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The San Francisco Giants used 54 different batting orders (not counting the pitcher) coming into their game Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Their 55th order is one they hope never to repeat. Stepping to the plate in the top of the first inning…Share Tweet
Sources: Collison reaches deal with ClippersSources close to the situation told ESPN.com on Saturday night that free-agent point guard Darren Collison has verbally agreed to join the Clippers on a two-year deal with a player option entering the final year.Share Tweet
No more Dwight Howard means Kobe Bryant loses his best chance at a final NBA Championship with LakersAs infuriating as Dwight Howard was to Kobe Bryant, he was also Black Mamba's last best chance to get his sixth ring and tie Michael Jordan before he retires in another two to three years.Share TweetYasiel Puig's inclusion in the All-Star Game is now up to the fans.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jul 6, 2013NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Al-Farouq Aminu has agreed to a 1-year extension with the New Orleans Pelicans, a person familiar with the situation said.Share TweetThere will be no talk or discussion about the Los Angeles Lakers using the amnesty provision on forward Pau Gasol anymore, a source with knowledge of the team's thinking told ESPNLosAngeles.com Friday night.Share TweetJuan Uribe homered, tripled, doubled and drove in seven runs as the Dodgers clobbered San Francisco and Matt Cain on Friday night, 10-2.Share Tweet
Red Sox surge past Angels, win 5th straightShane Victorino scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on a dropped fly ball by right fielder Josh Hamilton and David Ortiz had a pinch-hit two-run homer to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2 on Friday.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jul 6, 2013Dwight Howard is out of excuses. Now that he's a Rocket, the pressure is on the big man to live up to the hype, especially since Houston holds the hammer, says Michael Rosenberg.Share Tweet
Kemp exits early with left shoulder irritationMLB.com Jul 6, 2013Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who grabbed his surgically repaired left shoulder during a second-inning at-bat, was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the third inning Friday night.Share Tweet
All-Star Starters AnnouncedJul 6The Orioles and the Cardinals both had three players selected to start in the All-Star Game.
Shaq: Houston 'Safe Move' For DwightJul 6Shaquille O'Neal gives his take on Dwight Howard's decision to sign with the Rockets over the Lakers.
Howard Decision Alters Both FranchisesJul 6Israel Gutierrez discusses the future for the Rockets and the Lakers now that Dwight Howard is Houston-bound.
Bumgarner, Giants Shut Down DodgersJul 6Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Madison Bumgarner struck out nine batters over seven innings to lead the Giants past the Dodgers 4-2.