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Hanley expected to get MRI after jamming thumb

MLB.com Updated Mar 19, 2013
Dodgers infielder Hanley Ramirez exited the Dominican Republic's 3-0 win in the World Baseball Classic championship game in the sixth inning on Tuesday night after jamming his right thumb earlier in the game.
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  • Rob Turner agrees to terms with Titans

    profootballtalk.com Mar 19, 2013
    The Tennessee Titans announced Tuesday they have agreed to terms with former St. Louis Rams offensive lineman Rob Turner. Turner can play both guard and center and started all 16 games for the Rams last season. “Turner is a guy who got his first opportu
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  • Lil Wayne got a visit from Chris Paul during his recent stay in L.A. hospital

    yahoo.com Mar 19, 2013
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Before he was released from Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, Lil Wayne got a visit from an NBA player who regards the rap star as a "big brother." "I just went to make sure my friend was good," the Los Angeles Clip
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  • Weeks, Aramis, Halton homer to back Peralta

    MLB.com Mar 19, 2013
    Rickie Weeks, Aramis Ramirez and Sean Halton homered and Ramirez drove in three runs to support a solid Wily Peralta start, and the Brewers beat the Angels, 6-1, on Tuesday at Maryvale Baseball Park.
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  • 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show

    ESPN.com Mar 19, 2013
    PHOENIX -- There are a couple sides to the Jake Long story this offseason. Version one: The St. Louis Rams added a four-time Pro Bowl left tackle when Long agreed to a four-year contract with the team. Version two: The Miami Dolphins let Long hit the ma…
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  • 5 things about the red-hot Nuggets, looking for their 13th straight win tonight against the Thunder

    yahoo.com Mar 19, 2013
    The Miami Heat have gotten an awful lot of publicity here and elsewhere of late, and understandably so; this is the kind of thing that tends to happen when you win 23 straight games and look for all the world like a legitimate threat to the 1971-72 Los …
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  • Clippers sign Wayns to second 10-day deal

    nba.com Mar 19, 2013
    The Los Angeles Clippers have signed guard Maalik Wayns to a second 10-day contract.
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  • Umpire McClelland gets rare mound work

    MLB.com Mar 19, 2013
    From the "only in Spring Training" department, the Angels and Brewers briefly played Tuesday without a home plate umpire after Seth Buckminster was injured in the top of the first inning.
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  • Greinke's return likely to come in simulated game

    MLB.com Mar 19, 2013
    Recovering Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke will throw to hitters Wednesday for the first time in nearly three weeks. Greinke last pitched in a game March 1, going three innings. He's battled elbow soreness since then, as well as a bout with the flu.
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  • Gordon sprains left ankle, held out of workouts

    MLB.com Mar 19, 2013
    Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon, who said he was fine after an awkward home-plate slide on Monday, wasn't so fine on Tuesday. Gordon has a left ankle sprain and he was held out of workouts.
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  • Create-a-Caption: ‘Oh, I can’t even bear to look’

    yahoo.com Mar 19, 2013
    I don't blame you, Steve Nash. Not only did your Los Angeles Lakers get absolutely hammered in the fourth quarter by the lowly and lottery-bound Phoenix Suns - outscored 28-10 after shooting just 4 for 21 from the floor (that's 19 percent, if you're sco
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  • Beat The Streak: The Heat still have to win 10 more games before t…

    CNNSI.com Mar 19, 2013
    The Heat still have to win 10 more games before tying the 1971-72 Lakers' legendary winning streak, but Ben Golliver argues that Miami has the forgiving schedule to pull it off.
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  • Bernie Bytes: It's Bradford's time to lead

    stltoday.com Mar 19, 2013
    Rams' emphasis on youth puts the onus on Sam Bradford to take over this team. He’ll have to take his leadership to a higher level.
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  • Marshall Faulk: If runners can’t lower their heads, eliminate helmets

