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New Kobe. New Lakers.

New Kobe. New Lakers.

purpleandgoldblog.com Updated Jan 28, 2013
We all know Kobe Bryant is arguably the most competitive and passionate player the game of basketball has ever seen. To him, success is only measured in championships, and there's no such thing as 2nd best. In the past 2 games, Bryant reminded everyone …
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  • Angels add Coello on Minor League deal

    Angels add Coello on Minor League deal

    MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Angels signed right-hander Robert Coello to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training on Monday.
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  • Lakers' Blake practices, set for return Tuesday

    Lakers' Blake practices, set for return Tuesday

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake went through a full practice with the team Monday and will return to the lineup Tuesday when the Lakers play the New Orleans Hornets.
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  • Adelman back coaching Wolves after 3-week break

    Adelman back coaching Wolves after 3-week break

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rick Adelman is back on the court and coaching basketball after three weeks away to help his wife through a health scare.
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  • Roundup: Phils, Cardinals, Yanks make signings

    Roundup: Phils, Cardinals, Yanks make signings

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Looking to fortify their bullpen, the Philadelphia Phillies turned to a familiar face.
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  • Take Two: After continuing their spending spree this offsea……

    Take Two: After continuing their spending spree this offsea…

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    After continuing their spending spree this offseason, the Dodgers are poised to reclaim the NL West crown but that doesn't mean their work is done, writes Jay Jaffe.
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  • New Kobe. New Lakers.

    New Kobe. New Lakers.

    purpleandgoldblog.com Jan 28, 2013
    We all know Kobe Bryant is arguably the most competitive and passionate player the game of basketball has ever seen. To him, success is only measured in championships, and there's no such thing as 2nd best. In the past 2 games, Bryant reminded everyone …
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  • Dwight Howard’s Latest Sneaker From adidas — The D Howard Light

    Dwight Howard’s Latest Sneaker From adidas — The D Howard Light

    dimemag.com Jan 28, 2013
    The day after Dwight Howard and the Lakers had probably their most impressive win of the season, adidas has revealed the new D Howard Light, which is the lightest basketball sneaker to date for one of the NBA’s best defensive players. The reflective ton
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  • Once strong, Halos' system now needs restocking

    Once strong, Halos' system now needs restocking

    MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    On a Major League club with a high payroll and World Series expectations, it's only natural for a farm system's ranking to descend over time. But you don't expect a flat-out free fall. That, essentially, is what has happened to the Angels over the last …
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  • Dodgers will have regional sports network for '14

    Dodgers will have regional sports network for '14

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced the launch of SportsNet LA, their regional sports network with Time Warner Cable for the 2014 season.
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  • Blake Griffin With A Hammer Dunk Right Through Portland’s Defen…

    Blake Griffin With A Hammer Dunk Right Through Portland’s Defense

    dimemag.com Jan 28, 2013
    Last night, for the second time in as many nights, Blake Griffin caught Portland with a nasty slam. Whereas on Saturday night, Griffin’s left-handed dunk put Nic Batum on a poster, this time it was J.J. Hickson who got a piece of Quake’s wrath. At lea
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  • Clippers snap 4-game skid by bouncing Blazers

    Clippers snap 4-game skid by bouncing Blazers

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Blake Griffin had 23 points and nine assists and the Los Angeles Clippers ended a four-game losing streak with a 96-83 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.
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  • Video - Dodgers Launching Sports TV Network 03:59

    Dodgers Launching Sports TV Network

    Jan 28
    The Los Angeles Dodgers announced they will launch a regional sports network that will start broadcasting in 2014.
  • Video - Working Overtime 01:05

    Working Overtime

    Jan 28
    In fact ALL the titles, over the last eight years, have gone to teams whose players got more rest, specifically played less than 3,000 minutes per season. Henry Abbott explains.

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    Jan 28
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    Jan 28
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Super Bowl pairing of San Francisco and Baltimore holds little surprise factor for Ken Whisenhunt. The newly named San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator, and former Arizona Cardinals head coach, witnessed first-hand the rise of the…
  • Allen Iverson eyed by Dallas Mavericks' D-League affiliate, sources say

    Jan 28
    The Texas Legends are lobbying Allen Iverson to try work his way back to the NBA by playing for the Dallas Mavericks' Development League affiliate, according to D-League sources.