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The NBA, A-through-Z: Ubuntu, urgency, and the Los Angeles Clip…

The NBA, A-through-Z: Ubuntu, urgency, and the Los Angeles Clippers

yahoo.com Updated Aug 26, 2013
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…
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  • Clippers sign Jamison to one-year contract

    Clippers sign Jamison to one-year contract

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    The 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.
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  • ESPN Camera Catches Dodgers Fan With "Fuck Boston" T-Shirt

    ESPN Camera Catches Dodgers Fan With "Fuck Boston" T-Shirt

    deadspin.com Aug 26, 2013
    I 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…
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  • Atlanta Braves bullpen doesn't let turnover shake dominance

    Atlanta Braves bullpen doesn't let turnover shake dominance

    CNNSI.com Aug 26, 2013
    The Braves' bullpen is full of waiver claims filling in for injured veterans. So how are they still dominating?
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  • In Trout and Puig, lightning has struck twice in SoCal

    In Trout and Puig, lightning has struck twice in SoCal

    MLB.com Aug 26, 2013
    It 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…
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  • Peavy's three-hitter puts Red Sox alone in first

    Peavy's three-hitter puts Red Sox alone in first

    MLB.com grantland.com Aug 26, 2013
    Not 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…
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  • The Death of the Superstar Manager

    The Death of the Superstar Manager

    grantland.com Aug 26, 2013
    Angels manager Mike Scioscia denies that he's experiencing tensions with his boss, general manager Jerry Dipoto, over "philosophical differences." One...
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  • Video - Jamison Close To Deal With Clippers 03:13

    Jamison Close To Deal With Clippers

    Aug 26
    Israel Gutierrez discusses a report that the Clippers are close to a deal with veteran forward Antawn Jamison.
  • Video - Report: Howard Wanted Kobe Released 04:30

    Report: Howard Wanted Kobe Released

    Aug 26
    Stephen 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.
  • Video - Greinke Leads Dodgers Past Cubs 00:32

    Greinke Leads Dodgers Past Cubs

    Aug 26
    Zack Greinke picked up his 13th victory of the season in the Dodgers' 6-2 win over the Cubs.

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    Aug 26
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  • Agent disputes report saying Odom missing

    Aug 26
    The 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 Man

    Aug 26
    HOUSTON — 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.…