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The NBA, A-through-Z: Ubuntu, urgency, and the Los Angeles ClippersUpdated Aug 26 Share Tweet
The free agents have just about all been signed up. The NBA is down to a series of Instagram photos from moving yachts and crossed fingers from worried teams hoping their players stay safe in the summer off. There’s nothing going on, save for that clock…
Share TweetThe Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to sign forward Antawn Jamison to a one-year deal worth the veteran's minimum, a source close to the situation told ESPNLosAngeles.com on Monday.Source: ESPN.com
ESPN Camera Catches Dodgers Fan With "Fuck Boston" T-ShirtUpdated Aug 26 Share TweetI like it, but the purple-and-gold color scheme makes me think this guy might just be a Laker fan who repurposed this shirt from a past Lakers-Celtics series. If that's the case, then good on him for maximizing the value of his insulting t-shirt.Read mo…Source: deadspin.com
Atlanta Braves bullpen doesn't let turnover shake dominanceUpdated Aug 26 Share TweetThe Braves' bullpen is full of waiver claims filling in for injured veterans. So how are they still dominating?Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetIt seems implausible that a fresh-faced rookie with little or no experience can transform an entire team overnight from something ordinary into something extraordinary. But in consecutive seasons, that is precisely what we have seen with the Angels' Mik…Source: MLB.comShare TweetNot only did the Red Sox look like they belonged on the same playing field as the scorching-hot Dodgers, but they actually came out on top after pulling out an impressive 8-1 victory in Sunday night's rubber match of a three-game series. Backed by a com…Share TweetAngels manager Mike Scioscia denies that he's experiencing tensions with his boss, general manager Jerry Dipoto, over "philosophical differences." One...Source: grantland.com
Jamison Close To Deal With ClippersAug 26Israel Gutierrez discusses a report that the Clippers are close to a deal with veteran forward Antawn Jamison.
Report: Howard Wanted Kobe ReleasedAug 26Stephen A. Smith and Tracy McGrady discuss the media report that Dwight Howard wanted Mike D'Antoni fired and Kobe Bryant released via the amnesty clause before re-signing with the Lakers.
Greinke Leads Dodgers Past CubsAug 26Zack Greinke picked up his 13th victory of the season in the Dodgers' 6-2 win over the Cubs.
Not Just About Adrian PetersonAug 26Not Just About Adrian Peterson
Agent disputes report saying Odom missingAug 26The agent for NBA veteran Lamar Odom said Monday that Odom's whereabouts are known by his family and that he still has aspirations to return to the NBA.
Arian Foster: The AFC’s Mystery ManAug 26HOUSTON — Battle of the heavyweights here Sunday. When it was mostly first-teamers versus first-teamers through the first half, the score was the rejuvenated Saints (with some frisky new pups on defense) 17, Texans (minus J.J. Watt and Arian Foster) 16.…