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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 opportuShare Tweet
Lil Wayne got a visit from Chris Paul during his recent stay in L.A. hospitalSACRAMENTO, 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 ClipShare Tweet
Weeks, Aramis, Halton homer to back PeraltaRickie 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.Share Tweet
101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz ShowPHOENIX -- 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…Share TweetThe 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 …Share Tweet
Clippers sign Wayns to second 10-day dealnba.com Mar 19, 2013The Los Angeles Clippers have signed guard Maalik Wayns to a second 10-day contract.Share TweetFrom 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.Share TweetRecovering 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.Share Tweet
Gordon sprains left ankle, held out of workoutsDodgers 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.Share Tweet
Create-a-Caption: ‘Oh, I can’t even bear to look’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 scoShare Tweet
Beat The Streak: The Heat still have to win 10 more games before t…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.Share Tweet
Bernie Bytes: It's Bradford's time to leadRams' 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.Share Tweet
Marshall Faulk: If runners can’t lower their heads, eliminate helmetsMarshall 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 toShare Tweet
Dodgers trainers help Los Angeles Times columnist T.J. Simers after strokeAs 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…Share Tweet
Rams aren’t concerned about switching Rodger Saffold’s positionWhen 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, butShare Tweet
Rule would have affected Seahawks-RamsPHOENIX -- 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…Share TweetMiami'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.Share TweetBOSTON -- 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…Share Tweet
Bernie: Plenty of issues surround LongHealth and durability, recent decline in performance are chief among them. But Fisher and line coach Boudreau could boost career of Rams' new tackle.Share TweetPHOENIX, 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.Share TweetLuis 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.Share TweetCoach praised for his recruiting ability in getting Jake Long to play for Rams. Team's focus now turns primarily to the draft.Share Tweet
Miami Withstands Jeff Green, Continues To Rolldeadspin.com Mar 19, 2013The Heat won Monday night for the 23rd straight time, leaving only the 71-72 Lakers with a longer streak at 33.Read more...Share Tweet
Better Dunk: Jordan Or LeBron?Mar 19First 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.
Is Seahawks-49ers best rivalry in football?Mar 19With 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.
Kings Rally Past ClippersMar 19The Kings get 62 points from their bench and finish off the Clippers 116-101
Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball ClassicMar 19The Dominican Republic jumped out early and kept Puerto Rico at bay to take the World Baseball Classic.