the 23-year-old Los Angeles Angels star, is already back in the gym getting ready for 2015. Even in the days before Thanksgi…
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  • Video - SC Not Top Plays 02:45

    SC Not Top Plays

    Nov 28
    "SportsCenter" presents this week's worst plays in sports.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:43

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Nov 26
    Check out the top plays from the night in the NBA, including Gerald Green's big dunk.
  • Video - A #HateHard Thanksgiving 02:01

    A #HateHard Thanksgiving

    Nov 26
    Amin delivers a very special #HateHard edition of thanks.
  • Video - Kings Blank Wild 00:44

    Kings Blank Wild

    Nov 26
    Martin Jones had 28 saves in the Kings' 4-0 win over the Wild.

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