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Wolves' Adelman says wife dealing with seizures

Wolves' Adelman says wife dealing with seizures

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 29, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has been trying to keep a lid on his wife's health issues that caused him to be away from the team for three weeks, preferring to deal with the situation privately while keeping his eye on th…
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  • Preview: Hornets vs. Lakers

    Preview: Hornets vs. Lakers

    purpleandgoldblog.com Jan 29, 2013
    "Whatever it takes." That's now the new motto for the Lakers (19-25) heading to tonight's matchup with the visiting New Orleans Hornets (15-29). The purple and gold is on a 2-game winning streak fueled by their newfound passion and attitude th…
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  • Pujols hopes to play in WBC after 2nd round

    Pujols hopes to play in WBC after 2nd round

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols says he hopes to play for the Dominican Republic after the second round of the World Baseball Classic.
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  • Preview: Hornets vs. Lakers

    Preview: Hornets vs. Lakers

    "Whatever it takes." That's now the new motto for the Lakers (19-25) heading to tonight's matchup with the visiting New Orleans Hornets (15-29). The purple and gold is on a 2-game winning streak fueled by their newfound passion and attitude th…
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  • Walter O'Malley, Almost a Pay-Per-View Pioneer

    Walter O'Malley, Almost a Pay-Per-View Pioneer

    nytimes.com Jan 29, 2013
    In the late 1950s, the Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley explored the idea of charging to watch baseball games on television.
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  • Angels avoid arbitration with righty Jepsen

    Angels avoid arbitration with righty Jepsen

    MLB.com Jan 29, 2013
    The Angels settled on a 2013 contract with relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen on Tuesday, thus avoiding arbitration with any of their eligible players.
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  • Kyle O’Quinn rocks Andray Blatche in the face with a basketball…

    Kyle O’Quinn rocks Andray Blatche in the face with a basketball in sideline save attempt (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 29, 2013
    "Thanks, Orlando Magic rookie Kyle O'Quinn." - every Washington Wizards fan, probably, with pretty good reason. "Thanks, Orlando Magic rookie Kyle O'Quinn." - Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, probably, with pretty good reason. "Thanks, Orlando
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  • Ian Thomsen: Chris Bosh among 18 active players likely to make …

    Ian Thomsen: Chris Bosh among 18 active players likely to make Hall

    CNNSI.com Jan 29, 2013
    I saw that Chris Bosh believes he's a no-doubt Hall of Famer. Wow. Can we give him a reality check and actually outline the sure-thing HOFers in the league right now? -- Lou, New York City
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  • You Better Believe It

    You Better Believe It

    CNNSI.com Jan 29, 2013
    Is Chris Bosh headed to the Hall? Count on it. Carmelo Anthony? Not yet. Ian Thomsen examines the 18 active players most likely to make the Hall -- and the five still on the bubble.
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  • Metta World Peace is working on a prank TV show

    Metta World Peace is working on a prank TV show

    yahoo.com Jan 29, 2013
    Against all odds, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has turned into one of the more fun-loving players in the NBA, albeit not without his share of controversy. MWP, like many people in LA, also happens to associate fun with being on TV, and i…
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  • Video - Kobe, Dwight On The Same Page 02:14

    Kobe, Dwight On The Same Page

    Jan 29
    Flip Saunders discusses the relationship between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard.
  • Video - Lakers Win Third Straight 01:41

    Lakers Win Third Straight

    Jan 29
    Highlight of the night: Kobe Bryant's double-double helps Lakers top Hornets.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day Snaps

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
  • Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mail

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback:
  • Coast to Coast - Time for the Boston Celtics to blow it up?

    Jan 29
    Our experts discuss what Boston should do now that Rajon Rondo is on the shelf for the rest of the season.
  • Allen Iverson turns down Texas Legends' D-League offer

    Jan 29
    Allen Iverson has announced that he remains hopeful of getting one last shot at the NBA but says he's turning down the opportunity to launch his comeback in the NBA Development League.