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Cubs finalize Jackson's four-year, $52M contract

Cubs finalize Jackson's four-year, $52M contract

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
Edwin Jackson keeps bouncing around, and he thinks he knows why.
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  • Heat's James, Clippers' Paul named Kia Players of the Month

    Heat's James, Clippers' Paul named Kia Players of the Month

    nba.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.
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  • Hawks' Drew, Clippers' Del Negro named Coaches of the Month

    Hawks' Drew, Clippers' Del Negro named Coaches of the Month

    nba.com Jan 2, 2013
    NEW YORK -- The Atlanta Hawks' Larry Drew and the Los Angeles Clippers' Vinny Del Negro today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.
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  • Jamal Crawford, Matt Barnes Are Part Of The Biggest Reason The …

    Jamal Crawford, Matt Barnes Are Part Of The Biggest Reason The Clippers Are Real Contenders

    dimemag.com Jan 2, 2013
    There were times during the Los Angeles Clippers incredible final month of 2012 when both Blake Griffin and Chris Paul struggled to find the bottom of the bucket. When you checked the box score, both of their superstars appeared to struggle and barely m…
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  • Kobe Bryant explains Lakers’ lack of energy in loss to 76ers: ‘…

    Kobe Bryant explains Lakers’ lack of energy in loss to 76ers: ‘We’re old as [expletive]‘

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Los Angeles Lakers' one-step-forward, two-steps-back season returned to reverse on Tuesday night, as Mike D'Antoni's squad followed Friday night's comfortable 2012-ending win over the Portland Trail Blazers by opening 2013 with a sluggish 103-99 los…
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  • Why Are The Lakers So Flat? Kobe: "Because We're Old As Shit."

    Why Are The Lakers So Flat? Kobe: "Because We're Old As Shit."

    deadspin.com Jan 2, 2013
    Older teams have run the same strategy for years to deal with the NBA's 82-game grind: go through the motions in the regular season, make sure you're healthy and rested for the spring. But these Lakers, built to win in the postseason, wouldn't even be i…
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  • Retooled rotation now Angels' biggest uncertainty

    Retooled rotation now Angels' biggest uncertainty

    MLB.com Jan 2, 2013
    Heading into 2012, starting pitching was perceived to be the Angels' greatest strength. Now, it's the main concern for a club with championship aspirations.
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  • Donald Sterling's Son, Who Got Away With Shooting His Childhood…

    Donald Sterling's Son, Who Got Away With Shooting His Childhood Friend In 1999, Found Dead Of Apparent Drug Overdose

    Scott Sterling, the 31-year-old son of Los Angeles Clippers owner-and gross weirdo slumlord-Donald Sterling, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose Tuesday night at a home in Malibu, Calif. More »
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  • JaVale McGee hits 1st career 3, celebrates with cooking dance a…

    JaVale McGee hits 1st career 3, celebrates with cooking dance as Nuggets snap Clips’ streak (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 2, 2013
    With 1.3 seconds left in the third quarter of Tuesday night's year-opening tilt between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers, Denver point guard Andre Miller prepared to inbound the ball with a chance for one final shot. So, understandably, he lo…
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  • Amar’e Stoudemire Is Finally Back; The Clippers Finally Lose A …

    Amar’e Stoudemire Is Finally Back; The Clippers Finally Lose A Game

    dimemag.com CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    Every so often, the teacher becomes the student, and last night in Madison Square Garden, the return of Amar’e Stoudemire was overshadowed by Damian Lillard one-upping the ultimate clutch player, Carmelo Anthony, in winning time. If the NBA ever gets it
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  • Holiday, Turner help Sixers fend off Lakers

    Holiday, Turner help Sixers fend off Lakers

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    Jrue Holiday had 26 points and 10 assists, Evan Turner added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 103-99 on Tuesday night.
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  • Pau Gasol Launches A Football Pass to Kobe Bryant

    Pau Gasol Launches A Football Pass to Kobe Bryant

    dimemag.com Jan 2, 2013
    Pau Gasol launches a football pass to Kobe Bryant who scores easily at the other end of the floor in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • Kobe Bryant Cashes In a Reverse Layup

    Kobe Bryant Cashes In a Reverse Layup

    dimemag.com Jan 2, 2013
    Kobe Bryant drives the baseline and cashes in a reverse layup in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • Video - How Much Of Problem With Lakers Is Kobe? 10:05

    How Much Of Problem With Lakers Is Kobe?

    Jan 2
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the Lakers' struggles this season.
  • Video - Are The Lakers Too Old? 01:07

    Are The Lakers Too Old?

    Jan 2
    Kurt Rambis discusses Kobe Bryant's comments about what's wrong with the Lakers.
  • Video - Warriors Hand Clippers Their Second Straight Loss 01:12

    Warriors Hand Clippers Their Second Straight Loss

    Jan 2
    Warriors capture their fourth straight win, downing the Clippers 115-94.

Sports Columnists

  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.