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MLB.com Feb 20, 2013Angels first baseman Albert Pujols, recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, may not be getting into Spring Training games until mid-March.Share Tweet
Preview: Celtics vs. Lakerspurpleandgoldblog.com Feb 20, 2013It's anybody's guess why the Lakers (25-29) have yet to find that motivation to go out and lay everything on the floor to help themselves win games. The passing of the legendary Dr. Jerry Buss Monday morning could be that push they need to make a histor…Share Tweet
Del Negro: Clips likely to stand pat at deadlineThe Los Angeles Clippers do not expect to make any trades before Thursday's NBA trade deadline, Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro said on Wednesday.Share TweetFor weeks, with his Los Angeles Lakers continuing to underperform and his prized offseason acquisition struggling both on the court and, reportedly, off it, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has held firm on one point - that the purple-and-gold wouldShare TweetTwo relievers brought in to upgrade the Angels bullpen are getting a little closer to being ready, manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday.Share Tweetramsgab.com Feb 20, 2013Athleticism +Explodes out of stance and across the line of scrimmage, is able to catch the OT often before he is set +Coils in his stance prior to the snap +Shows a lot of balance in his rush, is able to rush with speed and power without getting out of …Share Tweetstltoday.com Feb 20, 2013Check out what Thomas, Burwell and Gordon say about the holes on the Rams' roster.Share Tweetpurpleandgoldblog.com Feb 20, 2013It's anybody's guess why the Lakers (25-29) have yet to find that motivation to go out and lay everything on the floor to help themselves win games. The passing of the legendary Dr. Jerry Buss Monday morning could be that push they need to make a histor…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 20, 2013When the Los Angeles Lakers take the court on Wednesday night to play their longtime rivals, the Boston Celtics, in their first game after the death of Dr. Jerry Buss, they'll do so wearing special jersey patches honoring the late legendary owner. The t…Share TweetA look at the NFC West's best and worst from the past five NFL drafts, one team at a time. St. Louis Rams Best choice: James Laurinaitis, LB, 2009 second round. Chris Long provided the only serious competition for Laurinaitis, although that could change…Share Tweet
Joe Johnson Gets Huge Buckets; The Warriors Are In Troubledimemag.com Feb 20, 2013Despite the convenience to call the post-All Star period the NBA’s second half, the playoffs are right around the corner. This is a sprint in the final two months with the Heat having to play the most games before the playoffs with 32 (the Lakers: 26).Share Tweet
Mr. Russell's House: Bill Russell and Bill Simmonsgrantland.com Feb 20, 2013NBA legend Bill Russell tells Bill Simmons about the time he was coaxed out of retirement to play for the Lakers, the racial tension he felt in Boston...Share Tweet
Dr. Jerry Buss TributeFeb 20Lakers pay tribute to Dr. Jerry Buss before hosting the Celtics Wednesday night.
Dwight, Lakers A Bad Fit?Feb 20Henry Abbott and David Thorpe discuss whether a change of scenery is in order for Dwight Howard?
Have Lakers Misused Dwight Howard?Feb 20Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Phil Jackson's comments about how the Lakers have used Dwight Howard.
Celtics Trade RumorsFeb 20Chris Broussard, Tim Legler and Tom Penn discuss the latest trade talk involving the Boston Celtics.