    profootballtalk.com Mar 19, 2013
    Marshall Faulk would rather eliminate helmets from football than tell running backs they can’t lower their heads into tacklers. Faulk, the Hall of Fame running back who played for the Colts and Rams, blasted the NFL Competition Committee’s proposal to
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  • Dodgers trainers help Los Angeles Times columnist T.J. Simers after stroke

    yahoo.com Mar 19, 2013
    As a sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times, T.J. Simers fears little, if anything. He treats most of his subjects with a heavy dose of circumspection and sarcasm, and several of them with contempt. He can be brutal at times. A lot of people don't l…
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  • Rams aren’t concerned about switching Rodger Saffold’s position

    profootballtalk.com Mar 19, 2013
    When the Rams and Jake Long started their courtship last week, word circulated that the incumbent left tackle in St. Louis would ask for a trade if Long wound up signing with the team. Rodger Saffold’s agent throttled back on that over the weekend, but
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  • Rule would have affected Seahawks-Rams

    ESPN.com Mar 19, 2013
    PHOENIX -- A 49-yard pass sparking a Seattle Seahawks scoring drive against the St. Louis Rams in Week 17 would not have stood under a rule proposed at the NFL owners meeting this week. The proposal owes its existence to the controversial, season-ending…
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  • Heat-Celtics might be the NBA's top rivalry

    CNNSI.com Mar 19, 2013
    Miami's record-setting 105-103 win in Boston would not have been possible had the two teams not found inspiration in the NBA's most-heated rivalry, writes Ian Thomsen.
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  • Ian Thomsen: NBA's most-heated rivalry brings out best in Heat, Celtics

    CNNSI.com Mar 19, 2013
    BOSTON -- It can't be emphasized enough how much the Miami Heat have grown over their three years together. They've won 23 games in a row, of course, which leaves them trailing no one apart from the 1971-72 Lakers and their record of 33 straight. But mo…
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  • Bernie: Plenty of issues surround Long

    stltoday.com Mar 19, 2013
    Health and durability, recent decline in performance are chief among them. But Fisher and line coach Boudreau could boost career of Rams' new tackle.
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  • No comp picks in draft for Rams

    stltoday.com Mar 19, 2013
    PHOENIX, Ariz. • For only the third time in the past 12 years, the Rams received no compensatory picks for an upcoming draft. All told, 16 NFL teams were awarded 32 compensatory picks Monday.
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  • Suns pull away for romp over Kobe-less Lakers

    ESPN.com Mar 19, 2013
    Luis Scola scored all 14 of his points in the fourth quarter Monday night and the Phoenix Suns pulled away for a 99-76 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers, who were without Kobe Bryant for the second straight night.
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  • Fisher's sales talk does the job

    stltoday.com Mar 19, 2013
    Coach praised for his recruiting ability in getting Jake Long to play for Rams. Team's focus now turns primarily to the draft.
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  • Miami Withstands Jeff Green, Continues To Roll

    deadspin.com Mar 19, 2013
    The Heat won Monday night for the 23rd straight time, leaving only the 71-72 Lakers with a longer streak at 33.Read more...
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  • Video - Better Dunk: Jordan Or LeBron? 06:45

    Better Dunk: Jordan Or LeBron?

    Mar 19
    First Take debates which was the dunk of the year, DeAndre Jordan's vicious dunk over Brandon Knight or LeBron James' alley-oop over Jason Terry.
  • Video - Is Seahawks-49ers best rivalry in football? 04:03

    Is Seahawks-49ers best rivalry in football?

    Mar 19
    With so much youth at the quarterback position in the NFC West, the "NFL AM" guys debate if the division has the best rivalry games in the NFL.
  • Video - Kings Rally Past Clippers 01:31

    Kings Rally Past Clippers

    Mar 19
    The Kings get 62 points from their bench and finish off the Clippers 116-101
  • Video - Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic 02:55

    Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic

    Mar 19
    The Dominican Republic jumped out early and kept Puerto Rico at bay to take the World Baseball Classic.